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  1. The History of Bethlem

    By Jonathan Andrews, Asa Briggs, Roy Porter, Penny Tucker, Keir Waddington

    Bethlem Hospital, popularly known as "Bedlam", is a unique institution. Now seven hundred and fifty years old, it has been continuously involved in the care of the mentally ill in London since at least the 1400s. As such it has a strong claim to be the oldest foundation in Europe with an unbroken...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Toynbee Hall (Routledge Revivals)

    The First Hundred Years

    By Asa Briggs, Anne Macartney

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1984, Toynbee Hall, The First Hundred Years is not just a centenary study, but a personal contribution to the continuing history of Toynbee Hall, which is the Universities’ settlement in East London, and an institution that has inspired respect and affection. Its pioneering role...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Modern Europe, 1789-Present

    2nd Edition

    By Asa Briggs, Patricia Clavin

    Now covering the whole of Europe from the French Revolution to the present day, this major new edition has been completely revised and brought up-to-date. The approach embraces the whole continent from both national and regional perspectives, and combines political survey with grass roots 'people'...

    Published April 25th 2003 by Routledge

  4. The Age of Improvement, 1783-1867

    2nd Edition

    By Asa Briggs

    Series: Silver Library

    The Age of Improvement has long established itself as a classic of modern historical writing. Widely read and quoted it has had a unique influence on teaching and research. This second edition draws on the great volume of new research - produced by Lord Briggs amongst others, since its...

    Published October 21st 1999 by Routledge

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