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

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  1. POLITICAL CULTURE IN LATER MEDIEVAL ENGLAND

    POLITICAL CULTURE IN LATER MEDIEVAL ENGLAND
    Essays by Simon Walker

    Edited by MIKE BRADDICK
    Introduction by G L HARRIS
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    This is an essential collection of eleven essays on late medieval England by the highly respected historian, Simon Walker, looking at key themes such as kingship, lordship, warfare and sanctity. Speci... Learn More
  2. 'NO HISTORIE SO MEETE'

    'NO HISTORIE SO MEETE'
    Gentry Culture and the Development of Local History in Elizabethan and Early Stuart England

    JAN BROADWAY
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    The importance of history to Elizabethan and early Stuart gentry led to a vibrant antiquarian culture. The family, town and county histories written by the community, which form the core of this study... Learn More
  3. LIVING IN SIN

    LIVING IN SIN
    Cohabiting as Husband and Wife in Nineteenth-Century England

    GINGER S FROST

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    This study of cohabitation in nineteenth-century England is based on research into the lives of hundreds of couples. 'Common-law' marriages did not have any legal basis, so the Victorian courts had to... Learn More
  4. HEALING THE NATION

    HEALING THE NATION
    Soldiers and the Culture of Caregiving in Britain during the Great War

    JEFFREY S REZNICK

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    This study of caregiving during the Great War explores life behind the lines for ordinary British soldiers who served on the Western Front. Using a variety of literary, artistic and architectural evid... Learn More
  5. 'ENGLAND'S DARLING'

    'ENGLAND'S DARLING'
    The Victorian Cult of Alfred the Great

    JOANNE PARKER

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    During the last two decades, numerous studies have been devoted to the Victorian fascination with King Arthur. However, the figure of King Alfred has received almost no attention, yet for much of the ... Learn More
  6. DUSTY BOB

    DUSTY BOB
    A Cultural History of Dustmen, 1780–1870

    BRIAN MAIDMENT

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    Why did dustmen exercise an extended hold over the imagination of many Regency and Victorian artists and writers, including George Cruikshank, Henry Mayhew, Charles Dickens as well as numerous little-... Learn More
  7. CONTESTING HOME DEFENCE

    CONTESTING HOME DEFENCE
    Men, Women and the Home Guard in the Second World War

    PENNY SUMMERFIELD and CORINNA PENISTON-BIRD

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    Was the Home Guard in the Second World War, as George Orwell claimed, 'a People’s Army'? This book argues that the Home Guard at once contributed to and challenged the notion of national unity: offi... Learn More
  8. BEHIND ENEMY LINES

    BEHIND ENEMY LINES
    Gender, Passing and the Special Operations Executive in the Second World War

    JULIETTE PATTINSON

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    This examination of gender relations in wartime uses the Special Operations Executive (SOE) as a case study. Drawing on personal testimonies, as well as official records and film, it explores the extr... Learn More
  9. THE WESTMINSTER CIRCLE

    THE WESTMINSTER CIRCLE
    The People Who Lived and Worked in the Early Town of Westminster, 1066-1307

    DAVID SULLIVAN
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    Within 250 years of the Norman invasion of England in 1066, a small village at Westminster was completely transformed into a twofold urban centre - of royal government and of churchly wealth and power... Learn More
  10. THE TRANSFORMATION OF IRELAND, 1900-2000

    THE TRANSFORMATION OF IRELAND, 1900-2000

    DIARMAID FERRITER
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    In 1900, Ireland was a restless, impoverished, neglected corner of the British Empire; by 2000, it had become the ‘Celtic Tiger’ of Europe. How did this happen? Ferriter’s vivid and stimulating ... Learn More

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