History: British History

  • British Routes to India. book cover

    British Routes to India.

    1st Edition

    By Halford Lancaster Hoskins

    First published in 1928, this volume examines the routes to India which originated as a means of communication and casual trading voyages in the late 18th century but which evolved under European imperialism, adding vast significance and definite lines of access alongside economic and social uses…

    Paperback – 2020-09-21 
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  • Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America, 1763 – 1912 book cover

    Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America, 1763 – 1912

    1st Edition

    By S.C Johnson

    First published in 1913, this valuable and scholarly work is an account of the flow of population from the British Isles to the United States and Canada during the nineteenth century and the author’s extensive researches into government reports and papers has brought together a great deal of…

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  • The Volunteer Force: A Social and Political History 1859-1908 book cover

    The Volunteer Force

    A Social and Political History 1859-1908, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Cunningham

    Originally published in 1975, The Volunteer Force is a study of the part-time military force which came into being to meet the mid-nineteenth century fear of French invasion. It survived and grew for fifty years until in 1908 it was renamed and remodelled as the Territorial Force. Composed…

    Paperback – 2020-09-05 
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  • Unemployment Relief in Great Britain: A Study in State Socialism book cover

    Unemployment Relief in Great Britain

    A Study in State Socialism, 1st Edition

    By Felix Morley

    Originally published in 1924, Unemployment Relief in Great Britain takes up the history of unemployment relief in Great Britain, focusing on the after effects of the post-war period and the Great Depression. Primarily, the book provides a detailed study of England’s experience with compulsory…

    Paperback – 2020-08-14 
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  • The Road to Full Employment book cover

    The Road to Full Employment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sean Glynn, Alan Booth

    First published in 1987. This volume explores the inter-war unemployment problem and the development of economic and social policy in relation to that problem. Contemporary policies and levels of unemployment can only be compared with the inter-war period and in recent years economists and other…

    Paperback – 2020-08-01 
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  • The Education of Children Engaged in Industry in England 1833-1876 book cover

    The Education of Children Engaged in Industry in England 1833-1876

    1st Edition

    By Adam Henry Robson

    Originally published in 1931, this title looks at the education received by children working in industry in England between 1833 and 1876. The industrial revolution created more demand for child labour than ever before, but there were few laws to protect the children involved. School was not…

    Paperback – 2020-07-16 
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  • An American Diary 1857-8: Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon book cover

    An American Diary 1857-8: Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph W. Reed, Jr.

    ‘I am one of the cracked people of the world,’ Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon wrote of herself, ‘and I like to herd with the cracked … queer Americans, democrats, socialists, artists, poor devils or angels; and am never happy in an English genteel family life. I try to do it like other people, but I…

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  • Social Aspects of Crime in England between the Wars book cover

    Social Aspects of Crime in England between the Wars

    1st Edition

    By Hermann Mannheim

    Originally published in 1940. This ground-breaking work formed the foundation for modern criminology becoming an academic discipline within UK sociological studies. It concerns the history of crime, its causes and treatment in England during the preceding twenty-five years or so. Mannheim, through…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
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  • The History of Creation: Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 2 book cover

    The History of Creation

    Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Haeckel

    Originally published in 1899, The History of Creation was the first book of its kind to apply a doctrine to the whole range of organic morphology and make use of the effect Darwin had on biological sciences during the 19th century. Haeckel looks at Darwin’s reform of Descent Theory and its…

    Paperback – 2020-07-03 
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  • British Social Life in India 1608 - 1937 book cover

    British Social Life in India 1608 - 1937

    1st Edition

    By Dennis Kincaid

    Edited by David Farrer

    First published in 1938, the author describes the ways in which the British lived in India from the early adventurous period of the East India Company until the 1930s when modern means of travel and communication enabled the sahibs to keep in close touch with home and eschew oriental influences. He…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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  • British Colonial Policy in the Twentieth Century book cover

    British Colonial Policy in the Twentieth Century

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    By Hugh , Edward Egerton

    Published in 1922, this book provides a history of the era as well as making reference to Britain’s colonial past. Egerton discusses British policies in her territories, as well as trials and tribulations that faced the British Empires influence at the dawn of the twentieth century.…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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  • The Cotton Industry and Trade book cover

    The Cotton Industry and Trade

    1st Edition

    By S.J. Chapman

    First published in 1905, this volume on the Cotton Industry emerged in the context of Joseph Chamberlain’s proposed Tariff Reform and provided an academic perspective on the industry. The author, S.J. Chapman, was an established historian of Lancashire cotton and produced this volume as an…

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