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Leonard, Dick - Eighteenth-Century British Premiers, ebook

Eighteenth-Century British Premiers

Leonard, Dick


Table of contents
1. Introduction — The Road to the Prime Ministership
Dick Leonard
2. Robert Walpole, First Earl of Orford — ‘All These Men Have Their Price’
Dick Leonard
3. Spencer Compton, First Earl of Wilmington — ‘George…

Bignell, Jonathan - British Television Drama, ebook

British Television Drama

Bignell, Jonathan


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Jonathan Bignell, Stephen Lacey
2. Contexts
Tony Garnett
Part I. Institutions and Technologies
3. Sydney Newman and the ‘Golden Age’
Shaun Sutton
4. Television Drama Series: A Producer’s View
Irene Shubik
5. TV Drama: Then and Now
John McGrath

Helgeby, Stein - Action as History, ebook

Action as History

Helgeby, Stein


R G Collingwood's philosophy of history reflected his historical practices and his moral philosophy. Reflection on historical practice provided him with a theory of knowledge; his moral philosophy provided him with a theory of the object of history.

Johnson, Matthew - Militarism and the British Left, 1902–1914, ebook

Militarism and the British Left, 1902–1914

Johnson, Matthew


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Matthew Johnson
2. Ideological Context: War, Martial Values, and Military Prestige
Matthew Johnson
3. Civil-Military Relations under the Pre-War Liberal Governments
Matthew Johnson
4. The Militarization…

Curran, Kieran - Cynicism in British Post-War Culture, ebook

Cynicism in British Post-War Culture

Curran, Kieran


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Kieran Curran
2. Annus Mirabilis: Philip Larkin
Kieran Curran
3. Work Is a Curse: John Wain/Kingsley Amis/Iris Murdoch
Kieran Curran
4. Just Another Sunday Evening: John Osborne/Jazz
Kieran Curran
5. That’s What I’m Not: British New Wave Cinema

Peters, Rik - History as Thought and Action, ebook

History as Thought and Action

Peters, Rik


On the basis of published and unpublished writings this study carefully reconstructs their debate on the relationship between thought and action, following their explorations of art, history, philosophy and action in the context of the First World War and the rise

Oakeshott, Michael - Lectures in the History of Political Thought, ebook

Lectures in the History of Political Thought

Oakeshott, Michael


Oakeshott’s memorable lectures on the history of political thought, delivered each year at the London School of Economics, will now be available in print for the first time as Volume II of his Selected Writings. Based on manuscripts in the LSE archive for 1966–67, the last year of Oakeshott’s