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  1. The Commonwealth and International Affairs

    The Round Table Centennial Selection

    Edited by Alex May

    The Round Table journal (now subtitled The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs) first appeared in 1910. The journal carried a number of articles recognised both by contemporaries and by historians as highly influential in the making of Commonwealth policy, including constitutional reform...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth Century England

    By McLynn Frank

    McLynn provides the first comprehensive view of crime and its consequences in the eighteenth century: why was England notorious for violence? Why did the death penalty prove no deterrent? Was it a crude means of redistributing wealth?...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Women and the Victorian Occult

    Edited by Tatiana Kontou

    Increasingly, contemporary scholarship reveals the strong connection between Victorian women and the world of the nineteenth-century supernatural. Women were intrinsically bound to the occult and the esoteric from mediums who materialised spirits to the epiphanic experiences of the New Woman, from...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Irish Identities in Victorian Britain

    Edited by Roger Swift, Sheridan Gilley

    Recent studies of the experiences of Irish migrants in Victorian Britain have emphasized the significance of the themes of change, continuity, resistance and accommodation in the creation of a rich and diverse migrant culture within which a variety of Irish identities co-existed and sometimes...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Stories of True Crime in Tudor and Stuart England

    Edited by Ken MacMillan

    Stories of True Crime in Tudor and Stuart England is an original collection of thirty stories of true crime during the period 1580-1700. Published in short books known as chapbooks, these stories proliferated in early modern popular literature. The chapbooks included in this collection describe...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Africans and Britons in the Age of Empires, 1660-1980

    By Myles Osborne, Susan Kingsley Kent

    Africans and Britons in the Age of Empires, 1660-1980 tells the stories of the intertwined lives of African and British peoples over more than three centuries. In seven chapters and an epilogue, Myles Osborne and Susan Kingsley Kent explore the characters that comprised the British presence in...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Ayahs, Lascars and Princes

    The Story of Indians in Britain 1700-1947

    By Rozina Visram

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    People from the Indian sub-continent have been in Britain since the end of the seventeenth century. The presence of princes and maharajahs is well documented but this book, first published in 1986, was the first account of the ordinary people in Britain. This book will be of interest to students of...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Scotland and the Caribbean, c.1740-1833

    Atlantic Archipelagos

    By Michael Morris

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    This book participates in the modern recovery of the memory of the long-forgotten relationship between Scotland and the Caribbean. Drawing on theoretical paradigms of world literature and transnationalism, it argues that Caribbean slavery profoundly shaped Scotland’s economic, social and cultural...

    Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge