British History Products

  • 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 – 2015-10-31 
    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 – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • The British Empire and the First World War

    Edited by Ashley Jackson

    The British Empire played a crucial part in the First World War, supplying hundreds of thousands of soldiers and labourers as well as a range of essential resources, from foodstuffs to minerals, mules, and munitions. In turn, many imperial territories were deeply affected by wartime phenomena, such…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Racism and Fascism

    By Various

    This set gathers together a collection of out-of-print titles, all classics in their field. Reissued for the first time in some years, they offer an insightful reference resource to a variety of topics. From Professor Colin Holmes’s groundbreaking studies of racism in British society, to Professor…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

  • 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 – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge

  • 'Rogues and Vagabonds'

    Vagrant Underworld in Britain 1815-1985

    By Lionel Rose

    In this lively social history, first published in 1988, Lionel Rose explores in detail the plight of the street poor between 1815 and 1985. He describes the Victorian ‘Rogues and Vagabonds’ who made elicit peddling, begging frauds and other petty crime their profession. He considers the relevant…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Plots and Paranoia

    A History of Political Espionage in Britain 1790-1988

    By Bernard Porter

    Britain’s secret state exists to protect her from ‘enemies within’. It has always aroused controversy; on the one hand it is credited with preventing wars, revolutions and terrorism and on the other it is accused of subverting democratically elected governments and luring innocents to death. What…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Searching for Lord Haw-Haw

    The Political Lives of William Joyce

    By Colin Holmes

    Searching for Lord Haw-Haw is an authoritative account of the political lives of William Joyce. He became notorious as a fascist, an anti-Semite and then as a Second World War traitor when, assuming the persona of Lord Haw-Haw, he acted as a radio propagandist for the Nazis. It is an endlessly…

    Paperback – 2015-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Thoughts on Indian Discontents (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edwyn Bevan

    First published in 1929, this title presents some reflections from one of the leading cultural commenters of his day, Edwyn Bevan, on the notoriously controversial subject of burgeoning Indian Nationalism during the twilight of the British Empire. Bevan’s analysis of the peculiarities, tensions…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Political Worlds of Women

    Gender and Politics in Nineteenth Century Britain

    By Sarah Richardson

    Traditional analyses of nineteenth-century politics have assigned women a peripheral role. By adopting a broader interpretation of political participation, the author identifies how middle-class women were able to contribute to political affairs in the nineteenth century. Examining the contribution…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Rural Disorder and Police Reform in Ireland, 1812-36

    By Galen Broeker

    In this book which was first published in 1970, author Galen Broeker traces the events of a crucial period in the struggle of the British government to bring law and order to rural Ireland. He demonstrates that throughout the forty years following the union a major challenge to government in…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

  • Policing and Punishment in Nineteenth Century Britain

    Edited by Victor Bailey

    In the years between 1750 and 1868, English criminal justice underwent significant changes. The two most crucial developments were the gradual establishment of an organised, regular police, and the emergence of new secondary punishments, following the restriction in the scope of the death penalty.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

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