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  1. Stuart England

    By Angus Stroud

    Stuart England is an invaluable introduction to the political, religious and social history of seventeenth-century England. It provides a wide-ranging and lively account of core events, drawing on both contemporary sources and the latest interpretations by modern historians.Starting with the legacy...

    Published September 8th 1999 by Routledge

  2. The Royalist War Effort 1642-1646

    2nd Edition

    By Ronald Hutton

    The English Civil War remains the most prolonged and traumatic example of internal violence in the history of the state. The Royalist War Effort, 1642-1646 shows the build up to the outbreak of the war, detailing how the war was fought, and how, ultimately, it was won and lost....

    Published September 1st 1999 by Routledge

  3. Imperialism, Race and Resistance

    Africa and Britain, 1919-1945

    By Barbara Bush

    Imperialism, Race and Resistance marks an important new development in the study of British and imperial interwar history.Focusing on Britain, West Africa and South Africa, Imperialism, Race and Resistance charts the growth of anti-colonial resistance and opposition to racism in the prelude to the...

    Published August 25th 1999 by Routledge

  4. Gender and Power in Britain 1640-1990

    By Susan Kingsley Kent

    Gender and Power in Britain is an original and exciting history of Britain from the early modern period to the present focusing on the interaction of gender and power in political, social, cultural and economic life. Using a chronological framework, the book examines:* the roles,...

    Published August 4th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Gender and Power in Britain, 1640-1990

    By Susan Kingsley Kent

    Gender and Power in Britain, 1640-1990 is an original and exciting history of Britain from the early modern period to the present, focusing on the interaction of gender and power in political, social, cultural, and economic life. Using a chronological framework, the book examines: * the roles,...

    Published August 4th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Lord Salisbury

    By Dr E David Steele

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 21st 1999 by Routledge

  7. Liquid Pleasures

    A Social History of Drinks in Modern Britain

    By Proffessor John Burnett, John Burnett

    Drinking has always meant much more than satisfying the thirst. Drinking can be a necessity, a comfort, an indulgence or a social activity. Liquid Pleasures is an engrossing study of the social history of drinks in Britain from the late seventeenth century to the present. From the first cup of tea...

    Published July 11th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Britain in the Second World War

    By Mark Donnelly

    Britain in the Second World War presents a new and vivid survey of politics, society, culture and military strategy between 1939 and 1945. Structured around themes such as 'Wartime Media', and 'Britain and its Allies', the book covers the major historical debates of these areas, including Britains...

    Published June 23rd 1999 by Routledge

  9. The English Town, 1680-1840

    Government, Society and Culture

    By Rosemary Sweet

    Series: Themes In British Social History

    An impressively thorough exploration of the changing functions, character and experience of English towns in a key age of transition which includes smaller communities as well as the larger industrialising towns. Among the issues examined are demography, social stratification, manners, religion,...

    Published May 20th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Disorderly Women in Eighteenth-Century London

    Prostitution and Control in the Metropolis, 1730-1830

    By Tony Henderson

    Series: Women And Men In History

    This is the first full-length study of prostitution in London during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It is a compelling account, exposing the real lives of the capital's prostitutes, and also shedding light on London society as a whole, its policing systems and its attitudes towards...

    Published May 16th 1999 by Routledge