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Gender in Eighteenth-Century England: Roles, Representations and Responsibilities

by Hannah Barker & Elaine Chalus

A new collection of essays which challenges many existing assumptions, particularly the conventional models of separate spheres and economic change. All the essays are specifically written for a student market,...


After the Civil Wars: English Politics and Government in the Reign of Charles II

by John Miller

The first study of Restoration England from the point of view of both rulers and ruled, this volume offers a vital reappraisal of seventeenth century England. The civil wars had a traumatic effect on the English...


The Professions in Early Modern England, 1450-1800: Servants of the Commonweal

by Rosemary O'Day

This new history examines the development of the professions in England, centering on churchmen, lawyers, physicians, and teachers. Rosemary O'Day also offers a comparative perspective looking at the experience...


Wessex from Ad1000

by J. H. Bettey

The prehistory and early history of Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire, Hampshire, Berkshire, Avon, and the city of Bristol.


Crime in Medieval Europe: 1200-1550

by Trevor Dean

What is the difference between a stabbing in a tavern in London and one in a hostelry in the South of France? What happens when a spinster living in Paris finds knight in her bedroom wanting to marry her? Why...


The Coming of Rome (Routledge Revivals)

by JOHN WACHER

The Coming of Rome, first published in 1979, examines some basic features of Roman Britain: the cities, the towns, and the monuments of an urban culture. J.S. Wacher considers the evidence, mainly from inscriptions,...


The Tudor and Stuart Town 1530 - 1688: A Reader in English Urban History

by Jonathan Barry

The Tudor and Stuart Town brings together many of the most important articles in the field of urban history.


Medieval England: Towns, Commerce and Crafts, 1086-1348

by Edward Miller & John Hatcher

The only survey of the urban, commercial and industrial history of the period between the Norman conquest and the Black Death.


The Early Tudor Church and Society 1485-1529

by John A F Thomson

This text surveys all aspects of the Church's structure, role and relationship with the laity in the period 1485 to 1529. The picture that emerges is far from the corruption and instability of conventional wisdom...


Medieval England: Rural Society and Economic Change 1086-1348

by Edward Miller & John Hatcher

This is the first volume of a two-volume study of medieval England covering the period between the Norman Conquest and the Black Death. The book opens with a summary portrait of the English economy and society...


The Age of Urban Democracy: England 1868 - 1914

by Donald Read

This ambitious survey covers all aspects of the period in which English society acquired its modern shape -- industrial rather than agricultural, urban rather than rural, democratic in its institutions, and...


Ireland in the Age of the Tudors, 1447-1603: English Expansion and the End of Gaelic Rule

by Steven G. Ellis

Our understanding of the interaction of English and Gaelic worlds (culminating in the Tudor conquest and the collapse of Gaelic rule) has been transformed over the past thirty years through the detailed research...


Thoughts on Indian Discontents (Routledge Revivals)

by Edwyn Bevan

First published in 1929, this title presents some reflections from one of the leading cultural commenters of his day, Edwyn Bevan, on the notoriously controversial subject of burgeoning Indian Nationalism during...


Eighteenth Century England 1714 - 1784

by Dorothy Marshall

A standard introduction to the period which has retained its popularity with generations of students


Popular Cultures in England 1550-1750

by Barry Reay

Explores the important aspects of popular cultures during the period 1550 to 1750. Barry Reay investigates the dominant beliefs and attitudes across all levels of society as well as looking at different age,...


Churchill

by Keith Robbins

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...


English History: Strange but True

by Richard Smyth

This book contains hundreds of 'strange but true' facts and anecdotes about English history. Arranged into a miniature history of England, and with bizarre and hilarious true tales for every era, it will interest,...


The Government of Japan

by Ardath Burks

This book takes a clear look at the course of the economic and political developments in Japan since the Second World War and in particular trends in government and politics since the peace treaty of 1952. ...


The Darkest Days: The Truth Behind Britain's Rush to War, 1914

by Douglas Newton

Through a forensic study of the personal papers of many of the key figures on both sides of the debate, historian Douglas Newton pieces together what really went on in the frenetic weeks between the assassination...


A Woman’s Experiences in the Great War

by Louise Mack

August 1914. The German Army invades Belgium: it's the beginning of the First World War. Military operations in the little country involve one hundred thousands Belgian soldiers and seven hundred thousands German...