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  • Formative Britain

    The Archaeology of Britain AD400-1100

    By Martin Carver

    Formative Britain AD 400-1100 provides a detailed study of the archaeology of Britain and its inshore islands between AD 400 and 1100. For the first time a single-author book treats early medieval Britain as a whole, enabling Carver to show that the primary cultural, political and ideological…

    Paperback – 2018-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeology of Northern Europe

  • Crime in Scotland 1660-1960

    By Anne-Marie Kilday

    Scotland has often been regarded throughout history as "the violent north", but how true is this statement? Does Scotland deserve to be defined thus, and upon what foundations is this definition based? This book examines the history of crime in Scotland, questioning the labelling of Scotland…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

  • Piety, Power and History in Medieval England and Normandy

    By Marjorie Chibnall

    This title was first published in 2000:  The studies here are broadly concerned with ecclesiastical history as envisaged in the work of Orderic Vitalis: the history of society and culture, comprising the life and activities of lay men and women in war and peace no less than those of monks and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Stuart Court in Rome

    The Legacy of Exile

    Edited by Edward Corp

    Title first published in 2003. When the Stuarts left Britain after the 'Glorious Revolution' they established an important court in exile, first in France, then for most of the eighteenth century in Italy. Jacobites who could not hope to see their careers furthered at the Hanoverian court in London…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Shakespeare's Festive History

    Feasting, Festivity, Fasting and Lent in the Second Henriad

    By David Ruiter

    Title first published in 2003. The author of this study explores how Shakespeare creates historical characters who engineer their supremacy, shore up their popular support, and/or sustain their charisma through manipulation of festive elements, which are found throughout the tetralogy and rooted in…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Westminster Abbey

    The Cosmati Pavements

    By Lindy Grant, Richard Mortimer

    This title was first published in 2002. Westminster Abbey: The Cosmati pavements is the first in-depth examination of Westminster Abbey’s two beautiful and mysterious inlaid pavements. Who made them, and when? Why did the King and Abbot have them brought from Rome? Mostly made up of recycled stones…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Lancashire Cotton Operatives and Work, 1900-1950

    A Social History of Lancashire Cotton Operatives in the Twentieth Century

    By Alan Fowler

    This title was first published in 2003. The cotton industry was one of the major motors that powered Britain's industrial development from the mid-eighteenth century, contributing in no small way to the revolution that was to transform Europe over the next hundred years. The combination of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Making of a Policeman

    A Social History of a Labour Force in Metropolitan London, 1829–1914

    By Haia Shpayer-Makov

    This title was first published in 2002. The Making of a Policeman traces the process of consolidation of the Metropolitan Police of London from the establishment of the force in 1829 to the First World War. Not only was this the largest force in the country, policing the biggest city in Europe and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Myth of Mr Butskell

    The Politics of British Economic Policy, 1950–55

    By Scott Kelly

    This title was first published in 2003:It is often assumed that a general consensus existed between the post-war Labour and Conservative governments in matters of economic policy. Indeed, by 1954, The Economist was able to satirise the situation with the invention of ’Mr Butskell’, a fictitious…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Rise of Management Consulting in Britain

    By Michael Ferguson

    This title was first published in 2002: The history of management consulting in Britain is a subject that has received little attention in the past in terms of research or publication. This work redresses the gap in the knowledge base of business and management history, presenting the historical…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Representation of Place

    Urban Planning and Protest in France and Great Britain, 1950-1980

    By Michael Miller

    This title was first published in 2003. The period after 1945 witnessed a revolution in urban planning, with local and national governments taking radical and innovative approaches to mass housing following the ravages of the second world war. As well as attempting to provide new homes following…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Tudor and Stuart Britain

    1485-1714, 4th Edition

    By Roger Lockyer, Peter Gaunt

    Tudor and Stuart Britain charts the political, religious, economic and social history of Britain from the start of Henry VII’s reign in 1485 to the death of Queen Anne in 1714, providing students and lecturers with a detailed chronological narrative of significant events, such as the Reformation,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge

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