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  1. The Civil Wars Experienced

    Britain and Ireland, 1638-1661

    By Martyn Bennett

    The Civil Wars Experienced is an exciting new history of the civil wars, which recounts their effects on the 'common people'. This engaging survey throws new light onto a century of violence and political and social upheavalBy looking at personal sources such as diaries, petitions, letters and...

    Published November 24th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Power and the Professions in Britain 1700-1850

    By Penelope J Corfield, Penelope J. Corfield

    The modern professions have a long history that predates the development of formal institutions and examinations in the nineteenth century. Long before the Victorian era the emergent professions wielded power through their specialist knowledge and set up informal mechanisms of control and...

    Published November 10th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Britain under Thatcher

    By Anthony Seldon, Daniel Collings

    Series: Seminar Studies

    This concise, accessible, and balanced historical analysis of the Thatcher years and their consequences analyzes many controversial aspects of Margaret Thatcher's premiership, including the Falklands War, the miner's strike, bitter relations with Europe and the ill-fated poll tax. Books in this...

    Published November 9th 1999 by Routledge

  4. 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, from Deborah Brackley, a poor Devon servant...

    Published November 3rd 1999 by Routledge

  5. Prostitution

    Prevention and Reform in England, 1860-1914

    By Dr Paula Bartley, Paula Bartley

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    Prostitution: Prevention and Reform in England, 1860-1914 is the first comprehensive overview of attempts to eradicate prostitution from English society, including discussion of early attempts at reform and prevention through to the campaigns of the social purists.Prostitution looks in depth at the...

    Published October 27th 1999 by Routledge

  6. The Longman Companion to Renaissance Europe, 1390-1530

    By Stella Fletcher

    Series: Longman Companions To History

    This new Companion is the ideal reference guide. It fills a gap by providing an authoritative but accessible reference on political, economic, religious, social, as well as cultural developments in this crucial period. It contains information on all major topics including the church, war and...

    Published October 21st 1999 by Routledge

  7. British Foreign and Imperial Policy 1865–1919

    By Graham Goodlad

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    British Foreign and Imperial Policy explores Britains role in International Affairs from the age of Gladstone and Disraeli to the end of the First World War, exploring such themes as Britain's involvement in the Scramble for Africa, the Anglo-Boer War, the foreign policy of Lord Salisbury and the...

    Published October 20th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Newspapers and English Society 1695-1855

    By Hannah Barker

    Series: Themes In British Social History

    This lively new study covers the dramatic expansion of the press from the seventeenth century to the mid nineteenth century. Hannah Barker explores the factors behind the rise of newspapers to a major force helping to reflect and shape public opinion and altering the way in which politics operated...

    Published October 17th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Reluctant Europeans

    Britain and European Integration 1945-1998

    By David Gowland, Arthur Turner

    During the past fifty years few issues in British politics have generated such heated controversy as Britain's approach to European integration. Why has Europe had such an explosive impact on British politics? What impelled British policymakers to embrace a European destiny and why did they take...

    Published October 12th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Parliamentary Reform in Britain, c. 1770-1918

    By Eric J. Evans

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Covers the momentous reforms in the British electoral system during the period from the Great Reform Act of 1832 to 1918 when women were given the vote. The study charts the series of Reform Acts right through the period, involving rather more attention to those important changes in the 1880s which...

    Published September 26th 1999 by Routledge