History: British History

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14 
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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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • White Racial Nationalism in Britain: A History book cover

    White Racial Nationalism in Britain

    A History

    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 – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Alfred the Great: War, Kingship and Culture in Anglo-Saxon England book cover

    Alfred the Great

    War, Kingship and Culture in Anglo-Saxon England, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Abels

    This biography of Alfred the Great, king of the West Saxons (871-899), combines a sensitive reading of the primary sources with a careful evaluation of the most recent scholarly research on the history and archaeology of ninth-century England. This book recovers the historical Alfred, pragmatic,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    The Medieval World

  • Witchcraft in Early Modern England book cover

    Witchcraft in Early Modern England

    2nd Edition

    By Jim Sharpe

    Witchcraft in Early Modern England is a fascinating introduction to the history of witches and witchcraft. This book charts the witch panics of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the legal persecution of witches that followed and explores the modern historiographical debate. This new edition…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
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    Seminar Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of British Politics and Society book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of British Politics and Society

    Edited by Mark Garnett

    The Routledge Handbook of British Politics and Society conducts a rigorous, innovative and distinctive analysis of the relationship between British politics and society, emphasizing that the UK is now far from a monolithic, and unshifting, entity. Examining the subject matter with unrivalled…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • A History of England, Volume 1: Prehistory to 1714 book cover

    A History of England, Volume 1

    Prehistory to 1714, 7th Edition

    By Douglas Bisson, Clayton Roberts, David F. Roberts

    A History of England, Volume 1: Prehistory to 1714 focuses on the most important developments in English history from the first humans settlements to the start of the 18th century. Topics include the Viking and Norman conquests of the 11th century, the creation of the monarchy, the Reformation, the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • A History of England, Volume 2: 1688 to the present book cover

    A History of England, Volume 2

    1688 to the present, 7th Edition

    By Douglas Bisson, Clayton Roberts, David F. Roberts

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

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