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On these pages you will find information on the Routledge list which covers African History, American History, British History, European History, Intellectual History, Legal History, Medieval History 400-1500, Political History, Religious History, The Cold War and more in the subject of History.

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  1. Q&A with Co-Author of ‘International History of the Twentieth Century and Beyond’

    The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva recently posted an interview with Jussi Hanhimäki, one of the authors of International History of the Twentieth Century and Beyond, now in its third edition. He discusses the hugely successful book and what’s new to this edition. Read excerpts from the article, or read the full article here. Learn more about the book here.

  2. David Rollason on How the Study of Early Medieval Europe Can Extend Far Beyond the Classroom

    Teaching history at the university level does not have to be limited to a broad chronological framework.

    David Rollason, author of Early Medieval Europe 300-1050: The Birth of Western Society, discusses the larger aims of teaching history and how the study of early medieval Europe can help students not only in the classroom but also in future studies. Read the full article here.

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Research & Reference

  1. Antifascism After Hitler: East German Youth and Socialist Memory, 1949-1989

    Antifascism After Hitler investigates the antifascist stories, memory sites and youth reception that were critical to the success of political education in East German schools and extracurricular activities. 

    Read more. 

  2. Intellectual History

    This new landmark collection from Routledge provides a comprehensive survey of intellectual history and assembles the very best research undertaken by scholars in Britain, Europe, North America, and the wider world from ancient times to the present. 

    Read more. 

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General Interest

  1. Martin Luther King, Jr., 2nd Edition

    Routledge is delighted to announce that the 2nd edition of  Peter J. Ling's biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. is now available. 

    Click here to read more. 

  2. Stacy Pratt McDermott on Mary Lincoln

    "I set out to write a biography that illustrates the richly human qualities of historical experience through the eyes of a woman who, like all of us, was flawed."

    Stacy Pratt McDermott, author of  Mary Lincoln: Southern Girl, Northern Woman, on why she chose to tell Mary Lincoln's story from her own perspective. 

    Click here to read the full article. 

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  1. ‘Global Perspectives on Colorism’

    On Thursday and Friday, April 2 and 3, The Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law will host ‘Global Perspectives on Colorism’, a conference on Colorism organized by  Kimberly Norwood, author of  Color Matters: Skin Tone Bias and the Myth of a Postracial America

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  2. Celebrate Women’s History Month with Routledge

    Routledge is proud to participate in the global commemoration of women’s contributions to history and contemporary society marked by Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (March 8th).  In celebration, we are offering our social media followers the chance to win their choice of one of our most popular books from our Women's History online catalog. 3 winners will be chosen from all of the entries this month.

    To enter on Facebook, like our page (if you haven’t already), then comment on or like one of our Women’s History Month posts marked by the hashtag #WHMbooks.

    To enter on Twitter, follow @RoutledgeHist (if you haven’t already) and tweet a link to our Women's History catalog using the hashtag #WHMbooks

    Click here to see the books available to win | Click here to explore our Women's History online catalog

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