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  1. The Professions in Early Modern England, 1450-1800

    Servants of the Commonweal

    By Rosemary O'Day

    Series: Themes In British Social History

    This new history examines the development of the professions in England, centering on churchmen, lawyers, physicians, and teachers. Rosemary O'Day also offers a comparative perspective looking at the experience of Scotland and Ireland and Colonial Virginia....

    Published November 20th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Everyday Violence in Britain, 1850-1950

    Gender and Class

    By Shani D'Cruze, Ivor Crewe

    Series: Women And Men In History

    The diverse violence of modern Britain is hardly new. The Britain of 1850 to 1950 was similarly afflicted. The book is divided into four parts. 'Getting Hurt' which looks at everyday violence in the home (including a chapter on infanticide). 'Uses and Rejections' two chapters on the use...

    Published November 13th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Evolution of the British Party System


    By Robert C. Self

    By the end of the nineteenth century, reform and development of the British electoral system had inaugurated a new style of mass politics which fundamentally transformed the face of the British party system. This book traces the evolution of recognisably modern parties from their roots in the 1880s...

    Published November 5th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Persecution and Toleration in Protestant England 1558-1689

    By John Coffey

    Series: Studies In Modern History

    This fascinating work is the first overview of its subject to be published in over half a century. The issues it deals with are key to early modern political, religious and cultural history.The seventeenth century is traditionally regarded as a period of expanding and extended liberalism, when...

    Published November 5th 2000 by Routledge

  5. After the Civil Wars

    English Politics and Government in the Reign of Charles II

    By John Miller

    The first study of Restoration England from the point of view of both rulers and ruled, this volume offers a vital reappraisal of seventeenth century England. The civil wars had a traumatic effect on the English people: memories of bloodshed and destruction and the ultimate horror of the...

    Published November 2nd 2000 by Routledge

  6. Men and the Emergence of Polite Society, Britain 1660-1800

    By Philip (Research Editor, New Dictionary Of National Biography) Carter

    Series: Women And Men In History

    This book presents an account of masculinity in eighteenth century Britain. In particular it is concerned with the impact of an emergent polite society on notions of manliness and the gentleman.From the 1660s a new type of social behaviour, politeness, was promoted by diverse writers. Based on...

    Published October 17th 2000 by Routledge

  7. The Victorian Countryside

    Edited by Gordon Mingay

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Following the success of The Victorian City, we are delighted to announce the forthcoming reprint of The Victorian Countryside. Originally published in two volumes, this set represents a major landmark in the social history of the United Kingdom. It provides a detailed and authoritative survey of a...

    Published October 11th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Victorian Countryside V1

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 11th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Victorian Countryside V2

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 11th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Athleticism in the Victorian and Edwardian Public School

    The Emergence and Consolidation of an Educational Ideology

    By J. A. Mangan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Games obsessed the Victorian and Edwardian public schools. The obsession has become widely known as athleticism. When it appeared in 1981, this book was the first major study of the games ethos which dominated the lives of many Victorian and Edwardian public schoolboys. Written with Professor...

    Published September 28th 2000 by Routledge