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Forthcoming British History Books

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  1. Sixties Britain

    Culture, Society and Politics

    By Mark Donnelly

    Sixties Britain provides a more nuanced and engaging history of Britain. This book analyses the main social, political, cultural and economic changes Britain undertook as well as focusing on the 'silent majority' who were just as important as the rebellious students, the residents if Soho...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Health and Society in Twentieth Century Britain

    By Helen Jones

    Series: Themes In British Social History

    Few things tell us more of a nation's general well-being than the development of the life-expectancy of its citizens; the rising standards of health that they come to demand; and how evenly that improvement is shared throughout society. Helen Jones examines the record of twentieth-century Britain...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. A History of British Surnames

    By Richard Mckinley

    Series: Approaches to Local History

    Aiming to avoid technical terminology, Richard McKinley provides an introduction to the history of hereditary surnames in Britain from their first appearance to the present day. Devoting a chapter to each of the main categories of name, he enables readers to set the facts they discover about their...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge