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History Research Now Available In Paperback

We're pleased to present a collection of new in paperback History Research titles.


  • Consuming Passions

    The Uses of Cannibalism in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    By Merrall L. Price

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • Wounds in the Middle Ages

    By Anne Kirkham, Cordelia Warr

    Wounds were a potent signifier reaching across all aspects of life in Europe in the middle ages, and their representation, perception and treatment is the focus of this volume. Following a survey of the history of medical wound treatment in the middle ages, paired chapters explore key themes…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Art in the Time of Colony

    By Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll

    It is often assumed that the verbal and visual languages of Indigenous people had little influence upon the classification of scientific, legal, and artistic objects in the metropolises and museums of nineteenth-century colonial powers. However colonized locals did more than merely collect material…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Empires and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000

  • The Art of Travel

    Essays on Travel Writing

    By Philip Dodds

    First published in 1982. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02

  • Britain's Place in the World

    Import Controls 1945-60

    By George Brennan, Alan Milward

    Britain's Place in the World examines the establishment and effectiveness of import controls, particularly quotas. Placing quotas back in the centre of British history, Milward and Brennan make some radical claims for Britain's economic performance in a global context. Looking into a wide variety…

    Paperback – 2016-07-08
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Feminism and the Politics of Working Women

    The Women's Co-Operative Guild, 1880s to the Second World War

    By Gillian Scott

    Based on extensive research, this text provides a critical investigation of the development of the Women's Co-operative Guild from the 1880s to World War II. Charting the rise and fall of an exceptional feminist political organization, the author assesses the political significance of the movement…

    Paperback – 2016-07-08

  • Forensic Medicine and Death Investigation in Medieval England

    By Sara M. Butler

    England has traditionally been understood as a latecomer to the use of forensic medicine in death investigation, lagging nearly two-hundred years behind other European authorities. Using the coroner's inquest as a lens, this book hopes to offer a fresh perspective on the process of death…

    Paperback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • War and Diplomacy

    By Rzeshevsky

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20

  • Theorizing Medieval Geopolitics

    War and World Order in the Age of the Crusades

    By Andrew Latham

    Over the past two decades or so, medieval geopolitics have come to occupy an increasingly prominent place in the collective imagination—and writings—of International Relations scholars. Although these accounts differ significantly in terms of their respective analytical assumptions, theoretical…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • Shadows of the Slave Past

    Memory, Heritage, and Slavery

    By Ana Lucia Araujo

    This book is a transnational and comparative study examining the processes that led to the memorialization of slavery and the Atlantic slave trade in the second half of the twentieth century. Araujo explores numerous kinds of initiatives such as monuments, memorials, and museums as well as heritage…

    Paperback – 2016-03-30
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • The Routledge History of Sex and the Body

    1500 to the Present

    Edited by Sarah Toulalan, Kate Fisher

    The Routledge History of Sex and the Body provides an overview of the main themes surrounding the history of sexuality from 1500 to the present day. The history of sex and the body is an expanding field in which vibrant debate on, for instance, the history of homosexuality, is developing. This book…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15
    Routledge Histories

  • Race, Science, and the Nation

    Reconstructing the Ancient Past in Britain, France and Germany

    By Chris Manias

    Across the nineteenth century, scholars in Britain, France and the German lands sought to understand their earliest ancestors: the Germanic and Celtic tribes known from classical antiquity, and the newly discovered peoples of prehistory. New fields – philology, archeology and anthropology –…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Recent Developments in Atomic Theory

    By Leo Graetz

    Into the short compass of this book Professor Graetz has succeeded in compressing an eminently readable survey of the directions in which the atomic theory, as accepted in the nineteenth century, has been extended by the remarkable and almost revolutionary physical investigations and discoveries of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

  • A Century of Science 1851-1951

    Edited by Herbert Dingle

    First published in 1951 to coincide with the British Festival, this book explores the developments in science which had occurred since the Great Exhibition of 1851. Covering the full range of scientific development which had emerged in that time – from fundamental physics to evolution and genetics,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

  • Women, Agency and the Law, 1300–1700

    By Bronach Kane

    Based on close readings of both public and private documents – court records, churchwarden accounts, depositions, diaries, letters and pamphlets – this collection of essays presents the largely untold story of non-elite women and their dealings with the law.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    "The Body, Gender and Culture"