By Philip C. Almond
By Bernard Porter
By Janet Horowitz Murray,Myra Stark
The Englishwoman’s evaluation, which released from 1866 to 1910, participated in and recorded a good swap within the variety of chances open to ladies. the precise of the journal used to be the belief of the rising emancipated middle-class girl: financial independence from males, collection of profession, participation within the male businesses of trade and govt, entry to better schooling, admittance to the male professions, really drugs, and, after all, the ability of suffrage equivalent to that of fellows.
First released in 1985, this thirty-eighth quantity comprises matters from 1906. With an informative creation via Janet Horowitz Murray and Myra Stark, and an index compiled via Anna Clark, this set is a useful source to these learning 19th and early twentieth-century feminism and the women’s flow in Britain.
By Professor Phillipp Schofield,Dr. E. A. New
Seals and Society arises from an immense undertaking investigating seals and their use in medieval Wales, the Welsh March and neighbouring counties in England. the 1st significant research of seals within the context of 1 a part of medieval Western eu society, the quantity additionally bargains a brand new viewpoint at the historical past of medieval Wales and its outer edge by way of addressing quite a few issues when it comes to the perception that seals can provide the historian. although the current learn indicates vital nearby differences within the take-up of seals in medieval Wales, it's also transparent that seal utilization elevated from the later 12th century and unfold commonly in Welsh society, specifically in these components of Wales neighbouring England or the place there have been an early English incursion. via a chain of chapters, the authors study the ways that seals can make clear the criminal, administrative, social and monetary heritage of the interval in Wales and its border zone. Seals offer certain insights into the alternatives contributors, women and men, made in representing themselves to the broader international, and this factor is tested heavily. Supported via nearly a hundred photographs accumulated via the undertaking group, the amount is of serious curiosity to these engaged on seals, their motifs, their use and advancements of their utilization over the excessive and later heart a while.
By Samuel Hynes
Samuel Hynes examines the method of that transformation. He explores an enormous cultural mosaic comprising novels and poetry, song and theatre, journalism, work, motion pictures, parliamentary debates, public monuments, sartorial models, own diaries and letters.
Told in wealthy aspect, this penetrating account shatters a lot of the got knowledge in regards to the First global struggle. It indicates how English tradition tailored itself to the desires of killing, how our stereotypes of the battle steadily took form and the way the countries inspiration and mind's eye have been profoundly and irretrievably changed.
By Richard Rex
This up-to-date version of a strong interpretation of Henry VIII's Reformation keeps the analytical area and fashionable lucidity of the unique textual content whereas taking complete account of the most recent study. a tremendous new bankruptcy elucidates the best way 'politics' and 'religion' interacted in early Tudor England.
By Neville Wylie
The relatively sturdy remedy of British prisoners in Germany has mostly been defined through historians when it comes to rational self-interest, reciprocity, and impact of Nazi racism, which accorded Anglo-Saxon servicemen the next prestige than different different types of POWs.
By distinction, Neville Wylie bargains a extra nuanced photograph of Anglo-German family and the politics of prisoners of warfare. Drawing on British, German, usa and Swiss resources, he argues that German benevolence in the direction of British POWs stemmed from London's good fortune in operating via impartial intermediaries, particularly its retaining strength (the usa and Switzerland) and the foreign Committee of the crimson go, to advertise German compliance with the 1929 Geneva conference, and building
and maintaining a courting with the German govt that was once in a position to withstanding the corrosive results of 5 years of warfare.
Expanding our figuring out of either the formula and execution of POW coverage in either capitals, the booklet sheds new gentle at the dynamics in inter-belligerent family throughout the battle. It means that whereas the second one international warfare might be rightly stated as a clash during which conventional constraints have been sometimes deserted within the pursuit of political, strategic and ideological objectives, during this vital zone of Anglo-German family, standard overseas norms have been either resilient and
By Mark Clapson
By Linda Woodhead,Rebecca Catto
This ebook deals a completely updated and entire advisor to faith in Britain due to the fact that 1945. A group of top students offer a clean research and evaluation, with a specific specialise in variety and alter. They examine:
- relations among non secular and secular ideals and institutions
- the evolving position and standing of the church buildings
- the progress and ‘settlement’ of non-Christian non secular communities
- the unfold and diversification of other spiritualities
- religion in welfare, schooling, media, politics and law
- theoretical views on spiritual change.
The quantity provides the most recent study, together with effects from the largest-ever examine initiative on faith in Britain, the AHRC/ESRC faith and Society Programme. Survey chapters are mixed with specified case experiences to offer either breadth and intensity of insurance. The textual content is followed through proper images and a better half website.