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  1. Encyclopedia of Traditional British Rural Sports

    Edited by Tony Collins, John Martin, Wray Vamplew

    Series: Routledge Sports Reference Series

    Providing a social, economic and political study of field sports and those other activities and customs labelled as rural sports, from the earliest of times to the present day in all of the United Kingdom and Ireland.This book brings together several distinct types of traditional rural sports with...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Atlas of Early Modern Britain, 1485-1715

    By Christopher Daniell

    The Atlas of Early Modern Britain presents a unique visual survey of British history from the end of the Wars of the Roses through to the accession of George I in 1715. Featuring 117 maps, accompanied throughout by straightforward commentary and analysis, the atlas begins with a geographical...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Revealing New Worlds

    Three Victorian Women Naturalists

    By Suzanne Le-May Sheffield

    The story of nineteenth-century science often tells a tale of a masculinized professionalizing domain. Scientific man increasingly pushed women out, marginalized them and constructed them as naturally feminine creatures incapable of intellectual work, particularly scientific work. Yet many women...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Bolsheviks and British Jews

    The Anglo-Jewish Community, Britain and the Russian Revolution

    By Dr Sharman Kadish, Sharman Kadish

    First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Crime in England 1880-1945

    The rough and the criminal, the policed and the incarcerated

    By Barry Godfrey

    Series: History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

    This book is an ambitious attempt to map the main changes in the criminal justice system in the Victorian period through to the twentieth century. Chapters include an examination of the growth and experience of imprisonment, policing, and probation services; the recording of crime in official...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Crime in England 1688-1815

    By David J Cox

    Series: History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

    Crime in England 1688-1815 covers the ‘long’ eighteenth century, a period which saw huge and far-reaching changes in criminal justice history. These changes included the introduction of transportation overseas as an alternative to the death penalty, the growth of the magistracy, the birth of...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Medicine, Health and the Public Sphere in Britain, 1600-2000

    Edited by Steve Sturdy

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    Medicine is concerned with the most intimate aspects of private life. Yet it is also a focus for diverse forms of public organization and action. In this volume, an international team of scholars use the techniques of medical history to analyse the changing boundaries and constitution of the public...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Women's Worlds in Seventeenth-Century England

    A Sourcebook

    Edited by Patricia Crawford, Laura Gowing

    Womens Worlds in England presents a unique collection of source materials on womens lives in sixteenth and seventeenth century England. The book introduces a wonderfully diverse group of women and a series of voices that have rarely been heard in history, Drawing on unpublished, archival materials,...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The History of Bethlem

    By Jonathan Andrews, Asa Briggs, Roy Porter, Penny Tucker, Keir Waddington

    Bethlem Hospital, popularly known as "Bedlam", is a unique institution. Now seven hundred and fifty years old, it has been continuously involved in the care of the mentally ill in London since at least the 1400s. As such it has a strong claim to be the oldest foundation in Europe with an unbroken...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Early North America in Global Perspective

    Edited by Philip D. Morgan, Molly A. Warsh

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Early North American history is a field in flux. In the last thirty years, the field of Atlantic History has transformed scholarly studies of colonial America, bringing to light the many connections linking the Americas to Africa and Europe. Recently, though, historians have begun to question the...

    Published September 4th 2013 by Routledge