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Harrison, Brian 1937-

Overview
Works: 124 works in 476 publications in 3 languages and 8,814 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Biography‡vDictionaries  Dictionaries  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Inscriber, Signer, Other
Classifications: DA589.4, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian Harrison
Drink and the Victorians; the temperance question in England, 1815-1872 by Brian Harrison( Book )

28 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oxford dictionary of national biography : in association with the British Academy : from the earliest times to the year 2000( Book )

143 editions published in 2004 in English and Polish and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over a twelve-year period a distinguished supervisory committee from the University of Oxford, with a grant from the British Academy, has coordinated the work of 10,000 specialists worldwide to recreate one of the great English reference works. The result is the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography--a collection of 50,000 specially written biographies of men and women who have shaped all aspects of the British past, from the earliest times to the end of the year 2000
Separate spheres : the opposition to women's suffrage in Britain by Brian Harrison( Book )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British feminist movement has often been studied, but so far nobody has written about its opponents. Dr Harrison argues that British feminism cannot be understood without appreciating the strength and even the contemporary plausibility of ' the Antis', as the opponents of women' s suffrage were called. In a fully documented approach which combines political with social history, he unravels the complex politics, medical, diplomatic and social components of the anti-suffrage mind, and clarifies the Antis' central commitment
A hundred years ago : Britain in the 1880s in words and photographs by Colin Ford( Book )

15 editions published between 1933 and 1994 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeking a role : the United Kingdom, 1951-1970 by Brian Harrison( Book )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a detailed and wide-ranging analysis of post-war Britain in the 1950s and 60s. It covers everything from international relations to family life, the countryside to manufacturing, religion to race, and cultural life to political structures
Finding a role? : the United Kingdom 1970-1990 by Brian Harrison( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven analytic chapters in this book pursue the massive changes wrought in Britain between 1970 and 1990. They look in detail at the changes in international relations, landscape and townscape, social framework, family and welfare structures, economic policies and realities and government which had occurred by 1990
The transformation of British politics, 1860-1995 by Brian Harrison( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British political system has been the model and the inspiration for many national governments world-wide. Yet it is now at the centre of controversial debate within Britain itself. Over the 130 years since Bagehot wrote his English Constitution, no historian has investigated in depth how it has evolved in all its dimensions, and few political scientists have looked further back than the Second World War. This is the first book to provide a detailed explanation of how the British political system came to acquire the form it has today
Peaceable kingdom : stability and change in modern Britain by Brian Harrison( Book )

7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prudent revolutionaries : portraits of British feminists between the wars by Brian Harrison( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civil histories : essays presented to Sir Keith Thomas( Book )

9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Keith Thomas is one of the most innovative and influential of English historians, and a scholar of unusual range. These essays, presented to him on his retirement as President of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, concentrate on one of the broad themes illuminated by his work - changing notions of civility in the past. From the sixteenth century onwards, civility was a term applied to modes of behaviour as well as to cultural and civic attributes. Its influence extended from styles of language and sexual mores to funeral ceremonies and commercial morality. It was used to distinguish the civil from the barbarous and the English from the Irish and Welsh, and to banish superstition and justify imperialism. The contributors - distinguished historians who have been Keith Thomas's pupils - illustrate the many implications of civility in the early modern period and its shifts of meaning down to the twentieth century. -- Publisher's website
Robert Lowery, radical and chartist by Robert Lowery( Book )

11 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

University of Hong Kong: the first 50 years, 1911-1961 by Brian Harrison( Book )

5 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drink and sobriety in an early Victorian country town: Banbury 1830-1860 by Brian Harrison( Book )

8 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great Britons : the great debate( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History at the universities: a comparative and analytical guide to history syllabuses at universities in the United Kingdom by Historical Association (Great Britain)( Book )

7 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Twentieth century( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the University of Oxford( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study surveys how one of the world's major universities has responded to the formidable challenges offered by the 20th century. It presents the reader with insight into many aspects of British life and assesses the influence of the University of Oxford in the world sphere
The English country cottage : interiors, details & gardens by Sally Griffiths( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britain observed : 1945 to the present day : readings in contemporary British history and civilisation for students of English by Brian Harrison( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of British temperance biography by Brian Harrison( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1983 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Oxford dictionary of national biography : in association with the British Academy : from the earliest times to the year 2000
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Languages
English (348)

German (1)

Polish (1)

Covers
Seeking a role : the United Kingdom, 1951-1970Finding a role? : the United Kingdom 1970-1990The transformation of British politics, 1860-1995Prudent revolutionaries : portraits of British feminists between the warsCivil histories : essays presented to Sir Keith ThomasGreat Britons : the great debateThe Twentieth centuryThe history of the University of OxfordThe English country cottage : interiors, details & gardens