Protecting the Empire’s Frontier
Officers of the 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment of Foot during Its North American Service, 1767–1776
By Steven M. Baule
Protecting the Empire’s Frontier tells stories of the roughly eighty officers who served in the 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment of Foot, which served British interests in America during the crucial period from 1767 through 1776.
Irish History · American History · Military History · 18th century · Europe · Northern Europe · United Kingdom · Americas · North America · History
Race, Resistance, and the Boy Scout Movement in British Colonial Africa
By Timothy H. Parsons
Conceived by General Sir Robert Baden-Powell as a way to reduce class tensions in Edwardian Britain, scouting evolved into an international youth movement. It offered a vision of romantic outdoor life as a cure for disruption caused by industrialization and urbanization. Scouting’s global spread was due to its success in attaching itself to institutions of authority.
British History · Colonialism and Decolonization · Race and Ethnicity · History · African History · European History · Europe · Northern Europe · United Kingdom · Africa · African Studies
The Literary Guide and Companion to Northern England
By Robert M. Cooper
The Literary Guide and Companion to Northern England is the third and final guide in Cooper’s light-hearted and informative travel collection.As Cooper explains in the preface to the first volume: “This book was written for the person who unabashedly loves travel, loves England, and loves English literature. In short, for somebody remarkably like the person I was when I began to plan my first trip to Britain and looked for just such a book.”Cooper’s
Travel - Literary Guide · British Literature · British History · Literature · Guidebook · United Kingdom · Northern Europe · Europe
The Literary Guide and Companion to Middle England
By Robert M. Cooper
Cooper’s The Literary Guide and Companion to Southern England has been popular with travellers since 1986.This, the second guide in a series of three, brings all Cooper’s delight and enthusiasm to the literary sites of Middle England.
Travel - Literary Guide · British History · British Literature · Literature · Guidebook · Europe · Northern Europe · United Kingdom
Fetter’d or Free?
British Women Novelists, 1670-1815
Edited by Mary A. Schofield and Cecilia Macheski
Traditional literary theory holds that women writers of the Restoration and eighteenth century produced works of limited range and value: simple tales of domestic conflict, seduction, and romance. Bringing a broad range of methodologies (historical, textual, post-structuralist, psychological) to bear on the works of Eliza Haywood, Charlotte Smith, Sarah Fielding, Fanny Burney, Jane Austen, and others. Fetter’d or Free?
Gender Studies · Northern Europe · United Kingdom · 17th century · 18th century · Women’s Studies · Literary Criticism · British Literature · Literature · Europe