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Forthcoming British History Books

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  1. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. British Imperialism

    1688-2000, 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 August 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Britain's Imperial Retreat from China, 1919-31

    By Phoebe Chow

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Britain's relationship with China in the nineteenth and early twentieth century is often viewed in terms of gunboat diplomacy, unequal treaties, and the unrelenting pursuit of Britain's own commercial interests. This book, however, based on extensive original research, demonstrates that in Britain...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Business of Leisure in 20th Century Britain

    Pay and Play

    By Richard Coopey, Peter Lyth

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The leisure sector of developed economies continues to grow rapidly, this expansion building on existing forms of leisure economy to introduce entirely new enterprises, products and markets. Britain, the first industrial nation, is no exception, and business across a range of leisure sectors is now...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. British Foreign Policy since 1945

    By Mark Garnett, Simon Mabon, Robert Smith

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Britain, America and the Special Relationship since 1941

    By Brian McKercher

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Britain, America and the Special Relationship considers the informal but internationally significant alliance between Britain and the United States that has existed since the first years of the Second World War. First nurtured by Winston Churchill, after 1945 it strengthened in...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Constitution Making in Asia

    Decolonisation and State-Building in the Aftermath of the British Empire

    Edited by Harshan Kumarasingham

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This book examines the process of constitutional formation in the era of decolonisation and state building in Asia. Britain’s main imperial possessions in the region were granted independence in the 1940s and 1950s and needed to craft constitutions for their new states. Invariably the indigenous...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge