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.
This impressive survey covers the early history of Ireland from the coming of Christianity to the Norman settlement. Within a broad political framework it explores the nature of Irish society, the spiritual and secular roles of the Church and the extraordinary flowering of Irish culture in the…
Paperback – 2016-10-21
Death in Medieval Europe: Death Scripted and Death Choreographed explores new cultural research into death and funeral practices in medieval Europe and demonstrates the important relationship between death and the world of the living in the Middle Ages. Across ten chapters, the articles in this…
Paperback – 2016-10-10
Remembering the Crusades and Crusading examines the diverse contexts in which crusading was memorialised and commemorated in the medieval world and beyond. The collection not only shows how the crusades were commemorated in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, but also considers the longer-term…
Paperback – 2016-09-29
Remembering the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds
In The Industrial Turn in World History, Peter N. Stearns presents a concise yet far reaching overview of the worldwide shift from agricultural societies to industrial societies over the past two centuries. Putting the implications for individuals and societies in global context while…
Paperback – 2016-09-20
Themes in World History
Born into slavery in 1862, Ida B. Wells went on to become an influential reformer and leader in the African American community. A Southern black woman living in a time when little social power was available to people of her race or gender, Ida B. Wells made an extraordinary impact on American…
Paperback – 2016-09-12
Routledge Historical Americans
P. M. Jones’ The French Revolution, now in its third edition, is an authoritative survey of events in France from 1787, as the power of the ancien régime began to crumble, until 1804 and the demise of the Republic. It provides a balanced and accessible account of the dramatic events of the…
Paperback – 2016-09-05
Through questions such as ‘What is power?’, ‘How are revolutions generated?’, ‘Does public opinion really exist?’, ‘What does terrorism mean?’ and ‘When are generations created?’, Words in Time scrutinizes the fundamental concepts by which we confer meaning to the historical and social world and…
Paperback – 2017-04-27
Richard Carr’s Charlie Chaplin places politics at the centre of the filmmaker’s life as it looks beyond Chaplin’s role as a comedic figure to his constant political engagement both on and off the screen. Drawing from a wealth of archival sources from across the globe, Carr provides an in-depth…
Paperback – 2017-04-26
Routledge Historical Biographies
This thoroughly updated third edition provides students with an accessible overview of Vygotsky’s work, combining reprints of key journal and text articles with rich editorial commentary. Lev Vygotsky provided the twentieth century with an enticing mix of intellectual traditions within an attempt…
Paperback – 2017-04-26
We are delighted to introduce a new FreeBook which brings together a number of fascinating chapters from some of our leading books on witchcraft and the supernatural. This will be a valuable resource for anyone interested in the Early Modern period, witch-hunting, supernatural phenomena, folklore, and superstition.
Cindy Wood discusses how her new book Studying Late Medieval History will be an indispensable resource for students and teachers.
We are delighted to announce that Belle La Follette: Progressive Era Reformer has won the 2016 Wisconsin Historical Society Book Award of Merit!
Michael Greenwood commissions research monographs, reference works and edited collections across all periods of medieval history and culture, notably in Mediterranean and Byzantine history. Areas of interest include the transition from Late Antiquity to the medieval period; Crusader Studies; the reception of medieval history; early Islamic history; non-western medieval history. Key series include Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies; Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies; Rulers of the Latin East; AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art; Publications of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London; British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies. Michael is always pleased to hear from authors looking to discuss their plans to publish in these and related areas.
Eve Mayer publishes books on the history of the Americas. From historiographical handbooks, to textbooks, edited collections, and supplemental monographs, she is interested in the range of experiences involved in the history of the United States, North America more generally, and the countries of Latin America. Eve considers projects across all time periods and is especially interested in books that engage with emerging areas or approaches.
Max Novick commissions research monographs and edited collections in history. The books on his list include innovative research by up-and-coming academics alongside titles authored or edited by more established authors. Key areas include: early modern history, US and Latin American History, cultural history, and women’s and gender history.
Laura Pilsworth publishes books on medieval and early modern history (300–1800). She publishes scholarly books in a variety of formats including textbooks, handbooks, reference works, and monographs covering key topics such as late antiquity, the Renaissance, the Reformation, revolutions, the Enlightenment, and the scientific revolution. Laura is dedicated to upholding the list’s tradition of publishing new and emerging fields and is currently commissioning in the history of animals, childhood, economy, emotions, empire, the body and global history as well as broadening the focus of the list beyond Europe to Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.
Eve Setch publishes books on Modern Global History (1800 to the present) as well as looking after our historiographical works across the list. She publishes a range of text types, from textbooks to handbooks, edited collections, and single-authored monographs. In keeping with the tradition and reputation of the Routledge list, she is interested in publishing across a broad range of topics, global regions, and periods, in both traditional as well as cutting-edge ways. At the moment some of the areas in which she is publishing include new historiographical interpretations, gender history, colonial, post-colonial and indigenous history, the history of non-Western regions, the history of science, and medicine and Jewish History.
Shashank S. Sinha publishes monographs, edited volumes and handbooks on a range of subjects including history, sociology, anthropology, linguistics, area studies, indigenous studies and northeast India. He oversees many key series and titles related to several topical themes and heads the Routledge India Originals (RIO) list.