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Forthcoming British History Books

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  1. 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 November 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Penury into Plenty

    Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England

    By Ayesha Mukherjee

    Series: Routledge Research in Early Modern History

    Penury into Plenty: Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England is an original examination of cultural meanings of dearth and famine in England at the turn of the sixteenth century. It focuses on the socio-economic and ecological crises of the 1590s, investigating the effects of...

    To Be Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Elizabethan Parliaments 1559-1601

    2nd Edition

    By Michael A.R. Graves, Roger Lockyer

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Michael Graves provides a clear summary of conflicting interpretations of Elizabethan parliaments and presents a new perspective, striking a balance between business and politics....

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Financial Revolution 1660 - 1750, The

    By Henry G. Roseveare

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The financial revolution marked the end of medieval England, and through the major institutions such as Lloyds and the Bank of England, laid the foundations on which England's emergence as a world power was based. The subsequent changes radically altered English politics, and this book aims to...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Sixties Britain

    Culture, Society and Politics

    By Mark Donnelly

    Sixties Britain provides a more nuanced and engaging history of Britain. This book analyses the main social, political, cultural and economic changes Britain undertook as well as focusing on the 'silent majority' who were just as important as the rebellious students, the residents if Soho...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Health and Society in Twentieth Century Britain

    By Helen Jones

    Series: Themes In British Social History

    Few things tell us more of a nation's general well-being than the development of the life-expectancy of its citizens; the rising standards of health that they come to demand; and how evenly that improvement is shared throughout society. Helen Jones examines the record of twentieth-century Britain...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. A History of British Surnames

    By Richard Mckinley

    Series: Approaches to Local History

    Aiming to avoid technical terminology, Richard McKinley provides an introduction to the history of hereditary surnames in Britain from their first appearance to the present day. Devoting a chapter to each of the main categories of name, he enables readers to set the facts they discover about their...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Early Tudor Parliaments 1485-1558

    By Michael A.R. Graves

    Series: Seminar Studies

    This excellent survey looks at the workings of parliament under the first four Tudor monarchs. After an introductory first section which looks at parliament's medieval origins, the author then considers all aspects of early parliamentary history - including the historiography of the early Tudor...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Politics under the Later Stuarts

    Party Conflict in a Divided Society 1660-1715

    By Tim Harris

    Series: Studies In Modern History

    The first major study of party conflict in England over the later Stuart period from the reign of Charles II to its culmination under Anne. Tim Harris shows how the party configuration of subsequent British politics emerged in these crucial years. He deals not only with high politics and with the...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Researching Local History

    The Human Journey

    By M. Williams

    Series: Approaches to Local History

    This practical but inspiring book considers what local history is, why researching it is valuable and rewarding, and how we should go about it. Issues addressed include: getting oral and documentary evidence; keeping records; the nature of data, information and knowledge; and their use to create...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge