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  • Enlightenment Reformation

    Hutchinsonianism and Religion in Eighteenth-Century Britain

    By Derya Gurses Tarbuck

    Taking a fresh and imaginative approach to the topic, Enlightenment Reformation investigates how and why Hutchinsonianism came into being, evolved and eventually ended. In surveying the history of this intellectual movement, it explores the controversies in and around religion that sat at the very…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Revolutionary England, c.1630-c.1660

    Essays for Clive Holmes

    Edited by George Southcombe, Grant Tapsell

    Revolutionary England is a perennially vibrant field of study. The roll-call of events, crises, and changes that electrified mid-seventeenth-century England certainly retains an impressive cumulative force. The descent into civil war, killing of a king, creation of a republic, fits of military…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge

  • The History of Opposition to Blood Sports in Twentieth Century England

    Hunting at Bay

    By Michael Tichelar

    An interdisciplinary social history, this book examines the major pressures and influences that brought about the remarkable growth of opposition to hunting in twentieth century England. With public opinion consistently deciding from the middle of the century onward that hunting mammals for sport…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Exploration of the South Seas in the Eighteenth Century

    Rediscovered Accounts

    Edited by Sandhya Patel

    The publication of key voyaging manuscripts has contributed to the flourishing of enduring and prolific worldwide scholarship across numerous fields. These navigators and their texts were instrumental in spurring on further exploration, annexation and ultimately colonisation of the Pacific…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Exploration of the South Seas in the Eighteenth Century: Rediscovered Accounts, Volume I

    Samuel Wallis’s Voyage Round the World in the Dolphin 1766-1768

    Edited by Sandhya Patel

    The publication of key voyaging manuscripts has contributed to the flourishing of enduring and prolific worldwide scholarship across numerous fields. These navigators and their texts were instrumental in spurring on further exploration, annexation and ultimately colonisation of the pacific…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Exploration of the South Seas in the Eighteenth Century: Rediscovered Accounts, Volume II

    Voyage Round the World Performed under the Direction of Captain Etienne Marchand in the Solide of Marseilles 1790-1792

    Edited by Sandhya Patel

    The publication of key voyaging manuscripts has contributed to the flourishing of enduring and prolific worldwide scholarship across numerous fields. These navigators and their texts were instrumental in spurring on further exploration, annexation and ultimately colonisation of the pacific…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • The Official History of the Cabinet Secretaries

    By Ian Beesley

    This book is the official history of British Cabinet Secretaries, the most senior civil servant in UK government, from the post-war period up to 2002. In December 1916 Maurice Hankey sat at the Cabinet table to take the first official record of Cabinet decisions. Prior to this there had been no…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • The Great Church Crisis and the End of English Erastianism, 1898-1906

    By Bethany Kilcrease

    This book traces the history of the "Church Crisis",� a conflict between the Protestant and Anglo-Catholic (Ritualist) parties within the Church of England between 1898 and 1906. During this period increasing numbers of Britons embraced Anglo-Catholicism and even converted to Roman Catholicism.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • European Recovery and the Search for Western Security, 1946-1948

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series I, Volume XI

    Edited by Gill Bennett, Patrick Salmon

    This volume documents the British Government’s response from mid-1946 to early 1948 to the twin challenges of economic recovery and the search for a meaningful Western security framework in the face of the increasing polarisation of Europe into Eastern and Western spheres of influence. Although…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    Whitehall Histories

  • The Great War and the British Empire

    Culture and Society

    Edited by Michael J.K. Walsh, Andrekos Varnava

    In 1914 almost one quarter of the earth's surface was British. When the empire and its allies went to war in 1914 against the Central Powers history's first global conflict was inevitable. It is the social and cultural reactions to that war and within those distant, often overlooked, societies…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • Transforming the Countryside

    The Electrification of Rural Britain

    Edited by Paul Brassley, Jeremy Burchardt, Karen Sayer

    It is now almost impossible to conceive of life in western Europe, either in the towns or the countryside, without a reliable mains electricity supply. By 1938, two-thirds of rural dwellings had been connected to a centrally generated supply, but the majority of farms in Britain were not linked to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    Rural Worlds: Economic, Social and Cultural Histories of Agricultures and Rural Societies

  • British Cultural Identities

    5th Edition

    Edited by Mike Storry, Peter Childs

    British Cultural Identities assesses the degree to which being British impinges on the identity of the many people who live in Britain, analysing contemporary British identity through the various and changing ways in which people who live in the UK position themselves and are positioned by their…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge

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