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  1. Interview with Martin Thomas, author of Expedition into Empire

    Author Martin Thomas discusses his research and how his book, Expedition into Empire: Exploratory Journeys and the Making of the Modern World,  illuminates the whole notion of an expedition  to spark new and more critical dialog.

  2. Author Sara M. Butler on forensic medicine and death investigation in medieval England

    Sara M. Butler, author of  Forensic Medicine and Death Investigation in Medieval England, discusses her research and why she chose to take a uniquely English approach in her recent work on Medieval death investigation. 

  3. Sallie Ketcham on the life and legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder

    "By the time she began writing her groundbreaking Little House series for children, she had already subsisted on frozen bear meat, witnessed the forced removal of the Osages, sewed shirts to survive, taught school at fifteen, hand-harvested wheat, delivered two children in a shanty, raised and decapitated her beloved prize chickens, cleared a Missouri farm with a crosscut saw, founded a local literary society and watched the frontier pass before her eyes." 

    Sallie Ketcham, author of Laura Ingalls Wilder: American Writer on the Prairie, discusses her research, the historical importance of literature, and the legacy of the beloved literary icon. Read more. 

  4. Save 20% on Military History titles

    In honor of the observance of Armistice Day and Veterans Day, Routledge is pleased to offer a 20% discount on selected Military History titles. Use the code DC360 at checkout to redeem your discount, valid until December 11, 2014. Click here to read more. 

  5. A History of the Workplace: Environment and Health at Stake

    Routledge is delighted to announce that A History of the Workplace: Environment and Health at Stake, a special issue of  the European Review of History, has published. 

    Learn more. 

  6. Interview with Alexander Lyon Macfie, author of The Fiction of History

     Alexander Lyon Macfie, author of The Fiction of History, answers a few questions for us about his new book and the  surprises and challenges of his research. 

  7. The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History, The Colonial Period to 1877

     “Combining historiographical overviews by leading scholars and original essays by both established and up-and-coming historians, the Handbook is an indispensible resource for anyone in the business of teaching or writing early American military history. Anyone interested in America’s military past, however, will find this well-edited collection accessible and fascinating.”

    —John W. Hall, author of Uncommon Defense: Indian Allies in the Black Hawk War

  8. Now Available: The Power of the Fathers

    The Power of the Fathers: Historical Perspectives from Ancient Rome to the Nineteenth Century has published!  This book was originally published as a special issue of The History of the Family.

    The book examines the topic of paternal authority as it developed over a long period of time. The focus is on the power of fathers as manifested within a complex fabric of legal, social, economic, political and moral aspects. Read more...

  9. Witchcraft - Explore our new FREE ACCESS Article Collection

    Discover the wonders of witchcraft with this free online article collection. The articles delve deep into the origins of witchcraft and the myths that coincide with this much-debated topic.

    Click here to explore all of the available articles. The collection is freely available until 31st March, 2015.

  10. Author Michael A. Mullett on Martin Luther and the art of the biography

    Michael A. Mullett, author of Martin Luther dicsusses his research, the life of Martin Luther, and the unique challenges of writing a biograhphy. 

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