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  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. 

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  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. 

  3. ‘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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  4. International History of the Twentieth Century and Beyond, Third Edition

    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.

  5. 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. 

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  6. 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. 

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  7. Glenn Robins on the history of Civil War Prisons

    Glenn Robins, co-author of  Transforming Civil War Prisons: Lincoln, Lieber, and the Politics of Captivity discusses his research and the true magnitude of the captivity experience during the Civil War. 

    Click here to read the full interview. 

  8. 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

  9. David Vaughn Mason on Brigham Young’s Legacy

    David Vaughn Mason, author of Brigham Young: Sovereign in America, discusses the history of the LDS church from Joseph Smith to Brigham Young, and reflects on how Young's legacy continues to impact Mormonism today.

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  10. Just Published : Case Studies and the Dissemination of Knowledge

    The case study has proved of enduring interest to all Western societies, particularly in relation to questions of subjectivity and the sexed self. This volume interrogates how case studies have been used by doctors, lawyers, psychoanalysts, and writers to communicate their findings both within the specialist circles of their academic disciplines, and beyond, to wider publics.

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