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  • The Routledge History of Medieval Magic book cover

    The Routledge History of Medieval Magic

    By Sophie Page, Catherine Rider

    In recent decades scholars have paid increasingly serious attention to the issue of magic in the medieval period. Moving beyond simplistic notions of witchcraft and supernatural folklore, this Research Companion provides an up-to-date assessment and overview of the latest academic research.…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
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  • The Routledge History of Global War and Society book cover

    The Routledge History of Global War and Society

    Edited by Matthew S. Muehlbauer, David J. Ulbrich

    The Routledge History of Global War and Society offers a sweeping introduction to the most significant research on the causes, experiences, and impacts of war throughout history. This collection of twenty-seven essays by leading historians demonstrates how war and society studies have dramatically…

    Hardback – 2018-02-23 
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  • The Routledge History of Queer America book cover

    The Routledge History of Queer America

    Edited by Don Romesburg

    The Routledge History of Queer America presents the first comprehensive synthesis of the rapidly developing field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer U.S. history. Featuring nearly thirty chapters on essential subjects and themes from colonial times until the present, this collection…

    Hardback – 2018-02-16 
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  • The Routledge History of Latin American Culture book cover

    The Routledge History of Latin American Culture

    Edited by Carlos Manuel Salomon

    The Routledge History of Latin American Culture delves into the cultural history of Latin America from the end of the colonial period to the 20th century, focusing on the formation of national, racial, and ethnic identity, the culture of resistance, the effects of Eurocentrism, and the process of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
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  • The Routledge History of Disability book cover

    The Routledge History of Disability

    Edited by Roy Hanes, Ivan Brown, Nancy E. Hansen

    The Routledge History of Disability explores the shifting attitudes towards and representations of disabled people from the age of antiquity to the twenty-first century. Taking an international view of the subject, this wide-ranging collection shows that the history of disability cuts across racial…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
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  • The Routledge History of Italian Americans book cover

    The Routledge History of Italian Americans

    Edited by William J. Connell, Stanislao G. Pugliese

    The Routledge History of Italian Americans weaves a narrative of the trials and triumphs of one of the nation’s largest ethnic groups. This history, comprising original essays by leading scholars and critics, addresses themes that include the Columbian legacy, immigration, the labor movement,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05
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  • The Routledge History of Nineteenth-Century America book cover

    The Routledge History of Nineteenth-Century America

    Edited by Jonathan Daniel Wells

    The Routledge History of Nineteenth-Century America provides an important overview of the main themes within the study of the long nineteenth century. The book explores major currents of research over the past few decades to give an up-to-date synthesis of nineteenth-century history. It shows how…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
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  • The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military book cover

    The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military

    Edited by Kara D. Vuic

    The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military is the first examination of the interdisciplinary, intersecting fields of gender studies and the history of the United States military. In twenty-one original essays, the contributors tackle themes including gendering the "other," gender…

    Hardback – 2017-08-16
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  • The Routledge History of the American South book cover

    The Routledge History of the American South

    Edited by Maggi M. Morehouse

    The Routledge History of the American South looks at the major themes that have developed in the interdisciplinary field of Southern Studies. With fifteen original essays from experts in their respective fields, the handbook addresses such diverse topics as southern linguistics, music (secular and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26
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  • The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health book cover

    The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health

    Edited by Greg Eghigian

    The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health explores the history and historiography of madness from the ancient and medieval worlds to the present day. Global in scope, it includes case studies from Africa, Asia, and South America as well as Europe and North America, drawing together the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19
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  • The Routledge History of the Renaissance book cover

    The Routledge History of the Renaissance

    Edited by William Caferro

    Drawing together the latest research in the field, The Routledge History of the Renaissance treats the Renaissance not as a static concept, but as one of ongoing change within an international framework. It takes as its unifying theme the idea of exchange and interchange through the movement of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-30
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  • The Routledge History of East Central Europe since 1700 book cover

    The Routledge History of East Central Europe since 1700

    Edited by Irina Livezeanu, Arpad von Klimo

    Covering territory from Russia in the east to Germany and Austria in the west, The Routledge History of East Central Europe since 1700 explores the origins and evolution of modernity in this turbulent region. This book applies fresh critical approaches to major historical controversies and debates,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15
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  • The Routledge History of American Sport book cover

    The Routledge History of American Sport

    Edited by Linda J. Borish, David K. Wiggins, Gerald R. Gems

    The Routledge History of American Sport provides the first comprehensive overview of historical research in American sport from the early Colonial period to the present day. Considering sport through innovative themes and topics such as the business of sport, material culture and sport, the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14
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  • The Routledge History of Disease book cover

