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  1. 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 18th 2000 by Routledge

  2. 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 12th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Victorian Countryside V1

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

    Published October 12th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Victorian Countryside V2

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

    Published October 12th 2000 by Routledge

  5. 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 29th 2000 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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