History: Book Series

Studies In Modern History

  • A History of African-American Leadership

    3rd Edition

    By John White, Bruce J. Dierenfield

    The story of black emancipation is one of the most dramatic themes of American history, covering racism, murder, poverty and extreme heroism. Figures such as Malcolm X and Martin Luther King are the demigods of the freedom movements, both film and household figures. This major text explores the…

    Paperback – 2012-04-26
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  • The British Working Class 1832-1940

    1st Edition

    By Andrew August

    In this insightful new study, Andrew August examines the British working class in the period when Britain became a mature industrial power, working men and women dominated massive new urban populations, and the extension of suffrage brought them into the political nation for the first time. …

    Paperback – 2007-03-29
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  • Children and Childhood in Western Society Since 1500

    2nd Edition

    By Hugh Cunningham

    This book investigates the relationship between ideas about childhood and the actual experience of being a child, and assesses how it has changed over the span of five hundred years.  Hugh Cunningham tells an engaging story of the development of ideas about childhood from the Renaissance to…

    Paperback – 2005-03-03
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  • The European Colonial Empires

    1815-1919, 1st Edition

    By H. L. Wesseling

    The nineteenth century was Europe's colonial century. At the beginning of the period, the only colonial empire that existed was the British Empire. By the end of the century the situation was completely different and Europe's colonial possessions had come to constitute a large part of the world.…

    Paperback – 2004-06-03
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  • The Rule of Law, 1603-1660

    Crowns, Courts and Judges, 1st Edition

    By James S. Hart

    This book measures contemporary attitudes to the law - within and outside of the legal profession – to see how c17th century Englishmen defined the role of law in their society, to see what their expectations were of the law and how these expectations helped shape political debate – and ultimately…

    Paperback – 2003-11-20
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  • Persecution and Toleration in Protestant England 1558-1689

    1st Edition

    By John Coffey

    This fascinating work is the first overview of its subject to be published in over half a century. The issues it deals with are key to early modern political, religious and cultural history.The seventeenth century is traditionally regarded as a period of expanding and extended liberalism, when…

    Paperback – 2000-11-06
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  • Britannia Overruled

    British Policy and World Power in the Twentieth Century, 2nd Edition

    By David Reynolds

    This book brings together the often separated histories of diplomacy, defence, economics and empire in a provocative reinterpretation of British 'decline'. It also offers a broader reflection on the nature of international power and the mechanisms of policymaking. For this Second Edition,…

    Paperback – 2000-07-24
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  • The American Irish

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Kenny

     The American Irish: A History, is the first concise, general history of its subject in a generation. It provides a long-overdue synthesis of Irish-American history from the beginnings of emigration in the early eighteenth century to the present day. While most previous accounts of the subject…

    Paperback – 2000-07-03
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  • Ireland since 1800

    Conflict and Conformity, 2nd Edition

    By K.Theodore Hoppen

    The second edition of this bestselling survey of modern Irish history covers social, religious as well as political history and offers a distinctive combination of chronological and thematic approaches.…

    Paperback – 1998-10-15
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  • Sweet Land of Liberty?

    The African-American Struggle for Civil Rights in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Robert Cook

    A powerful and moving account of the campaign for civil rights in modern America. Robert Cook is concerned less with charismatic leaders like Martin Luther King, and more with the ordinary men and women who were mobilised by the grass-roots activities of civil-rights workers and community leaders.…

    Paperback – 1997-10-08
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  • France in the Age of Henri IV

    The Struggle for Stability, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Greengrass

    This study was the first systematic attempt to reach behind the myth of Henri IV - famous for having brought order to France after long civil war - and explores the reality of his achievement. This Second Edition has been substantially updated.…

    Paperback – 1995-04-04
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  • British in the Americas 1480-1815, The

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Mcfarlane

    Of northern European nations, the British had the greatest impact on the Americas. Their history there embraces far more than the colonies that became the United States: England had been in the New World for a century before those colonies were established, and the British presence long outlived…

    Paperback – 1994-12-12
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  • East India Company , The

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Philip Lawson

    This is the first short history of the East India Company from its founding in 1600 to its demise in 1857, designed for students and academics. The Company was central to the growth of the British Empire in India, to the development of overseas trade, and to the rise of shareholder capitalism, so…

    Paperback – 1993-09-06
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  • Britain and Latin America in the 19th and 20th Centuries

    1st Edition

    By Rory Miller

    The first full-length survey of Britain's role in Latin America as a whole from the early 1800s to the 1950s, when influence in the region passed to the United States. Rory Miller examines the reasons for the rise and decline of British influence, and reappraises its impact on the Latin American…

    Paperback – 1993-07-05
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  • Politics under the Later Stuarts

    Party Conflict in a Divided Society 1660-1715, 1st Edition

    By Tim Harris

    The first major study of party conflict in England over the later Stuart period from the reign of Charles II to its culmination under Anne. Tim Harris shows how the party configuration of subsequent British politics emerged in these crucial years. He deals not only with high politics and with the…

    Paperback – 1993-02-01
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  • Imperial Meridian

    The British Empire and the World 1780-1830, 1st Edition

    By C. A. Bayly

    In this impressive and ambitious survey Dr Bayly studies the rise, apogee and decline of what has come to be called `the Second British Empire' -- the great expansion of British dominion overseas (particularly in Asia and the Middle East) during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic era that,…

    Paperback – 1989-06-05
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  • Pax Britannica?

    British Foreign Policy 1789-1914, 1st Edition

    By Muriel E. Chamberlain

    Pax Britannica? is a study of Britain's international role and foreign policy during the century of her imperial greatness. The study shows how her foreign policy was affected, and to some extent, dictated by her domestic political issues. In her stimulating and readable study, Dr Chamberlain…

    Paperback – 1989-01-23
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  • Popular Radicalism

    The Working Class Experience 1780-1880, 1st Edition

    By D. G. Wright

    This well-argued and richly-detailed book concludes that the working-class radical movement was never able to prove a serious challenge to the stability of the British state; and, in fact, achieved very little in these years, except when operating in conjunction with the political movements and…

    Paperback – 1988-02-08
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  • Tudor Parliaments,The Crown,Lords and Commons,1485-1603

    1st Edition

    By Michael A.R. Graves

    This excellent short survey looks at the workings of parliament under the first four Tudor monarchs. After an introductory first section which looks at parliament's medieval origins, the author then considers all aspects of early parliamentary history - including the historiography of the early…

    Paperback – 1985-10-21
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