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‘Guilty Women’, Foreign Policy, and Appeasement in Inter-War Britain
‘Guilty Women’, Foreign Policy, and Appeasement in...
Julie V. Gottl...
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:British women were deeply invested in foreign policy between the wars. This study casts new light on the turn to international affairs in feminist politics, the gendered representation and experience of the Munich Crisis, and the profound impression ...
100 Years of NCVO and Voluntary Action
100 Years of NCVO and Voluntary Action
Justin Davis S...
editor: Springer
ano: 2019
descrição:This book explores the rich history of voluntary action in the United Kingdom over the past 100 years, through the lens of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), which celebrates its centenary in 2019. From its establishment at the ...
A Business and Labour History of Britain
A Business and Labour History of Britain
M. Richardson; P...
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:By bringing together and critically engaging with accounts of certain themes in business and labour history, and utilizing original research, this book aims to widen understanding of industrial society and provide a background to further study and re...
A Century of Premiers
A Century of Premiers
D. Leonard
editor: Springer
ano: 2005
descrição:During the course of the Twentieth Century, nineteen men and one woman - from Robert Cecil, Third Marquis of Salisbury to Tony Blair - have occupied the post of Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
A Child for Keeps
A Child for Keeps
J. Keating
editor: Springer
ano: 2009
descrição:The history of adoption from 1918-1945, detailing the rise of adoption, the growth of adoption societies and considering the increasing emphasis on secrecy in adoption. Analyses adoption law from legalization in 1926, to regulation and reform in the ...
A Chronology of the Byzantine Empire
A Chronology of the Byzantine Empire
T. Venning; J....
editor: Springer
ano: 2006
descrição:This work provides a clear and comprehensive chronology of the Eastern Roman Empire from the foundation of Constantinople in 324 AD to the extinction of the last Byzantine principality in 1461 AD, ultimately shedding light on a once-obscure period of...
A Cultural History of British Euroscepticism
A Cultural History of British Euroscepticism
M. Spiering
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:Why are the British so Euro-sceptic? Forget about tedious treaties, party politics or international relations. The real reason is that the British do not feel European. This book explores and explains the cultural divide between Britain and Europe, w...
A Cultural History of the British Census
A Cultural History of the British Census
K. Levitan
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:The book explores the hotly disputed process by which the census was created and developed and examines how a wide cast of characters, including statisticians, novelists, national and local officials, political and social reformers, and journalists r...
A Global History of Anti-Slavery Politics in the Nineteenth Century
A Global History of Anti-Slavery Politics in the Nineteenth...
W. Mulligan; M....
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:The abolition of slavery across large parts of the world was one of the most significant transformations in the nineteenth century, shaping economies, societies, and political institutions. This book shows how the international context was essential ...
A Historical Guide to NGOs in Britain
A Historical Guide to NGOs in Britain
M. Hilton; N. Crowson...
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:Aiming to furnish the reader with the historical data to engage with the debates surrounding the Cameron government's 'Big Society' and civil society, this book gives the reader a greater and more informed historical consciousness of how the NGO sect...
A History of Foreign Students in Britain
A History of Foreign Students in Britain
H. Perraton
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Foreign students have travelled to Britain for centuries and, from the beginning, attracted controversy. This book explores changing British policy and practice, and changing student experience, set within the context of British social and political ...
A History of Infanticide in Britain, c. 1600 to the Present
A History of Infanticide in Britain, c. 1600 to the...
A. Kilday
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:The killing of new-born children is an intensely emotional and emotive subject. The hidden nature of this crime has made it an area incredibly difficult subject area for historians to approach up until now. This work provides the first detailed histo...