Sisterhood Questioned: Race, Class and Internationalism in by Christine Bolt

By Christine Bolt

This readable and informative survey, together with either new learn and synthesis, offers the 1st shut comparability of race, classification and internationalism within the British and American women's routine in this interval. Sisterhood wondered assesses the character and effect of divisions within the 20th century American and British women's movements.

In this lucidly written examine, Christine Bolt sheds new mild on those adjustments, which flourished in an period of political response, financial lack of confidence, polarizing nationalism and resurgent anti-feminism. the writer finds how the conflicts have been seized upon and publicised by way of contemporaries, and the way the activists themselves have been pressured to confront the more and more advanced tensions.

Drawing on quite a lot of assets, the writer demonstrates that ladies within the 20th century persevered to co-operate regardless of those divisions, and that feminist events remained lively correct as much as and past the reformist Nineteen Sixties. it's precious interpreting for all people with an curiosity in American heritage, British historical past or women's studies.

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The Effective Teaching of Religious Education (Effective by Brenda Watson,Penny Thompson

By Brenda Watson,Penny Thompson

The potent instructing of spiritual schooling

provides an available but intellectually rigorous source for all these concerned with the educating of RE in faculties today.

Written with the wishes of professional and non-specialist academics in brain, in either the first and secondary sectors, it effectively integrates conception and perform, encouraging debate and mirrored image on a extensive variety of matters in what's frequently considered as a posh and sometimes debatable topic area.

The moment variation has been written with the collaboration of a brand new co-author, Penny Thompson and has been completely up to date, revised and prolonged to include:

A new bankruptcy at the position of Christianity in RE

New fabric at the goal of RE and at the courting of RE to different matters

A new Appendix on tackling review and syllabus necessities

A new significant other web site at www.pearsoned.co.uk/watson-thompson together with an summary of using ICT in RE educating, internet hyperlinks and sensible assets to be used within the lecture room.

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The Windsor Dynasty 1910 to the Present: 'Long to Reign Over by Matthew Glencross,Judith Rowbotham,Michael D. Kandiah

By Matthew Glencross,Judith Rowbotham,Michael D. Kandiah

This publication explores the game and next improvement of the British Monarchy in the course of the 20th century.  members learn the phenomenon of glossy monarchy via an exploration of the institution and the continued impression of the Windsor dynasty either inside of Britain and the broader global, to interrogate the explanations for its survival into the twenty-first century. The successes (and mess ups) of the dynasty and the results of those for its long term survival are assessed from the views of constitutional, political, diplomatic and socio-cultural historical past. Emphasis is put on using symbols and culture, and their reinvention, and public reactions to their employment via the Windsors, together with the proof supplied by means of opinion polls. beginning with George V, and together with darker instances resembling the problem of the abdication of Edward VIII, this assortment considers how a long way this reign used to be a key transition in how the British royal relations has perceived itself and its position via exam of the repackaging for mass intake through the media of more than a few kingdom events from coronations to funerals, in addition to modernization of its kinfolk with the military.

 

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The Description of Ireland, and the State Thereof as It Is by Hogan,Edmund

By Hogan,Edmund

in contrast to another reproductions of vintage texts (1) we've not used OCR(Optical personality Recognition), as this ends up in undesirable caliber books with brought typos. (2) In books the place there are photos similar to pictures, maps, sketches and so forth we've got endeavoured to maintain the standard of those photographs, so that they characterize competently the unique artefact. even though sometimes there is definite imperfections with those previous texts, we consider they need to be made to be had for destiny generations to enjoy.

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Atheism and Deism Revalued: Heterodox Religious Identities by Wayne Hudson,Diego Lucci,Diego, Assoc Prof Lucci,Jeffrey R,

By Wayne Hudson,Diego Lucci,Diego, Assoc Prof Lucci,Jeffrey R, Dr Wigelsworth,Wayne, Professor Hudson

Given the crucial position performed by way of faith in early-modern Britain, it truly is probably unbelievable that historians haven't continually paid shut cognizance to the transferring and nuanced subtleties of phrases utilized in non secular controversies. during this assortment specific recognition is focussed upon of the main contentious of those phrases: ‘atheism’ and ‘deism’, phrases that experience formed major elements of the scholarship at the Enlightenment.

This quantity argues that during the 17th and eighteenth century atheism and deism concerned advantageous differences that experience no longer regularly been preserved through later students. the unique deployment and utilization of those phrases have been usually extra complex than a lot of the historic scholarship indicates. certainly, in a lot of the literature static definitions are frequently taken with no consideration, leading to depictions of the earlier developed upon anachronistic assumptions.

Offering reassessments of the historic figures such a lot linked to ‘atheism’ and ‘deism’ in early glossy Britain, this assortment opens the topic up for debate and indicates how the hot historiography of deism alterations our figuring out of heterodox non secular identities in Britain from 1650 to 1800. It problematises the older view that folks have been atheist or deists in an easy experience and in its place explores the plurality and adaptability of non secular identities in this interval. Drawing at the latest scholarship, the quantity enriches the talk approximately heterodoxy, delivering new views on a variety of widespread figures and supplying an outline of significant alterations within the field.

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British Foreign Policy 1874-1914: The Role of India by Sneh Mahajan

By Sneh Mahajan

A tough research of British overseas coverage is equipped at a time while Britain possessed the largest Empire that humankind has ever recognized. during this Empire India had a distinct place, comprising ninety seven consistent with cent of Britain's Asiatic Empire. All British statesmen deemed it necessary to retain their carry over India regardless of the hazard or rate of doing so.
This paintings makes a speciality of points which have been hitherto marginalized. It additionally contributes to debates surrounding the origins of the 1st global conflict, the multipolar international relations of the past due 19th century, and the character of imperial connections.

