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Major Works: British History

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 68 new and published major works in the subject of British History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. The Ends of History

    Victorians and "the Woman Question"

    By Christina Crosby

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Why were the Victorians so passionate about "History"? How did this passion relate to another Victorian obsession – the "woman question"? In a brilliant and provocative study, Christina Crosby investigates the links between the Victorians’ fascination with "history" and with the nature of "...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Separate Spheres

    The Opposition to Women's Suffrage in Britain

    By Brian Harrison

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    The British feminist movement has often been studied, but so far nobody has written about its opponents. Dr Harrison argues that British feminism cannot be understood without appreciating the strength and even the contemporary plausibility of ‘the Antis’, as the opponents of women’s suffrage were...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Rise Up, Women!

    The Militant Campaign of the Women's Social and Political Union, 1903-1914

    By Andrew Rosen

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    The suffragette movement shattered the domestic tranquillity of Edwardian England. This book is an original and searching study of the formidable organization which led this campaign: the Women’s Social and Political Union. With the use of previously unpublished correspondence of Mrs Emmeline...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Leninism, Stalinism, and the Women's Movement in Britain, 1920-1939

    By Sue Bruley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    This book offers a detailed examination of the interaction between socialism and feminism through the lens of one particular socialist organisation, the Communist Party of Great Britain, from its foundation in 1920 until the outbreak of the Second World War. The study of socialism and feminism in...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Women as Mothers in Pre-Industrial England

    Edited by Valerie Fildes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Originally published in 1990, this book met the rising interest in the subject of women in pre-industrial England, bringing together a group of scholars with diverse and wide-ranging interests; experts in social and medical history, demography, women’s studies, and the history of the family, whose...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution brings together as one set, or individual volumes, groundbreaking retail studies from the field of human geography. Encompassing town and retail planning, marketing geography, the development of shopping centres and the rise of consumerism...

    Published August 9th 2012 by Routledge

  7. English Historical Documents 1558–1603

    Edited by Ian W. Archer, F. Douglas Price

    Series: English Historical Documents

    Praise for the series: ‘Perhaps the most important historical undertaking of our age... one of the most valuable historical works ever produced.’ Times Literary Supplement ‘A landmark in the field of historical endeavour... the most admirable collection of sources on English history that exists.’...

    Published June 29th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Today and Tomorrow Volume 19 Great Britain, The Empire and America

    Midas or the United States and the Future Atlantis Shiva or the Future of India Cassandra or the Future of the British Empire Plato's American Republic

    By Bretherton, Fuller, Minney, Schiller, Woodruff

    Atlantis America and the Future J F C Fuller Originally published in 1926 "Candid and caustic." Observer "Many hard things have been said about America, but few quite so bitter as these." Daily Sketch In the turmoil and materialism of the United States the author sees the beginning of a new...

    Published April 16th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Today and Tomorrow Volume 18 Great Britain, The Empire & America

    Columbia, or the Future of Canada Albyn or Scotland and the Future Achates or Canada in the Empire Caledonia or the Future of the Scots Hibernia or the Future of Ireland

    By Godwin, Grieve, Harris, Thomson, Waller

    Columbia Or the Future of Canada George Godwin Originally published in 1928 "Deserves grave study." Evening Standard "Indicates aptly that the future of Canada lies with the USA…" Time and Tide In this volume the future of Canada is discussed from political, social and economic standpoints....

    Published April 16th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Great Britain, The Empire and America: Mini-set K Today & Tomorrow 2 vols

    Today and Tomorrow

    By Various

    The volumes in this mini-set discuss Britain and its relationship with its colonies, Irish and Scottish national identity and the relationship between the UK, USA and Canada. Authors included are C H Bretherton, J F C Fuller, George Godwin, C M Grieve, W Eric Harris, R J Minney, F C S Schiller,...

    Published March 1st 2008 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Rural Disorder and Police Reform in Ireland, 1812-36
    By Galen Broeker
    To Be Published September 8th 2015
  2. Policing and Punishment in Nineteenth Century Britain
    Edited by Victor Bailey
    To Be Published September 8th 2015
  3. Crime in England: 1550-1800
    Edited by J S Cockburn
    To Be Published September 8th 2015
  4. The Reform of Prisoners: 1830-1900
    By Willam James Forsythe
    To Be Published September 8th 2015
  5. Crime, Protest, Community, and Police in Nineteenth-Century Britain
    By David Jones
    To Be Published September 8th 2015

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