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  • The Invention of Scotland (Routledge Revivals)

    The Stuart Myth and the Scottish Identity, 1638 to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Murray G. H. Pittock

    A dynasty of high ability and great charm, the Stuarts exerted a compelling fascination over their supporters and enemies alike. First published in 1991, this title assesses the influence of the Stuart mystique on the modern political and cultural identity of Scotland. Murray Pittock traces the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Official History of Privatisation Vol. I

    The formative years 1970-1987, 1st Edition

    By David Parker

    This first volume of the Official History studies the background to privatisation, and the privatisations of the first two Conservative Governments led by Margaret Thatcher from May 1979 to June 1987. First commissioned by the then Prime Minister Tony Blair as an authoritative history, this volume…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • The Brown Government

    A Policy Evaluation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matt Beech, Simon Lee

    The Brown Government provides an interim evaluation of Gordon Brown’s Labour administration through identifying continuities and discontinuities with the Blair governments from 1997. By focusing on key ideas and areas of public policy it presents an analysis of the first 18 months of Brown’s…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Detente in Europe, 1972-1976

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series III, Volume III, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gill Bennett, Keith A. Hamilton

    Drawing on records of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, this work focuses on Britain's role in the Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions in Vienna, and British policy towards the Soviet Union and its satellites. British reactions to detente between the superpowers are charted.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Whitehall Histories

  • Local Government Reorganisation

    The Review and its Aftermath, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steve Leach

    The Local Government Review raised issues of political process and decision-making theories. The interest lies in the insights provided by academic analysis, and the highlighting of the lessons to be learned. This volume attempts to respond to both these perspectives.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • Secrecy and the Media

    The Official History of the United Kingdom's D-Notice System, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-12-09
    Routledge

  • Emigrant Players

    Sport and the Irish Diaspora, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-12-09
    Routledge

  • British Government Policy and Decolonisation, 1945-63

    Scrutinising the Official Mind, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    British Politics and Society

  • Thatcher

    1st Edition

    By Graham Goodlad

    Thatcher provides an accessible and scholarly introduction to the personality and career of Britain’s first female political leader and the twentieth century’s longest serving Prime Minister. Providing a balanced narrative and assessment of one of the most significant figures of the post-war era,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • Haters, Baiters and Would-Be Dictators

    Anti-Semitism and the UK Far Right, 1st Edition

    By Nick Toczek

    For fifty-five years, from 1919 until 1975, The Britons published Jew-hating literature. For the forty years until his death in 1948, the founder and president of The Britons, Henry Hamilton Beamish, devoted his life to touring the world as an obsessive preacher of this hatred. Using material he…

    Paperback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge

  • The Conservative Nation (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Gamble

    Since the 1880s, the Conservative party has been an important political force in Britain. In this study of Conservative ideology since the end of Second World War, first published in 1974, Andrew Gamble considers the nature of Conservative party opinion, and the factors that have accounted for its…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Official History of Britain and the Channel Tunnel

    1st Edition

    By Terry Gourvish

    Commissioned by the Cabinet Office and using hitherto untapped British Government records, this book presents an in-depth analysis of the successful project of 1986-94. This is a vivid portrayal of the complexities of quadripartite decision-making (two countries, plus the public and…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22
    Routledge

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