Britain

Shame and Modernity in Britain: 1890 to the Present  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by hill0 at Feb. 22, 2017
Shame and Modernity in Britain: 1890 to the Present

Shame and Modernity in Britain: 1890 to the Present by Anne-Marie Kilday
English | 24 Mar. 2017 | ISBN: 0230359337 | 311 Pages | PDF | 3.16 MB

This book argues that traditional images and practices associated with shame did not recede with the coming of modern Britain. Following the authors’ acclaimed and successful nineteenth century book, Cultures of Shame, this new monograph moves forward to look at shame in the modern era. As such, it investigates how social and cultural expectations in both war and peace,

Tate Britain collection of paintings  Graphics

Posted by nrg at Feb. 21, 2017
Tate Britain collection of paintings

Tate Britain collection of paintings
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British Art Gallery
Silent Partners: Women as Public Investors during Britain's Financial Revolution, 1690-1750

Silent Partners: Women as Public Investors during Britain's Financial Revolution, 1690-1750 by Amy M. Froide
2016 | ISBN: 0198767986 | English | 224 pages | PDF | 5 MB

Clement Attlee: The Man Who Made Modern Britain  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at Feb. 21, 2017
Clement Attlee: The Man Who Made Modern Britain

Clement Attlee: The Man Who Made Modern Britain by John Bew
2017 | ISBN: 0190203404 | English | 688 pages | PDF | 10 MB
BBC - Newsnight, The Home Front: The Battle to House Britain (2017)

BBC - Newsnight, The Home Front: The Battle to House Britain (2017)
WEBRip | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2254 Kbps | 50mn 12s | 840 MiB
Audio: English AAC 93 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Emily Maitlis hosts a Newsnight special dedicated to the UK housing crisis. The government says the housing market is 'broken' as it brings forward its Housing White Paper.

Man of Iron Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at Feb. 21, 2017
Man of Iron Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain

Man of Iron Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain by Julian Glover
English | 2017 | ISBN: 1408837463 | 448 pages | EPUB | 5 MB

Britain’s Freshwater Fishes (WILDGuides)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Nice_smile) at Feb. 19, 2017
Britain’s Freshwater Fishes (WILDGuides)

Britain’s Freshwater Fishes (WILDGuides) by Mark Everard
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0691156786 | 144 Pages | PDF | 25.51 MB

Epic and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Britain [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ChrisRedfield at Feb. 15, 2017
Epic and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Britain [Repost]

Simon Dentith - Epic and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Britain
Published: 2006-07-10 | ISBN: 0521862655 | PDF | 258 pages | 1.29 MB
Channel 4 Dispatches - Undercover: Britain's Homeless Scandal (2017)

Channel 4 Dispatches - Undercover: Britain's Homeless Scandal (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2036 Kbps | 25mn 52s | 400 MiB
Audio: English AAC 123 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

With councils across England and Wales struggling to meet the demand for emergency housing, Dispatches goes undercover to investigate the impact on homeless women attempting to get off the streets. The number of rough sleepers has risen for the sixth year in a row, of which women are a particularly exposed group.

How Britain Worked  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by free4magazines at Feb. 13, 2017
How Britain Worked

How Britain Worked
Language: English | EPUB | ISBN-10: 0753540843 | 2012 | 256 pages | 19 MB

It is a largely forgotten fact that Britain was the first industrialized country in the world, but Guy Martin, the cult motorcycle racer and mechanic, is about to remind us how the Industrial Revolution helped make Britain great. Guy shows how the discoveries made in the late 18th to the19th centuries are to thank for the ease of our every day lives: in order to cook a bacon and egg sandwich in Industrial-era conditions, Guy has to restore a steam locomotive and railway to have the components delivered to the local shop; he has to bring a saw mill back into working order to be able to make a bicycle; he has to revamp a Victorian fishing trawler so he can cook himself some fish and chips; and when he decides to mow the lawn, he restores a Victorian botanical garden.