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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. God and Greater Britain

    Religion and National Life in Britain and Ireland, 1843-1945

    By John Wolffe

    Concern and debate over the role of religion in the make up of the United Kingdom is a contemporaneously relevant as it was in the nineteenth century. God and Greater Britain is a survey of the contribution of religion to society, politics, culture and national self-understanding in Britain and...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Culture of English Antislavery, 1780-1860

    By David Turley

    This book provides a fresh overall account of organised antislavery by focusing on the active minority of abolutionists throughout the country. The analysis of their culture of reform demonstrates the way in which alliances of diverse religious groups roused public opinion and influenced political...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Women and Marriage in Nineteenth-Century England

    By Mrs Joan Perkin, Joan Perkin

    The 'bonds of matrimony' describes with cruel precision the social and political status of married women in the nineteenth century. Women of all classes had only the most limited rights of possession in their own bodies and property yet, as this remarkable book shows, women of all classes found...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Stained Glass in England During the Middle Ages

    By Richard Marks

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge