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.
Interspecies Interactions surveys the rapidly developing field of human-animal relations from the late medieval and early modern eras through to the mid-Victorian period. By viewing animals as authentic and autonomous historical agents who had a real impact on the world around them, this book…
Paperback – 2017-09-13
The Reinvention of Britain 1960–2016 explores the transformation of contemporary Britain, tracing its evolution from the welfare state of the post-1945 era to social democracy in the 1960s and 1970s and the liberal market society of 1979 onwards. Focusing primarily on political and economic change,…
Paperback – 2017-08-29
Public History and the Food Movement argues that today’s broad interest in making food systems fairer, healthier, and more sustainable offers a compelling opportunity for the public history field. Moon and Stanton show how linking heritage institutions’ unique skills and resources with…
Paperback – 2017-08-18
Louis XIV ruled France for more than half a century and is typically remembered for his absolutism, his patronage of the arts and his lavish lifestyle – culminating in the building of Versailles. This original and lively biography focuses on Louis’s personal life while keeping the needs of the…
Paperback – 2017-08-10
Routledge Historical Biographies
The Formation of English Common Law provides a comprehensive overview of the development of early English law, one of the classic subjects of medieval history. This much expanded second edition spans the centuries from King Alfred to Magna Carta, abandoning the traditional but restrictive break at…
Paperback – 2017-08-08
The Medieval World
Beginning with an exploration into the question of what war is, War and Warfare since 1945 provides a chronological analysis of military history since the end of World War II extending through to an analysis of the limits of modern warfare in the nuclear age with the purpose of examining why war…
Paperback – 2017-08-01
The Making of the Contemporary World
This title was first published in 2001: North Staffordshire has been synonymous with the manufacture of pottery for more than 200 years. This book is the first comprehensive business history of the North Staffordshire pottery industry during a critical period in its development, from the nineteenth…
Hardback – 2017-12-15
This title was first published in 2001. Ruskin said that 1860 marked the beginning of his 'proper work'. This study presents new, historicized readings of important texts and themes from that late period, 1860-1889, discussing in detail works including Unto this Last (1860), the Lectures on Art (…
Hardback – 2017-12-15
This title was first published in 2001. Biographical details for George Ripley (c.1415-c.1490), one of England’s best-known alchemical authorities, are sketchy, but he is known to have travelled widely on the Continent in search of alchemical wisdom. Whilst a canon regular at the Augustinian priory…
Hardback – 2017-12-15
To mark the anniversary of the October Revolution, we have compiled a diverse and thought-provoking collection of book chapters from some of our top titles. This resource offers a global view of the phenomenon, looking at examples from Russia, Europe and Latin America.
As an extra bonus, the collection also includes a 20% discount voucher for use across our whole range of history books!
We are very pleased to announce that our Routledge History October Author of the Month is Michael D. Bailey, the author of Magic: The Basics. What relevance does magic have today? Why should students be interested in studying the history of magic? Read our exclusive interview with Michael below to find out!
We caught up with Marella Hoffman to discuss her book, Practicing Oral History to Improve Public Policies and Programs. Read on for our exclusive interview to find out what inspired Marella to write the book.
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.