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Our general historical titles, with particular strengths in social history, literary history, art history, history of education and historical biography.

The English Ideology

The English Ideology:

Studies on the Language of Victorian Politics

By George Watson

An examination of how the political literature of the 19th century sheds light on English parliamentary thought.

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ISBN: 9780718891565
£21.75
Foundations of Progressive Education

Foundations of Progressive Education:

The History of the National Froebel Society

By Joachim Liebschner

The story of how a handful of young women changed British education by following the philosophy of the German educationalist, Friedrich Froebel.

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ISBN: 9780718828356
£39.00
Hanging a Rebel

Hanging a Rebel:

The Life of C.R.W. Nevinson

By Michael J.K. Walsh

The definitive study of the artist and writer C.R.W. Nevinson, making a major contribution to the understanding of intellectual culture in 20th-century Britain.

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ISBN: 9780718830908
£27.00
Heresies and Heretics

Heresies and Heretics:

Memories of the Twentieth Century

By George Watson

An entertaining and provocative exploration of cultural and literary heresies of the 20th century, and the diverse and original individuals who championed them.

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ISBN: 9780718892920
£20.50

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ISBN: 9780718841027
£12.75 (RRP)

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ISBN: 9780718841034
£12.75 (RRP)
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ISBN: 9780718841010
£17.00 (RRP)
The History and Philosophy of Art Education

The History and Philosophy of Art Education

By Stuart MacDonald

An investigation of the development of art and design education in Italy, France, Britain, Germany, and the United States.

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ISBN: 9780718891534
£29.50
Hogarth

Hogarth:

Volume I: The Modern Moral Subject 1697–1732

By Ronald Paulson

The first of three volumes comprising the authoritative treatment of the life, work and times of England's greatest 18th century artist.

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ISBN: 9780718828547
£55.25
How Surnames Began

How Surnames Began

By C.M. Matthews

An exploration of the origins and development of the British surname, and the events and social changes that influenced its evolution over the centuries.

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ISBN: 9780718891541
£17.00
Kilvert's World of Wonders

Kilvert's World of Wonders:

Growing up in mid-Victorian England

By John Toman

A life and times of the early Victorian clerical diarist Francis Kilvert, showing his perspective on the social and intellectual developments of his era.

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ISBN: 9780718893019
£25.75

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ISBN: 9780718841782
£16.69 (RRP)

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ISBN: 9780718841799
£16.69 (RRP)
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ISBN: 9780718841775
£22.25 (RRP)
The Language of Science

The Language of Science:

From the Vernacular to the Technical

By Maurice Crosland

A fascinating account of the development of scientific terminology and the systematic approach to classification and measurement in the 18th century.

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ISBN: 9780718830601
£13.75
Life and Death in Higher Education

Life and Death in Higher Education:

The Rise and Demise of British Colleges of Education

By Clare Debenham

A social history based on new research of the expansion and subsequent decline of colleges of education in Great Britain.

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ISBN: 9780718895495
£60.00

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ISBN: 9780718895501
£20.00
The Lost Literature of Socialism

The Lost Literature of Socialism:

2nd Edition

By George Watson

Second edition of an authoritative study of socialist literature showing the racist and genocidal roots of socialist texts of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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ISBN: 9780718892272
£21.25

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ISBN: 9780718845179
£13.31 (RRP)

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ISBN: 9780718845186
£13.31 (RRP)
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