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Toynbee Hall Routledge Revivals

Author: Asa Briggs
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136464530
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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.

Victorian Britain Routledge Revivals

Author: Sally Mitchell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136716173
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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.

Britain And Transnational Progressivism

Author: D. Gutzke
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230614973
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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.

The Problems Of Communitarian Politics

Author: Elizabeth Frazer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198295634
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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.

John Henry Muirhead Routledge Revivals

Author: John W Harvey
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136238808
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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.

The Cultural Study Of Music

Author: Martin Clayton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136754326
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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Sport And Exercise Science

Author: Murray Griffin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1444119737
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Sport and Exercise Science is a groundbreaking new textbook for first year students.

The Origin And Goal Of History Routledge Revivals

Author: Karl Jaspers
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317832612
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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