Skip to Content

Books by Subject

British History Books

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 759 new and published books in the subject of British History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 3

  1. The Discovery of Britain (Routledge Revivals)

    The English Tourists 1540-1840

    By Esther Moir

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1964, this book examines the Tour of Britain. It focuses, neither on foreign tourists coming to Britain, nor on British tourists travelling abroad, but on British people exploring their native land in the three centuries from 1540 to 1840. During this period, it became...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Theories of Imperialism (Routledge Revivals)

    War, Conquest and Capital

    By Norman Etherington

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1984, this study examines closely the shifting attitudes towards, and theories concerning, imperialism, from the colonial wars of the late nineteenth century to America’s involvement in Vietnam. This lucid investigation encompasses the World Wars, the disintegration of the...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Victorian Types, Victorian Shadows (Routledge Revivals)

    Biblical Typology in Victorian Literature, Art and Thought

    By George P. Landow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The importance of typology in the study of early modern literature has long been accepted, yet students of Victorian culture have paid little attention to it. First published in 1980, this study demonstrates how biblical typology, an apparently arcane interpretative mode, had profound effects on...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Political Thought and the Tudor Commonwealth

    Deep Structure, Discourse and Disguise

    Edited by Paul Fideler, Thomas Mayer

    Shining new light onto an historically pivotal time, this book re-examines the Tudor commonwealth from a socio-political perspective and looks at its links to its own past. Each essay in this collection addresses a different aspect of the intellectual and cultural climate of the time, going beyond...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Insanity of Place / The Place of Insanity

    Essays on the History of Psychiatry

    By Andrew Scull

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    This compelling book brings together many of the major papers published by Andrew Scull in the history of psychiatry over the past decade and a half. Examining some of the major substantive debates in the field from the eighteenth century to the present, the historiographic essays provide a...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Lloyd George and the Generals

    2nd Edition

    By David R. Woodward

    Series: Military History and Policy

    The frustrating stalemate on the western front with its unprecedented casualties provoked a furious debate in London between the civil and military authorities over the best way to defeat Germany. The passions aroused continued to the present day. The mercurial and dynamic David Lloyd George stood...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Philosophic Whigs

    Medicine, Science and Citizenship in Edinburgh, 1789-1848

    By Stephen Jacyna

    Philosophic Whigs explores the links between scientific activity and politics in the early nineteenth century. Through a study of the Edinburgh medical school, L.S. Jacyna analyses the developments in medical education in the context of the social and political relationships within the local Whig...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Sinews of Power

    War, Money and the English State 1688-1783

    By John Brewer

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Worktowners at Blackpool

    Mass-Observation and Popular Leisure in the 1930s

    By Gary Cross

    Gary Cross publishes the findings of this largely forgotten study by the Mass-Observers who followed the annual pilgrimage of labourers to Blackpool, hoping to discover what attracted workers to this centre of Victorian culture....

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Image of Aristocracy

    In Britain, 1000-1300

    By David Crouch

    David Crouch provides a broad definition of aristorcracy by examining the ways aristocrats behaved and lived between 1000 and 1300. He analyses life-style, class and luxurious living in those years. A distinctive feature of the book is that it takes a British, rather than Anglocentric, view -...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge