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  • Evangelicals and the End of Christendom

    Religion, Australia and the Crises of the 1960s

    By Hugh Chilton

    In the turbulent 1960s, two foundations of the Western world rapidly and unexpectedly collapsed. "Christendom", marked by the dominance of discursive Christianity in public culture, and "Greater Britain", the powerful sentimental and strategic union of Britain and its settler societies, disappeared…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Evangelicalism

  • Victorian Material Culture

    Edited by Tatiana Kontou, Victoria Mills

    From chatelaines to whale blubber, ice making machines to stained glass, this six-volume collection will be of interest to the scholar, student or general reader alike - anyone who has an urge to learn more about Victorian things. The set brings together a range of primary sources on Victorian…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Road to Full Employment

    Edited by Sean Glynn, Alan Booth

    First published in 1987. This volume explores the inter-war unemployment problem and the development of economic and social policy in relation to that problem. Contemporary policies and levels of unemployment can only be compared with the inter-war period and in recent years economists and other…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Employment and Unemployment

  • British Politics and Foreign Policy, 1758-70

    To Build an Empire

    By Jeremy Black

    Following on from Professor Black’s previous volumes, this book continues his exploration of British politics and foreign policy between the Hanoverian accession in 1714 and the end of the War of American Independence in 1783. This fourth book in the sequence, covering the period 1758-70,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28 
    Routledge

  • The Rural World 1780-1850

    Social Change in the English Countryside

    By Pamela Horn

    In this book, first published in 1980, the author draws a vivid picture of what country life was like for the vast majority of English villagers – agricultural labourers, craftsmen and small farmers – during a period of rapid agricultural development. This study analyses the influence of the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • The Changing English Countryside, 1400-1700

    By Leonard Cantor

    The period covered by this book, first published in 1987, was an important one for the rural landscape in England. The author describes and analyses the evolution of the countryside during the years which witnessed the gradual disappearance of the medieval landscape and the introduction of new…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • An Atlas of Rural Protest in Britain 1548-1900

    Edited by Andrew Charlesworth

    The outbreaks and collective violence arising from the tensions existing within society have long been themes in the study of British social history. This book, first published in 1983, attempts to survey the whole range of these rural riots, to compare and contrast them, and to draw general…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • The Rural Idyll

    Edited by G. E. Mingay

    This book, first published in 1989, recounts the changing perceptions of the countryside throughout the nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries, helping us to understand more fully the issues that have influenced our view of the ideal countryside, past and present. Some of the chapters are concerned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • Harvesters and Harvesting 1840-1900

    A Study of the Rural Proletariat

    By David Hoseason Morgan

    During the second half of the nineteenth century the enormous increase in agricultural production, unmatched by technical advance in harvesting, drew vast numbers of rural and migrant workers into the harvest that lasted from June to October. This book, first published in 1982, examines the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • English Rural Society, 1200-1350

    By J. Z. Titow

    This title, first published in 1969, is concerned with historic documents and their uses, and with a discussion of living standards among the peasants, as it is the author’s belief that any worthwhile discussion is impossible without an understanding of the sources and their limitations. With its…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • Alfred the Great

    War, Kingship and Culture in Anglo-Saxon England, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Abels

    This biography of Alfred the Great, king of the West Saxons (871-899), combines a sensitive reading of the primary sources with a careful evaluation of the most recent scholarly research on the history and archaeology of ninth-century England. This book recovers the historical Alfred, pragmatic,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    The Medieval World

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