Britain 2001 The Official Yearbook of the United Kingdom (UK the Official Yearbook of the UK) by Office for National Statistics

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Events from the year in the United Kingdom. 5 January – A report by the Department of Health suggests that Dr Harold Shipman, convicted of 15 murders a year ago, may have killed more than patients since the s.

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A collection of essays that investigates, through a multi-disciplinary approach, the issue of the rise of first Britain, and then the United States, to positions of world supremacy.

By studying and comparing military, economic and political aspects of both Britain and the USA, the volume seeks to understand how each country, in very different ways and under very different circumstances, came.

The period covered by this immensely readable book begins with a civil war, between the Puritans and a loose alliance of Anglicans and crypto-Catholics, over how. Uses survey data gathered over the past four decades to investigate voters’ orientations towards themselves as political actors, as well as their orientations towards elections, parties, political institutions, and the wider democratic process.

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British and U.S. forces carry out bombing raids attempting to disable Iraq's air defense network. A startling piece of research, and a searing critique of both the landowning aristocracy and the Land Registry, Who Owns Britain is an eye-opening examination of the nation's most valuable asset - its land.

Cahill argues convincingly that our present system of landownership is of material detriment to the vast majority of homeowners in the UK, while many of the wealthiest landowners in the 5/5(13). He is the author of books on the Roman West and the early Germanic peoples, including The Early Germans (second edition, Blackwell, ), Migrants and Invaders () and Roman Britain (third edition, Blackwell, ).

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Part One examines the experience of girlhood, marriage and the ageing process. Assesses the extent to which the sociological, Downsian, and valence perspectives explain patterns of party support in the UK between and Analyses of BES data show that leader images and partisanship consistently have the largest effects on voting while issue proximities and social location are significant but less important.

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Abstract. This essay deconstructs the discourses of community that emerged around the “riots” in Northern England in the summer of The use of ideas such as “community cohesion” in official reports (Burnley Task Force, ; Cantle, ; Ritchie, ) and other discourses in response to the riots is critically : Paul Bagguley.

Robert Tittler is Professor of History at Concordia University. His recent publications include The Reformation and the Towns in England: Politics and Political Culture c. – () and Townspeople and Nation: English Urban Experiences, – (). He is co-founder and Chair of the Montreal British History Seminar and Chair of the Executive Board of Records of Early.

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