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Forthcoming British History Books

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  1. The Conservative Party and British Politics 1902 - 1951

    By Stuart Ball

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The history of the Conservative Party during the first half of the twentieth century was marked by crisis and controversy, from Joseph Chamberlain's tariff reform campaign through the Lloyd George coalition and the National Government between the wars to the defeat of 1945 and the post war recovery...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Alfred the Great

    War, Kingship and Culture in Anglo-Saxon England

    By Richard Abels

    Series: The Medieval World

    This biography of Alfred the Great, king of the West Saxons (871-899), combines a sensitive reading of the primary sources with a careful evaluation of the most recent scholarly research on the history and archaeology of ninth-century England. Alfred emerges from the pages of this biography as a...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Eighteenth-Century Town

    A Reader in English Urban History 1688-1820

    By Peter Borsay

    Series: Readers In English Urban History

    The eighteenth century represents a critical period in the transition of the English urban history, as the town of the early modern era involved into that of the industrial revolution; and since Britain was the 'first industrial nation', this transformation is of more-than-national significance for...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Attlee Governments 1945-1951

    By Kevin Jefferys

    Series: Seminar Studies

    In 1945 the Labour Government set about a major transformation of British society, Dr Jefferys's analyses the main changes and relates them to debates within the Labour party, on the nature of its aims and how best to achieve them....

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Anglo Saxon England and the Norman Conquest

    2nd Edition

    By H.R. Loyn

    Series: Social and Economic History of England

    This celebrated account of society and economy in England from the first Anglo-Saxon settlements in the fifth century to the immediate aftermath of the Norman Conquest has been a standard text since it first appeared in 1962. This long-awaited second edition incorporates the fruits of 30 years of...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Labouring Classes in Early Industrial England, 1750-1850

    By John Rule

    Series: Themes In British Social History

    This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date synthesis of current research on the social conditions, experiences and reactions of working people during the period 1750 - 1850....

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. War and Society in Britain 1899-1948

    By Rex Pope

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Rex Pope reassesses the impact of war on the political and social structures of British society during the first half of the twentieth century, and introduces the reader to current debates about the relationship between war and change....

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. King Stephen

    3rd Edition

    By Ralph Henry Carless Davies

    This well-known text, the standard account of the subject, is essential reading for students and scholars of the Norman period from undergraduate level upwards, and was hailed on first publication as: " a landmark in twelfth-century studies." Written in the form of a biography this completely...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Ruling England, 1042-1217

    By Richard Huscroft

    A new history of post-conquest England which makes the new kingdom accessible through a focus on its kings and how it was ruled, featuring the empire building dynasties. The central theme of the book is the rise and fall of English kingship during this period and at its heart is the central...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge