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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 August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Roman Britain (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Edward H. Jones, Michael Hayhoe, Beryl Jones

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Roman Britain, first published in 1972, gives the young reader a vivid impression of the British Isles immediately preceding, during and after the Roman occupation, which lasted for 400 years. Using a selection of extracts, both historical and imaginative, it offer a suitably comprehensive account...

    To Be Published August 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 1st 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. The British Empire and the First World War

    Edited by Ashley Jackson

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Britain, America and the Special Relationship since 1941

    By B. J. C. 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