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.
Latin American History Goes to the Movies combines the study of the rich history of Latin America with the medium of feature film. In this concise and accessible book, author Stewart Brewer helps readers understand key themes and issues in Latin American history, from pre-Columbian times to the…
Paperback – 2015-10-13
Mexico and the United States may be neighbors, but their economies offer stark contrasts. In Mexico’s Uneven Development: The Geographical and Historical Context of Inequality, Oscar J. Martínez explores Mexico’s history to explain why Mexico remains less developed than the United States. Weaving…
Paperback – 2015-09-09
The full text of The History of Mexico: From Pre-Conquest to Present traces the last 500 years of Mexican history, from the indigenous empires devastated by the Spanish conquest through the 21st-century, including the election of 2012. Written in a clear and accessible manner, the book offers a…
Paperback – 2015-08-27
Between 1500 and 1750, European expansion and global interaction produced vast wealth. As goods traveled by ship along new global trade routes, piracy also flourished on the world’s seas. Pillaging the Empire tells the fascinating story of maritime predation in this period, including the…
Paperback – 2015-08-03
Blacks, Mulattos, and the Dominican Nation is the first English translation of the classic text Los negros, los mulatos y la nación dominicana by esteemed Dominican scholar Franklin J. Franco. Published in 1969, this book was the first systematic work on the role of Afro-descendants in Dominican…
Paperback – 2015-05-08
Classic Knowledge in Dominican Studies
In the 1960s and 1970s, an energetic new social movement emerged among Mexican Americans. Fighting for civil rights and celebrating a distinct ethnic identity, the Chicano Movement had a lasting impact on the United States, from desegregation to bilingual education. Rethinking the Chicano Movement…
Paperback – 2014-12-09
American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century
Gavin Hardy and Laurence Totelin have brought together their botanical and historical knowledge to produce this unique overview of ancient botany. It examines all the founding texts of botanical science, such as Theophrastus' Enquiry into Plants, Dioscorides' Materia Medica, Pliny the Elder's…
Paperback – 2015-10-01
Sciences of Antiquity Series
Can the British plan? Sometimes it seems unlikely. Across the world we see grand designs and visionary projects: new airport terminals, nuclear power stations, high-speed railways, and glittering buildings. It all seems an unattainable goal on Britain’s small and crowded island; and yet perhaps…
Paperback – 2015-10-01
Planning, History and Environment Series
Charles Darwin is well-known throughout the world for his revolutionary work from 1859; The Origin of Species, the foundational study of evolution which greatly challenged the near-universal belief in the Christian world, at that time, of creationism. Originally published in 1928, Dorsey attempts…
Hardback – 2015-10-01
National Hispanic Heritage Month
Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month in the US with Routledge authors. Throughout the month (September 15-October 15), we are posting author interviews and other content highlighting books that focus on the history and culture of Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.
During the National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th-October 15th), we are pleased to offer a 20% discount to all Routledge History titles until October 18th 2015!
Vincent Peloso, author of Race and Ethnicity in Latin American History, talks about his own experiences and what it means to celebrate Hispanic heritage.
At the border of Mexico and the United States, there is ongoing unrest and controversial debate over immigration. These two countries also offer stark contrasts in their economies that offer us a chance to reflect on Mexico’s history.
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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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.