History: British History

  • The Naval Miscellany

    Volume VIII

    Edited by Brian Vale

    The contents of this, the eighth of the Navy Records Society’s Miscellany series, chronicles the activities and adventures of the Royal Navy, its officials, its officers and its men - both in British employment and out of it – over a period of some six hundred years. Ranging from the reign of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10 
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    Navy Records Society Publications

  • The Rural World 1780-1850: Social Change in the English Countryside book cover

    The Rural World 1780-1850

    Social Change in the English Countryside

    By Pamela Horn

    In this book, first published in 1980, the author draws a vivid picture of what country life was like for the vast majority of English villagers – agricultural labourers, craftsmen and small farmers – during a period of rapid agricultural development. This study analyses the influence of the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • The Changing English Countryside, 1400-1700 book cover

    The Changing English Countryside, 1400-1700

    By Leonard Cantor

    The period covered by this book, first published in 1987, was an important one for the rural landscape in England. The author describes and analyses the evolution of the countryside during the years which witnessed the gradual disappearance of the medieval landscape and the introduction of new…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • An Atlas of Rural Protest in Britain 1548-1900 book cover

    An Atlas of Rural Protest in Britain 1548-1900

    Edited by Andrew Charlesworth

    The outbreaks and collective violence arising from the tensions existing within society have long been themes in the study of British social history. This book, first published in 1983, attempts to survey the whole range of these rural riots, to compare and contrast them, and to draw general…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • The Rural Idyll book cover

    The Rural Idyll

    Edited by G. E. Mingay

    This book, first published in 1989, recounts the changing perceptions of the countryside throughout the nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries, helping us to understand more fully the issues that have influenced our view of the ideal countryside, past and present. Some of the chapters are concerned…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • Harvesters and Harvesting 1840-1900: A Study of the Rural Proletariat book cover

    Harvesters and Harvesting 1840-1900

    A Study of the Rural Proletariat

    By David Hoseason Morgan

    During the second half of the nineteenth century the enormous increase in agricultural production, unmatched by technical advance in harvesting, drew vast numbers of rural and migrant workers into the harvest that lasted from June to October. This book, first published in 1982, examines the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • English Rural Society, 1200-1350 book cover

    English Rural Society, 1200-1350

    By J. Z. Titow

    This title, first published in 1969, is concerned with historic documents and their uses, and with a discussion of living standards among the peasants, as it is the author’s belief that any worthwhile discussion is impossible without an understanding of the sources and their limitations. With its…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • London, Londoners and the Great Fire of 1666

    Disaster and Recovery

    By Jacob F Field

    On the 2 September 1666 a fire broke out in London’s Pudding Lane that burned for three days, destroying over 13,000 houses and 87 parish churches. Drawing upon both qualitative and quantitative sources, Disaster and Recovery examines how London and the nation at large reacted to this devastating…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
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    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Thomas Cranmer book cover

    Thomas Cranmer

    By Susan Wabuda

    Thomas Cranmer’s place in English history is firmly established, yet the complexities of his character have remained obscure and he continues to be one of the most problematic figures of the Tudor period. Susan Wabuda’s biography sheds fresh light not only on the private Cranmer, but also on the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29 
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    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • Deprivation, State Interventions and Urban Communities in Britain, 1968–79

    By Peter Shapely

    Focusing on a series of policy initiatives from the late 1960s through to the end of the 1970s, this book looks at how successive governments tried to address growing concerns about urban deprivation across Britain. It provides unique insights into policy and governance and into the socio-economic…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29 
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    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • Welsh Quaker Emigrants and Colonial Pennsylvania

    Transatlantic Connections

    By Richard C. Allen

    Exploring the emigration to colonial Pennsylvania of Welsh members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), this book appraises their experiences during a period of unparalleled change. It begins by exploring why Welsh Quakers left their homes and families for an unknown future, thousands of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
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  • Industry in England: Historical Outlines book cover

    Industry in England

    Historical Outlines

    By Henry De Beltgens Gibbins

    Originally published in 1912, Industry in England provides a complete history of industry and industrial changes in England from pre-roman times to modern England as it stood in the early twentieth century. Using Gibbons’ previous text The Industrial History of England as a base, this work aims to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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