History: British History

  • Between Empire and Europe: Intellectuals and the Nation in Britain and France During the Cold War book cover

    Between Empire and Europe

    Intellectuals and the Nation in Britain and France During the Cold War, 1st Edition

    By Lucia Bonfreschi, Marzia Maccaferri

    Between the end of WWII and the end of the Cold War, the international roles of France and Great Britain changed dramatically. Major international powers were now states much bigger than European nations in terms of population, wealth, military capacity. Analyzing the international political…

    Hardback – 2019-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Beyond Famines: The Wartime State, Society and Politicization of Food in Colonial India, 1939-1945 book cover

    Beyond Famines

    The Wartime State, Society and Politicization of Food in Colonial India, 1939-1945, 1st Edition

    By Abhijit Sarkar

    The Second World War represents a particularly important moment in the development of the postcolonial Indian state’s welfare policies. Wartime measures regarding state-provisioning of food far outlived the war, and became permanent fixtures of the post-war and post-colonial structure of governance…

    Hardback – 2019-04-20 
    Routledge
    Empires and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000

  • White Racial Nationalism in Britain: A History book cover

    White Racial Nationalism in Britain

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Graham Macklin

    The book provides a comprehensive history of the ideas and ideologues associated with the racial fascist tradition in Britain. It charts the evolution of white racial nationalism in Britain as a political manifestation, from its origins amongst a range of pro-Nazi groupuscules in the 1930s, to the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Britain and Multilateral Diplomacy in the Cold War: The UK's Role in the Negotiation of the Helsinki Accords, 1972-75 book cover

    Britain and Multilateral Diplomacy in the Cold War

    The UK's Role in the Negotiation of the Helsinki Accords, 1972-75, 1st Edition

    By Kai Hebel

    This is the first in-depth account of the UK’s contribution to the important rapprochement between East and West that culminated in the successful negotiation of the Helsinki Final Act of 1975. Blending a thorough historical approach based on multi-archival research with International…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • The Rise and Fall of the Rehabilitative Ideal, 1895-1970 book cover

    The Rise and Fall of the Rehabilitative Ideal, 1895-1970

    1st Edition

    By Victor Bailey

    Spanning almost a century of penal policy and practice in England and Wales, this book is a study of the long arc of the rehabilitative ideal, beginning in 1895, the year of the Gladstone Committee on Prisons, and ending in 1970, when the policy of treating and training criminals was very much on…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Seeing Space and Place in the Victorian City: Manchester 1830-1914 book cover

    Seeing Space and Place in the Victorian City

    Manchester 1830-1914, 1st Edition

    By Martin Hewitt

    This study explores the ‘ecology of knowledge’ of urban Britain in the Victorian period and seeks to examine the way in which Victorians comprehended the nature of their urban society. It argues that crucial to their approaches was the ‘visiting mode’ as particular discursive formation, including…

    Hardback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge

  • The First World War, Anticolonialism and Imperial Authority in British India, 1914-1924 book cover

    The First World War, Anticolonialism and Imperial Authority in British India, 1914-1924

    1st Edition

    By Sharmishtha Roy Chowdhury

    Between 1914, when the Great War began, and 1924, when the Ottoman Caliphate ended, British and Indian officials and activists reformulated political ideas in the context of total war in the Middle East, Gandhian mass mobilisation, and the 1919 Amritsar massacre. Using discussions on travel,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-24 
    Routledge
    Empires in Perspective

  • Britain and the Arab Gulf after Empire: Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, 1971-1981 book cover

    Britain and the Arab Gulf after Empire

    Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, 1971-1981, 1st Edition

    By Simon C. Smith

    Although Britain’s formal imperial role in the smaller, oil-rich sheikdoms of the Arab Gulf – Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates – ended in 1971, Britain continued to have a strong interest and continuing presence in the region. This book explores the nature of Britain’s role after…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11 
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    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • British Fascist Tradition: Continuities in Interwar and Postwar fascism book cover

    British Fascist Tradition

    Continuities in Interwar and Postwar fascism, 1st Edition

    By Joe Mulhall

    This book provides an in-depth analysis of the core ideological beliefs and priorities of the various ideologues and fascist organisations that existed in the immediate postwar era in Britain. It is detailed study of the policies and ideologies of a number of individuals and groups that…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Material Cultures of Childhood in Second World War Britain: Playing in the Ruins book cover

    Material Cultures of Childhood in Second World War Britain

    Playing in the Ruins, 1st Edition

    By Gabriel Moshenska

    How do children cope when their world is transformed by war? This book uses oral histories to construct an historical anthropology of childhood in Second World Britain, focusing on objects and spaces such as gas masks, air raid shelters and bombed-out buildings. In their struggles to cope with the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-22 
    Routledge
    Material Culture and Modern Conflict

  • Birth of a Colonial City: Calcutta book cover

    Birth of a Colonial City

    Calcutta, 1st Edition

    By Ranjit Sen

    This book brings home the story of how three clustered villages grew into a primate city, in which a garrison town, a port city and the capital of an empire merged into one entity: Calcutta. It examines the geopolitical factors that were significant in securing Calcutta's position in…

    Hardback – 2019-02-20 
    Routledge India

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