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Forthcoming British History Books

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  1. 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 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Thoughts on Indian Discontents (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edwyn Bevan

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1929, this title presents some reflections from one of the leading cultural commenters of his day, Edwyn Bevan, on the notoriously controversial subject of burgeoning Indian Nationalism during the twilight of the British Empire. Bevan’s analysis of the peculiarities, tensions...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. A Modern Symposium

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1905, A Modern Symposium presents a record of a discussion between men at the Seekers club- a now extinct, but then famous, club for men prominent in politics or in the professions- that used to meet fortnightly to listen to, and discuss papers on varying subjects. The group...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Justice and Liberty

    A Political Dialogue

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1908, this book takes the form of a discussion between Henry Martin- a professor, Charles Stuart- a banker, and Sir John Harington- a gentleman of leisure, on politics and civilisation. The speakers discuss many topics ranging from forms of society (such as oligarchy or democracy...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Searching for Lord Haw-Haw

    The Political Lives of William Joyce

    By Colin Holmes

    Series: Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

    Searching for Lord Haw-Haw is an authoritative account of the political lives of William Joyce. He became notorious as a fascist, an anti-Semite and then as a Second World War traitor when, assuming the persona of Lord Haw-Haw, he acted as a radio propagandist for the Nazis. It is an endlessly...

    To Be Published September 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 'Rogues and Vagabonds'

    Vagrant Underworld in Britain 1815-1985

    By Lionel Rose

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this lively social history, first published in 1988, Lionel Rose explores in detail the plight of the street poor between 1815 and 1985. He describes the Victorian ‘Rogues and Vagabonds’ who made elicit peddling, begging frauds and other petty crime their profession. He considers the relevant...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Plots and Paranoia

    A History of Political Espionage in Britain 1790-1988

    By Bernard Porter

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Britain’s secret state exists to protect her from ‘enemies within’. It has always aroused controversy; on the one hand it is credited with preventing wars, revolutions and terrorism and on the other it is accused of subverting democratically elected governments and luring innocents to death. What...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Chime Child

    or Somerset Singers

    By Ruth L. Tongue

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

    Originally published in 1968. The author, a well-known contemporary and friend of folklorist Katharine M. Briggs, collected a tremendous store of folk music material over many years and eventually decided to put some of it on permanent record. This book comprises a cross-section of rescued melodies...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Village Song & Culture

    A Study Based on the Blunt Collection of Song from Adderbury North Oxfordshire

    By Michael Pickering

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

    Originally published in 1982. The songs on which this study is based were once vibrant in the throats and ears and minds of living people. This book examines the songs and their meanings in relation to the lives of those people, and relates them to the cultural tradition and practice of which they...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge