Download AQA A-level History: The Quest for Political Stability: by Steve Ellis,Alan Farmer PDF

By Steve Ellis,Alan Farmer

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Enhance and extend your scholars' wisdom and knowing in their AQA breadth research via professional narrative, revolutionary abilities improvement and bespoke essays from top historians on key debates.

- Builds scholars' realizing of the occasions and problems with the interval with authoritative, well-researched narrative that covers the specification content

- Introduces the main strategies of swap, continuity, reason and end result, encouraging scholars to make comparisons throughout time as they enhance throughout the course

- Improves scholars' talents in tackling interpretation questions and essay writing via delivering transparent information and perform activities

- Boosts scholars' interpretative talents and curiosity in background via prolonged interpreting possibilities which includes in particular commissioned essays from practicing historians on proper debates

- Cements knowing of the vast matters underpinning the interval with overviews of the major questions, end-of-chapter summaries and diagrams that double up as convenient revision aids

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Download The Englishwoman's Review of Social and Industrial by Janet Horowitz Murray,Myra Stark PDF

By Janet Horowitz Murray,Myra Stark

The Englishwoman’s evaluate, which released from 1866 to 1910, participated in and recorded a very good switch within the variety of percentages open to girls. the correct of the journal used to be the belief of the rising emancipated middle-class girl: monetary independence from males, selection of career, participation within the male companies of trade and govt, entry to raised schooling, admittance to the male professions, quite medication, and, in fact, the facility of suffrage equivalent to that of guys.


First released in 1979, this 10th quantity includes matters from 1877. With an informative advent via Janet Horowitz Murray and Myra Stark, and an index compiled through Anna Clark, this set is a useful source to these learning 19th and early twentieth-century feminism and the women’s circulation in Britain.

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Download The Jacobite Campaigns: The British State at War (Warfare, by Jonathan D Oates PDF

By Jonathan D Oates

the army points of the Jacobite campaigns in eighteenth-century Britain are thought of during this learn. Taken from the point of view of these dependable to the Hanoverian Crown, the 3 mainland campaigns of 1715–6, 1719 and 1745–6 are tested, utilizing learn according to fundamental assets: memoirs, diaries, letters, newspapers and nation papers.

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Download Menschen zählen: Wissensproduktion durch britische by Kerstin Brückweh PDF

By Kerstin Brückweh

Gesellschaften und ihre Herrschaftsapparate nutzten je nach Epoche und Kontext verschiedene Methoden der Selbstbeobachtung. Im Rahmen der Verwissenschaftlichung des Sozialen entwickelten sich Umfragen ab dem 19. Jahrhundert zum wichtigen software der Produktion von Wissen über die Bevölkerung. Die Volkszählung als Urform kontinuierlicher Gesellschaftsbeobachtung bildet den Kern des Buches. Ausgehend von der Überlegung, dass sozialwissenschaftliche Konstruktionen die Wahrnehmungen und Ordnungen von Gesellschaft prägen, werden am britischen Beispiel Akteure, zentrale Methoden wie Interview, Fragebogen und Gesellschaftsklassifikationen sowie konkrete Fragen nach Race, Ethnicity und Disabilities untersucht. Das Buch verbindet Wissensgeschichte mit neuer Politikgeschichte. Denn Volkszählungsfragen konnten nicht einfach im Top-down-Verfahren vorgegeben werden, vielmehr entstanden sie im politischen Prozess, wurden im Zensusbüro formuliert und von der Bevölkerung eigenwillig beantwortet: Die Volkszählungs‚daten' waren Ergebnis einer zirkulären Wissensproduktion. Diese Geschichte sozialwissenschaftlicher Methoden führt ins Zentrum gegenwärtiger Debatten um significant information und die Herausforderungen des digitalen Zeitalters. Denn die Idee, dass Menschen und Gesellschaften nichts weiter als die Summe ihrer Daten seien, ist im Kern der über 200-jährigen Methodengeschichte von Umfragen und Volkszählungen angelegt.

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Download A Military History of the English Civil War: 1642-1649 by Malcolm Wanklyn,Frank Jones PDF

By Malcolm Wanklyn,Frank Jones

A army heritage of the English Civil War examines how the civil warfare used to be gained, who fought for whom, and why it ended. With a elementary sort and transparent chronology that permits readers to make their very own decisions and pursue their very own pursuits additional, this unique historical past offers a radical critique of the explanations which have been brought up for Parliament's victory and the King's defeat in 1645/46. It discusses the strategic techniques of the Parliamentary and Royalist commanders and councils of battle and analyses the selections they made, arguing that the King’s defective command constitution used to be extra liable for his defeat than Sir Thomas Fairfax's strategic aptitude. It additionally argues that the way in which that assets have been used, instead of the assets themselves, clarify why the struggle ended whilst it did.

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Download Britain, America and the War Debt Controversy: The Economic by Robert Self PDF

By Robert Self

This quantity throws very important new gentle upon a pivotal interval of transition within the Anglo-American dating and units the level for its both dramatic transformation in the course of and after the second one international War. 


Based upon broad learn in formerly unpublished archival fabric on either side of the Atlantic, for the 1st time this publication deals a close and entire research of the battle debt challenge from its origins on the finish of the 1st international struggle till its ultimate elimination with the release of Roosevelt's Lend-Lease programme in 1940-41.


