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  1. 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...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth Century England

    By McLynn Frank

    McLynn provides the first comprehensive view of crime and its consequences in the eighteenth century: why was England notorious for violence? Why did the death penalty prove no deterrent? Was it a crude means of redistributing wealth?...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Haters, Baiters and Would-Be Dictators

    Anti-Semitism and the UK Far-Right

    By Nick Toczek

    Anti-Semitism has been a persistent feature of far-right movements in the UK. In this groundbreaking study, acclaimed author Nick Toczek, traces the history of anti-Jewish prejudice from its origins within the Britons society through the fascist groups of the 1930s to its post war manifestations in...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Birth of Industrial Britain

    1750-1850, 2nd Edition

    By Kenneth Morgan

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The Industrial Revolution had a profound and lasting effect on socioeconomic and cultural conditions in Britain.The Birth of Industrial Britain examines the impact of early industrialisation on British society in the century before 1850, coinciding with Britain’s transition from a late...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Atlantic Connection

    A History of the Atlantic World, 1450-1900

    By Anna Suranyi

    Focusing on the interconnections of the Atlantic world from 1450-1900, The Atlantic Connection examines the major themes of Atlantic history. During this period, ships, goods, diseases, human beings and ideas flowed across the ocean, tying together the Atlantic basin in a complex web of...

    To Be Published May 20th 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...

    To Be Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    To Be Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 May 28th 2015 by Routledge