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Forthcoming British History Books

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  1. The Commonwealth and International Affairs

    The Round Table Centennial Selection

    Edited by Alex May

    The Round Table journal (now subtitled The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs) first appeared in 1910. The journal carried a number of articles recognised both by contemporaries and by historians as highly influential in the making of Commonwealth policy, including constitutional reform...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Women and the Victorian Occult

    Edited by Tatiana Kontou

    Increasingly, contemporary scholarship reveals the strong connection between Victorian women and the world of the nineteenth-century supernatural. Women were intrinsically bound to the occult and the esoteric from mediums who materialised spirits to the epiphanic experiences of the New Woman, from...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Irish Identities in Victorian Britain

    Edited by Roger Swift, Sheridan Gilley

    Recent studies of the experiences of Irish migrants in Victorian Britain have emphasized the significance of the themes of change, continuity, resistance and accommodation in the creation of a rich and diverse migrant culture within which a variety of Irish identities co-existed and sometimes...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Ayahs, Lascars and Princes

    The Story of Indians in Britain 1700-1947

    By Rozina Visram

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    People from the Indian sub-continent have been in Britain since the end of the seventeenth century. The presence of princes and maharajahs is well documented but this book, first published in 1986, was the first account of the ordinary people in Britain. This book will be of interest to students of...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge