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  1. Leisure and the Changing City 1870 - 1914 (Routledge Revivals)

    By Helen Meller

    By the late nineteenth century, the city had become the dominant social environment of Britain, with the majority of the population living in large cities, often with over 100, 000 inhabitants. The central concern of this book, first published in 1976, is to assess how successful the late...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Suffer and Be Still (Routledge Revivals)

    Women in the Victorian Age

    Edited by Martha Vicinus

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1972, this book contains a collection of ten essays that document the feminine stereotypes that women fought against, and only partially erased, a hundred years ago. In an introductory essay, Martha Vicinus describes the perfect Victorian lady, showing that the ideal was a...

    To Be Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. A Widening Sphere (Routledge Revivals)

    Changing Roles of Victorian Women

    Edited by Martha Vicinus

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1977, this book is a companion volume to Suffer and Be Still. It looks at the widening sphere of women’s activities in the Victorian age and testifies to the dual nature of the legal and social constraints of the period: on the one hand, the ideal of the perfect lady and the...

    To Be Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The ‘Minor’ War Crimes Trials

    A Socio-Legal Investigation of Victims’ Justice

    By Lorie Charlesworth

    This book reconstructs the legal and military history of the ‘minor’ war crimes trials held in Occupied Germany and elsewhere from 1945-8. Although the International Military Tribunal held at Nuremberg, from the end of 1945, is extremely well known, there were in fact hundreds of trials of ‘...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. A Social History of Tennis in Britain

    By Robert Lake

    Series: Routledge Research in Sports History

    From the palace courts of Henry VIII to the perennial glorious failures of British players on Wimbledon’s Centre Court, the history of tennis in Britain reflects important themes in Britain’s social history. In the first comprehensive and critical account of the history of tennis in Britain, Robert...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Britain and the 1918-19 Influenza Pandemic

    A Dark Epilogue

    By Niall Johnson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    Between August 1918 and March 1919 a flu pandemic spread across the globe and in just under a year 40 million people had died from the virus worldwide. This is the first book to provide a total history and seriously analyze the British experiences during that time.The book provides the most...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Benjamin Franklin

    The Making of an American Politician

    By Nathan Kozuskanich

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Benjamin Franklin is well known for his role in the dialogues that established the founding documents of the American nation. Inspired by his time in England and his commitment to the American cause, he became a key figure in debates between the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists, and between the...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Reginald McKenna

    Financier among Statesmen, 1863–1916

    By Martin Farr

    Series: British Politics and Society

    Reginald McKenna has never been the subject of scholarly attention. This was partly due to his own preference for appearing at the periphery of events even when ostensibly at the centre, and the absence of a significant collection of private papers. This new book redresses the neglect of this...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Making of Victorian England

    By G. Kitson Clark

    First published in 1965. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge