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Toynbee Hall Routledge Revivals

Author : Asa Briggs
ISBN : 9781136464539
Genre : History
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First published in 1984, Toynbee Hall, The First Hundred Years is not just a centenary study, but a personal contribution to the continuing history of Toynbee Hall, which is the Universities’ settlement in East London, and an institution that has inspired respect and affection. Its pioneering role as a residential community living and working in the heart of one of London’s most deprived areas has been maintained. Called a ‘social workshop’ by its late chairman John Profumo, Toynbee Hall promotes ventures such as Free Legal Advice, the Workers Educational Association, and the Whitechapel Art Gallery. The book looks at the social changes that have taken place over the 100 years since Toynbee Hall was founded in 1884, but also notes curious parallels, with persistent patterns of poverty, deprivation, squalor and racial separation which characterise the area. Questions about the facts and perceptions of poverty, the nature of community, the visual as well as the social environment, and the roles of voluntary, local and national statutory policy still require answers.
Category: History

Victorian Britain Routledge Revivals

Author : Sally Mitchell
ISBN : 9781136716171
Genre : History
File Size : 58.14 MB
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First published in 1988, this encyclopedia serves as an overview and point of entry to the complex interdisciplinary field of Victorian studies. The signed articles, which cover persons, events, institutions, topics, groups and artefacts in Great Britain between 1837 and 1901, have been written by authorities in the field and contain bibliographies to provide guidelines for further research. The work is intended for undergraduates and the general reader, and also as a starting point for graduates who wish to explore new fields.
Category: History

Britain And Transnational Progressivism

Author : D. Gutzke
ISBN : 9780230614970
Genre : History
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This collection of essays explores how Progressivism was the historical catalyst for reforms across the social and political spectrum in Britain for over half a century.
Category: History

The Problems Of Communitarian Politics

Author : Elizabeth Frazer
ISBN : 9780198295631
Genre : Political Science
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The book examines the development of the idea of community in western liberal democracy and the way in which it inspires participants in 'community development', and community politics'. Controversially, the book argues that 'community' is a contradictory idea, which ultimately frustrates participants in democratic politics.
Category: Political Science

John Henry Muirhead Routledge Revivals

Author : John W Harvey
ISBN : 9781136238802
Genre : Philosophy
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First published in 1942, Reflections documents the life of John Henry Muirhead and the philosophical age that he observed. The first part of the volume derives from Muirhead’s own autobiographical narrative, left unfinished when he died in May 1940. The second part features two final chapters written by John W. Harvey that comprehensively record the final stages of Muirhead’s life. Harvey’s chapters incorporate Muirhead’s unfinished final years of commentary and begin at the man’s retirement from Birmingham Chair in 1921. As a student and teacher of philosophy, Muirhead’s life ran almost precisely parallel to what he himself refers to as ‘one of the most vivid and important movements in British and American philosophy’. He came into contact with some of the age’s primary thinkers and as such, his own autobiography is important in providing an insight into his contemporary philosophical environment.
Category: Philosophy

Historians Economists And Economic History Routledge Revivals

Author : Alon Kadish
ISBN : 9781136826702
Genre : Business & Economics
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First published in 1989, Alon Kadish’s study re-examines the standard view held by historians of economic thought whereby economic history emerged from the historicist criticism of neoclassical economic theory. He also demonstrates how the discipline evolved as an extension of the study of history. The study will appeal to students and scholars in historiography, the development of higher education and in the history if economic thought in general, as well as all those interested in the evolution of Oxford and Cambridge.
Category: Business & Economics

The Origin And Goal Of History Routledge Revivals

Author : Karl Jaspers
ISBN : 9781317832614
Genre : Philosophy
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First published in English in 1953, this important book from eminent philosopher Karl Jaspers deals with the philsophy of the history of mankind. More specifically, its avowed aim is to assist in heightening our awareness of the present by placing it within the framework of the long obscurity of prehistory and the boundless realm of possibilities which lie within the undecided future.This analysis is split into 3 parts: World history The present and the future The meaning of history
Category: Philosophy

Anglican And Episcopal History

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105113213263
Genre : Anglican Communion
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Includes section "Book reviews".
Category: Anglican Communion

Sport And Exercise Science

Author : Murray Griffin
ISBN : 9781444119732
Genre : Medical
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Sport and Exercise Science is a groundbreaking new textbook for first year students.
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ISBN : UCBK:B000360217
Genre : History
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Category: History