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Forthcoming British History Books

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  1. Scotland and Tourism

    By Alistair Durie

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

  2. The Supernatural in Tudor and Stuart England

    By Darren Oldridge

    The Supernatural in Tudor and Stuart England visits the boundaries between the natural and the otherworldly in a culture profoundly different to our own. In the opening chapters, the book offers readers a framework for understanding this culture by placing supernatural beliefs in the context of the...

    To Be Published March 15th 2016 by Routledge

  3. Crime, Violence and Visibility

    Gendering Understandings of Violence, Disorder and Protest in England and Wales 1784-2010

    By Judith Rowbotham

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Though there has been much work on the change in attitudes towards violence since the late eighteenth century, little attention has been paid to the gendered profile of its development or the consequent differential cultural understandings of criminality manifested by men and women, as well as...

    To Be Published March 30th 2016 by Routledge

  4. 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 March 31st 2016 by Routledge

  5. 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 March 31st 2016 by Routledge

  6. 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 April 1st 2016 by Routledge

  7. Witchcraft in Early Modern England

    2nd Edition

    By Jim Sharpe

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Witchcraft in Early Modern England is a fascinating introduction to the history of witches and witchcraft. This book charts the witch panics of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the legal persecution of witches that followed and explores the modern historiographical debate. This new edition...

    To Be Published April 1st 2016 by Routledge

  8. Postwar Britain

    1945 to the present

    By Chris Wrigley

    To Be Published April 15th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Ruling England 1042-1217

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Huscroft

    Ruling England, now in its second edition, is a key text for students wishing to understand the rise and fall of medieval kingship in England from 1042-1217. The central question posed is, how the ruler of the most sophisticated kingdom in 12th century Europe was eventually compelled to...

    To Be Published April 30th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Propaganda and Political Warfare in South Asia

    India and Anglo-American Relations during WWII

    By Arnold P. Kaminsky

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian History

    Propaganda and Political Warfare in South Asia investigates some of the institutions and strategies that evolved during World War II with regard to British India. It identifies the bureaucratic mechanisms in place during the war to handle questions related to propaganda and the Raj in England,...

    To Be Published May 1st 2016 by Routledge