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  1. Crime in England 1815-1880

    Experiencing the criminal justice system

    By Helen Johnston

    Crime in England, 1815-1880 provides a unique insight into crime and the criminal justice system from the early to the late nineteenth century. This book examines crime, criminality and punishment in nineteenth-century England by providing an overview of the key issues with regard to views about...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Gender and Power in Britain 1640-1990

    By Susan Kingsley Kent

    Gender and Power in Britain is an original and exciting history of Britain from the early modern period to the present focusing on the interaction of gender and power in political, social, cultural and economic life. Using a chronological framework, the book examines:* the roles,...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Forensic Medicine and Death Investigation in Medieval England

    By Sara M. Butler

    Series: Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

    England has traditionally been understood as a latecomer to the use of forensic medicine in death investigation, lagging nearly two-hundred years behind other European authorities. Using the coroner's inquest as a lens, this book hopes to offer a fresh perspective on the process of death...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Some Early and Later Houses of Pity (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Morrison Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    From around the eleventh century until the Reformation, a close connection between the Church and hospitals was formed as they became a refuge for the ill, ostracised and poor. First published in 1926, John Morrison Hobson presents a fascinating survey of the hospitals and almshouses found...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Violence and Crime in Nineteenth Century England

    The Shadow of our Refinement

    By J. Carter Wood

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern British History

    This book illuminates the origins and development of violence as a social issue by examining a critical period in the evolution of attitudes towards violence. It explores the meaning of violence through an accessible mixture of detailed empirical research and a broad survey of cutting-edge...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Lord Salisbury

    By Dr E David Steele

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. British Foreign Policy 1874-1914

    The Role of India

    By Sneh Mahajan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    A challenging analysis of British Foreign Policy is provided at a time when Britain possessed the biggest Empire that humankind has ever known. In this Empire India had a unique position, comprising 97 per cent of Britain's Asiatic Empire. All British statesmen deemed it essential to maintain their...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Marxism in Britain

    Dissent, Decline and Re-emergence 1945-c.2000

    By Keith Laybourn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern British History

    Since the Second World War, Marxism in Britain has declined almost to the point of oblivion. The Communist Party of Great Britain had more than 50,000 members in the early 1940s, but less than 5,000 when it disbanded in 1991. Dissenting and Trotskyist organisations experienced a very similar...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Strangers Settled Here Amongst Us

    Policies, Perceptions and the Presence of Aliens in Elizabethan England

    By Laura Hunt Yungblut

    During the reign of Elizabeth I, large numbers of aliens immigrated into England for various reasons, most notably to escape religious persecution and the wars that wrecked the Continent in the sixteenth century. Much like governments facing immigration issues today, England's governors struggled...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Uniting the Kingdom?

    The Making of British History

    Edited by Alexander Grant, Keith Stringer

    In Uniting the Kingdom? a group of the most distinguished historians from Britain and Ireland assemble to consider the question of British identity spanning the period from the Middle Ages to the present. Traditional chronological and regional frontiers are broken down as medievalists, early...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge