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  1. The Earliest English Kings

    2nd Edition

    By D. P. Kirby

    The Earliest English Kings is a fascinating survey of Anglo-Saxon History from the sixth century to the eighth century and the death of King Alfred. It explains and explores the 'Heptarchy' or the seven kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England, as well as the various peoples within them, wars, religion,...

    Published September 28th 2000 by Routledge

  2. The Church of England 1688-1832

    Unity and Accord

    By Dr William Gibson, William Gibson

    A wide ranging new history of a key period in the history of the church in England, from the 'Glorious Revolution' of 1688-89 to the Great Reform Act of 1832. This was a tumultuous time for both church and state, when the relationship between religion and politics was at its most fraught.This book...

    Published September 21st 2000 by Routledge

  3. Women in Teacher Training Colleges, 1900-1960

    A Culture of Femininity

    By Elizabeth Edwards

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    Women in Teacher Training Colleges, 1900-1960 is an intricate and fascinating investigation of the lives and experiences of women in these important educational institutions of the early twentieth century. The book provides an overview of the historical context of the development of the colleges,...

    Published September 21st 2000 by Routledge

  4. British Culture of the Post-War

    An Introduction to Literature and Society 1945-1999

    Edited by Alastair Davies, Alan Sinfield

    From Angus Wilson to Pat Barker and Salman Rushdie, British Culture of the Post-War is an ideal starting point for those studying cultural developments in Britain of recent years. Chapters on individual people and art forms give a clear and concise overview of the progression of different genres....

    Published September 21st 2000 by Routledge

  5. Churchill

    By Keith Robbins

    Series: Profiles In Power

    Keith Robbins provides an excellent introduction to Winston Churchill's dramatic rise to power and traces the unpredictable way his career moved between triumph and tragedy. Providing a vivid picture of the political landscapes through which he moved, it outlines his career and uncovers what made...

    Published August 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  6. Elizabeth

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher Haigh

    Series: Profiles In Power

    The reign of Elizabeth I was one of the most important periods of expansion and growth in British history, the so-called 'Golden Age'. This celebrated and influential study of Elizabeth reconsiders how she achieved this and the ways in which she exercised her power. ...

    Published August 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  7. Britain and the French Revolution

    By Clive Emsley

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The French Revolution catapulted Europe into a new period of political upheaval, social change, and into the modern era. This book provides a concise introduction to the impact of the French Revolution on Britain and to the ways in which this impact has been assessed by historians. The book is...

    Published August 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  8. The Younger Pitt

    By Michael Duffy

    Series: Profiles In Power

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 21st 2000 by Routledge

  9. Oliver Cromwell

    By Barry Coward

    Series: Profiles In Power

    Oliver Cromwell is one of the most puzzling and controversial figures in English history. In this excellent introduction, Barry Coward uses Cromwell's own words and actions to analyse the life of Oliver Cromwell as a political figure and look at the historical problems associated with his exercise...

    Published August 21st 2000 by Routledge

  10. Britain in the Age of the French Revolution

    1785 - 1820

    By Jennifer Mori

    This new survey looks at the impact in Britain of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic aftermath, across all levels of British society. Jennifer Mori provides a clear and accessible guide to the ideas and intellectual debates the revolution stimulated, as well as popular political movements...

    Published August 21st 2000 by Routledge