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Forthcoming Books

  1. Britain and the 1918-19 Influenza Pandemic

    A Dark Epilogue

    By Niall Johnson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    Between August 1918 and March 1919 a flu pandemic spread across the globe and in just under a year 40 million people had died from the virus worldwide. This is the first book to provide a total history and seriously analyze the British experiences during that time.The book provides the most...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Reginald McKenna

    Financier among Statesmen, 1863–1916

    By Martin Farr

    Series: British Politics and Society

    Reginald McKenna has never been the subject of scholarly attention. This was partly due to his own preference for appearing at the periphery of events even when ostensibly at the centre, and the absence of a significant collection of private papers. This new book redresses the neglect of this...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Violence and Crime in Nineteenth Century England

    The Shadow of our Refinement

    By J. Carter Wood

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern British History

    This book illuminates the origins and development of violence as a social issue by examining a critical period in the evolution of attitudes towards violence. It explores the meaning of violence through an accessible mixture of detailed empirical research and a broad survey of cutting-edge...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Lord Salisbury

    By Dr E David Steele

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. British Foreign Policy 1874-1914

    The Role of India

    By Sneh Mahajan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    A challenging analysis of British Foreign Policy is provided at a time when Britain possessed the biggest Empire that humankind has ever known. In this Empire India had a unique position, comprising 97 per cent of Britain's Asiatic Empire. All British statesmen deemed it essential to maintain their...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Marxism in Britain

    Dissent, Decline and Re-emergence 1945-c.2000

    By Keith Laybourn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern British History

    Since the Second World War, Marxism in Britain has declined almost to the point of oblivion. The Communist Party of Great Britain had more than 50,000 members in the early 1940s, but less than 5,000 when it disbanded in 1991. Dissenting and Trotskyist organisations experienced a very similar...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Strangers Settled Here Amongst Us

    Policies, Perceptions and the Presence of Aliens in Elizabethan England

    By Laura Hunt Yungblut

    During the reign of Elizabeth I, large numbers of aliens immigrated into England for various reasons, most notably to escape religious persecution and the wars that wrecked the Continent in the sixteenth century. Much like governments facing immigration issues today, England's governors struggled...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Uniting the Kingdom?

    The Making of British History

    Edited by Alexander Grant, Keith Stringer

    In Uniting the Kingdom? a group of the most distinguished historians from Britain and Ireland assemble to consider the question of British identity spanning the period from the Middle Ages to the present. Traditional chronological and regional frontiers are broken down as medievalists, early...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Monarchy and Matrimony

    The Courtships of Elizabeth I

    By Susan Doran

    Monarchy and Matrimony is the first comprehensive study of Elizabeth I's courtships. Susan Doran argues that the cult of the `Virgin Queen' was invented by her ministers, and that Elizabeth was forced into celibacy by political necessity. Doran's detailed examination of the different suits is based...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Victorian Labour History

    Experience, Identity and the Politics of Representation

    By John Host

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge