E-books: British Studies

  • God's Order and Natural Law: The Works of the Laudian Divines book cover

    God's Order and Natural Law

    The Works of the Laudian Divines, 1st Edition

    By Iain M. MacKenzie

    This title was first published in 2002. This book fills an important gap in the theological interpretation of the Laudian divines. Iain MacKenzie presents the theology of the Anglican theologians of the early 17th century, exploring the concept of order first in God but then in creation in its…

    eBook – 2018-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The 'Empty' Church Revisited book cover

    The 'Empty' Church Revisited

    2nd Edition

    By Robin Gill

    This title was first published in 2003. When did churches start to appear more empty than full - and why? The very physicality of largely empty churches and chapels in Britain plays a powerful role in popular perceptions of 'religion'. Empty churches are frequently cited in the media as evidence of…

    eBook – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • British Artists and the Modernist Landscape book cover

    British Artists and the Modernist Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Ysanne Holt

    Title first published in 2003. In this detailed study of the landscapes and rural scenes of Britain and France made by artists like George Clausen, Philip Wilson Steer, Augustus John, Laura Knight, J. D. Fergusson and Spencer Gore, Ysanne Holt investigates the imaginary geographies behind the…

    eBook – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Emergence of the Professional Watercolourist: Contentions and Alliances in the Artistic Domain, 1760–1824 book cover

    The Emergence of the Professional Watercolourist

    Contentions and Alliances in the Artistic Domain, 1760–1824, 1st Edition

    By Greg Smith

    This title was first published in 2002: Draw ing on extensive primary research, Greg Smith describes the shifting cultural identities of the English watercolour, and the English watercolourist, at the end of the eighteenth and the beginning of the nineteenth century. His convincing narrative of the…

    eBook – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • John Macquarrie’s Natural Theology: The Grace of Being book cover

    John Macquarrie’s Natural Theology

    The Grace of Being, 1st Edition

    By Georgina Morley

    Title first published in 2003. John Macquarrie has been a major contributor in the theological world for more than forty years, but as yet very little secondary material on his work has appeared. This book offers an insightful introduction to Macquarrie's theology, arguing that at its heart is a…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Becoming Delinquent: British and European Youth, 1650–1950 book cover

    Becoming Delinquent: British and European Youth, 1650–1950

    1st Edition

    By Pamela Cox, Heather Shore

    This title was first published in 2002: Becoming Delinquent: British and European Youth, 1650-1950 provides a critical synthesis of the growing body of work on the history of British and European juvenile delinquency. It is unique in that it analyzes definitions of and responses to, disorderly…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Discourse, Discipline and the Subject: A Foucauldian Analysis of the UK Financial Services Industry book cover

    Discourse, Discipline and the Subject

    A Foucauldian Analysis of the UK Financial Services Industry, 1st Edition

    By Damian E. Hodgson

    This title was first published in 2000. Exploring issues surrounding the constitution of managerial knowledge, newer forms of organizational control, identity and gender, this book sheds light on the implications of the discursive construction of ’financial services’ as a cohesive entity in the…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The National Curriculum and its Effects book cover

    The National Curriculum and its Effects

    1st Edition

    By Cedric Cullingford, Paul Oliver

    This title was first published in 2001. What impact has the National Curriculum for England and Wales had on pupils, teachers, academic and social standards in the ten years since its introduction? The distinguished contributors to this volume examine the history and development of the National…

    eBook – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Childhood in Contemporary Britain: Literature, Media and Society book cover

    Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Childhood in Contemporary Britain

    Literature, Media and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Dinter, Ralf Schneider

    In the light of the complex demographic shifts associated with late modernity and the impetus of neo-liberal politics, childhood continues all the more to operate as a repository for the articulation of diverse social and cultural anxieties. Since the Thatcher years, juvenile delinquency, child…

    eBook – 2017-11-15
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Swinburne's Hell and Hick's Universalism: Are We Free to Reject God? book cover

    Swinburne's Hell and Hick's Universalism

    Are We Free to Reject God?, 1st Edition

    By Lindsey Hall

    This title was first published in 2003. This book seeks to establish whether a Christian position must entail a belief in hell or whether Christians can hold a coherent theory of universal salvation. Richard Swinburne's defence of hell depends on the argument that hell is necessary if humans…

    eBook – 2017-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Behind the Mask: Regulating Health and Safety in Britain's Offshore Oil and Gas Industry book cover

    Behind the Mask

    Regulating Health and Safety in Britain's Offshore Oil and Gas Industry, 1st Edition

    By John Paterson

    This title was first published n 2000:  The most recent developments in occupational health and safety regulation in the UK’s offshore oil industry represent a departure from traditional legal forms. But how should they best be understood and what advantages do they offer over the previous…

    eBook – 2017-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Two Worlds of Drug Consumption in Late Modern Societies book cover

    Two Worlds of Drug Consumption in Late Modern Societies

    1st Edition

    By Jacek Moskalewicz

    Edited by Irmgard Eisenbach-Stangl

    Two Worlds of Drug Consumption in Late Modern Societies reports the findings of an empirical study of drug users in London, Amsterdam, Turin, Prague, Vienna and Warsaw, European cities representative of a wide range of drug problems and public policies. The innovative study reconceives the…

    eBook – 2017-10-24
    Routledge
    Public Policy and Social Welfare

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