The New Imperial Histories Reader
The American Urban Reader History and Theory
The Witchcraft Reader
The Oral History Reader
The Cultural History Reader
The American Revolution Reader
The Public History Reader
The Caribbean History Reader
The Global History of Childhood Reader
The Terrorism Reader
The Twentieth Century Russia Reader
By Stephen Howe
December 04, 2009
In recent years, imperial history has experienced a newfound vigour, dynamism and diversity. There has been an explosion of new work in the field, which has been driven into even greater prominence by contemporary world events. However, this resurgence has brought with it disputes between those who...
By Lisa Krissoff Boehm, Steven Corey
February 12, 2020
The American Urban Reader, Second Edition, brings together the most exciting and cutting-edge work on the history of urban forms and ways of life in the evolution of the United States, from pre-colonial Native American Indian cities, colonial European settlements, and western expansion, to rapidly ...
By Darren Oldridge
September 12, 2019
The Witchcraft Reader offers a wide range of historical perspectives on the subject of witchcraft in a single, accessible volume, exploring the enduring hold that it has on human imagination. The witch trials of the late Middle Ages and the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries have inspired a huge...
By Robert Perks, Alistair Thomson
December 16, 2015
The Oral History Reader, now in its third edition, is a comprehensive, international anthology combining major, ‘classic’ articles with cutting-edge pieces on the theory, method and use of oral history. Twenty-seven new chapters introduce the most significant developments in oral history in the ...
By Peter McCaffery, Ben Marsden
December 04, 2013
The Cultural History Reader is the first volume to collect together the distinctive contributions made by cultural historians across the spectrum of historiographical methods. It offers a unique view into the insights to be gained from examining how cultural factors have shaped people's experiences...
By Denver Brunsman, David J Silverman
August 05, 2013
The American Revolution Reader is a collection of leading essays on the American revolutionary era from the eve of the imperial crisis through George Washington’s presidency. Articles have been chosen to represent classic themes, such as the British-colonial relationship during the eighteenth ...
By Hilda Kean, Paul Martin
April 19, 2013
Drawing on theory and practice from five continents, The Public History Reader offers clearly written accessible introductions to debates in public history as it places people, such as practitioners, bloggers, archivists, local historians, curators or those working in education, at the heart of ...
By Nicola Foote
December 17, 2012
The Caribbean is a region that has been at the heart of world history and global development for centuries. Despite its small geographic size, it is the lynchpin of the Atlantic economy. Further, through a series of migrations, Caribbean people are represented in most of the major cities of ...
By Heidi Morrison
June 12, 2012
The Global History of Childhood Reader provides an essential collection of chapters and articles on the global history of childhood. The Reader is structured thematically so as to provide both a representative sampling of the historiography as well as an overview of the key issues of the field, ...
By David J. Whittaker
May 03, 2012
The Terrorism Reader is an intriguing introduction to a notorious and disturbing international phenomenon. The book draws together material from a variety of experts and clearly explains their opinions on terrorism, allowing understanding, conjecture and debate. David J. Whittaker explores all ...
By Alastair Kocho-Williams
August 09, 2011
The twentieth century was, for Russia, one of the most challenging in its history. the country experienced war, revolution and systemic collapse, all of which brought serious challenges especially in international affairs. Only by examining the whole century can Modern Russia be properly ...
By Anna Clark
February 22, 2011
The History of Sexuality in Europe: A Sourcebook and Reader is a dynamic introduction to the latest debates in the history of Sexuality in Europe. It begins with an introduction, "The Magnetic Poetry Kit of Sex," that surveys the field of sexuality and introduces the new concept of sexual grammar. ...