E-books: British Studies

  • John Petts and the Caseg Press book cover

    John Petts and the Caseg Press

    1st Edition

    By Alison Smith

    This title was first published in 2000:  John Petts (1914-1991) is one of the outstanding wood-engravers of the twentieth century. His stunning prints featuring Welsh mountains and the people who live amongst them reflect his deep concern for the history of the land and are distinguished by…

    eBook – 2017-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Disability and Colonialism: (Dis)encounters and Anxious Intersectionalities book cover

    Disability and Colonialism

    (Dis)encounters and Anxious Intersectionalities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Shaun Grech

    The mapping, control and subjugation of the human body and mind were core features of the colonial conquest. This book draws together a rich collection of diverse, yet rigorous, papers that aim to expose the presence and significance of disability within colonialism, and how disability remains…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Understanding Community Librarianship: The Public Library in Post-Modern Britain book cover

    Understanding Community Librarianship

    The Public Library in Post-Modern Britain, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Black, David Muddiman

    In the information society, is the community focused library a real possibility? This book reappraises the relationship between the library and its communities through an examination of the rise and decline of ’community’ librarianship over the last three decades. The authors consider key models…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • Archipelagic Identities: Literature and Identity in the Atlantic Archipelago, 1550–1800 book cover

    Archipelagic Identities

    Literature and Identity in the Atlantic Archipelago, 1550–1800, 1st Edition

    By Simon Mealor

    Edited by Philip Schwyzer

    Archipelagic Identities explores the invention and interplay of national, regional and linguistic identities in the literatures of early modern Britain and Ireland. The volume includes innovative work by leading practitioners of British studies, and sheds new light on classic cases such as Edmund…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Disabled People and Employment: A Study of the Working Lives of Visually Impaired Physiotherapists book cover

    Disabled People and Employment

    A Study of the Working Lives of Visually Impaired Physiotherapists, 1st Edition

    By Sally French

    This title was first published in 2001. Providing a detailed account of the working lives of visually impaired physiotherapists in Britain, this study also presents an overview of the employment position of disabled people in the UK, and is underpinned by a social model which views disability in…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Handbook of Census Resources, Methods and Applications: Unlocking the UK 2011 Census book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Census Resources, Methods and Applications

    Unlocking the UK 2011 Census, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Stillwell

    The collection of reliable and comprehensive data on the magnitude, composition and distribution of a country’s population is essential in order for governments to provide services, administer effectively and guide a country’s development. The primary source of basic demographic statistics is…

    eBook – 2017-08-24
    Routledge
    International Population Studies

  • Internal Migration in the Developed World: Are we becoming less mobile? book cover

    Internal Migration in the Developed World

    Are we becoming less mobile?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Champion, Thomas Cooke, Ian Shuttleworth

    The frequency with which people move home has important implications for national economic performance and the well-being of individuals and families. Much contemporary social and migration theory posits that the world is becoming more mobile, leading to the recent ‘mobilities turn’ within the…

    eBook – 2017-08-16
    Routledge
    International Population Studies

  • The Formation of the English Common Law: Law and Society in England from King Alfred to Magna Carta book cover

    The Formation of the English Common Law

    Law and Society in England from King Alfred to Magna Carta, 2nd Edition

    By John Hudson

    The Formation of English Common Law provides a comprehensive overview of the development of early English law, one of the classic subjects of medieval history. This much expanded second edition spans the centuries from King Alfred to Magna Carta, abandoning the traditional but restrictive break at…

    eBook – 2017-08-07
    Routledge
    The Medieval World

  • An Affluent Society?: Britain's Post-War 'Golden Age' Revisited book cover

    An Affluent Society?

    Britain's Post-War 'Golden Age' Revisited, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence Black, Hugh Pemberton

    During an election speech in 1957 the Prime Minister, Harold Macmillan, famously remarked that 'most of our people have never had it so good'. Although taken out of context, this phrase soon came to epitomize the sense of increased affluence and social progress that was prevalent in Britain during…

    eBook – 2017-07-28
    Routledge
    Modern Economic and Social History

  • Memory and Desire: Painting in Britain and Ireland at the Turn of the Twentieth Century book cover

    Memory and Desire

    Painting in Britain and Ireland at the Turn of the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth McConkey

    This title was first published in 2002. 'Memory and Desire' is a lavishly illustrated account of the art world in Britain at the turn of the twentieth century. It calls upon rich resources of contemporary diaries, letters and art criticism, as well as the analysis of works of art to answer…

    eBook – 2017-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • British Immigration Policy Under the Conservative Government book cover

    British Immigration Policy Under the Conservative Government

    1st Edition

    By Asifa Maaria Hussain

    This title was first published in 2001. This thought-provoking book examines the repercussions of British immigration policy under the Conservative government for individuals from the developing countries using primary empirical data. It is a well-informed, balanced and empirically sophisticated…

    eBook – 2017-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Making of Latin London: Salsa Music, Place and Identity book cover

    The Making of Latin London

    Salsa Music, Place and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Patria Roman-Velazquez

    This book focuses on how Latin American people and cultural practices have moved from one continent to another, and specifically to London. How do Latin Americans experience such a process and what part do different people play in the re-making of Latin identities in the neighbourhoods, parks,…

    eBook – 2017-07-05
    Routledge

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