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  1. Calendar State Papers Col Cd

    Edited by John C. Appleby, Mandy Banton, Karen Ordahl Kupperman

    Originally published in print form in over 40 volumes from 1858 to 1994, The Calendar of State Papers, Colonial is rightly well-known as an essential source for the colonial history of North America and the West Indies. Now available for the first time in an electronic format, this CD-ROM...

    Published August 3rd 2000 by Routledge

  2. The Reign of Richard Lionheart

    Ruler of The Angevin Empire, 1189-1199

    By Ralph V Turner, Richard Heiser

    Series: The Medieval World

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

    Published July 25th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Britannia Overruled

    British Policy and World Power in the Twentieth Century, 2nd Edition

    By David Reynolds

    Series: Studies In Modern History

    This book brings together the often separated histories of diplomacy, defence, economics and empire in a provocative reinterpretation of British 'decline'. It also offers a broader reflection on the nature of international power and the mechanisms of policymaking. For this Second Edition,...

    Published July 24th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Longman Companion to Britain since 1945

    2nd Edition

    By Chris Cook, John Stevenson

    Series: Longman Companions To History

    This timely new edition of the Longman Companion to Britain since 1945 (compiled by the series editors themselves) provides a wide-ranging compendium of key facts and figures on British history from the start of the landmark Attlee government in 1945 to the final years of the 1990s. The book...

    Published June 7th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Industrialisation and Society

    A Social History, 1830-1951

    By Eric Hopkins

    Indusrialisation and Society provides an essential introduction to the effects of industrialisation on British society, from Queen Victoria's reign to the birth of the welfare state in the 1940s.This book deals with the remarkable social consequences of the industrial revolution, as Britain changed...

    Published May 25th 2000 by Routledge

  6. The English Church, 940-1154

    By H.R. Loyn

    Series: The Medieval World

    This book discusses the development of the English Church during a rich and turbulent two centuries of European history. It provides a comprehensive survey covering the late Anglo-Saxon period through the Norman Conquest and right across the Anglo-Norman period. Professor Loyn addresses major...

    Published May 16th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Women in British Public Life, 1914 - 50

    Gender, Power and Social Policy

    By Helen Jones

    Series: Women And Men In History

    An examination of the ways in which women challenged the British educational, employment and welfare systems after the franchise. Helen Jones explores how women adapted their strategies to confront the system from within, and what constraints were imposed on them. She also examines the active role...

    Published May 15th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Imperial Britain

    The Empire in British Politics, c. 1880-1932

    By Andrew S. Thompson

    This new study considers the impact of the empire upon modern British political culture. The economic and cultural legacy of empire have received a great deal of attention, but historians have neglected the effects of empire upon the domestic British political scene. Dr Thompson explores...

    Published April 10th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Practical Visionaries

    Women, Education and Social Progress, 1790-1930

    By Pam Hirsch, Mary Hilton

    Series: Women And Men In History

    An examination of women educationists in nineteenth and early twentieth century Britain. Working with new paradigms opened up by feminist scholarship, it reveals how women leaders were determined to transform education in the quest for a better society. Previous scholarship has either neglected the...

    Published February 29th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Elizabeth I and Foreign Policy, 1558-1603

    By Susan Doran

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    At her accession in 1558 Elizabeth I inherited a troublesome legacy with a long history of wars against France and Scotland. This international situation was becoming a huge financial burden on the English crown and economy.Elizabeth I and Foreign Policy describes and assesses England's foreign...

    Published February 10th 2000 by Routledge