British & Irish History
British & Irish History
Medieval;Renaissance;Early Modern;Modern &Contemporary Social; Economic; Political & Military

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  1. SEX, POLITICS AND SOCIETY

    SEX, POLITICS AND SOCIETY
    The Regulation of Sexuality Since 1800

    JEFFERY WEEKS

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    An established classic, this book considers the transformations of British sexual life from 1800 to the present, treating sexual behaviour not as something esoteric and set apart but as part of wid... Learn More

  2. THE LION’S SHARE

    THE LION’S SHARE
    A History of British Imperialism, 1850-2011

    BERNARD PORTER

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    This book is about the phenomenon of British imperialism in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries: what it was, how it arose, why it fell, how it worked and what its repercussions and legacies w... Learn More
  3. CHURCHILL AND SEA POWER

    CHURCHILL AND SEA POWER

    CHRISTOPHER M BELL

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    This is the first study of Churchill’s record as a naval strategist and the evolution of his naval thinking. It debunks many well-entrenched myths surrounding controversial episodes in both w... Learn More

  4. TRAFALGAR IN HISTORY

    TRAFALGAR IN HISTORY
    A Battle and Its Afterlife

    Edited by DAVID CANNADINE

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    Following the bicentenary of Trafalgar and the death of Nelson, this volume explores key topics on the battle itself and its context and legacy. They include examinations of the question of resources,... Learn More
  5. THE BRITISH INSURANCE INDUSTRY  SINCE 1900

    THE BRITISH INSURANCE INDUSTRY SINCE 1900
    The Era of Transformation

    ROBERT L CARTER and PETER FALUSH

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    This book describes the dynamic changes that have occurred in one of Britain's most successful industries over the last century, showing how virtually every private and commercial activity has an insu... Learn More
  6. VOICES OF THE ENGLISH REFORMATION

    VOICES OF THE ENGLISH REFORMATION
    A Sourcebook

    Edited by JOHN N KING

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    Spanning the different phases of the English Reformation from William Tyndale's 1525 translation of the Bible to the death of Elizabeth I in 1603, this magisterial anthology brings together a range of... Learn More
  7. THE TIDE OF DEMOCRACY

    THE TIDE OF DEMOCRACY
    Shipyard Workers and Social Relations in Britain, 1870-1950

    ALASTAIR J REID

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    This study examines British shipbuilding in its heyday, bringing together original discussions of the organisation of production, the relationship between leaders and members of the industry's key tra... Learn More
  8. SONGS OF PROTEST, SONGS OF LOVE

    SONGS OF PROTEST, SONGS OF LOVE
    Popular Ballads in Eighteenth-Century Britain

    ROBIN GANEV
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    Focusing on rural Britain in a time of crisis, this book shows how songs can bring back voices from the past in a new way. As the traditional rights of peasants were being jettisoned to enforce a new ... Learn More
  9. THE RISE AND FALL OF THE SCOTTISH  COTTON INDUSTRY, 1778-1914

    THE RISE AND FALL OF THE SCOTTISH COTTON INDUSTRY, 1778-1914
    ‘The Secret Spring’

    ANTHONY COOKE
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    This is a full-length history of the Scottish cotton industry, from its beginnings in the late eighteenth century to its premature decline in the years leading up to the First World War. The book exam... Learn More
  10. MYTH AND MATERIALITY IN  A WOMAN’S WORLD

    MYTH AND MATERIALITY IN A WOMAN’S WORLD
    Shetland 1800-2000

    LYNN ABRAMS
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    Shetland has a history unique in Europe, for over the past two centuries it was a place where women dominated the family, the economy and the cultural imagination. Women ran households and crofts with... Learn More

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