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New and Published Books

  1. Ayahs, Lascars and Princes

    The Story of Indians in Britain 1700-1947

    By Rozina Visram

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    People from the Indian sub-continent have been in Britain since the end of the seventeenth century. The presence of princes and maharajahs is well documented but this book, first published in 1986, was the first account of the ordinary people in Britain. This book will be of interest to students of...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Scotland and the Caribbean, c.1740-1833

    Atlantic Archipelagos

    By Michael Morris

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    This book participates in the modern recovery of the memory of the long-forgotten relationship between Scotland and the Caribbean. Drawing on theoretical paradigms of world literature and transnationalism, it argues that Caribbean slavery profoundly shaped Scotland’s economic, social and cultural...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Spaces for Feeling

    Emotions and Sociabilities in Britain, 1650-1850

    Edited by Susan Broomhall

    Spaces for Feeling explores how English and Scottish people experienced sociabilities and socialities from 1650 to 1850, and investigates their operation through emotional practices and particular spaces. The collection highlights the forms, practices, and memberships of these varied spaces for...

    Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Henry VIII

    2nd Edition

    By Lucy Wooding

    Series: Routledge Historical Biographies

    This new edition of Lucy Wooding’s Henry VIII is fully revised and updated to provide an insightful and original portrait of one of England’s most unforgettable monarchs and the many paradoxes of his character and reign. Henry was a Renaissance prince whose Court dazzled with artistic display, yet...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Control of Enemy Alien Civilians in Great Britain, 1914-1918 (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. C. Bird

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1986, examines the evolution and application of the policies of wartime governments designed to deal with the danger to national security thought to be posed by enemy alien residents, and considers the social and political forces which helped shape these policies. The...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Japanese Community in Pre-War Britain

    From Integration to Disintegration

    By Keiko Itoh

    Explores the origins of the community, and compares the experience of the Japanese to that of other national groups. The book discusses the community's involvement in the arts, religion and sport; intermarriage; and the second generation, and concludes by considering the impact of deteriorating...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Crime in England 1815-1880

    Experiencing the criminal justice system

    By Helen Johnston

    Series: History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

    Crime in England, 1815-1880 provides a unique insight into views on crime and criminality and the operation of the criminal justice system in England from the early to the late nineteenth century. This book examines the perceived problem and causes of crime, views about offenders and the...

    Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. English Life and Manners in the Later Middle Ages (Routledge Revivals)

    By Annie Abram

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Annie Abram was born in London in 1869 and died in Sussex in 1930. As an historian, she contributed significantly to the twentieth-century historiography of late medieval England, researching the social, cultural and religious mores of the English laity and clergy. This title, first published in...

    Published January 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Markets and Manufacture in Early Industrial Europe (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by MAXINE Berg

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This edited collection, first published in 1991, focuses on the commercial relations, marketing structures and development of consumption that accompanied early industrial expansion. The papers examine aspects of industrial structure and work organisation, including women’s work, and highlight the...

    Published January 18th 2015 by Routledge