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UnsettledRefugee Camps and the Making of Multicultural Britain

Unsettled: Refugee Camps and the Making of Multicultural Britain

Jordanna Bailkin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198814214
eISBN:
9780191851827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814214.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Today, no one thinks of Britain as a land of camps. Instead, camps seem to happen “elsewhere,” from Greece to Palestine to the global South. Yet over the course of the twentieth century, dozens of ... More

Rum, Sodomy, Prayers, and the Lash RevisitedWinston Churchill and Social Reform in the Royal Navy, 1900-1915

Rum, Sodomy, Prayers, and the Lash Revisited: Winston Churchill and Social Reform in the Royal Navy, 1900-1915

Matthew S. Seligmann

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198759973
eISBN:
9780191820489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759973.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

There is an old story about Winston Churchill, which relates that, during his time as First Lord of the Admiralty, he made a proposal for reform that was strenuously opposed by the naval officers ... More

Modern PlayhousesAn Architectural History of Britain's New Theatres, 1945 - 1985

Modern Playhouses: An Architectural History of Britain's New Theatres, 1945 - 1985

Alistair Fair

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198807476
eISBN:
9780191845406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807476.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

Between the 1950s and the 1980s, Britain witnessed a theatre-building boom. Across the country, substantial new theatres were constructed in town and city centres, and on university campuses. The ... More

Scotland's Populations from the 1850s to Today

Scotland's Populations from the 1850s to Today

Michael Anderson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198805830
eISBN:
9780191843747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805830.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The last book-length study of Scottish population history was published in 1977, and it stopped in 1939. This book uses much hitherto unexploited material to throw new light on many topics. It sets ... More

Class, Politics, and the Decline of Deference in England, 1968-2000

Class, Politics, and the Decline of Deference in England, 1968-2000

Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198812579
eISBN:
9780191850387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812579.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book examines class identities and politics in late twentieth-century England. Class remained important to ‘ordinary’ people’s identities and their narratives about social change in this period, ... More

Mixing ItDiversity in World War Two Britain

Mixing It: Diversity in World War Two Britain

Wendy Webster

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198735762
eISBN:
9780191799747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198735762.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

During the Second World War, people arrived in Britain from all over the world as troops, war workers, nurses, refugees, exiles, and prisoners of war—chiefly from Europe, America, and the British ... More

Children of Uncertain FortuneMixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Daniel Livesay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634432
eISBN:
9781469634449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634432.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book traces the lives of more than three hundred mixed-race Jamaicans who left the Caribbean for Britain in the eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries. Born to free and enslaved women of ... More

Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian CityThe Police and the Public

Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian City: The Police and the Public

David Churchill

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198797845
eISBN:
9780191839160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797845.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book provides the first detailed study of policing and civilian crime control in nineteenth-century England. It provides a sustained, empirically rich critique of existing accounts, which ... More

Water and the Environment in the Anglo-Saxon World

Water and the Environment in the Anglo-Saxon World

Maren Clegg Hyer and Della Hooke (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940285
eISBN:
9781786944221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940285.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

As a third volume in the series Daily Living in the Anglo-Saxon World, this work illumines how an understanding of the impact of water on the daily lives of the people and the environment of the ... More

MoraleA Modern British History

Morale: A Modern British History

Daniel Ussishkin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190469078
eISBN:
9780190469108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190469078.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book charts the institutional, cultural, and political history of morale in modern imperial Britain. First emerging in the nineteenth century as a residual problem in military disciplinary ... More

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