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The Eclipse Of A Great Power

Author : Keith Robbins
ISBN : 9781317894971
Genre : History
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Covers both the expansion and the decline of the British Empire and the reasons behind this sudden eclipse in power.

Nationhood And Identity

Author : David Powell
ISBN : 1860645178
Genre : History
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David Powell charts the political evolution of the United Kingdom. The result is a cultural history of British politics, seen through music, sport, war and literature and an attempt to look into the future of the nationalisms that survive in Britain today.

Religion Identity And Conflict In Britain From The Restoration To The Twentieth Century

Author : Frances Knight
ISBN : 9781317067245
Genre : History
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The British state between the mid-seventeenth century to the early twentieth century was essentially a Christian state. Christianity permeated society, defining the rites of passage - baptism, first communion, marriage and burial - that shaped individual lives, providing a sense of continuity between past, present and future generations, and informing social institutions and voluntary associations. Yet this religious conception of state and society was also the source of conflict. The Restoration of the monarchy in 1660 brought limited toleration for Protestant Dissenters, who felt unable to worship in the established Church, and there were challenges to faith raised by biblical and historical scholarship, science, moral questioning and social dislocations and unrest. This book brings together a distinguished team of authors who explore the interactions of religion, politics and culture that shaped and defined modern Britain. They consider expressions of civic consciousness in the expanding towns and cities, the growth of Welsh national identity, movements for popular education and temperance reform, and the influence of organised sport, popular journalism, and historical writing in defining national life. Most importantly, the contributors highlight the vital role of religious faith and religious institutions in the understanding of the modern British state.

The Palgrave Guide To English Literature And Its Contexts

Author : Peter Widdowson
ISBN : 9780230000995
Genre : History
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This comprehensive guide to the historical and cultural context of English Literature covers the core periods of literature, and history, from the English Renaissance to the present. It introduces and outlines key terms, concepts and developments and provides a series of timelines showing political, social, cultural and literary events for each year. Together it offers a concise history of Britain for literature students and provides readers with the context for any literary work from 1500 to 2000. MARKET 1: Undergraduate students of English Literature; MARKET 2: Post-graduates and scholars of English literature; general readers; library sale

American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : UOM:39015079622570
Genre : American literature
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Reader S Guide To British History

Author : D. M. Loades
ISBN : 1579584268
Genre : History
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"A masterful attempt to describe the historical secondary literature of the British Isles -- from prehistory to the present day -- the set is comprised of substantial essays of 1,000 to 3,000 words each on a wide array of subjects -- all written by pre-eminent scholars in language accessible to beginning students and advanced researchers. Each listed essay title is given a thorough annotation."--"The Top 20 Reference Titles of the Year," American Libraries, May 2004.

Communication And Democracy

Author : Hannu Nieminen
ISBN : STANFORD:36105020484890
Genre : Philosophy
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The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : UOM:39015079755842
Genre : English literature
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Genre : American literature
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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Whitaker S Books In Print

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