On these pages you will find information on the Routledge list which covers African History, American History, British History, European History, Intellectual History, Legal History, Medieval History 400-1500, Political History, Religious History, The Cold War and more in the subject of History.
There is also information on books for students, series, and the latest news and events.
Tudor Rebellions, now in its sixth edition, gives a chronological account of the major rebellions against the Tudor monarchy from the reign of King Henry VII until the death of Queen Elizabeth I in 1603. It also throws light on some of the main themes of Tudor history, including the dynasty’s…
Paperback – 2015-06-26
Napoleon had a profound impact on the development of both France and Europe, and his career had repercussions across the wider world. His career had all the elements of a classical tragedy: having begun with spectacular military and civil achievements, it ended in exile on the tiny Atlantic island…
Paperback – 2014-10-27
This Seminar Studies title is a succinct study of modern British foreign policy, focusing on the period from 1945 to the present day. Since the end of the Second World War, Britain has been engaged in international conflicts from the Suez Crisis to the Gulf War and has actively sought involvement…
Paperback – 2014-07-18
Muslims and Crusaders supplements and counterbalances the numerous books that tell the story of the crusading period from the European point of view, enabling readers to achieve a broader and more complete perspective on the period. It presents the Crusades from the perspective of those against…
Paperback – 2014-06-25
Magic and Medieval Society presents a thematic approach to the topic of magic and sorcery in Western Europe between the eleventh and the fifteenth century. It aims to provide readers with the conceptual and documentary tools to reach informed conclusions as to the existence, nature, importance and…
Paperback – 2014-05-20
This new and considerably expanded edition of The Crusades, 1095-1204 couples vivid narrative with a clear and accessible analysis of the key ideas that prompted the conquest and settlement of the Holy Land between the First and the Fourth Crusade. This edition now covers the Fourth Crusade…
Paperback – 2014-05-19
The state of New York is virtually a nation unto itself. Long one of the most populous states and home of the country’s most dynamic city, New York is geographically strategic, economically prominent, socially diverse, culturally innovative, and politically influential. These characteristics have…
Paperback – 2015-08-31
South Asia has developed from a group of newly independent post-Colonial states of at most secondary importance to the wider world to its current position as a region of central strategic importance to both global economic development and world peace and stability. This Atlas highlights the global…
Paperback – 2015-08-28
Escaped slave, Civil War spy, scout, and nurse, and champion of women's suffrage, Harriet Tubman is an icon of heroism. Perhaps most famous for leading enslaved people to freedom through the Underground Railroad, Tubman was dubbed "Moses" by followers. But abolition and the close of the Civil War…
Paperback – 2015-08-27
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Summer of Seminar Studies
Celebrate summer with the Routledge Seminar Studies series authors. Throughout August, we are posting author interviews and other content highlighting the books in this series, which have--for more than four decades--introduced students to the problems involved in explaining the past.
Explore all of the Seminar Studies titles here.
Want a quick snapshot of our History series, representing the latest research by eminent scholars, but don’t know where to start? We have compiled a selection of chapters from some of the new and key books in our series, and created individual ebooks for each one. Did we mention it doesn't cost a thing? Just be sure to share with your friends and colleagues!
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To kick off the Summer of Seminar Studies, series editors Clive Emsley and Gordon Martel have joined us to explain a bit about the Seminar Studies series, both how it started and the direction in which it’s heading.
Quakers and their Allies in the Abolitionist Cause, 1754-1808 explores the significant connections between the Quaker community and the abolitionist cause in America.
Susan Kozel, co-editor of Quakers and their Allies in the Abolitionist Cause, 1754-1808, discusses her research on the abolitionist movement in the North, and what she hopes everyone will learn from reading her book.
Niall Christie, author of Muslims and Crusaders: Christianity’s Wars in the Middle East, 1095-1382, from the Islamic Sources, explores the oftentimes-ignored friendly relations between Muslims and non-Muslims during the Crusades, and answers a few questions about his research.
Clive Emsley, author of Napoleon: Conquest, Reform and Reorganisation, 2nd Edition, discusses the ongoing fascination with Napoleon and his influence in global history.
Alasdair Blair, author of Britain and the World since 1945, discusses the history of British foreign policy and future of Britain's place in a globalized world.