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Braddock's March: How the Man Sent to Seize a Continent by Thomas E. Crocker

By Thomas E. Crocker

Winner of the 2011 ny Society of Colonial Wars unusual booklet Award

“The power of this publication lies in Crocker’s presentation of the conflict and the advanced logistics involved.”—Times Literary SupplementBraddock’s March is arguably the 1st really entire historical past dedicated completely to the calamitous march that remade North the USA. . . . Braddock’s tale is great history.”—Weekly Standard “Drawing on unique resources, Crocker grittily reconstructs the development of Edward Braddock’s military on castle Duquesne. . . . responsive to aspect, Crocker will interact colonial-history readers during this good illustrated book.”—Booklist

“Both Braddock’s epic march and next destruction are delivered to lifestyles through Thomas E. Crocker in Braddock’s March, his impeccably researched account of an enormous yet principally forgotten bankruptcy in American historical past. . . . all of it provides as much as a stirring tale.”—Washington Times 

“Before we parted, the overall informed me he should not see me extra; for he was once going with a handful of fellows to beat entire international locations; and to do that they have to minimize their means via unknown woods. He produced a map of the rustic, asserting whilst, ‘Dear Pop, we're despatched like sacrifices to the altar.’” - George Anne Bellamy on basic Edward Braddock’s departure

In January 1755, significant normal Edward Braddock used to be despatched by way of nice Britain on a undertaking to force France as soon as and for all from the hot international. observed via the biggest armed expeditionary strength ever despatched to North the United States, Braddock’s basic goal used to be the Forks of the Ohio, the place he deliberate to grab castle Duquesne (at present-day Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), after which march north into Canada. After touchdown in Alexandria, Virginia, and organizing his troops and provide chain, Braddock and his day trip all started its approximately 250-mile trek, heroically slicing via uncharted wasteland, fording rivers, and scaling the Appalachian mountains, all whereas hauling luggage and heavy artillery. Braddock used to be joined in this epic undertaking via a tender Virginia colonel, George Washington, and others who could later play significant roles within the American Revolution, together with Horatio Gates, Thomas Gage, and Charles Lee; between these riding the expedition’s wagons have been Daniel Boone and Daniel Morgan. Having withstood the tough frontier and at last marching upon castle Duquesne on a scorching July morning, Braddock’s exhausted column was once ambushed through a mixed French and Indian strength. Over two-thirds of Braddock’s British and colonial troops have been killed or wounded, together with Braddock himself, struck by means of a bullet within the chest whereas trying to rally his disoriented troops. George Washington miraculously escaped damage regardless of 4 bullet holes via his garments. With this conflict, North the USA turned the best stake within the worldwide battle among France and nice Britain.

In Braddock’s March: How the guy despatched to grab a Continent replaced American History, Thomas E. Crocker tells the riveting tale of 1 of an important occasions in colonial the United States. not just did Braddock’s day trip have a profound effect on American political and armed forces advancements, this fateful march laid the basis for the “National Pike,” the foremost street for westward growth, introduced the profession of George Washington, and sowed the seeds of dissent among  England and its colonies that may eventually result in the yank Revolution.

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The BBC and national identity in Britain, 1922-53 (Studies by Thomas Hajkowski

By Thomas Hajkowski

studying the ways that the BBC developed and disseminated British nationwide identification in the course of the moment region of the 20th century, this publication is the 1st examine that focuses in a finished means on how the BBC, via its radio courses, attempted to symbolize what it intended to be British. The BBC and nationwide identification in Britain deals a revision of histories of nearby broadcasting in Britain that interpret it as a kind of cultural imperialism. The local association of the BBC, and the inside track and inventive programming designed particularly for neighborhood listeners, bolstered the cultural and historic forte of Scotland, Wales, and northern eire. The BBC expected, and maybe inspired, the improvement of the hybrid “dual identities” attribute of up to date Britain. This ebook may be of curiosity to students and scholars of nationalism and nationwide identification, British imperialism, mass media and media background, and the “four international locations” method of British history.

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Ironsides: English Cavalry 1588–1688 (Warrior) by John Tincey,Graham Turner

By John Tincey,Graham Turner

The Ironside is symbolic of the single celebration whilst the military took an energetic position in British politics. He represents a distinct interval while traditional humans displaced the status quo to take political regulate into their very own fingers. within the 19th century a rash of historic guides, work and statues with a civil struggle topic mirrored the political divisions of Victorian society and Royalist and Parliamentarian factors have been argued all over again, reflecting the sub textual content of latest political struggles. This booklet makes an attempt to take a much broader view of the Ironside as a warrior who developed from the experiments of the past due 16th and early 17th centuries to mix firepower with the armoured cavalryman.

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British Civilization: A Student's Dictionary by John Oakland

By John Oakland

British Civilization: A Student's Dictionary is a useful reference consultant to the British means of life.It explains the customarily confusing and complicated phrases and words used typically in Britain and through British people.

This easy-reference alphabetical consultant sheds mild on a complete choice of phrases, words, firms and associations. these kind of are primary good points of British civilization and society, and contain points of:

* politics and govt
* the legislation, economics and
* education
* the media
* faith and social welfare
* future health and housing
* relaxation and transport.

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