This paintings may be of serious curiosity to diplomats and newshounds, in addition to to scholars and students of political, diplomatic, financial and foreign history.

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Download English Inland Trade by Michael Hicks PDF

By Michael Hicks

The Southampton brokage books are the easiest resource for English inland exchange prior to sleek instances. inner alternate continuously matched out of the country alternate. among 1430 and 1540 the brokage sequence documents all departures via Southampton’s Bargate, the landlord, carter, commodity, volume, vacation spot and date, and plenty of deliveries too. Twelve such years make up the database that illuminates Southampton’s exchange with its vast area on the time whilst the town used to be at its most vital because the vital aspect of entry to England for the unique spices and dyestuffs imported by means of the Genoese. If Southampton’s overseas site visitors was once fairly vital, the town’s trade was once consultant additionally of the typical alternate that happened all through England. Seventeen papers examine Southampton’s interplay with Salisbury, London, Winchester, and plenty of different areas, long term developments and temporary fluctuations. the increase and decline of the Italian exchange, the dominance of Salisbury and emergence of Jack of Newbury, the recycling of wealth and metals from the dissolved monasteries all function right here. Underpinning the publication are 32 computer-generated maps and various tables, charts, and graphs, with counsel supplied as to how top to take advantage of and expand this amazing resource.

An accompanying web-mounted database (http://www.overlandtrade.org) allows the altering trade to be mapped and visualised via maps and alternate to be tracked week via week and over a century. jointly the ebook and database supply a distinct source for Southampton, its buying and selling companions, investors and carters, freight site visitors and the genealogies of the middling sort.

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Download Who Built Scotland: A History of the Nation in Twenty-Five by Alexander McCall Smith,Alistair Moffat,James PDF

By Alexander McCall Smith,Alistair Moffat,James Robertson,Kathleen Jamie,James Crawford

event a brand new historical past of Scotland informed via its areas. Writers Kathleen Jamie, Alexander McCall Smith, Alistair Moffat, James Robertson and James Crawford decide twenty-five structures to inform the tale of the nation.

Travelling around the state, from deserted islands and lonely glens to the center of our smooth towns, those 5 authors search out the varied narrative of the Scottish humans. keep on with Kathleen Jamie as she searches for the lines of our first relatives hearths within the Cairngorms and makes a midsummer trip to Shetland to satisfy the not likely new population of an Iron Age broch. travel the wondrous and macabre Surgeons’ corridor with Alexander McCall Smith, or stroll with him over sacred flooring to Iona’s historic Abbey. sign up for Alistair Moffat as he discovers a misplaced whisky village within the wilds of Strathconon, and climbs up in the course of the vertiginous layers of historical past in Edinburgh citadel. Accompany James Robertson as he is going from the status stones of Callanish to the standard cottage of Hugh MacDiarmid – through the engineering colossus of the Forth Rail Bridge. And trip with James Crawford from a packed crowd in Hampden Park, to an off-the-grid eco-bothy at the Isle of Eigg.

Who equipped Scotland is a landmark exploration of Scotland’s social, political and cultural histories. relocating from Neolithic households, exiled hermits and impressive royal dynasties to highland shieling ladies, peasant poets, Enlightenment philosophers and iconoclastic artists, it locations our humans, our principles and our passions on the middle of our structure and archaeology. this can be the extraordinary tale how we've formed our constructions and the way our structures, in flip, have formed us.

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Download The Few: The Story of the Battle of Britain in the Words of by Dilip Sarkar PDF

By Dilip Sarkar

The background of the conflict of england within the phrases of the pilots from a different archive of first hand debts. In 1940, the area used to be shaken while Hitler conquered France and the Low international locations in precisely six weeks. As Hitler ready a seaborne invasion of britain, merely RAF Fighter Command stood opposed to the Nazi dictator, and the realm actually held its breath. The conflict of england all started on 10 July 1940, finishing sixteen weeks in a while 31 October 1940. The Luftwaffe's goal was once to damage Fighter Command, domination of the skies being the most important to Hitler's invasion plan. in the course of that fateful summer time, younger RAF fighter pilots, flying Spitfires and Hurricanes, have been scrambled time and time back to stand insuperable odds - and the Luftwaffe used to be, till that time, unbeaten. The enemy fighter pilots, of their brightly painted Messerschmitt 109s, have been the main skilled on the earth. yet one way or the other the RAF pilots, struggling with desperately in a spider's internet of tricky vapour trails, and with surprising and violent demise an ever current significant other, prevailed. Afterwards, Churchill paid homage to all of them: 'Never within the box of human clash has rather a lot been owed by way of such a lot of to so few'. A legend have been born. Dilip Sarkar has been fascinated with the conflict of england considering youth and commenced heavily discovering the topic within the Seventies. He wrote hundreds of thousands of letters and travelled greatly over the united kingdom interviewing the fabled 'Few'. over the past 30 years he has interviewed extra conflict of england survivors than the other writer and his archive is a special selection of veterans 'voices'. during this new publication Dilip Sarkar chronicles the conflict of england from begin to end, drawing generally from his interviews with pilots and aid staff.

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