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  • Making a Man of Him

    Parents and Their Sons' Education at an English Public School 1929-50

    By Christine Heward

    Originally published in 1988, this book analyses the effect of public boarding school on those boys who grew to manhood under its influence. With access to over 2000 letters written by parents to the Head Master and governors of Ellesmere College in the period 1929-50, it raises issues about…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • The Boys' Grammar School

    To-day and To-morrow

    By H. Davies

    Originally published in 1945. This book is concerned with the secondary school as it developed since the 1902 Education Act. The author points out the strengths and weaknesses and makes suggestions for their improvement. Chapters are devoted to School Certificate, Religion in Education, Curriculum…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Mixed or Single-sex School?

    A Research Study in Pupil-Teacher Relationships

    By R. R. Dale

    Originally published in 1969. This is the first volume in a trilogy which compares co-educational and single-sex schools. The study is based on the results of over twenty years’ experience among teachers and pupils and examines in detail the differences between the two types of school. This volume…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Mixed or Single-sex School? Volume 2

    Some Social Aspects

    By R. R. Dale

    Originally published in 1971. This second volume in this three-part set examines specific aspects of social relationships within the school and demonstrates that co-educational and single-sex schools are fundamentally different communities. These volumes examine in detail the social and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Mixed or Single-sex School? Volume 3

    Attainment, Attitudes and Overview

    By R. R. Dale

    Originally published in 1974. This final volume in the trilogy is concerned primarily with comparing the academic progress made by pupils of near-equal ability in the two types of school. It considers attainment in different subjects but also attitudes to different subjects and then follows up with…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Workers, Unions and Truck Wages in British Society

    The Fight for Real Wages, 1820-1986

    By Christopher Frank

    Despite the dramatic expansion of consumer culture from the beginning of the eighteenth century onwards, and the developments in retailing, advertising and credit relationships in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, there were a significant number of working families in Britain who were not…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Friend and Foe of France

    Ruvigny, Earl of Galway, 1648–1720

    By Marie Léoutre

    Focusing on the themes of politics, war and diplomacy through the remarkable career of Henri de Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny and later earl of Galway, this book explores the complex interactions between French, English and Irish politics following the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685.…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Politics and Culture in Europe, 1650-1750

  • Law and Society in Later Medieval England and Ireland

    By Travis R. Baker

    Law mattered in later medieval England and Ireland. A quick glance at the sources suggests as much. From the charter to the will to the court roll, the majority of the documents which have survived from later medieval England and Ireland, and medieval Europe in general, are legal in nature. Yet…

    Hardback – 2017-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Britain, America, and the Special Relationship since 1941

    By Brian McKercher

    Britain, America and the Special Relationship since 1941 examines the Anglo-American strategic and military relationship that developed during the Second World War and continued until recent years. Forged on a common ground of social, cultural, and ideological values as well as political expediency…

    Paperback – 2017-05-19 
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • The Royal Flying Corps, the Western Front and the Control of the Air, 1914-1918

    By James Pugh

    By the middle of 1918 the British Army had successfully mastered the concept of ’all arms’ warfare on the Western Front. This doctrine, integrating infantry, artillery, armoured vehicles and - crucially - air power, was to prove highly effective and formed the basis of major military operations for…

    Hardback – 2017-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War 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 – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    The Medieval World

  • Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Revolution

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1967 and 1997, draw together research by leading academics in the area of the industrial revolution and provides an examination of related key issues. The volumes examine urban workers and the working class in the eighteenth- and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Industrial Revolution

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