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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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Employment and Unemployment

  • Credit and Debt in Eighteenth Century England: An Economic History of Debtors’ Prisons book cover

    Credit and Debt in Eighteenth Century England

    An Economic History of Debtors’ Prisons, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Wakelam

    Throughout the eighteenth-century hundreds of thousands of men and women were cast into prison for failing to pay their debts. This apparently illogical system where debtors were kept away from their places of work remained popular with creditors into the nineteenth century even as Britain…

    Hardback – 2020-08-01 
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • How to Pay for the War: An Essay on the Financing of War book cover

    How to Pay for the War

    An Essay on the Financing of War, 1st Edition

    By Evan F. M. Durbin

    Originally published in 1939, this book examined how to finance the war, including chapters on the methods of industrial mobilisation and government borrowing and the growth of money income. During the course of the year 1936, when the probability of another war with Germany became exceedingly…

    Paperback – 2020-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Moral and Physical Condition of the Working Classes Employed in the Cotton Manufacture of Manchester book cover

    The Moral and Physical Condition of the Working Classes Employed in the Cotton Manufacture of Manchester

    1st Edition

    By James Philips Kay Shuttleworth

    This book was originally published in 1832. Dr. James Philips Kay (later Sir James Kay Shuttleworth) studied medicine in Edinburgh and then began to practise in Manchester where he acquired a wide knowledge of working-class conditions and diseases. In 1831-2 he acted as secretary to the Manchester…

    Paperback – 2020-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Emilio Sanchez in New York and Latin America book cover

    Emilio Sanchez in New York and Latin America

    1st Edition

    By Victor Deupi

    This book focuses on the life and artistic activities of Emilio Sanchez in New York, and Latin America in the 1940s and 1950s. More specifically, the book will consider Sanchez in the wider context of mid-century Cuban artists, and cross-cultural exchange between New York, Cuba, and the Caribbean.…

    Hardback – 2020-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Whig Party, 1807 - 1812 book cover

    The Whig Party, 1807 - 1812

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Roberts

    Published in 1965: This book is about the  Period in which the Whig Party was in power between 1807 - 1812. It talks about Economics, Parliamentary reforms and wars.…

    Paperback – 2020-07-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Secretaries of State, 1681-1782. book cover

    The Secretaries of State, 1681-1782.

    1st Edition

    By Mark A. Thomson

    Published in 1968: While giving a lucid account of the functions and difficulties of the office of Principal Secretary, the author shows clearly how the retention of this position was a characteristic example of the English habit of clinging to old forms in political matters long after these forms…

    Paperback – 2020-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Rise of Louis Napoleon book cover

    The Rise of Louis Napoleon

    3rd Edition

    By F.A Simpson

    Originally published in 1968, this book follows the life of Louis Napoleon, from his birth, to his exile and education, his time as a 'political pretender', a 'political prisoner' and finally, a citizen.…

    Paperback – 2020-07-25 
    Routledge

  • The Risings of the Luddites: Chartists and Plug-Drawers book cover

    The Risings of the Luddites

    Chartists and Plug-Drawers, 4th Edition

    By Frank Peel

    Published in 1968. Interest in the Luddite machine-breaking and food riots of 1812 which took place in the North and Midlands continues unabated. Peel was a pioneer local historian, collecting oral accounts from participants and old inhabitants, as well as studying the printed evidence carefully.…

    Paperback – 2020-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Cambridge Evacuation Survey: A Wartime Study in Social Welfare and Education book cover

    The Cambridge Evacuation Survey

    A Wartime Study in Social Welfare and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Isaacs

    This book was originally published in 1941. In September 1939, the family life of large numbers of parents and children in England and Scotland was voluntarily broken up; 750,000 school children, 542,000 mothers with young children, 12,000 expectant mothers, and 77,000 other persons left their…

    Paperback – 2020-07-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Development of the British West Indies: 1700-1763 book cover

    The Development of the British West Indies

    1700-1763, 1st Edition

    By Frank Wesley Pitman

    Originally published in 1917, this book is an investigation of industrial and social conditions in the British West Indies in the effort to reach a better understandinf of the part those islands played in the growth and dissolution of the British empire, including chapters on white labor in the…

    Paperback – 2020-07-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Lord Chatham and the Whig Opposition book cover

    Lord Chatham and the Whig Opposition

    1st Edition

    By D. A. Winstanley

    Originally published in 1966, this book examines the struggle between the whig factions and the crown during a period of George III's reign. During the short period, the destinites of the nation were determined and the work of the Revolution nullified; never before had the opponents of personal…

    Paperback – 2020-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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