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  1. Accountancy and Empire

    The British Legacy of Professional Organization

    Edited by Chris Poullaos, Suki Sian

    This book brings together, for the first time, studies of the professionalisation of accountancy in key constituent territories of the British Empire. The late nineteenth century was a period of intensive activity in terms of both imperialism and professionalisation. A team of expert contributors...

    To Be Published August 17th 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 August 21st 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 August 21st 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 August 21st 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 August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. What Did The Baby Boomers Ever Do For Us?

    By Francis Beckett

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 2010, this book explores the legacy of the baby boomers: the generation who, born in the aftermath of the Second World War, came of age in the radical sixties where for the first time since the War, there was freedom, money, and safe sex. In this book, Francis Beckett argues that...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Stalin's British Victims

    By Francis Beckett

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 2004, this book tells the stories of four remarkable British women, whose lives were scorched by Stalin’s purges. One was shot as a spy; one nearly died as a slave labourer in Kazakhstan; and two saw their husbands taken away to the gulag and had to spirit their small children...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Roman Britain (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Edward H. Jones, Michael Hayhoe, Beryl Jones

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Roman Britain, first published in 1972, gives the young reader a vivid impression of the British Isles immediately preceding, during and after the Roman occupation, which lasted for 400 years. Using a selection of extracts, both historical and imaginative, it offer a suitably comprehensive account...

    To Be Published August 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Capital Punishment in Twentieth-Century Britain

    Audience, Justice, Memory

    By Lizzie Seal

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Capital punishment for murder was abolished in Britain in 1965. At this time, the way people in Britain perceived and understood the death penalty had changed – it was an issue that had become increasingly controversial, high-profile and fraught with emotion. In order to understand why this was, it...

    To Be Published September 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. The English Revolution and the Roots of Environmental Change

    The Changing Concept of the Land in Early Modern England

    By George Yerby

    Series: Routledge Research in Early Modern History

    This study brings a new perspective to a pivotal debate: the causes of the English Revolution. It pinpoints the economic motives behind the opposition to the crown, and shows their connection to the changing mind-set and political transitions of the time. Distinctively, it identifies the radicalism...

    To Be Published September 4th 2015 by Routledge