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  • British Civilization

    An Introduction, 8th Edition

    By John Oakland

    The eighth edition of this highly-praised textbook has been substantially updated and revised to provide students of British studies with the perfect introduction to Britain, its country and people, politics and government, education, economy, media, arts and religion. It includes: discussion of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge

  • A History of Drink and the English, 1500-2000

    By Paul Jennings

    This book is an introduction to the history of alcoholic drink in England from the end of the Middle Ages to the present day. Treating the subject thematically, it covers who drank, what they drank, how much, who produced and sold drink, the places where it was enjoyed and the meanings which…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • The Conservative Nation (Routledge Revivals)

    By Andrew Gamble

    Since the 1880s, the Conservative party has been an important political force in Britain. In this study of Conservative ideology since the end of Second World War, first published in 1974, Andrew Gamble considers the nature of Conservative party opinion, and the factors that have accounted for its…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Don't You Know There's a War On?

    The People's Voice 1939-45

    By Jonathan Croall

    Was the country really united in the face of the common enemy? Did people actually put the community’s needs before their own? Or were such ideas simply a series of myths created at the time and nurtured ever since. The recollections of this book, first published in 1989, attempt to answer such…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sufferers and Healers

    The Experience of Illness in Seventeenth-Century England

    By Lucinda McCray Beier

    Lucinda McCray Beier’s remarkable book, first published in 1987, enters the world of illness in seventeenth-century England, exploring what it was like to be either a sufferer or a healer. A wide spectrum of healers existed, ranging between the housewife, with her simple herbal preparations, local…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Industrial History of England

    By Henry De Beltgens Gibbins

    Gibbins’ Industrial History of England gives a thorough outline of England’s economic and industrial history from the Romans to the early 20th Century. As well as considering the economic and industrial aspects of English life, this study also presents social, political and military aspects of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Healing of Nations and the Hidden Sources of their Strife

    By Edward Carpenter

    Originally published in 1915 in the middle of World War I, Carpenter explores the effects that the war was having on society and humankind as a whole from first-hand experience. In particular, papers focus on the differences between Germany and England, the causes of the war and suggestions for…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • Haters, Baiters and Would-Be Dictators

    Anti-Semitism and the UK Far-Right

    By Nick Toczek

    For fifty-five years, from 1919 until 1975, The Britons published Jew-hating literature. For the forty years until his death in 1948, the founder and president of The Britons, Henry Hamilton Beamish, devoted his life to touring the world as an obsessive preacher of this hatred. Using material he…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Wilfred Owen (Routledge Revivals)

    Selected Poetry and Prose

    Edited by Jennifer Breen

    First published in 1988, this annotated selection of Wilfred Owen’s poetry and prose provides a comprehensive one-volume text of his best work. As well as the war poems, it includes illuminating early pieces such as ‘Impressionist’ and ‘Little Claus and Big Claus’, which illustrate Owen’s early…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • British Foreign Policy since 1945

    By Mark Garnett, Simon Mabon, Robert Smith

    This text combines an historical and thematic approach to the study of British Foreign Policy since the second World in order to make accessible the principal events and dynamics within a broader historical and cultural context. Key features: assumes no pre-existing specialist knowledge of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge

  • A History of Sports Coaching in Britain

    Overcoming Amateurism

    By Dave Day, Tegan Carpenter

    At the London Olympics in 2012 Team GB achieved a third place finish in the medals table. A key factor in this achievement was the high standard of contemporary British sports coaching. But how has British sports coaching transitioned from the amateur to the professional, and what can the hitherto…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • British Imperialism

    1688-2015, 3rd Edition

    By P.J. Cain, A. G. Hopkins

    A milestone in the understanding of British history and imperialism, this ground-breaking book radically reinterprets the course of modern economic development and the causes of overseas expansion during the past three centuries. Employing their concept of 'gentlemanly capitalism', the authors draw…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge

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