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Forthcoming British History Books

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  1. 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 October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Economic Effort of War (Routledge Revivals)

    By R. W. B. Clarke

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The course of economic events from the start of the Second World War satisfied no-one. The housewife was exasperated by the rise in food prices, thousands of workers faced unemployment, and businessmen were bewildered by the flood of regulations and decrees. In this book, first published in 1940, R...

    To Be Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Margaret Thatcher

    Edited by Tim Bale

    Series: Critical Evaluations of Key Political Leaders

    Margaret Thatcher (1925–2013) was the dominant British political leader of our age. No postwar prime minister has equalled the impact she made on modern British history, nor matched her influence on the European and world stages. But, as she becomes a historical figure, how to distinguish myth from...

    To Be Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Crime and Justice since 1750

    2nd Edition

    By Barry Godfrey, Paul Lawrence

    This book provides a comprehensive, introductory text for students taking courses in crime and criminal justice history. It covers all of the key historical topics central to an understanding of the current criminal justice system, including the development of the police, the courts and the...

    To Be Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Britain's Retreat from Empire in East Asia, 1905-1980

    Edited by Antony Best

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The decline of British power in Asia, from a high point in 1905, when Britain’s ally Japan had vanquished the Russian Empire, apparently reducing the perceived threat that Russia posed to British interests in India and China, to the end of the twentieth century, when British power had dwindled to...

    To Be Published November 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Death, Money and the Vultures (Routledge Revivals)

    Inheritance and Avarice 1660-1750

    By John Addy

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    By the latter half of the seventeenth century, the practice of drawing up a will had become commonplace, and people were increasingly encouraged to set down their final wishes in a ‘last will and testament’. Although intended to clarify ownership, these documents often provoked conflict amongst...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Sin & Society (Routledge Revivals)

    In the Seventeenth Century

    By John Addy

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1989, examines the social relationships and moral standards within the diocese of Chester throughout the seventeenth century. Using Church Court records as his main body of evidence, John Addy examines over 10 000 cases of moral offences, including fornication,...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Penury into Plenty

    Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England

    By Ayesha Mukherjee

    Series: Routledge Research in Early Modern History

    Penury into Plenty: Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England is an original examination of cultural meanings of dearth and famine in England at the turn of the sixteenth century. It focuses on the socio-economic and ecological crises of the 1590s, investigating the effects of...

    To Be Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Elizabethan Parliaments 1559-1601

    2nd Edition

    By Michael A.R. Graves, Roger Lockyer

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Michael Graves provides a clear summary of conflicting interpretations of Elizabethan parliaments and presents a new perspective, striking a balance between business and politics....

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Financial Revolution 1660 - 1750, The

    By Henry G. Roseveare

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The financial revolution marked the end of medieval England, and through the major institutions such as Lloyds and the Bank of England, laid the foundations on which England's emergence as a world power was based. The subsequent changes radically altered English politics, and this book aims to...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge