The History on Film Reader
The Modern Historiography Reader Western Sources
The Victorian Studies Reader
The Feminist History Reader
The Global History Reader
The World War Two Reader
The Nature of History Reader
The Postmodernism Reader Foundational Texts
April 23, 2009
Historical film studies is a burgeoning field, with a large and ever growing number of publications from across the globe. The History on Film Reader distils this mass of work, offering readers an introduction to just under thirty of the most critical and representative writings on the ...
November 17, 2008
In The Modern Historiography Reader, Adam Budd guides readers through European and North American developments in history-writing since the eighteenth century. Starting with Enlightenment history and moving through subjects such as moral history, national history, the emergence of history as a ...
Kelly Boyd, Rohan McWilliam
April 23, 2007
Selected as an 'Outstanding Academic Title' in the 2008 CHOICE awards, The Victorian Studies Reader gathers together, in one volume, some of the key pieces on Victorian history, society and culture. The book draws on new trends in looking at the Victorian Age and includes sections on: ...
April 21, 2006
The Feminist History Reader gathers together key articles, from some of the very best writers in the field, that have shaped the dynamic historiography of the past thirty years, and introduces students to the major shifts and turning points in this dialogue. The Reader is divided into four sections...
Bruce Mazlish, Akira Iriye
November 04, 2004
This groundbreaking work brings together an important collection of essays from an international range of contributors to set globalization in its historical context. Through these thematically focused essays, the history of the world is examined in key themes that transcend national boundaries ...
May 20, 2004
From highly respected field academic Gordon Martel, The World War Two Reader is a rare work that provides a complete and up-to-date overview of the recent historiography on World War Two. Huge in scope, both geographically and thematically, this excellent reader examines twenty-one articles by...
Keith Jenkins, Alun Munslow
April 22, 2004
In this timely collection, key pieces of writing by leading historians are reproduced and evaluated, with an explanation and critique of their character and assumptions, and how they reflect upon the nature of the history project. The authors respond to the view that the nature of history has ...
November 27, 2003
The Postmodernism Reader traces the origins, development and the politics of postmodernism through the key writings of postmodernist thinkers. This collection of foundational essays restores the poignancy that has been lost – or even emphatically rejected – in the debate about postmodernism by...
James Le Sueur
June 12, 2003
Grouped around the most salient themes, this compilation includes discussions of metropolitan politics, gender, sexuality, race, culture, nationalism and economy, and offers a comparative and interdisciplinary assessment of decolonization. The process of decolonization transformed colonial and...
Gad Heuman, James Walvin
June 12, 2003
The Slavery Reader brings together the most recent and essential writings on slavery. The focus is on Atlantic slavery – the enforced movement of millions of Africans from their homelands into the Americas, and the complex historical story of slavery in the Americas. Spanning almost five ...
Olga Gomez, Francesca Greensides, Paul Hyland
February 20, 2003
The Enlightenment brings together the work of major Enlightenment thinkers such as Hobbes, Rousseau, Diderot and Kant, to illustrate the full importance and achievements of this period in history. Extracts are gathered thematically into sections on such aspects of the Enlightenment as: ...
Aristotle A. Kallis
December 05, 2002
The Fascism Reader is a fascinating and wide-ranging introduction to the complex nature, limits, aspects and dynamics of fascism as both ideology and practice. The book draws together classic and recent interpretations to trace the development of generic fascism. Exploring fascism in all its ...