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  1. The Police and the Expansion of Public Order Law in Britain, 1829-2014

    By Iain Channing

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Incidences of public disorder, and the manner in which they have been suppressed, have repeatedly ignited debate on the role of policing, the effectiveness of current legislation and the implications for human rights and civil liberties. These same issues have reverberated throughout British...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Foundations of the Modern Post Office (8-vol. EP set)

    Edited by Megumi Arai

    - This is a facsimile reprint collection of eight books on the British Post Office, originally published during a period of rapid modernization. - Written mainly by those who worked for the Post Office, or who were closely involved in the early development of postal systems, and based on their...

    Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Provincial Towns (6-vol. EP set)

    Edited by Kota Ito

    - This is the first collection of a new Eureka Press series which reprints in facsimile the local town handbooks published in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries on the occasion of the annual conference of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. - The first collection...

    Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Modern Traveller (6-vol. EP set)

    Edited by Noriyuki Harada

    This is the third part of a successful facsimile series which reprints The Modern Traveller, originally published in 30 volumes between 1825 and 1829. --Edited by Josiah Conder, known as the editor of journals like The Eclectic Review or The Patriot, The Modern Traveller was a successful series of...

    Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. A Dictionary of Abbreviations

    With Especial Attention to War-Time Abbreviations

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1942, this dictionary was designed to help civilians and members of H.M. forces to make their way amid the jungle of wartime abbreviations. The preface notes that newspaper readers, sailors, soldiers and airmen had to thrust themselves, like explorers, into these abbreviations in...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Henry VI

    By David Grummitt

    Series: Routledge Historical Biographies

    In this new assessment of Henry VI, David Grummitt synthesizes a wealth of detailed research into Lancastrian England that has taken place throughout the last three decades to provide a fresh appraisal of the house’s last King. The biography places Henry in the context of Lancastrian political...

    Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Transport Revolution 1770-1985

    By Dr Philip Bagwell, Philip Bagwell

    For the new edition of this classic book Professor Bagwell has included an examination of transport developments since 1974 and particularly the radical changes in policy introduced by Thatcher governments since 1979. The inclusion of a large number of maps, tables and figures, and contemporary...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Secondary Education in England 1870-1902

    Public Activity and Private Enterprise

    By Prof John Roach, John Roach

    In this comprehensive and extensively researched history, John Roach argues for a reassessment of the relative importance of State regulation and private provision. Although the public schools enjoyed their greatest prestige during this period, in terms of educational reform and progress their...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. British Medicine in an Age of Reform

    By Roger French, Andrew Wear

    British Medicine in an Age of Reform, charts the nature and dynamics of the radical changes which occurred between 1780 and 1850 - a great turning point in British medicine. Medicine was reformed just as politics was being reformed. It became a recognizable profession, and at the same time there...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Commonwealth and International Affairs

    The Round Table Centennial Selection

    Edited by Alex May

    The Round Table journal (now subtitled The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs) first appeared in 1910. The journal carried a number of articles recognised both by contemporaries and by historians as highly influential in the making of Commonwealth policy, including constitutional reform...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge