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  1. Women and Ageing in British Society since 1500

    By Lynn Botelho, Pat Thane

    Series: Women And Men In History

    Women have always made up the majority of older people: this examination of the lives of elderly women in Britain in the period 1500 to the present reveals attitudes towards the ageing process. It sheds light on household structures as well as wider issues - including the history of the family...

    Published January 2nd 2001 by Routledge

  2. The Death of Christian Britain

    By Callum G. Brown

    Series: Christianity and Society in the Modern World

    The Death of Christian Britain uses the latest techniques to offer new formulations of religion and secularisation and explores what it has meant to be 'religious' and 'irreligious' during the last 200 years. By listening to people's voices rather than purely counting heads, it offers a fresh...

    Published December 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  3. Britain and 1940

    History, Myth and Popular Memory

    By Malcolm Smith

    1940 was the most significant year in European history this century. For Britain it was 'the finest hour', the beginning of the People's War. Britain and 1940 explores what the year meant for the people of Britain then and now. Covering the pre-history of 1940 in Britain, Malcolm Smith explores the...

    Published December 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  4. England's Colonial Wars 1550-1688

    Conflicts, Empire and National Identity

    By Bruce Lenman

    Series: Modern Wars In Perspective

    Bruce Lenman's hugely ambitious study explores three interacting themes: the growth of England's sprawling colonial empire; its military dimension; and the impact of colonial warfare on national identity. He starts in Ireland, with the renewed assault of English settlers on the Irish...

    Published December 6th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Britain Since 1945

    A Political History, 5th Edition

    By David Childs

    This is the fifth edition of what has become the standard textbook on contemporary British political history since the end of the Second World War. The new and improved edition of this important book brings the picture to the present by including the following additions: * a new chapter...

    Published November 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  6. The Women's Suffrage Movement

    A Reference Guide 1866-1928

    By Elizabeth Crawford

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    This widely acclaimed book has been described by History Today as a 'landmark in the study of the women's movement'. It is the only comprehensive reference work to bring together in one volume the wealth of information available on the women's movement. Drawing on national and local archival...

    Published November 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  7. 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 21st 2000 by Routledge

  8. 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 14th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Evolution of the British Party System

    1885-1940

    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 6th 2000 by Routledge

  10. 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 6th 2000 by Routledge