History: British History

  • A Chronology of Medieval British History 1066–1307: Part One book cover

    A Chronology of Medieval British History 1066–1307

    Part One, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Venning

    A Chronology of Medieval British History 1066–1307 covers events in British history, starting with the arrival of the new Norman ruling dynasty which ‘connected’ British politics, culture, religion, and society more closely to mainland Europe, and ending with Edward I’s death and Robert Bruce’s…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
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  • A Chronology of Medieval British History 1307–1485: Part Two book cover

    A Chronology of Medieval British History 1307–1485

    Part Two, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Venning

    A Chronology of Medieval British History 1307–1485 is a year by year guide to political, military, religious and cultural developments in the states within the British Isles from 1307-1485. The book uses a range of primary sources to provide a detailed and comprehensive narrative of events as they…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
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  • Mural Painting in Britain 1630-1730: Experiencing Histories book cover

    Mural Painting in Britain 1630-1730

    Experiencing Histories, 1st Edition

    By Lydia Hamlett

    This book illuminates the original meanings of seventeenth and early eighteenth-century mural paintings in Britain. At the time, these were called ‘histories’. Throughout the eighteenth century, though, the term became directly associated with easel painting and, as ‘history painting’ achieved the…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
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    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Representing Masculinity in Early Modern English Satire, 1590–1603:

    Representing Masculinity in Early Modern English Satire, 1590–1603

    "A Kingdom for a Man", 1st Edition

    By Per Sivefors

    Engaging with Elizabethan understandings of masculinity, this book examines representations of manhood during the short-lived vogue for verse satire in the 1590s, by poets like John Donne, John Marston, Everard Guilpin and Joseph Hall. While criticism has often used categorical adjectives like "…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
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  • The British Mandate in Palestine: A Centenary Volume, 1920–2020 book cover

    The British Mandate in Palestine

    A Centenary Volume, 1920–2020, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J Cohen

    The British Mandate over Palestine began just 100 years ago, in July 1920, when Sir Herbert Samuel, the first British High Commissioner to Palestine, took his seat at Government House, Jerusalem. The chapters here analyse a wide cross-section of the conflicting issues, social, political and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
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    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • Civic Performance: Pageantry and Entertainments in Early Modern London book cover

    Civic Performance

    Pageantry and Entertainments in Early Modern London, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Caitlin Finlayson, Amrita Sen

    Civic Performance: Pageantry and Entertainments in Early Modern London brings together a group of essays from across multiple fields of study that examine the socio-cultural, political, economic, and aesthetic dimensions of pageantry in sixteenth and seventeenth-century London. This collection…

    Hardback – 2020-02-24 
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    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • Evangelicals and the End of Christendom: Religion, Australia and the Crises of the 1960s book cover

    Evangelicals and the End of Christendom

    Religion, Australia and the Crises of the 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Chilton

    Exploring the response of evangelicals to the collapse of ‘Greater Christian Britain’ in Australia in the long 1960s, this book provides a new religious perspective to the end of empire and a fresh national perspective to the end of Christendom. In the turbulent 1960s, two foundations of the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-15 
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    Routledge Studies in Evangelicalism

  • The Crafts and Capitalism: Handloom Weaving Industry in Colonial India book cover

    The Crafts and Capitalism

    Handloom Weaving Industry in Colonial India, 1st Edition

    By Tirthankar Roy

    This book presents a comprehensive history of handloom weaving industry in India to challenge and revise the view that competition from machine-produced textiles destroyed the country’s handicrafts as claimed by historians until recently. It shows that skill-intensive handmade textiles survived the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge India

  • Deviant Maternity: Illegitimacy in Wales, c. 1680–1800 book cover

    Deviant Maternity

    Illegitimacy in Wales, c. 1680–1800, 1st Edition

    By Angela Joy Muir

    This is the first-ever book to explore illegitimacy in Wales during the eighteenth century. Drawing on previously-overlooked archival sources, it examines the scope and context of Welsh illegitimacy, and the link between illegitimacy, courtship and economic precarity. It also goes beyond courtship…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
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    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Medicine and Justice: Medico-Legal Practice in England and Wales, 1700–1914 book cover

    Medicine and Justice

    Medico-Legal Practice in England and Wales, 1700–1914, 1st Edition

    By Katherine D. Watson

    This monograph makes a major new contribution to the historiography of criminal justice in England and Wales by focusing on the intersection of the history of law and crime with medical history. It does this through the lens provided by one group of historical actors, medical professionals who gave…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • White-Collar Crime in Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-Century Britain book cover

    White-Collar Crime in Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-Century Britain

    1st Edition

    By John Benson

    This book throws new light on white-collar crime, criminals and criminality in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain. It does so by considering the life of one man, Jesse Varley (1869–1929), who embezzled more than £80,000 from Wolverhampton Corporation, and for a decade and more…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
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    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • The Normans and the 'Norman Edge': Peoples, Polities and Identities on the Frontiers of Medieval Europe book cover

    The Normans and the 'Norman Edge'

    Peoples, Polities and Identities on the Frontiers of Medieval Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keith J Stringer, Andrew Jotischky

    Modern historians of the Normans have tended to treat their enterprises and achievements as a series of separate and discrete histories. Such treatments are valid and valuable, but historical understanding of the Normans also depends as much on broader approaches akin to those adopted in this book.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
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