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  1. The Companion to British History

    By Charles Arnold-Baker

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1996, this comprehensive guide to the history of Britain and its peoples will be indispensable reading for the general enthusiast, as well as students. It is packed full of fascinating detail on everything from Hadrian’s Wall to the Black Death to Tony Blair. The book was...

    To Be Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. British Spy Fiction and the End of Empire

    By Sam Goodman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    The spy novel is typically perceived to encompass ideologies of nationhood, national public concern and the prevalence and preference for tradition inherent to post-war British society. Spaces of Security examines the popular spy novel in Britain at this time and suggests that spy fiction...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Tudor Rebellions

    6th Edition

    By Anthony Fletcher, Diarmaid MacCulloch

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Tudor Rebellions, now in its sixth edition, gives a chronological account of the major rebellions against the Tudor monarchy from the reign of King Henry VII until the death of Queen Elizabeth I in 1603. It also throws light on some of the main themes of Tudor history, including the dynasty’s...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Between Empire and Europe

    Intellectuals and the Nation in Britain and France During the Cold War

    By Lucia Bonfreschi, Marzia Maccaferri

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Between the end of WWII and the end of the Cold War, the international roles of France and Great Britain changed dramatically. Major international powers were now states much bigger than European nations in terms of population, wealth, military capacity. Analyzing the international political...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Rural Disorder and Police Reform in Ireland, 1812-36

    By Galen Broeker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

    In this book which was first published in 1970, author Galen Broeker traces the events of a crucial period in the struggle of the British government to bring law and order to rural Ireland. He demonstrates that throughout the forty years following the union a major challenge to government in...

    To Be Published August 23rd 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 25th 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 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. British Imperialism

    1688-2015, 3rd Edition

    By P.J. Cain, A. G. Hopkins

    A milestone in the understanding of British history and imperialism, this ground-breaking book radically reinterprets the course of modern economic development and the causes of overseas expansion during the past three centuries. Employing their concept of 'gentlemanly capitalism', the authors draw...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. A History of Sports Coaching in Britain

    Overcoming Amateurism

    By Dave Day, Tegan Carpenter

    Series: Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

    At the London Olympics in 2012 Team GB achieved a third place finish in the medals table. A key factor in this achievement was the high standard of contemporary British sports coaching. But how has British sports coaching transitioned from the amateur to the professional, and what can the hitherto...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge