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The art of the possiblePolitics and governance in modern British history, 18851997: Essays in memory of Duncan Tanner

The art of the possible: Politics and governance in modern British history, 18851997: Essays in memory of Duncan Tanner

Chris Williams and Andrew Edwards (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090714
eISBN:
9781781708798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090714.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

‘Die Politik’, Bismarck is reputed to have said, ‘ist die Lehre von Möglichen’. Translated as ‘politics is the art of the possible’, this phrase captures neatly the pragmatism that has been at the ... More

Beyond the MetropolisThe changing image of urban Britain, 1780-1880

Beyond the Metropolis: The changing image of urban Britain, 1780-1880

Katy Layton-Jones

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099694
eISBN:
9781526104038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099694.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Drawing on images that shaped the popular perception of British towns between 1780 and 1880, Beyond the Metropolis challenges enduring misconceptions about urbanization, its representation, and ... More

The Crisis of British ProtestantismChurch Power in the Puritan Revolution, 1638-44

The Crisis of British Protestantism: Church Power in the Puritan Revolution, 1638-44

Hunter Powell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096341
eISBN:
9781781708811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096341.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book seeks to bring coherence to two of the most studied periods in British history, Caroline non-conformity (pre-1640) and the British revolution (post-1642). It does so by focusing on the ... More

Divergent pathsFamily histories of Irish emigrants in Britain 1820-1920

Divergent paths: Family histories of Irish emigrants in Britain 1820-1920

John Herson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090639
eISBN:
9781781708385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090639.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is unique in adopting a family history approach to Irish migration in nineteenth century Britain. Historians of the Irish in Britain have almost totally ignored the family dimension, but ... More

The End of the Irish Poor Law?Welfare and healthcare reform in revolutionary and independent Ireland

The End of the Irish Poor Law?: Welfare and healthcare reform in revolutionary and independent Ireland

Donnacha Seán Lucey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087578
eISBN:
9781526104014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087578.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book explores welfare provision in Ireland from the revolutionary period to the 1940s, This work is a significant addition to the growing historiography of twentieth-century Ireland which moves ... More

The experience of suburban modernityHow private transport changed interwar London

The experience of suburban modernity: How private transport changed interwar London

Michael John Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089190
eISBN:
9781781707999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089190.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Experience of Suburban Modernity explores how the adoption of new forms of private transport transformed inter-war suburban London. It shows how London’s suburban middle classes used their newly ... More

The Forgotten FrenchExiles in the British Isles, 1940-44

The Forgotten French: Exiles in the British Isles, 1940-44

Nicholas Atkin

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064388
eISBN:
9781781700402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064388.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

It is widely assumed that the French in the British Isles during the Second World War were fully fledged supporters of General de Gaulle, and that, across the channel at least, the French were a ... More

A History of the University of Manchester, 1973–90

A History of the University of Manchester, 1973–90

Brian Pullan and Michele Abendstern

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062421
eISBN:
9781781700624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062421.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides an account of the University of Manchester's struggle to meet the government's demands for the rapid expansion of higher education in the 1950s and the 1960s. It looks at the ... More

In the Wake of the Great RebellionRepublicanism, Agrarianism and Banditry in Ireland After 1798

In the Wake of the Great Rebellion: Republicanism, Agrarianism and Banditry in Ireland After 1798

James G. Patterson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076930
eISBN:
9781781700822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076930.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

On Monday 19 September 1803, the most significant trial in the history of Ireland took place in Dublin. At the dock stood a twenty-five-year-old former Trinity College student and doctor's son. His ... More

Ireland, Africa and the end of empireSmall state identity in the Cold War 1955 - 75

Ireland, Africa and the end of empire: Small state identity in the Cold War 1955 - 75

Kevin O'Sullivan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086021
eISBN:
9781781704905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086021.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the twenty years after Ireland joined the UN in 1955, one subject dominated its fortunes: Africa. The first detailed study of Ireland's relationship with that continent, this book documents its ... More

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