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  1. Interview with Michael Kimaid, author of Modernity, Metatheory, and the Temporal-Spatial Divide

    Michael Kimaid, author of Modernity, Metatheory, and the Temporal-Spatial Divide: From Mythos to Techne, discusses his research and the importance of time and space in the study of history. 

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  2. Author Myles Osborne on Africans and Britons in the Age of Empires, 1660-1980

    Myles Osborne, co-author with Susan Kingsley Kent of Africans and Britons in the Age of Empires, 1660-1980, discusses how their book contributes to the conversation on the relationship between Africans and Britons. 

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  3. Blacks, Mulattos, and the Dominican Nation

    Originally published in 1969, Franklin J. Franco’s Blacks, Mulattos, and the Dominican Nation was the foundational study on the role of Afro-descendants in Dominican society. Now, more than 40 years later, Routledge puts in the hands of new generations the very first translation in English of this popular book.  

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  4. Now Available - The Routledge History of Terrorism

    "Exceptionally rich and sophisticated in analysis, The Routledge History of Terrorism is a much needed addition to the currently available literature on the subject and deserves to be read not only by students and academic specialists but also by security analysts, policy makers and general readers."

    George Kassimeris, University of Wolverhampton, UK 

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  5. Scotland and the Caribbean, c.1740-1833

    Atlantic Archipelagos

    This book participates in the modern recovery of the memory of the long-forgotten relationship between Scotland and the Caribbean. Drawing on theoretical paradigms of world literature and transnationalism, it argues that Caribbean slavery profoundly shaped Scotland’s economic, social and cultural development, and draws out the implications for current debates on Scotland’s national narratives of identity.

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  6. Susan Broomhall on Spaces for Feeling in Britain, 1650-1850

    “sociabilities and socialities are inherently emotional”

    Susan Broomhall, editor of Spaces for Feeling: Emotions and Sociabilities in Britain, 1650-1850 explores the origins of this collection analyzing how emotions made and created sites of sociality and sociability in the later early modern period. 

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  7. Visualizing Jews Through the Ages

    Literary and Material Representations of Jewishness and Judaism

    This volume explores literary and material representations of Jews, Jewishness and Judaism from antiquity to the twenty-first century. Gathering leading scholars from within the field of Jewish Studies, it investigates how the debates surrounding literary and material images within Judaism and in Jewish life are part of an on-going strategy of image management.

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  8. The Impact of History?

    Histories at the Beginning of the 21st Century

    "This is an original, timely and thought-provoking intervention into contemporary discussions on the 'impact' of academic history, and into broader debates about the value of the humanities. The editors have assembled a strong cast of contributors who write accessibly and authoritatively. Essential reading for anyone concerned with the future of history." -Patrick Finney, Aberystwyth University, UK

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  9. Now Available - Henry VIII, 2nd Edition

     By Lucy Wooding

    "The best general biography of Henry VIII in nearly half a century: comprehensive in coverage, judicious in analysis, and pleasurable to read." - Peter Marshall, University of Warwick, UK

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  10. Reference Bestsellers

    To celebrate National Library Week, Routledge History is proud to present our top selling reference titles from the past year.

    Click here to see the bestselling books. 

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