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  1. Prostitution

    Prevention and Reform in England, 1860-1914

    By Dr Paula Bartley, Paula Bartley

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    Prostitution: Prevention and Reform in England, 1860-1914 is the first comprehensive overview of attempts to eradicate prostitution from English society, including discussion of early attempts at reform and prevention through to the campaigns of the social purists.Prostitution looks in depth at the...

    Published October 27th 1999 by Routledge

  2. The Longman Companion to Renaissance Europe, 1390-1530

    By Stella Fletcher

    Series: Longman Companions To History

    This new Companion is the ideal reference guide. It fills a gap by providing an authoritative but accessible reference on political, economic, religious, social, as well as cultural developments in this crucial period. It contains information on all major topics including the church, war and...

    Published October 21st 1999 by Routledge

  3. Landmarks in Western Science

    From Prehistory to the Atomic Age

    By Peter Whitfield

    Richly illustrated and eminently readable, this fascinating account helps us better understand how scientific ideas have been circulated and received at different periods in history as it reveals the sequence of faltering steps mankind has taken in an effort to better understand the world around us....

    Published October 20th 1999 by Routledge

  4. British Foreign and Imperial Policy 1865–1919

    By Graham Goodlad

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    British Foreign and Imperial Policy explores Britains role in International Affairs from the age of Gladstone and Disraeli to the end of the First World War, exploring such themes as Britain's involvement in the Scramble for Africa, the Anglo-Boer War, the foreign policy of Lord Salisbury and the...

    Published October 20th 1999 by Routledge

  5. 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 20th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Marvell

    The Writer in Public Life

    By Annabel M. Patterson

    Series: Longman Medieval and Renaissance Library

    Marvell: The Writer in Public Life is substantially revised from Professor Patterson's well received 1978 study, including a new introduction and new chapter on Marvell and secret history. This important study provides an up to date perspective on a writer still thought of merely as the author of...

    Published October 17th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Newspapers and English Society 1695-1855

    By Hannah Barker

    Series: Themes In British Social History

    This lively new study covers the dramatic expansion of the press from the seventeenth century to the mid nineteenth century. Hannah Barker explores the factors behind the rise of newspapers to a major force helping to reflect and shape public opinion and altering the way in which politics operated...

    Published October 17th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Ireland in Conflict 1922-1998

    By T.G. Fraser

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    Ireland in Conflict, 1922-1998 sets out the main political, economic and social developments in Ireland, north and south of the border, since the 1922 treaty. This book explains the troubles in their context and examines the underlying tensions which led to prolonged violence after a period of...

    Published October 13th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Reluctant Europeans

    Britain and European Integration 1945-1998

    By David Gowland, Arthur Turner

    During the past fifty years few issues in British politics have generated such heated controversy as Britain's approach to European integration. Why has Europe had such an explosive impact on British politics? What impelled British policymakers to embrace a European destiny and why did they take...

    Published October 12th 1999 by Routledge

  10. The Classic Rock and Roll Reader

    Rock Music from Its Beginnings to the Mid-1970s

    By William E Studwell, David Lonergan

    The Classic Rock and Roll Reader: Rock Music from Its Beginnings to the Mid-1970s is chock full of entertaining essays to inform and delight you about an era that shaped our culture and future musical trends. This unique book will surprise and enchant even the most zealous music buff with facts and...

    Published October 6th 1999 by Routledge