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  1. Grey Funnel Lines

    Traditional Song & Verse of the Royal Navy, 1900-1970

    By Cyril Tawney

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

    Originally published in 1987. In this book we find songs reflecting every aspect of life in the twentieth-century Royal Navy, both upper and lower deck: war, ship’s routine, aviation, submarines, the antics of dockyard personnel, not to mention the matelot’s shore-going adventures, both amorous and...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Old Songs of Skye

    Frances Tolmie and Her Circle

    By Ethel Bassin

    Edited by Derek Bowman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

    Originally published in 1977. Frances Tolmie (1840-1926) was one of the foremost Gaelic folklore and folksong experts. This account of her life and work places her unique contribution to human song against a full personal, historical and cultural background. The book includes a selection of the...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Library Editions: Racism and Fascism

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

    This set gathers together a collection of out-of-print titles, all classics in their field. Reissued for the first time in some years, they offer an insightful reference resource to a variety of topics. From Professor Colin Holmes’s groundbreaking studies of racism in British society, to Professor...

    To Be Published October 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The British Empire and the First World War

    Edited by Ashley Jackson

    The British Empire played a crucial part in the First World War, supplying hundreds of thousands of soldiers and labourers as well as a range of essential resources, from foodstuffs to minerals, mules, and munitions. In turn, many imperial territories were deeply affected by wartime phenomena, such...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. British Foreign Policy since 1945

    By Mark Garnett, Simon Mabon, Robert Smith

    This text combines an historical and thematic approach to the study of British Foreign Policy since the second World in order to make accessible the principal events and dynamics within a broader historical and cultural context. Key features: assumes no pre-existing specialist knowledge of...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Wilfred Owen (Routledge Revivals)

    Selected Poetry and Prose

    Edited by Jennifer Breen

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1988, this annotated selection of Wilfred Owen’s poetry and prose provides a comprehensive one-volume text of his best work. As well as the war poems, it includes illuminating early pieces such as ‘Impressionist’ and ‘Little Claus and Big Claus’, which illustrate Owen’s early...

    To Be Published November 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Haters, Baiters and Would-Be Dictators

    Anti-Semitism and the UK Far-Right

    By Nick Toczek

    For fifty-five years, from 1919 until 1975, The Britons published Jew-hating literature. For the forty years until his death in 1948, the founder and president of The Britons, Henry Hamilton Beamish, devoted his life to touring the world as an obsessive preacher of this hatred. Using material he...

    To Be Published November 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Conservative Nation (Routledge Revivals)

    By Andrew Gamble

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Since the 1880s, the Conservative party has been an important political force in Britain. In this study of Conservative ideology since the end of Second World War, first published in 1974, Andrew Gamble considers the nature of Conservative party opinion, and the factors that have accounted for its...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The British World and the Five Rings

    Essays in British Imperialism and the Modern Olympic Movement

    Edited by Erik Nielsen, Matthew Llewellyn

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    Prior to the outbreak of World War II, the British presided over the largest Empire in world history, a vast transoceanic and transcontinental realm of dominions, colonies, protectorates and mandates that covered over one-quarter of the world’s land mass and comprised a population of over 450-...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge