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  • The Idea of Englishness

    English Culture, National Identity and Social Thought

    By Krishan Kumar

    Ideas of Englishness, and of the English nation, have become a matter of renewed interest in recent years as a result of threats to the integrity of the United Kingdom and the perceived rise of that unusual thing, English nationalism. Interrogating the idea of an English nation, and of how that…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Local/Global

    Women Artists in the Nineteenth Century

    Edited by Deborah Cherry, Janice Helland

    Local/Global: Women Artists in the Nineteenth Century is the first book to investigate women artists working in disparate parts of the world. This major new book offers a dazzling array of compelling essays on art, architecture and design by leading writers: Joan Kerr on art in Australia by…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Women and Work Culture

    Britain c.1850–1950

    By Louise A. Jackson

    Edited by Krista Cowman

    Women's work has proved to be an important and lively subject of debate for historians. An earlier focus on the pay, conditions and occupational opportunities of predominantly blue-collar working-class women has now been joined by an interest in other social groups (white-collar workers, clerical…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Studies in Labour History

  • History's Beauties

    Women and the National Portrait Gallery, 1856-1900

    By Lara Perry

    The 'beauties' - women of note - who were welcomed to the National Portrait Gallery's early collection were those whose lives and portraits were recognized as significant to the 'civil, ecclesiastical and literary history of the nation'. This brief was interpreted to include figures as diverse as…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    British Art and Visual Culture since 1750 New Readings

  • Painting the Bible

    Representation and Belief in Mid-Victorian Britain

    By Michaela Giebelhausen

    Painting the Bible is the first book to investigate the transformations that religious painting underwent in mid-Victorian England. It charts the emergence of a Protestant realist painting in a period of increasing doubt, scientific discovery and biblical criticism. The book analyzes the position…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    British Art and Visual Culture since 1750 New Readings

  • Transformations of Policing

    By Alistair Henry

    Edited by David J. Smith

    Police and People in London is still the largest and most detailed study of a police force and its relations with the public that has yet been undertaken in Britain. The twenty-three years since its publication has seen a constantly-accelerating rate of change in the legal framework of policing, in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • Difficult Subjects

    Working Women and Visual Culture, Britain 1880-1914

    By Kristina Huneault

    The working women of Victorian and Edwardian Britain were fascinating but difficult subjects for artists, photographers, and illustrators. The cultural meanings of labour sat uncomfortably with conventional ideologies of femininity, and working women unsettled the boundaries between gender and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    British Art and Visual Culture since 1750 New Readings

  • Humans and Other Animals in Eighteenth-Century British Culture

    Representation, Hybridity, Ethics

    Edited by Frank Palmeri

    Combining historical and interpretive work, this collection examines changing perceptions of and relations between human and nonhuman animals in Britain over the long eighteenth century. Persistent questions concern modes of representing animals and animal-human hybrids, as well as the ethical…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Sculpture and the Garden

    Edited by Patrick Eyres, Fiona Russell

    Although the integration of sculpture in gardens is part of a long tradition dating back at least to antiquity, the sculptures themselves are often overlooked, both in the history of art and in the history of the garden. This collection of essays considers the changing relationship between…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Richard Hooker, Reformer and Platonist

    By W.J. Torrance Kirby

    This book explores key aspects of Richard Hooker's philosophical and theological discourse in the context of currents of thought prevalent in the 'Magisterial Reformation' of the sixteenth century. Hooker's treatment of natural law, his dependence upon the philosophical discourse and traditional…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • A Shared Legacy

    Essays on Irish and Scottish Art and Visual Culture

    Edited by Fintan Cullen, John Morrison

    A Shared Legacy: Essays on Irish and Scottish Art and Visual Culture brings together for the first time a unique selection of new research by leading Irish, Scottish, English and North American scholars to explore the varying ways in which the visual can operate within the context of two countries…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    British Art and Visual Culture since 1750 New Readings

  • Evaluating British Urban Policy

    Ideology, Conflict and Compromise

    By Suet Ying Ho

    Since the Conservative government of the late 70s introduced its stringent spending policy, a 'value for money' ideology has dictated most new approaches to policy management. As a result, monitoring and evaluation have become an integral part in the policy process. Focusing on the experience of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Urban and Regional Planning and Development Series

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