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  • The British Empire and the First World War

    Edited by Ashley Jackson

    The British Empire played a crucial part in the First World War, supplying hundreds of thousands of soldiers and labourers as well as a range of essential resources, from foodstuffs to minerals, mules, and munitions. In turn, many imperial territories were deeply affected by wartime phenomena, such…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Focus: Scottish Traditional Music

    By Simon McKerrell

    Focus: Scottish Traditional Music engages methods from ethnomusicology, popular music studies, cultural studies, and media studies to explain how complex Scottish identities and culture are constructed in the traditional music and culture of Scotland. This book examines Scottish music through their…

    Paperback – 2015-09-27 
    Routledge
    Focus on World Music Series

  • Emigrant Players

    Sport and the Irish Diaspora

    Edited by Paul Darby, David Hassan

    Ireland and its inhabitants have often been described as being ‘sports mad’. As a relatively small geographical entity, Ireland, north and south, has produced a disproportionately high number of world class sports men and women who have excelled at the highest levels of their chosen sport. The…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Refugees and Cultural Transfer to Britain

    Edited by Stefan Manz, Panikos Panayi

    This book is the first to focus specifically upon the relationship between refugees and intercultural transfer over an extensive period of time. Since circa 1830, a series of groups have made their way to Britain, beginning with exiles from the failed European revolutions of the mid-nineteenth…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13 
    Routledge

  • The Europeanization of Party Politics in Ireland, North and South

    Edited by Katy Hayward, Mary Murphy

    Ireland’s relationship with the European Union has been determined by the behaviour, actions and discourse of political parties. This book examines this impact through an in-depth analysis of the Europeanization of party politics in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. First, it presents…

    Paperback – 2015-04-26
    Routledge

  • Irish Identities in Victorian Britain

    Edited by Roger Swift, Sheridan Gilley

    Recent studies of the experiences of Irish migrants in Victorian Britain have emphasized the significance of the themes of change, continuity, resistance and accommodation in the creation of a rich and diverse migrant culture within which a variety of Irish identities co-existed and sometimes…

    Paperback – 2015-04-06
    Routledge

  • Queer Victorian Families

    Curious Relations in Literature

    Edited by Duc Dau, Shale Preston

    The Victorians elevated the home and heteronormative family life to an almost secular religion. Yet alongside the middle-class domestic ideal were other families, many of which existed in the literature of the time. Queer Victorian Families: Curious Relations in Literature is chiefly concerned with…

    Hardback – 2015-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • The Prehistory Of Scotland

    By V. Gordon Childe

    This volume, originally published in 1935, sought to reveal the significance of Scottish prehistory for the development of understanding of European prehistory. Written at a time of rapid accumulation of new relics and monuments and the insights from them, Professor Childe presented some important…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Prehistoric and Early Wales

    Edited by I. Ll. Foster, Glyn Daniel

    This volume is based on lectures given when the British Summer School of Archaeology was held at Bangor in August 1959. It is a summary account of current knowledge then about ancient Wales written for archaeologists, historians and others, covering the Old Stone Age, Neolithic Wales, the Bronze…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Archaeology in England and Wales 1914 - 1931

    By T.D. Kendrick, C.F.C. Hawkes

    This survey of work carried out over a number of years synthesises the progress of archaeology, showing at a glance the changes within less than quarter of a century on the interpretation of and reflection on knowledge in the area. Entertainingly, written, this is a lasting introductory account of…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Prehistoric Peoples of Scotland

    Edited by Stuart Piggott

    Based on lectures given at the Conference of the British Summer School of Archaeology at Edinburgh in 1954, this book, published in 1962, surveys the general field of pre-historic Scotland, five archaeologists each contributing chapters discussing the main aspects and problems that have presented…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Archaeology of Medieval England and Wales

    By John Steane

    In the preceding 25 years to this book’s publication in 1985 there was an extensive and unprecedented burst of archaeological activity in evidence from below-ground deposits, above-ground structures, and artefacts. During the boom of the late 1960s and 1970s, which led to go much central town…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

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