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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

Beyond the StateThe colonial medical service in British Africa

Beyond the State: The colonial medical service in British Africa

Anna Greenwood (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089671
eISBN:
9781526104366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089671.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

A collection of essays about the Colonial Medical Service of Africa in which a group of distinguished colonial historians illustrate the diversity and active collaborations to be found in the untidy ... More

The Biopolitics of the War on TerrorLife Struggles, Liberal Modernity and the Defence of Logistical Societies

The Biopolitics of the War on Terror: Life Struggles, Liberal Modernity and the Defence of Logistical Societies

Julian Reid

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074059
eISBN:
9781781701676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074059.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is a book which aims to overturn existing understandings of the origins and futures of the War on Terror for the purposes of International Relations theory. As the book shows, this is not a war ... More

Black Bartholomew's DayPreaching, Polemic and Restoration Nonconformity

Black Bartholomew's Day: Preaching, Polemic and Restoration Nonconformity

David J. Appleby

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075612
eISBN:
9781781701744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075612.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the religious, political and cultural implications of a collision of highly charged polemic prompted by the mass ejection of Puritan ministers from the Church of England in 1662, ... More

The Blair IdentityLeadership and Foreign Policy

The Blair Identity: Leadership and Foreign Policy

Stephen Benedict Dyson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079993
eISBN:
9781781702178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079993.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why did Tony Blair take Britain to war with Iraq? Because, this book argues, he was following the core political beliefs and style—the Blair identity—manifest and consistent throughout his decade in ... More

The Blair SupremacyA study in the politics of Labour's party management

The Blair Supremacy: A study in the politics of Labour's party management

Lewis Minkin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719073793
eISBN:
9781781706770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073793.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book uncovers the under-explored function and form of Blair’s party management, which attempted to control problem-causing activities, issues and developments so that outcomes were produced ... More

Bob Crow: Socialist, Leader, FighterA Political Biography

Bob Crow: Socialist, Leader, Fighter: A Political Biography

Gregor Gall

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526100290
eISBN:
9781526124173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100290.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Bob Crow was not only the most well-known union leader of his generation but also the most militant. This biography examines his leadership of the RMT union, examining and exposing a number of ... More

Brave CommunityThe Digger Movement in the English Revolution

Brave Community: The Digger Movement in the English Revolution

John Gurney

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061028
eISBN:
9781781700747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061028.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This is a full-length modern study of the Diggers or ‘True Levellers’, who were among the most remarkable of the radical groups to emerge during the English Revolution of 1640–60. Acting at a time of ... More

Britain and Africa Under BlairIn Pursuit of the Good State

Britain and Africa Under Blair: In Pursuit of the Good State

Julia Gallagher

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085000
eISBN:
9781781702253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085000.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Africa was a key focus of Britain's foreign policy under Tony Blair. Military intervention in Sierra Leone, increases in aid and debt relief, and grand initiatives such as the Commission for Africa ... More

Britain and the Formation of the Gulf StatesEmbers of Empire

Britain and the Formation of the Gulf States: Embers of Empire

Shohei Sato

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099687
eISBN:
9781526109781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099687.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book is about the end of the British Empire in the Middle East. It offers new insights into how the relationship between Britain and the Gulf rulers that was nurtured at the height of the ... More

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