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.
The second edition of this concise survey offers a comparative and comprehensive study of culinary cultures and food politics throughout the world, from ancient times to the present day. It examines the long history of globalization of foods as well as the political, social, and environmental…
Paperback – 2017-06-05
Themes in World History
Britain, America and the Special Relationship since 1941 examines the Anglo-American strategic and military relationship that developed during the Second World War and continued until recent years. Forged on a common ground of social, cultural, and ideological values as well as political expediency…
Paperback – 2017-05-23
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
Dividing the nation and causing massive political change, the English Civil War remains one of the most decisive and dramatic conflicts of English history. Lawrence Stone's account of the factors leading up to the deposition of Charles I in 1642 is widely regarded as a classic in the field.…
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
Though it has been nearly seventy years since the Holocaust, the human capacity for evil displayed by its perpetrators is still shocking and haunting. But the story of the Nazi attempt to annihilate European Jewry is not all we should remember. Stealth Altruism tells of secret, non-militant,…
Paperback – 2017-03-24
Scholarship on premodern Japan has grown spectacularly over the past four decades, in terms of both sophistication and volume. A new approach has developed, marked by a higher reliance on primary documents, a shift away from the history of elites to broader explorations of social structures, and a…
Hardback – 2017-06-22
Christianity spread across North Africa early, and it remained there as a powerful force much longer than anticipated. While this African form of Christianity largely shared the Latin language and Roman culture of the wider empire, it also represented a unique tradition that was shaped by its&…
Paperback – 2017-06-21
Three Mile Island explains the far-reaching consequences of the partial meltdown of Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island power plant on March 28, 1979. Though the disaster was ultimately contained, the fears it triggered had an immediate and lasting impact on public attitudes towards nuclear energy in…
Paperback – 2017-06-21
Critical Moments in American History
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.
Richard Carr answers a few questions on his recent book Charlie Chaplin: A Political Biography from Victorian Britain to Modern America.
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.