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  • The History of Bethlemby Jonathan Andrews; Asa Briggs; Roy Porter; Penny Tucker; Keir Waddington

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Bethlem Hospital, popularly known as "Bedlam", is a unique institution. Now seven hundred and fifty years old, it has been continuously involved in the care of the mentally ill in London since at least the 1400s. As such it has a strong claim to be the oldest foundation in Europe with an unbroken history of sheltering and treating the mentally disturbed.... more...

  • The Making of Victorian Englandby G. Kitson Clark

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    Based on the Ford Lectures, delivered at Oxford in 1960, the author describes some of the forces which created what we call `Victorian England'. more...

  • The Rise of the Celtsby Henri Hubert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Originally published between 1920-70, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up to date findings and theories of historians,... more...

  • Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth Century Englandby Frank McLynn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    McLynn provides the first comprehensive view of crime and its consequences in the eighteenth century: why was England notorious for violence? Why did the death penalty prove no deterrent? Was it a crude means of redistributing wealth? more...

  • London's Teeming Streets, 1830-1914by James Winter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The streets of Victorian London became increasingly congested with vehicles, fast and furious drivers, pedestrians, costermongers, prostitutes, brass bands, homeless children and other obstacles to safe and rapid motion. Concerned citizens were alarmed by this unprecedented build-up of traffic and pollution. But how did this chaotic state come about... more...

  • English Society 1580?1680by Keith Wrightson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95

    English Society, 1580-1680 paints a fascinating picture of society and rural change in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Keith Wrightson discusses both the enduring characteristics of society as well as the course of social change, and emphasizes the wide variation in experience between different social groups and local communities.... more...

  • Late Victorian Britain 1875-1901by J.F.C. Harrison

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Drawing heavily on the recollections and literature of the people themselves, Harrison places late Victorian Britain firmly in its social and political context. more...

  • The Balkans, 1804?2012by Misha Glenny

    Granta Publications 2012; US$ 26.65

    Glenny investigates the roots of the bloodshed, invasions and nationalist fervour that have come to define our understanding of the south-eastern edge of Europe, and presents sharply observed portraits of its kings, guerrillas, bandits, generals, and politicians. Glenny shows that groups we think of as implacable enemies have, over the centuries, formed... more...

  • A History of Medieval Europeby R.H.C. Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    R.C. Davis provided the classic account of the European medieval world; equipping generations of undergraduate and ?A? level students with sufficient grasp of the period to debate diverse historical perspectives and reputations. His book has been important grounding for both modernists required to take a course in medieval history, and those who seek... more...

  • Bolsheviks and British Jewsby Dr Sharman Kadish; Sharman Kadish

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...