• Labour in London: A Study in Municipal Achievement book cover

    Labour in London

    A Study in Municipal Achievement, 1st Edition

    By Brian Barker

    First published in 1946. This title is a clear and concise account of the march of Labour to the control of the London County Council and its work at County Hall in the 1940s. This study explores the rise of the Labour Party in London and the changes and progress in health, education, and social…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • The Labour Party in Crisis book cover

    The Labour Party in Crisis

    1st Edition

    By Paul Whiteley

    First published in 1983. This study draws upon empirical findings on party activists, members and voters. It examines the origins and nature of Labour’s crisis in the 1980s, showing how the split leading to the formation of the SDP was merely a manifestation of deeply rooted problems which went…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • John Wheatley, Catholic Socialism, and Irish Labour in the West of Scotland, 1906-1924 book cover

    John Wheatley, Catholic Socialism, and Irish Labour in the West of Scotland, 1906-1924

    1st Edition

    By Gerry C. Gunnin

    First published in 1987. This examination of the career of John Wheatley indicates the way in which one Irishman – reared among Liberal and Radical coal miners and taught by Roman Catholic priests and nationalist leaders to regard obedience to the Catholic Church and promotion of Home Rule as the…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • The Official History of the British Civil Service: Reforming the Civil Service, Volume II: The Thatcher and Major Revolutions, 1982-97 book cover

    The Official History of the British Civil Service

    Reforming the Civil Service, Volume II: The Thatcher and Major Revolutions, 1982-97, 1st Edition

    By Rodney Lowe, Hugh Pemberton

    This second volume of the Official History of the British Civil Service explores the radical restructuring of the Civil Service that took place during the Thatcher and Major premierships from 1982 until 1997, after a period of confusion and disagreement about its future direction. The book brings…

    Hardback – 2020-05-06 
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    Government Official History Series

  • Education for Democracy in England in World War II book cover

    Education for Democracy in England in World War II

    1st Edition

    By Hsiao-Yuh Ku

    Education for Democracy in England in World War II examines the educational discourse and involvement in wartime educational reforms of five important figures, Fred Clarke, R. H. Tawney, Shena Simon, H. C. Dent, and Ernest Simon. These figures campaigned for educational reforms through their books,…

    Hardback – 2020-04-29 
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    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Failed Führers: A History of Britain’s Extreme Right book cover

    Failed Führers

    A History of Britain’s Extreme Right, 1st Edition

    By Graham Macklin

    This book provides a comprehensive history of the ideas and ideologues associated with the racial fascist tradition in Britain. It charts the evolution of the British extreme right from its post-war genesis after 1918 to its present-day incarnations, and details the ideological and strategic…

    Paperback – 2020-04-15 
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    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Urban Planning Under Thatcherism: The Challenge of the Market book cover

    Urban Planning Under Thatcherism

    The Challenge of the Market, 1st Edition

    By Andy Thornley

    Originally published in 1991, Urban Planning Under Thatcherism links theory and practice to assess the changes to the planning system since 1979. It analyses the major trends by investigating the individual modifications in the legislation and the new initiatives which have introduced procedures to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Gladstone book cover

    Gladstone

    1st Edition

    By Erich Eyck

    Originally published in 1966 and translated by Bernard Miall, Gladstone traces William Gladstone’s career from his election to Parliament in 1832, to his funeral in Westminster Abbey. The book portrays Gladstone as a firm adherent of Toryism and it describes his relations with Peel and Palmerston,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
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    Routledge Library Editions: Gladstone and Disraeli

  • Agitators and Promoters in the Age of Gladstone and Disraeli: A Biographical Dictionary of the Leaders of British Pressure Groups Founded Between 1865 and 1886 book cover

    Agitators and Promoters in the Age of Gladstone and Disraeli

    A Biographical Dictionary of the Leaders of British Pressure Groups Founded Between 1865 and 1886, 1st Edition

    By Howard Malchow

    Originally published in 1983, Agitators and Promoters in the Age of Gladstone and Disraeli brings together the lives of thousands of persons, some famous, most modest and obscure, who were joined a century ago in pursuit of causes promising, a more just world which embodied much of the life and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
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    Routledge Library Editions: Gladstone and Disraeli

  • Aspects of British Policy and the Treaty of Versailles: Of War and Peace book cover

    Aspects of British Policy and the Treaty of Versailles

    Of War and Peace, 1st Edition

    Edited by B. J. C. McKercher, Erik Goldstein

    Aspects of British Policy and the Treaty of Versailles looks at some key issues involving British policy and the Treaty of Versailles, one of the twentieth century’s most controversial international agreements. The book discusses the role of experts and the Danzig Question at the Paris Peace…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25
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  • The Official History of the British Civil Service: Reforming the Civil Service, Volume I: The Fulton Years, 1966-81 book cover

    The Official History of the British Civil Service

    Reforming the Civil Service, Volume I: The Fulton Years, 1966-81, 1st Edition

    By Rodney Lowe

    This first volume of the Official History of the UK Civil Service covers its evolution from the Northcote-Trevelyan Report of 1854 to the first years of Mrs Thatcher’s government in 1981. Despite current concerns with good governance and policy delivery, little serious attention has been paid to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • Secrecy, Public Relations and the British Nuclear Debate: How the UK Government Learned to Talk about the Bomb, 1970-83 book cover

    Secrecy, Public Relations and the British Nuclear Debate

    How the UK Government Learned to Talk about the Bomb, 1970-83, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Salisbury

    This book constitutes an original archival history of government secrecy, public relations and the debate surrounding nuclear weapons in Britain from 1970 to 1983. The book contrasts the secrecy and near-silence of the Heath, Wilson and Callaghan governments on nuclear issues in the 1970s with the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13
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    Cold War History

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