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  1. A Dictionary of Abbreviations

    With Especial Attention to War-Time Abbreviations

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1942, this dictionary was designed to help civilians and members of H.M. forces to make their way amid the jungle of wartime abbreviations. The preface notes that newspaper readers, sailors, soldiers and airmen had to thrust themselves, like explorers, into these abbreviations in...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Japanese Community in Pre-War Britain

    From Integration to Disintegration

    By Keiko Itoh

    Explores the origins of the community, and compares the experience of the Japanese to that of other national groups. The book discusses the community's involvement in the arts, religion and sport; intermarriage; and the second generation, and concludes by considering the impact of deteriorating...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Crime in England 1815-1880

    Experiencing the criminal justice system

    By Helen Johnston

    Series: History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

    Crime in England, 1815-1880 provides a unique insight into views on crime and criminality and the operation of the criminal justice system in England from the early to the late nineteenth century. This book examines the perceived problem and causes of crime, views about offenders and the...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. English Life and Manners in the Later Middle Ages (Routledge Revivals)

    By Annie Abram

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Annie Abram was born in London in 1869 and died in Sussex in 1930. As an historian, she contributed significantly to the twentieth-century historiography of late medieval England, researching the social, cultural and religious mores of the English laity and clergy. This title, first published in...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Markets and Manufacture in Early Industrial Europe (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by MAXINE Berg

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This edited collection, first published in 1991, focuses on the commercial relations, marketing structures and development of consumption that accompanied early industrial expansion. The papers examine aspects of industrial structure and work organisation, including women’s work, and highlight the...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Guide to British Political Archives

    Sources since 1945

    Edited by Chris Cook

    This major new reference work provides an authoritative and wide-ranging guide to archive sources now becoming available for British political history since 1945. With a user-friendly layout, the book presents a comprehensive range of 1,500 personal papers from leading statesmen, backbench...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Penury into Plenty

    Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England

    By Ayesha Mukherjee

    Series: Routledge Research in Early Modern History

    Penury into Plenty: Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England is an original examination of cultural meanings of dearth and famine in England at the turn of the sixteenth century. It focuses on the socio-economic and ecological crises of the 1590s, investigating the effects of...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Politics of State Expansion

    War, State and Society in Twentieth Century Britain

    By James Cronin

    The expansion of the British state was neither automatic nor accidental. Rather, it was the outcome of recurring battles over the proper boundaries of the state and its role in economy and society. The Politics of State Expansion focuses on the interests arrayed on either side of this struggle;...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Death, Money and the Vultures (Routledge Revivals)

    Inheritance and Avarice 1660-1750

    By John Addy

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    By the latter half of the seventeenth century, the practice of drawing up a will had become commonplace, and people were increasingly encouraged to set down their final wishes in a ‘last will and testament’. Although intended to clarify ownership, these documents often provoked conflict amongst...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Sin & Society (Routledge Revivals)

    In the Seventeenth Century

    By John Addy

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1989, examines the social relationships and moral standards within the diocese of Chester throughout the seventeenth century. Using Church Court records as his main body of evidence, John Addy examines over 10 000 cases of moral offences, including fornication,...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge