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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. '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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Refugees and Cultural Transfer to Britain

    Edited by Stefan Manz, Panikos Panayi

    This book is the first to focus specifically upon the relationship between refugees and intercultural transfer over an extensive period of time. Since circa 1830, a series of groups have made their way to Britain, beginning with exiles from the failed European revolutions of the mid-nineteenth...

    To Be Published October 18th 2015 by Routledge