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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

Irish Catholic Identities

Irish Catholic Identities

Oliver P. Rafferty (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097317
eISBN:
9781781708569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097317.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This work sets out to delineate the history of identity formation in the Irish context, as this unfolds from the middle ages to the present. Not only is the question of identity made complex by ... More

The Irish Parliamentary Party at Westminster, 1900-18

The Irish Parliamentary Party at Westminster, 1900-18

Conor Mulvagh

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099267
eISBN:
9781526115164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099267.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The key to understanding the emergence of the independent Irish state lies in the history of Home Rule. This book offers the most comprehensive examination to date of the Irish Parliamentary Party ... More

Labour, British radicalism and the First World War

Labour, British radicalism and the First World War

Lucy Bland and Richard Carr (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526109293
eISBN:
9781526136015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109293.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This volume offers a series of new essays on the British left – broadly interpreted – during the First World War. Dealing with grassroots case studies of unionism from Bristol to the North East of ... More

Land questions in modern Ireland

Land questions in modern Ireland

Fergus Campbell and Tony Varley (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719078804
eISBN:
9781781707944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078804.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The question of land in Ireland has long been at the heart of political, social and cultural debates. In eleven essays a group of authors including some of the most influential historians and social ... More

Michael Logue and the Catholic Church in Ireland, 1879-1925

Michael Logue and the Catholic Church in Ireland, 1879-1925

John Privilege

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077357
eISBN:
9781781702871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077357.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides a review and consideration of the role of the Catholic Church in Ireland in the intense political and social changes after 1879 through a major figure in Irish history, Michael ... More

Modern MotherhoodWomen and Family in England, 1945-2000

Modern Motherhood: Women and Family in England, 1945-2000

Angela Davis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719084553
eISBN:
9781781702109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084553.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines women’s experiences of motherhood in England in the years between 1945 and 2000. Based on a new body of 160 oral history interviews, the book offers the first comprehensive ... More

Murder capitalSuspicious deaths in London, 1933–53

Murder capital: Suspicious deaths in London, 1933–53

Amy Helen Bell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091971
eISBN:
9781781707968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091971.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Murder Capital is a historical study of suspicious deaths, unexpected deaths whose circumstances required official investigation, in mid-twentieth-century London. Suspicious deaths – murders in the ... More

Negotiating insanity in the southeast of Ireland, 1820-1900

Negotiating insanity in the southeast of Ireland, 1820-1900

Catherine Cox

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719075032
eISBN:
9781781704769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075032.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This study uses the Carlow asylum district in the southeast of Ireland – comprised of counties Wexford, Kildare, Kilkenny and Carlow – to explore the ‘place of the asylum’ in the nineteenth century. ... More

The Northern Ireland Troubles in BritainImpacts, engagements, legacies and memories

The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain: Impacts, engagements, legacies and memories

Graham Dawson, Jo Dover, and Stephen Hopkins (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096310
eISBN:
9781526120809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096310.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For the three decades of the Northern Ireland ‘Troubles’ (1968–98), the United Kingdom experienced within its borders a profound and polarizing conflict. Yet relatively little research has addressed ... More

Pauper PoliciesPoor Law Practice in England, 1780-1850

Pauper Policies: Poor Law Practice in England, 1780-1850

Samantha A. Shave

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719089633
eISBN:
9781526124142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089633.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Pauper Policies examines how policies under both old and New Poor Laws were conceived, adopted, implemented, developed or abandoned. The author engages with recent literature on the experience and ... More

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