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  • Birth of a Colonial City

    Calcutta

    By Ranjit Sen

    This book brings home the story of how three clustered villages grew into a primate city, in which a garrison town, a port city and the capital of an empire merged into one entity: Calcutta. It examines the geopolitical factors that were significant in securing Calcutta's position in…

    Hardback – 2019-02-20 
    Routledge India

  • Teen Magazines, Fashion, and Femininity

    Honey Magazine and Consumer Culture in 1960s Britain

    By Fan Carter

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Character, Ethics and Economics

    British Debates on Empire, 1860-1914

    By Peter Cain

    This book is an examination of the concept of ‘character’ as a moral marker in the later nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Its main purpose is to investigate how the ‘character talk’ that helped to shape elite Britons’ sense of themselves was used at this time to convince audiences, both in…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Realising Participation

    Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care

    By Kathryn Roberts, Tom Chapman

    This title was first published in 2001: During the last twenty years government rhetoric in the UK has increasingly advocated that statutory health and social care services should regard and treat recipients as 'consumers' in the same way as companies and organizations in the private sector. This…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • The Cultural Devolution

    Art in Britain in the Late Twentieth Century

    By Neil Mulholland

    Title first published in 2003. What happened to art in Britain when the balance began to shift from public to private subsidy following the IMF crisis in 1976? In this polemical book, Neil Mulholland charts the political and cultural shifts in art in Britain from the mid-1970's to the end of the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Paula Rego's Map of Memory

    National and Sexual Politics

    By Maria Manuel Lisboa

    This title was first published in 2003. The artist Paula Rego was born in Portugal but has lived in Britain since 1951. In this well-illustrated book, Maria Manuel Lisboa explores the background behind Rego's decision to leave the land of her birth and, in doing so, provides fascinating insights…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Memory and Desire (2002)

    Painting in Britain and Ireland at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

    By Kenneth McConkey

    This title was first published in 2002. 'Memory and Desire' is a lavishly illustrated account of the art world in Britain at the turn of the twentieth century. It calls upon rich resources of contemporary diaries, letters and art criticism, as well as the analysis of works of art to answer…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Disabled People and Employment (2001)

    A Study of the Working Lives of Visually Impaired Physiotherapists

    By Sally French

    This title was first published in 2001. Providing a detailed account of the working lives of visually impaired physiotherapists in Britain, this study also presents an overview of the employment position of disabled people in the UK, and is underpinned by a social model which views disability in…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Perspectives on Civil Religion

    Volume 3

    By Gerald Parsons

    This title was first published in 2002: Perspectives on Civil Religion introduces the concept of civil religion, examines the use of the concept in recent scholarship and investigates examples of civil religion in the contemporary world. The book sets out to explore tensions and complexities in…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Revival: British Immigration Policy Under the Conservative Government (2001)

    By Asifa Maaria Hussain

    This title was first published in 2001. This thought-provoking book examines the repercussions of British immigration policy under the Conservative government for individuals from the developing countries using primary empirical data. It is a well-informed, balanced and empirically sophisticated…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • John Petts and the Caseg Press

    By Alison Smith

    This title was first published in 2000:  John Petts (1914-1991) is one of the outstanding wood-engravers of the twentieth century. His stunning prints featuring Welsh mountains and the people who live amongst them reflect his deep concern for the history of the land and are distinguished by…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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