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Forthcoming British History Books

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  1. Early Tudor Parliaments 1485-1558

    By Michael A.R. Graves

    Series: Seminar Studies

    This excellent survey looks at the workings of parliament under the first four Tudor monarchs. After an introductory first section which looks at parliament's medieval origins, the author then considers all aspects of early parliamentary history - including the historiography of the early Tudor...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Politics under the Later Stuarts

    Party Conflict in a Divided Society 1660-1715

    By Tim Harris

    Series: Studies In Modern History

    The first major study of party conflict in England over the later Stuart period from the reign of Charles II to its culmination under Anne. Tim Harris shows how the party configuration of subsequent British politics emerged in these crucial years. He deals not only with high politics and with the...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Researching Local History

    The Human Journey

    By M. Williams

    Series: Approaches to Local History

    This practical but inspiring book considers what local history is, why researching it is valuable and rewarding, and how we should go about it. Issues addressed include: getting oral and documentary evidence; keeping records; the nature of data, information and knowledge; and their use to create...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Scotland before the Industrial Revolution

    An Economic and Social History c.1050-c. 1750

    By Ian D. Whyte

    Series: Longman Economic and Social History of Britain

    This splendid portrait of medieval and early modern Scotland through to the Union and its aftermath has no current rival in chronological range, thematic scope and richness of detail. Ian Whyte pays due attention to the wide regional variations within Scotland itself and to the distinctive elements...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Reign of Mary Tudor

    Politics, Government and Religion in England 1553-58

    By D.M. Loades

    `...by far the best overall history of the reign to date.'American Historical ReviewWithin a chronological framework, David Loades adopts a thematic approach to the reign....

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Conservative Party and British Politics 1902 - 1951

    By Stuart Ball

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The history of the Conservative Party during the first half of the twentieth century was marked by crisis and controversy, from Joseph Chamberlain's tariff reform campaign through the Lloyd George coalition and the National Government between the wars to the defeat of 1945 and the post war recovery...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Alfred the Great

    War, Kingship and Culture in Anglo-Saxon England

    By Richard Abels

    Series: The Medieval World

    This biography of Alfred the Great, king of the West Saxons (871-899), combines a sensitive reading of the primary sources with a careful evaluation of the most recent scholarly research on the history and archaeology of ninth-century England. Alfred emerges from the pages of this biography as a...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Eighteenth-Century Town

    A Reader in English Urban History 1688-1820

    By Peter Borsay

    Series: Readers In English Urban History

    The eighteenth century represents a critical period in the transition of the English urban history, as the town of the early modern era involved into that of the industrial revolution; and since Britain was the 'first industrial nation', this transformation is of more-than-national significance for...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Attlee Governments 1945-1951

    By Kevin Jefferys

    Series: Seminar Studies

    In 1945 the Labour Government set about a major transformation of British society, Dr Jefferys's analyses the main changes and relates them to debates within the Labour party, on the nature of its aims and how best to achieve them....

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Anglo Saxon England and the Norman Conquest

    2nd Edition

    By H.R. Loyn

    Series: Social and Economic History of England

    This celebrated account of society and economy in England from the first Anglo-Saxon settlements in the fifth century to the immediate aftermath of the Norman Conquest has been a standard text since it first appeared in 1962. This long-awaited second edition incorporates the fruits of 30 years of...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge