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Voices of GuinnessAn Oral History of the Park Royal Brewery

Voices of Guinness: An Oral History of the Park Royal Brewery

Tim Strangleman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190645090
eISBN:
9780190937294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645090.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

At the Guinness brewery established at Park Royal in West London in the mid-1930s, workers enjoyed a well-paid job for life, one where they could enjoy free meals in silver-service canteens and ... More

Mary, Countess of Derby, and the Politics of Victorian Britain

Mary, Countess of Derby, and the Politics of Victorian Britain

Jennifer Davey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198786252
eISBN:
9780191828614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786252.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Lady Mary Derby (1824–1900) occupied a pivotal position in Victorian politics, yet her activities have largely been overlooked or ignored. A Female Politician places Mary back into the political ... More

Boom CitiesArchitect Planners and the Politics of Radical Urban Renewal in 1960s Britain

Boom Cities: Architect Planners and the Politics of Radical Urban Renewal in 1960s Britain

Otto Saumarez Smith

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836407
eISBN:
9780191873676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836407.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Boom Cities: Architect-Planners and the Politics of Radical Urban Renewal in 1960s Britain is the first published history of the profound transformations of British city centres in the 1960s. It ... More

Democracy and Political CultureStudies in Modern British History

Democracy and Political Culture: Studies in Modern British History

Ross McKibbin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198834205
eISBN:
9780191872365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834205.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Historiography

This book is an examination of Britain as a democratic society; what it means to describe it as such; and how we can attempt such an examination. The book does this via a number of ‘case-studies’ ... More

God and ProgressReligion and History in British Intellectual Culture, 1845 - 1914

God and Progress: Religion and History in British Intellectual Culture, 1845 - 1914

Joshua Bennett

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198837725
eISBN:
9780191874314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837725.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This book offers an original account of intellectual change in nineteenth-century Britain, by exploring the rich relationship between historical thought and religious debate in Victorian culture. It ... More

Forging a British World of TradeCulture, Ethnicity, and Market in the Empire-Commonwealth, 1880-1975

Forging a British World of Trade: Culture, Ethnicity, and Market in the Empire-Commonwealth, 1880-1975

David Thackeray

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198816713
eISBN:
9780191858345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816713.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Brexit is likely to lead to the largest shift in Britain’s economic orientation in living memory. Some have argued that leaving the EU will enable Britain to revive markets in Commonwealth countries ... More

Welfare and Social Policy in Britain Since 1870Essays in Honour of Jose Harris

Welfare and Social Policy in Britain Since 1870: Essays in Honour of Jose Harris

Lawrence Goldman (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198833048
eISBN:
9780191871399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833048.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This collection of twelve essays reviews the history of welfare in Britain over the past 150 years, focusing on the ideas that have shaped the development of British social policy and on the thinkers ... More

The Nostalgic ImaginationHistory in English Criticism

The Nostalgic Imagination: History in English Criticism

Stefan Collini

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198800170
eISBN:
9780191839986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800170.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This unusual book explores the historical assumptions at work in the style of literary criticism that came to dominate English studies in the twentieth century. Stefan Collini shows how the work of ... More

The Game of Love in Georgian EnglandCourtship, Emotions, and Material Culture

The Game of Love in Georgian England: Courtship, Emotions, and Material Culture

Sally Holloway

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198823070
eISBN:
9780191861864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823070.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

Courtship in Georgian England was a decisive moment in the life cycle, imagined as a tactical game, an invigorating sport, and perilous journey across a turbulent sea. This book brings to life the ... More

Imperial BoredomMonotony and the British Empire

Imperial Boredom: Monotony and the British Empire

Jeffrey A. Auerbach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827375
eISBN:
9780191866258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827375.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Imperial Boredom offers a radical reconsideration of the British Empire during its heyday in the nineteenth century. Challenging the long-established view that the empire was about adventure and ... More

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