History: History: Theory, Method & Historiography

  • Transitions in Indian Nationalism book cover

    Transitions in Indian Nationalism

    By Shail Mayaram

    Using historical and ethnographic methods, this book explores transitions in popular Indian nationalism. It highlights the shifts and transitions from the Pax Britannica to the Pax Americana over the last two centuries, and examines new sources of the self as the local intersects, collides and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • History and Sociology in France: From Scientific History to the Durkheimian School book cover

    History and Sociology in France

    From Scientific History to the Durkheimian School

    By Robert Leroux

    In the late 19th century and early part of the 20th, with the coming of age of sociology in France, the idea that there could be a “science” of history was the subject of much and varied debate. The methodological problems surrounding historical knowledge that were debated throughout this period…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Digital Memory Studies: Media Pasts in Transition book cover

    Digital Memory Studies

    Media Pasts in Transition

    Edited by Andrew Hoskins

    Digital media, networks and archives reimagine and revitalize individual, social and cultural memory but they also ensnare it, bringing it under new forms of control. Understanding these paradoxical conditions of remembering and forgetting through today’s technologies needs bold interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25 

  • History and Material Culture: A Student's Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources book cover

    History and Material Culture

    A Student's Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Karen Harvey

    Sources are the raw material of history, but whereas the written word has traditionally been seen as the principal source, historians now recognize the value of sources beyond written documents. In this new edition of History and Material Culture, contributors consider a range of objects – from an…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

  • Sentient Conceptualizations: Time in Archaeology book cover

    Sentient Conceptualizations

    Time in Archaeology

    By Cristian Simonetti

    Sentient Conceptualisations considers how scientists studying the past have understood time in relation to space, focusing on the relationship between feeling and thinking. It represents an anthropological attempt to comprehend how archaeologists and those working in related disciplines develop…

    Hardback – 2017-08-16 

  • Futures for the Past book cover

    Futures for the Past

    Edited by Kalle Pihlainen

    Faced with the challenge of new ideological emphases and subjects of study, academic history has undergone significant changes in its contents in the past half-century. Simultaneously, pressures to change have been directed at its form, particularly in the shape of calls for more socially engaged…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 

  • The Work of History: Constructivism and a Politics of the Past book cover

    The Work of History

    Constructivism and a Politics of the Past

    By Kalle Pihlainen

    Since the appearance of Hayden White’s seminal work Metahistory in 1973, constructivist thought has been a key force within theory of history and has at times even provided inspiration for historians more generally. Despite the radical theoretical shift marked by constructivism and elaborated in…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • History on Film/Film on History book cover

    History on Film/Film on History

    3rd Edition

    By Robert A. Rosenstone

    History on Film/Film on History has established itself as a classic treatise on the historical film and its role in bringing the past to life. In the third edition of this widely acclaimed text, Robert A. Rosenstone argues that to leave history films out of the discussion of the meaning of the past…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11 
    History: Concepts,Theories and Practice

  • Borders, Conflict Zones, and Memory: Scholarly engagements with Luisa Passerini book cover

    Borders, Conflict Zones, and Memory

    Scholarly engagements with Luisa Passerini

    Edited by Donna R. Gabaccia, Franca Iacovetta

    This volume pays tribute to Luisa Passerini, whose scholarship has had a major impact on feminist and other scholars around the world. First known internationally for developing new conceptual approaches to oral history and memory studies based on the recognition of the subjective nature of memory,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 

  • History in the World book cover

    History in the World

    Edited by Kalle Pihlainen

    Questions about the relationship between historical research and contemporary social and practical problems have posed a challenge to generations of historians, as well as to philosophers and theorists of history. In recent years, views regarding the isolation of academic history from real-world…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19 

  • New Directions in Sport History book cover

    New Directions in Sport History

    Edited by Duncan Stone, John Hughson, Rob Ellis

    Emerging from the ‘history from below’ movement, sport history was marginalised for decades by those working within more traditional historical fields (and institutions). Although a degree of ignorance still exists, sport history has now acquired a level of credibility through the dedicated work of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • Auditor's Talk: An Oral History of the Profession from the 1920s to the Present Day book cover

    Auditor's Talk

    An Oral History of the Profession from the 1920s to the Present Day

    By Derek Matthews, Jim Pirie

    This book is an oral history of the auditing profession in Britain from 1920s to the present day based on extended extracts from interviews with 77 past and present practitioners. Those interviewed ranged from a nonagenarian who qualified in the 1920s, to active contemporaries, from sole…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 

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