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  1. Women in British Public Life, 1914 - 50

    Gender, Power and Social Policy

    By Helen Jones

    Series: Women And Men In History

    An examination of the ways in which women challenged the British educational, employment and welfare systems after the franchise. Helen Jones explores how women adapted their strategies to confront the system from within, and what constraints were imposed on them. She also examines the active role...

    Published May 14th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Imperial Britain

    The Empire in British Politics, c. 1880-1932

    By Andrew S. Thompson

    This new study considers the impact of the empire upon modern British political culture. The economic and cultural legacy of empire have received a great deal of attention, but historians have neglected the effects of empire upon the domestic British political scene. Dr Thompson explores...

    Published April 9th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Practical Visionaries

    Women, Education and Social Progress, 1790-1930

    By Pam Hirsch, Mary Hilton

    Series: Women And Men In History

    An examination of women educationists in nineteenth and early twentieth century Britain. Working with new paradigms opened up by feminist scholarship, it reveals how women leaders were determined to transform education in the quest for a better society. Previous scholarship has either neglected the...

    Published February 28th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Elizabeth I and Foreign Policy, 1558-1603

    By Susan Doran

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    At her accession in 1558 Elizabeth I inherited a troublesome legacy with a long history of wars against France and Scotland. This international situation was becoming a huge financial burden on the English crown and economy.Elizabeth I and Foreign Policy describes and assesses England's foreign...

    Published February 9th 2000 by Routledge

  5. The Reign of King Stephen


    By David Crouch

    At last: an authoritative, up to date account of the troubled reign of King Stephen, by a leading scholar of the Anglo-Norman world. David Crouch covers every aspect of the period - the king and the empress, the aristocracy, the Church, government and the nation at large. He also looks at the wider...

    Published January 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  6. Votes For Women

    Edited by Sandra Holton, Dr June Purvis, June Purvis

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    Votes for Women provides an innovative re-examination of the suffrage movement, presenting new perspectives which challenge the existing literature on this subject. This fascinating book charts the history of the movement in Britain from the nineteenth century to the postwar period, assessing...

    Published December 15th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Child Sexual Abuse in Victorian England

    By Louise A. Jackson

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    Child Sexual Abuse in Victorian England is the first detailed investigation of the way that child abuse was discovered, debated, diagnosed and dealt with in the Victorian and Edwardian periods.The focus is placed on the child and his or her experience of court procedure and welfare practice,...

    Published December 1st 1999 by Routledge

  8. Historical Dictionary of the British and Irish Civil Wars, 1637-1660

    Edited by Martyn Bennett

    During the 17th century the British Isles were trapped in a 23-year-long state of turmoil through civil war, continued rebellion, and revolutions. King Charles I wanted to instill a new uniform religious policy throughout the British Isles, and this caused a massive uproar over the King's policies...

    Published November 30th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Flat Racing and British Society, 1790-1914

    A Social and Economic History

    By Mike Huggins

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    2001 North American Society for Sports History Book of the YearThis volume studies the formative period of racing between 1790 and 1914. This was a time when, despite the opposition of a respectable minority, attendance at horse races, betting on horses, or reading about racing increasingly became...

    Published November 28th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Britain and Ireland

    From Home Rule to Independence

    By Jeremy Smith

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Jeremy Smith explores relations between Britain and Ireland during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century with a story that still raises deep passions and bitter disagreements both among historians and within wider public opinion. This examination attempts to chart a more dispassionate...

    Published November 25th 1999 by Routledge