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Forthcoming British History Books

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  1. Lord Salisbury

    By Dr E David Steele

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Shame and the Anti-Feminist Backlash

    Britain, Ireland and Australia, 1890-1920

    By Sharon Crozier-De Rosa

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    This book places the concept of shame within a historical context. It examines how this emotion was used by popular writers (especially female writers) in the widespread backlash against feminism at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth century, in Britain, Ireland and Australia....

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Empire, Industry and Class

    The Imperial Nexus of Jute, 1840-1940

    By Anthony Cox

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    Presenting a new approach towards the social history of working classes in the imperial context, this book looks at the formation of working classes in Scotland and Bengal. It analyses the trajectory of labour market formation, labour supervision, cultures of labour and class formation between two...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 August 26th 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. Empire Boys: Adventures in a Man's World

    By Joseph Bristow

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature

    Originally published in 1991. Focusing on ‘boys' own’ literature, this book examines the reasons why such a distinct type of combative masculinity developed during the heyday of the British Empire. This book reveals the motives that produced this obsessive focus on boyhood. In Victorian Britain...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. From Brown to Bunter

    The Life and Death of the School Story

    By P. W. Musgrave

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature

    Originally published in 1985. This is a fascinating account of the life cycle of a minor literary genre, the boys’ school story. It discusses early nineteenth-century precursors of the school story – didactic works with such revealing titles as The Parents’ Assistant – and goes on to examine in...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge