By Ole Peter Grell
By Till Geiger
By Pat Rogers
(16881744) on the subject of the political problems with his time.
By David R, Dr Green
Few measures, if any, may well declare to have had a better effect on British society than the bad legislations. As a complete approach of relieving these in want, the bad legislation supplied reduction for an important percentage of the inhabitants yet inspired the behaviour of a far higher workforce that lived at or close to the margins of poverty. It touched the lives of hundreds and hundreds of people not just as paupers but additionally as ratepayers, guardians, officers and magistrates.
This method underwent major swap within the 19th century with the shift from the previous to the recent bad legislations. the level to which alterations in coverage expected new laws is a key query and is right here tested within the context of London. quick inhabitants progress and turnover, the inability of private wisdom among wealthy and negative, and the shut proximity of diverse self reliant negative legislations specialists created a pretty metropolitan context for the supply of relief.
This paintings offers the 1st particular learn of the terrible legislations in London in the course of the interval top as much as and after the implementation of the bad legislation modification Act of 1834. Drawing on quite a lot of fundamental and secondary assets the ebook focuses explicitly at the ways that these concerned with the terrible legislations - either as prone and recipients - negotiated the availability of reduction. within the context of important city switch within the past due eighteenth and 19th century, it analyses the terrible legislations as a method of associations and explores the fabric and political procedures that formed reduction policies.
By Stephen Bull
In this complete ebook, Stephen Bull examines each element of the British military through the moment international warfare, and considers intimately the strengths and weaknesses of an business enterprise that used to be proven to its limits on many fronts yet made a tremendous contribution to the profitable Allied outcome.
The booklet explores the constitution of army energy from the lads who ran it, the Generals to the element of the regiments they commanded. It seems on the uniforms the warriors wore and the badges and insignia they bore on their uniforms. The weaponry Churchill's military used is mentioned intimately, from small hands together with rifles, bayonets, grenades, carbines and computing device weapons to the massed firepower of the artillery in addition to the expanding sophistication of tanks and different army cars in the course of the interval. eventually the position of auxiliary and designated forces and their contribution to the crusade is considered.
The accomplished textual content is more desirable through greater than two hundred modern photographs.
By Norman McCord
Although the Anti-Corn legislations league performed a most vital half within the politics of the 1840's, there's no glossy research of its actions and association. in line with a number of years paintings at the unique resources, in addition to papers belonging to George Wilson, President of the League for many of its existence, this e-book sheds mild at the inner historical past and association of the League.
Written from a political standpoint, Dr McCord describes the foundation, association and actions of the League, including its influence at the modern political scene, and as such, fills an incredible hole in our wisdom of the political background of early Victorian England. whilst, the publication presents an research of an strangely well-documented political strain workforce, making it a such a lot great addition to literature for historians and financial historians, in addition to scholars of political science.
This booklet was once first released in 1958.
By Scott Mandelbrote,Michael Ledger-Lomas
distributed hundreds of thousands of Bibles to the British and the world over have been seriously indebted to Dissent. but no unmarried ebook has explored both what the Bible did for dissenters or what dissenters did to set up the hegemony of the Bible in British tradition. The protracted conflicts over biblical interpretation that
resulted from the bewildering proliferation of dissenting denominations have made it tricky to know their contribution as a complete. This quantity conjures up the good sort within the dissenting learn and use of the Bible whereas insisting at the components that gave it value and underlying harmony. Its ten essays diversity around the interval from the later 17th to the mid-twentieth century and make connection with the entire significant dissenting denominations of the uk. The essays are woven
together via a thematic creation which locations the Bible on the centre of dissenting ecclesiology, eschatology, public worship and 'family religion', whereas charting the political and theological divisions that made the cry of 'the Bible simply' so divisive for dissenters in practice.
By Janet Horowitz Murray,Myra Stark
The Englishwoman’s overview, which released from 1866 to 1910, participated in and recorded an outstanding switch within the variety of probabilities open to ladies. the correct of the journal used to be the assumption of the rising emancipated middle-class lady: monetary independence from males, collection of career, participation within the male firms of trade and executive, entry to better schooling, admittance to the male professions, rather medication, and, after all, the facility of suffrage equivalent to that of fellows.
First released in 1979, this 16th quantity comprises concerns from 1883. With an informative advent by means of Janet Horowitz Murray and Myra Stark, and an index compiled by way of Anna Clark, this set is a useful source to these learning 19th and early twentieth-century feminism and the women’s circulate in Britain.
By Joanna Story
By Bernard Harris,Paul Bridgen
International in point of view, the essays during this quantity are basically keen on two facets of the combined economic climate of welfare--charity and mutual reduction. Emphasizing the shut courting among those components and the usually blurred limitations among every one of them and advertisement provision, contributors raise an important questions on the connection among rights and obligations in the combined financial system of welfare and the binds which bind either the donors and recipients of charity and the participants of voluntary organisations. The quantity significantly assesses the relationships among the statutory and voluntary sectors in quite a few nationwide settings, together with Britain, the USA, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Canada, and Germany over the last 2 hundred and fifty years, making the publication as topical because it is significant.