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  1. King Stephen

    3rd Edition

    By Ralph Henry Carless Davies

    This well-known text, the standard account of the subject, is essential reading for students and scholars of the Norman period from undergraduate level upwards, and was hailed on first publication as: " a landmark in twelfth-century studies." Written in the form of a biography this completely...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Ruling England, 1042-1217

    By Richard Huscroft

    A new history of post-conquest England which makes the new kingdom accessible through a focus on its kings and how it was ruled, featuring the empire building dynasties. The central theme of the book is the rise and fall of English kingship during this period and at its heart is the central...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Shaping of Modern Britain

    Identity, Industry and Empire 1780 - 1914

    By Eric Evans

    In this wide-ranging history of modern Britain, Eric Evans surveys every aspect of the period in which Britain was transformed into the world's first industrial power. By the end of the nineteenth century, Britain was still ruled by wealthy landowners, but the world over which they presided had...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. England and Europe 1485-1603

    2nd Edition

    By Susan Doran

    Series: Seminar Studies

    This Seminar Study introduces students to England's foreign policy during the reigns of the Tudor monarchs. In this succinct introduction the author addresses the key questions facing students - for example, to what extent did monarch or minister make policy. Each reign is analysed in turn...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Early Medieval Ireland, 400-1200

    By Dáibhí O Croinin

    Series: Longman History of Ireland

    This impressive survey covers the early history of Ireland from the coming of Christianity to the Norman settlement (400 - 1200 AD). Within a broad political framework it explores the nature of Irish society, the spiritual and secular roles of the Church and the extraordinary flowering of Irish...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Poverty and Poor Law Reform in Nineteenth-Century Britain, 1834-1914

    From Chadwick to Booth

    By David Englander

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834 is one of the most important pieces of social legislation ever enacted. Its principles and the workhouse system dominated attitudes to welfare provision for the next 80 years. This new Seminar Study explores the changing ideas to poverty over this period and...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Local History in England

    By W. G. Hoskins, David Hey

    Considered to be the classic introduction to the subject, this third edition has been carefully revised and updated to take account of the developments in the subject, and includes an extensive newly compiled bibliography and twice the number of illustrations as in previous editions....

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Slump

    Britain in the Great Depression, 3rd Edition

    By John Stevenson, Chris Cook

    'One of the most relentlessly brilliant studies of twentieth-century Britain ... these young historians have found a marvellous theme and stuck to it. Theirs is the glory!' Professor Arthur Marwick, HistoryThe 1930s - remembered as the decade of dole queues and hunger marches, mass...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Lloyd George

    By Martin Pugh

    Series: Profiles In Power

    An up-to-date synthesis and original interpretation of Lloyd George's life, personality and political career. This study challenges the traditional view of Lloyd George as an outsider in British politics, explains the political, economic and social achievements of his career and his role in...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Heath Government 1970-74

    A Reappraisal

    By Stuart Ball, A. Seldon

    Only now is it possible to see Edward Heath's controversial administration (1970-1974) in balanced historical perspective - and increasingly it seems a turning-point for postwar Britain. This timely volume explores the agenda of the Heath government in all its aspects (including economy, industrial...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge