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  • The Labour Party in Opposition 1970-1974

    By Patrick Bell

    1970 to 1974 was a pivotal period in the history of the Labour Party. This book shows how the Labour Party responded to electoral defeat in 1970 and to what extent its political and policy activity in opposition was directed to the recovery of power at the following general election. At a point in…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Interpreting Governance, High Politics and Public Policy

    Essays commemorating Interpreting British Governance

    Edited by Nick Turnbull

    Interpreting Governance, High Politics and Public Policy offers the latest perspectives on the interpretive approach to governance and public policy research. This book commemorates more than a decade of governance research by Mark Bevir and R.A.W. Rhodes, the leading exponents of interpretive…

    Hardback – 2016-02-12 
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Imperialism

    A Study

    By J.A. Hobson

    Originally published in 1902, this study expands on the ideas of imperialism which were a key focus of many countries in the early twentieth century, particularly in Great Britain. Hobson starts by outlining the economic origins of imperialism with an analysis on methodology and results, before…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Record of the National Government

    By Ramsay Muir

    The introduction of the National Government in 1931 came about due to the Wall Street Crash leading to a British Government run by members of all parties, more commonly known as a coalition government today. With public opinion split on how to deal with the financial crisis, this was initially seen…

    Hardback – 2016-01-28 

  • Unions and Economic Crisis

    Britain, West Germany and Sweden

    By Peter Gourevitch, Andrew Martin, George Ross, Stephen Bornstein, Andrei Markovits, Christopher Allen

    First published in 1984. This book represents a major study of union responses to the economic crisis of the 1970s and 1980s. Abjuring governmental or managerial outlooks, it argues that unions, as representatives of essential producer groups, would be central to the renegotiation of the economic…

    Hardback – 2016-01-24 

  • Studies in Diplomatic History

    By James Headlam-Morley

    This collection of essays delves into issues associated with British foreign policy in the ten years that Headlam-Morley worked with the Foreign Office in early twentieth century Britain. Originally published in 1930, the issues discussed in this volume include disarmament, treaties and security…

    Hardback – 2016-01-07 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Wellington after Waterloo

    By Neville Thompson

    First published in 1986. In this book Neville Thompson traces Wellington’s life after 1815 using then new archival and documentary records. The work examines the development of Wellington’s character and outlook, and assesses the significance of his persistent involvement in politics over three…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04 

  • Politics and Progress

    A Survey of the Problems of Today

    By Ramsay Muir

    In Politics and Progress, Muir aims to outline the political and social aims of liberalism and how it differs from conservatism and socialism as well as philosophising what a truly liberal society would look like. Originally published in 1923, this study details the political situation as it stood…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Secrecy and the Media

    The Official History of the United Kingdom's D-Notice System

    By Nicholas John Wilkinson

    Secrecy and the Media is the first book to examine the development of the D-Notice system, which regulates the UK media's publication of British national security secrets.  It is based on official documents, many of which have not previously been available to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Emigrant Players

    Sport and the Irish Diaspora

    Edited by Paul Darby, David Hassan

    Ireland and its inhabitants have often been described as being ‘sports mad’. As a relatively small geographical entity, Ireland, north and south, has produced a disproportionately high number of world class sports men and women who have excelled at the highest levels of their chosen sport. The…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • 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 – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • British Government Policy and Decolonisation, 1945-63

    Scrutinising the Official Mind

    By Frank Heinlein

    This book is an in-depth study of the importnace of the Empire-Commonwealth in the two decades after WWII for Britain's self-image as a great power. By studying a wide range of debates on general and specific imperial problems, the book highlights the "official mind" of decolonization - and of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    British Politics and Society

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