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Family and Household in Medieval England by Peter Fleming
The Irish Diaspora in Britain, 1750-1939 by Donald M. MacRaild
Irish Migrants in Modern Britain by Donald M. MacRaild
The Lollards by Richard Rex
Popular Radicalism in Nineteenth-Century Britain by John Belchem
Protest, Politics and Work in Rural England, 1700-1850 by Carl J. Griffin
Religion and Society in England, 1850-1914 by Hugh McLeod
Riot, Rebellion and Popular Politics in Early Modern England by Andy Wood
Social Welfare in Pre-industrial England: The Old Poor Law Tradition by Paul A. Fideler
Society and Cultural Forms in Nineteenth Century England by Simon Dentith
State, Society and the Poor in Nineteenth-Century England by Alan Kidd
Towns in Tudor and Stuart Britain (Social History in Perspective) by Sybil M. Jack
Women in Britain Since 1900 (Social History in Perspective) by Sue Bruley

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  1. Evangelicalism in Modern Britain: A History from the 1730s to the 1980s by David W. Bebbington (1989)
  2. Religion in Victorian Britain: Culture and Empire by John Wolffe (1997)
  3. The Victorian Church, Part II (An Ecclesiastical History of England) by Owen Chadwick (1970)
  4. A History of the Church in England by John R. H. Moorman (1954)
  5. Evangelical Faith and Public Zeal: Evangelicals and Society, 1780-1980 by John Wolffe (1995)
  6. The Oxford Movement: Europe and the Wider World 1830-1930 by Stewart J. Brown (2012)
  7. The absent-minded imperialists : empire, society, and culture in Britain by Bernard Porter (2004)
  8. The Victorian Visitors: Culture Shock in Nineteenth-Century Britain by Rupert Christiansen (2000)
  9. Religion versus Empire?: British Protestant Missionaries and Overseas Expansion, 1700-1914 by Andrew Porter (2004)
  10. Patterns in History: A Christian Perspective on Historical Thought by David W. Bebbington (1979)
  11. Religion and Society in Industrial England by Alan D. Gilbert (1976)
  12. Contested Christianity: The Political and Social Contexts of Victorian Theology by Timothy Larsen (2004)
  13. Worship and theology in England by Horton Davies (1996)
  14. Politics without Democracy: England 1815-1918 (Blackwell Classic Histories of England) by Michael Bentley (1984)
  15. Protestant Versus Catholic in Mid-Victorian England: Mr. Newdegate and the Nuns by Walter L. Arnstein (1982)

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