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  • John Lilburne and the Levellers

    Reappraising the Roots of English Radicalism 400 Years On, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Rees

    John Lilburne (1615–1657), or 'Freeborn John' as he was called by the London crowd, was an important political agitator during the English Revolution. He was one of the leading figures in the Levellers, the short-lived but highly influential radical sect that called for law reform, religious…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • Shelley and the Romantic Revolution

    1st Edition

    By F.A. Lea

    First published in 1945. In this work the author seeks to correct the misinterpretation and incorrect labelling of Shelley’s thought. While not neglecting Shelley as a poet, this book focuses on his contributions made to the general movement of political and philosophical thought of his era and by…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge
    RLE: Percy Shelley

  • An East End Legacy

    Essays in Memory of William J Fishman, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Holmes, Anne J Kershen

    An East End Legacy is a memorial volume for William J Fishman, whose seminal works on the East End of London in the late nineteenth century have served as a vital starting point for much of the later work on the various complex web of relations in that quarter of the capital. A variety of leading…

    Paperback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • Contemporary Left Antisemitism

    1st Edition

    By David Hirsh

    Today’s antisemitism is difficult to recognize because it does not come dressed in a Nazi uniform and it does not openly proclaim its hatred or fear of Jews. This book looks at the kind of antisemitism which is tolerated or which goes unacknowledged in apparently democratic spaces: trade unions,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07
    Routledge

  • Centralisation, Devolution and the Future of Local Government in England

    1st Edition

    By Steve Leach, John Stewart, George Jones

    English local government is in a state of decline after 40 years of incremental but cumulative centralisation by central government. This book is the first to directly address this trend's impact upon the institution of local government, a crucial element in the democratic viability of a unitary…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in British Politics

  • Wellington after Waterloo

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12
    Routledge

  • Politics and Progress

    A Survey of the Problems of Today, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Record of the National Government

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12
    Routledge

  • An Indiscreet Chronicle from the Pacific

    1st Edition

    By Putnam Weale

    The Anglo-Japanese Alliance Treaty was first signed in January 1902 and was seen as a major milestone in diplomatic relations as well as seeing an end to Great Britain’s ‘Splendid Isolation’ policy. Originally published in 1922, Weale’s study aims to outline the steps taken to bring about the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12
    Routledge

  • Gender, Governance and Feminist Analysis

    Missing in Action?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine M Hudson, Malin Rönnblom, Katherine Teghtsoonian

    This edited volume presents critical scholarship analysing governance practices in diverse jurisdictions in Europe and North America, at multiple scales, and in relation to several different arenas of policy and practice. The contributors address shortcomings in the mainstream literature on…

    Hardback – 2017-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • Contingencies, Resilience and Legal Constitutionalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clive Walker

    Contingency planning and resilience are of prime importance to the late modern risk society, with implications for law and for governance arrangements. Our risk society continues to seek ever more complex and detailed risk mitigation responses by law, including the UK’s Civil Contingencies Act 2004…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Plots and Paranoia

    A History of Political Espionage in Britain 1790-1988, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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