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Gerard Manley Hopkins and Victorian Catholicism: A Heart in Hiding

Paperback, 18/10/2003, £46.99
Drawing on historical and cultural studies of Victorian Catholicism, along with Hopkins's writings, Muller shows how the melancholy trajectory of the Jesuit poet's career mimics the deflation of Catholic hopes during the second half of Victoria's reign.

Old Age in Modern Society

7, 14/04/1994, £76.50
This readable and thoughtful review of the present and future needs of the elderly, provides an overview of the position of older people in late 20th cetury Britain. Itexamines their social and economic circumstances and the main policy issues including pensions, housing, health and social care.

Discovering Gilgamesh: Geology, Narrative and the Historical Sublime in Victorian Culture

Hardback, 31/10/2013, £80.00
Details the discovery of The epic of Gilgamesh, and explores the broader tensions concerning history and time that it highlighted in Victorian culture -- .

SOCIAL CONTEXT OF AGEING: A Textbook of Gerontology

Paperback, 16/12/2004, £38.99
This book focuses on the social contexts of ageing, looking at the diversity of ageing and older people, and at different factors that are important to experiences of old age and ageing.

Victoria's Cross: Untold Story of Britain's Highest Award for Bravery

Paperback, 07/04/2016, £9.99
This controversial book, by one of our finest military historians, reveals the squalid truth about Britain's highest military honour, exposing a shameful history of racism, misogyny and political expediency.

Ageing, health and care

7, 01/07/2010, £24.99
The ageing of the population has enormous policy implications for health care. This important new textbook, written by a leader in the field, covers key questions such as the fitness of older people in the future, the widening inequalities in the health of older people and how health in old age reflects habits and behaviour in earlier life.

News from Waterloo: Race to Tell Britain of Wellington's Victory

Paperback, 05/05/2016, £9.99
The Duke of Wellington's victory over Napoleon in 1815 at Waterloo ensured British dominance for the rest of the nineteenth century. The author has visited the battlefield, travelled the messengers' routes, and traced untapped British, French and Belgian records. This book offers an original perspective on a key moment in British history.

Fenian Fire: The British Government Plot to Assassinate Queen Victoria

Paperback, 07/04/2003, £14.99
A historical investigation into one of the most serpentine attempts on Queen Victoria's life that reveals for the first time the true instigator at the heart of government.

Victorian Cities: A brilliant and absorbing History of their development

Paperback, 27/09/1990, £14.99
Focuses on the cities of Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Middlesbrough, Melbourne and London, comparing and contrasting their social, political and topographical development.


Paperback, 25/06/2009, £7.99
Portion of edition statement from page 4 of cover.