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.
Studying Late Medieval History is an accessible introduction for undergraduate history students wishing to understand the major topics of late medieval history. Examining the period from 1300–1550, this introductory guide offers an overview of 250 years of transformation, which saw technology,…
Paperback – 2016-05-27
Medieval East Central Europe in a Comparative Perspective draws together the new perspectives concerning the relevance of East Central Europe for current historiography by placing the region in various comparative contexts. The chapters compare conditions within East Central Europe, as well as…
Paperback – 2016-05-10
Women in Transnational History offers a range of fresh perspectives on the field of women’s history, exploring how cross-border connections and global developments since the nineteenth century have shaped diverse women’s lives and the gendered social, cultural, political and economic histories of…
Paperback – 2016-05-05
Women's and Gender History
Considering the ways in which the ‘global turn’ is changing the theory and practice of historical disciplines, Explorations in History and Globalization engages with the concept and methodology of globalization, challenging traditional divisions of space and time to offer a range of perspectives on…
Paperback – 2016-04-06
A milestone in the understanding of British history and imperialism, this ground-breaking book radically reinterprets the course of modern economic development and the causes of overseas expansion during the past three centuries. Employing their concept of 'gentlemanly capitalism', the authors draw…
Paperback – 2016-03-11
Reframing the Past traces what historians have written about film and television from 1898 until the early 2000s. Mia Treacey argues that historical engagement with film and television should be reconceptualised as Screened History: an interdisciplinary, international field of research to…
Paperback – 2016-03-02
Understanding Early Modern Primary Sources is an introduction to the rich treasury of source material available to students of early modern history. During this period, political development, economic and social change, rising literacy levels, and the success of the printing press, ensured that the…
Paperback – 2016-07-25
Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources
In this revised edition of Globalization in World History, Peter Stearns explores the roots of contemporary globalization, examining shifts in the global flow of people, goods and ideas as early as 1000 CE. Exploring how four moments in history have accelerated the process of globalization, Stearns…
Paperback – 2016-07-25
Themes in World History
Gender and Political Culture in Early Modern Europe investigates the gendered nature of political culture across early modern Europe by exploring the relationship between gender, power, and political authority and influence. This collection offers a rethinking of what constituted ‘politics’ and a…
Paperback – 2016-07-21
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!
Mia discusses her new book and the relationship between history, film and television.
What should be the proper role of the university? How has university become a 'closed' institution? Michael Segre, the author of Higher Education and the Growth of Knowledge, talks about his experiences and research on the history of higher education and how we can improve the contemporary university.
Michael Greenwood commissions research monographs, reference works and edited collections in Classical Studies, Late Antiquity, and Byzantine and early medieval history. Key series in these areas include Medicine and the Body in Antiquity; Studies in Roman Space and Urbanism; Image, Text and Culture in Classical Antiquity; Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies; Publications of the Society for the Promotion of 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 acquires research monographs in the areas of anthropology, history, and sociology. His list tends to focus on women’s and gender studies, race and ethnic studies, science and technology, environment, social theory, and research methods, but is not limited to these subjects.
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.