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Routledge is pleased to announce that we’ve just made over 20 history textbooks completely free to view online until June 15th 2017.

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  • Early Modern Emotions

    An Introduction

    Edited by Susan Broomhall

    Early Modern Emotions is a student-friendly introduction to the concepts, approaches and sources used to study emotions in early modern Europe, and to the perspectives that analysis of the history of emotions can offer early modern studies more broadly. The volume is divided into four sections…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16
    Routledge
    Early Modern Themes

  • North America before the European Invasions

    2nd Edition

    By Alice Beck Kehoe

    North America Before the European Invasions tells the histories of North American peoples from first migrations in the Late Glacial Age, sixteen thousand years ago or more, to the European invasions following Columbus’s arrival. Contrary to invaders’ propaganda, North America was no…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

  • Sources and Methods in Indigenous Studies

    Edited by Chris Andersen, Jean M. O'Brien

    Sources and Methods in Indigenous Studies is a synthesis of changes and innovations in methodologies in Indigenous Studies, focusing on sources over a broad chronological and geographical range. Written by a group of highly respected Indigenous Studies scholars from across an array of disciplines,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

  • A House Divided

    The Civil War and Nineteenth-Century America, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Daniel Wells

    Consolidating one of the most complex and multi-faceted eras in American History, this new edition of Jonathan Wells’s A House Divided unifies the broad and varied scholarship on the American Civil War. Amassing a variety of research, this accessible and readable text introduces readers to both the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • A Global History of Modern Historiography

    2nd Edition

    By Georg G Iggers, Q. Edward Wang, Supriya Mukherjee

    The first book on historiography to adopt a global and comparative perspective on the topic, A Global History of Modern Historiography looks not just at developments in the West but also at the other great historiographical traditions in Asia, the Middle East, and elsewhere around the world over…

    Paperback – 2016-10-07
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Victorians

    Politics, Culture and Society in Nineteenth-Century Britain, 2nd Edition

    By Susie L. Steinbach

    Understanding the Victorians paints a vivid portrait of this era of dramatic change, combining broad survey with close analysis and introducing students to the critical debates taking place among historians today. Encompassing all of Great Britain and Ireland over the whole of the Victorian period,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02
    Routledge

  • The Inter-War Crisis

    3rd Edition

    By Richard Overy

    The Inter-War Crisis is a concise yet analytical overview of the rapidly-changing world between 1918 and 1939, covering the political, economic and social instability that resulted from the First World War and the eventual descent towards the fresh upheaval of the Second World War. Revised…

    Paperback – 2016-07-29
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • The American Revolution

    New Nation as New Empire

    By Neil L. York

    In The American Revolution, 1760 to 1790: New Nation as New Empire, Neil York details the important and complex events that transpired during the creation of the enduring American Republic. This text presents a global look at the emerging nation’s quest to balance liberty and authority before,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge

  • Globalization in World History

    2nd Edition

    By Peter N. Stearns

    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 – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • Childhood in World History

    3rd Edition

    By Peter N Stearns

    Taking a global look at what the category of childhood has meant from agricultural societies to the present day, Childhood in World History offers a vital overview of this topical field. Through comparative analysis, Peter Stearns facilitates a cross-cultural and transnational understanding of…

    Paperback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • Understanding Early Modern Primary Sources

    Edited by Laura Sangha, Jonathan Willis

    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 – 2016-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

  • The Origins of the Second World War

    4th Edition

    By Richard Overy

    Exploring the reasons why the Second World War broke out in September 1939 and why a European conflict developed into a war that spanned the globe, The Origins of the Second World War argues that this was not just ‘Hitler’s War’ but one that had its roots and origins in the decline of the old…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • India: The Ancient Past

    A History of the Indian Subcontinent from c. 7000 BCE to CE 1200, 2nd Edition

    By Burjor Avari

    India: The Ancient Past provides a clear and systematic introduction to the cultural, political, economic, social and geographical history of ancient India from the time of the pre-Harappan culture nine thousand years ago up until the beginning of the second millennium of the Common Era. The book…

    Paperback – 2016-07-04
    Routledge

  • Approaches to American Cultural Studies

    Edited by Antje Dallmann, Eva Boesenberg, Martin Klepper

    Approaches to American Cultural Studies provides an accessible yet comprehensive overview of the diverse range of subjects encompassed within American Studies, familiarising students with the history and shape of American Studies as an academic subject as well as its key theories, methods, and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-27
    Routledge

  • A History of India

    6th Edition

    By Hermann Kulke, Dietmar Rothermund

    Presenting the grand sweep of Indian history from antiquity to the present, A History of India is a detailed and authoritative account of the major political, economic, social and cultural forces that have shaped the history of the Indian subcontinent. Hermann Kulke and Dietmar Rothermund provide…

    Paperback – 2016-05-27
    Routledge

  • The European Witch-Hunt

    By Julian Goodare

    The European Witch-Hunt seeks to explain why thousands of people, mostly lower-class women, were deliberately tortured and killed in the name of religion and morality during three centuries of intermittent witch-hunting throughout Europe and North America. Combining perspectives from history,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26
    Routledge

  • Russia's Long Twentieth Century

    Voices, Memories, Contested Perspectives

    By Choi Chatterjee, Lisa A. Kirschenbaum, Deborah A. Field

    Covering the sweep of Russian history from empire to Soviet Union to post-Soviet state, Russia's Long Twentieth Century is a comprehensive yet accessible textbook that situates modern Russia in the context of world history and encourages students to analyse the ways in which citizens learnt to live…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

  • Public History

    A Textbook of Practice

    By Thomas Cauvin

    Public History: A Textbook of Practice is a guide to the many challenges historians face while teaching, learning, and practicing public history. Historians can play a dynamic and essential role in contributing to public understanding of the past, and those who work in historic preservation, in…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11
    Routledge

  • China Since 1949

    3rd Edition

    By Linda Benson

    Exploring the remarkable story of China’s rise to global prominence, China since 1949 provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of the events that have shaped the country since the middle of the twentieth century. Covering the Maoist era through the Reform period to the present day, this book…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • Women in Medieval Europe 1200-1500

    2nd Edition

    By Jennifer Ward

    Women in Medieval Europe explores the key areas of female experience in the later medieval period, from peasant women to Queens. It considers the women of the later Middle Ages in the context of their social relationships during a time of changing opportunities and activities, so that by 1500 the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-24
    Routledge

  • Oral History Theory

    2nd Edition

    By Lynn Abrams

    Oral history is increasingly acknowledged as a key tool for anyone studying the history of the recent past, and Oral History Theory provides a comprehensive, systematic and accessible overview of this important field. Combining the study of theories drawn from disciplines ranging from linguistics…

    Paperback – 2016-03-21
    Routledge

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