    The Routledge History of Disease

    By Mark Jackson

    The Routledge History of Disease draws on innovative scholarship in the history of medicine to explore the challenges involved in writing about health and disease throughout the past and across the globe, presenting a varied range of case studies and perspectives on the patterns, technologies and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15
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  • The Routledge History of Rural America book cover

    The Routledge History of Rural America

    Edited by Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

    The Routledge History of Rural America charts the course of rural life in the United States, raising questions about what makes a place rural and how rural places have shaped the history of the nation. Bringing together leading scholars to analyze a wide array of themes in rural history and culture…

    Hardback – 2016-04-19
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  • The Routledge History of Sex and the Body: 1500 to the Present book cover

    The Routledge History of Sex and the Body

    1500 to the Present

    Edited by Sarah Toulalan, Kate Fisher

    The Routledge History of Sex and the Body provides an overview of the main themes surrounding the history of sexuality from 1500 to the present day. The history of sex and the body is an expanding field in which vibrant debate on, for instance, the history of homosexuality, is developing. This book…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15
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  • The Routledge History of American Foodways book cover

    The Routledge History of American Foodways

    Edited by Michael D. Wise, Jennifer Jensen Wallach

    The Routledge History of American Foodways provides an important overview of the main themes surrounding the history of food in the Americas from the pre-colonial era to the present day. By broadly incorporating the latest food studies research, the book explores the major advances that have taken…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10
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  • The Routledge History of Genocide book cover

    The Routledge History of Genocide

    Edited by Cathie Carmichael, Richard C. Maguire

    The Routledge History of Genocide takes an interdisciplinary yet historically focused look at history from the Iron Age to the recent past to examine episodes of extreme violence that could be interpreted as genocidal. Approaching the subject in a sensitive, inclusive and respectful way, each…

    Hardback – 2015-05-08
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  • The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity: 1050-1500 book cover

    The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity

    1050-1500

    Edited by R. N. Swanson

    The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity explores the role of Christianity in European society from the middle of the eleventh-century until the dawning of the Reformation. Arranged in four thematic sections and comprising 23 originally commissioned chapters plus introductory overviews to…

    Hardback – 2015-04-16
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  • The Routledge History of Terrorism book cover

    The Routledge History of Terrorism

    Edited by Randall D. Law

    Though the history of terrorism stretches back to the ancient world, today it is often understood as a recent development. Comprehensive enough to serve as a survey for students or newcomers to the field, yet with enough depth to engage the specialist, The Routledge History of Terrorism is the…

    Hardback – 2015-04-02
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  • The Routledge History of Childhood in the Western World book cover

    The Routledge History of Childhood in the Western World

    Edited by Paula S. Fass

    The Routledge History of Childhood in the Western World provides an important overview of the main themes surrounding the history of childhood in the West from antiquity to the present day. By broadly incorporating the research in the field of Childhood Studies, the book explores the major advances…

    Paperback – 2014-11-17
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  • The Routledge History of Food book cover

    The Routledge History of Food

    Edited by Carol Helstosky

    The history of food is one of the fastest growing areas of historical investigation, incorporating methods and theories from cultural, social, and women’s history while forging a unique perspective on the past. The Routledge History of Food takes a global approach to this topic, focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2014-10-08
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  • The Routledge History of Western Empires book cover

    The Routledge History of Western Empires

    Edited by Robert Aldrich, Kirsten McKenzie

    The Routledge History of Western Empires is an all new volume focusing on the history of Western Empires in a comparative and thematic perspective. Comprising of thirty-three original chapters arranged in eight thematic sections, the book explores European overseas expansion from the Age of…

    Hardback – 2013-11-29
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  • The Routledge History of the Holocaust book cover

    The Routledge History of the Holocaust

    Edited by Jonathan C. Friedman

    The genocide of Jewish and non-Jewish civilians perpetrated by the German regime during World War Two continues to confront scholars with elusive questions even after nearly seventy years and hundreds of studies. This multi-contributory work is a landmark publication that sees experts renowned in…

    Paperback – 2012-07-12
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  • The Routledge History of Slavery book cover

    The Routledge History of Slavery

    Edited by Gad Heuman, Trevor Burnard

    The Routledge History of Slavery is a landmark publication that provides an overview of the main themes surrounding the history of slavery from ancient Greece to the present day. Taking stock of the field of Slave Studies, the book explores the major advances that have taken place in the past few…

    Paperback – 2012-04-26
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  • The Routledge History of Women in Europe since 1700 book cover

    The Routledge History of Women in Europe since 1700

    Edited by Deborah Simonton

    The Routledge History of Women in Europe since 1700 is a landmark publication that provides the most coherent overview of women’s role and place in western Europe, spanning the era from the beginning of the eighteenth century until the twentieth century. In this collection of essays, leading…

    Paperback – 2007-06-29
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