Short entries for quick facts. 12015 edition available in Main in hard copy DA 34 .O93 2015.
Alphabetical arrangement of entries for topics, persons, events, and terms are about a paragraph in length. They are not signed. There are no further reading references. High proportion of entries are biographical. Contributors are academics from the British Isles.
A resource for British history students online. More than 2,000 entries. Use with caution. Entries are not individually signed.
Historical Dictionary of British Foreign Policy Main DA 45 .N48 2013
Several hundred entries on important people, places, and events in British and Northern Irish foreign policy since 1782, when the Foreign Office was created. List of abbreviations of organizations. Chronology from 1702-2012. Introductory essay. List of British prime ministers and foreign secretaries, with dates of service. List of permanent undersecretaries at the Foreign Office, with dates of service. 18 page overall bibliography at end of book arranged chronologically, covering 19th and 20th centuries. Length of entries: a paragraph to a couple of pages. All entries by the author, who is a specialist on appeasement and on British policy towards Vietnam.
Historical Dictionary of the British Monarchy Main DA 28.1 .P27 2011
Chronological dictionary of monarchs. Biographies of monarchs and royal consorts (wives). Line of succession. Genealogical charts. Extensive bibliography on the subject. 500 pages of biographical, topical, and geographical entries.
Daily Life of Victorian Women Main HQ 1596 .M87 2014
Covers experiences and roles of women from all socioeconomic classes of Victorian England. Eight chapters address religion and death, family and home, health and sexuality, child rearing and education, wage labor and professional work, and urban life. Chapter source notes, chronology from 1828 through 1903, an extensive bibliography, historic black-and-white photographs, sidebars with interesting facts, and an index. Info from ARBA Online.
DA 125 .N4 O94 2007 Main
The Oxford Companion to Black British History explores the subject from its beginnings in Roman times to the present day.
DA 550 .E527 2004 v. 1-4 Reference
Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism Reference JC 359 .P335 2016 v. 1-2
Presents prominent themes, epochal events, theoretical explanations, and historical accounts of imperialism from the beginnings of modernity and the capitalist world system in the 16th c. to the present day. Especially emphasizes 20th c. events, etc. around the world. Imperialism defined: the military, political, legal, and/or economic control of one people's territory by another, so that the subject territory is made to relinquish resources, labor, and produce, for little or no compensation. This work examines how imperialism has impacted societies in the Third World and how it shaped social relations and popular perceptions in the First-World countries of Europe, North America, and Japan. Not a straight forward A-Z dictionary arrangement. Instead there are chapters of signed entries on: biographies of significant persons, country and regional analyses, culture and the arts, history, movements/ideologies, political economy, and themes/concepts. Many articles have lengthy further reading references. The contributors are academics from around the world.
Workhouse Encyclopedia Main HV 8749 .G7 H54 2012
Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism Since 1450 JV 22 .E535 v. 1-3 Online
DA 550 .A18 1988 Main
DA 560 .A18 1993 Main
British Empire: a Historical Encyclopedia DA 16 .B693 2018 v. 1-2 Main
Main JV 1011 .F384 2011
Short entries for persons, places, events, with further reading references. "Compendium of all things British imperial..." from the revolt in the American colonies in 1776 to post World War II. Concentrates on things of empire not transition to Commonwealth.
DA 16 .S84 1996 Main
Chronological table of major events. Arranged by place name (such as country, island, etc.) and covers all British possessions acquired since 1600 and some before. Entries give dates a British possession, location, and brief history.
Historical Dictionary of the British Empire Main DA 16 .P315 2015
Covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.
DA 16 .H56 1996 v. 1-2 Main
DA 16 .P35 1996 Main
DA 950 .F48 2005 Main
Historical Dictionary of Ireland (covers Northern Ireland also)
DA 910 .T39 2014
Menus from History, Historic Meals and Recipes for Every Day of the Year. Main TX 645 .C534 2009 v. 1-2
Arranged chronologically from Jan. 1-Dec. 31st, providing a menu, with discussion and recipes for a meal that actually happened, somewhere, sometime Gives date of the original event. Emphasizes historic meals from the U.S., the British Isles, France, and Europe, but offers a few from countries around the world. There are not recipes for all the dishes, just some of them. List of menus chronologically, list of menus by country, list of menus by occasion, glossary, selected bibliography, general index, recipe index. Author is a culinary historian and food writer in Australia. See her blog The Old Foodie.
Historical Dictionary of British Theatre, Early Period. Main PN 2581 .G73 2013
Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase and Fable Main DA 677 .W54 2009