History: History: Theory, Method & Historiography

  • Transcribing Oral History book cover

    Transcribing Oral History

    1st Edition

    By Teresa Bergen

    Transcribing Oral History offers a comprehensive guide to the transcription of qualitative interviews, an often richly debated practice within the oral history field. Beginning with an introduction to the field and an overview of the many disciplines that conduct and transcribe interviews, the book…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Practicing Oral History

  • Five Parishes in Late Medieval and Tudor London: Communities and Reforms book cover

    Five Parishes in Late Medieval and Tudor London

    Communities and Reforms, 1st Edition

    By Gary G Gibbs

    Five Parishes in Late Medieval and Tudor London presents linked microhistorical studies of five London parishes, using their own parish records to reconstruct their individual operations, religious practices, and societies. The parish was a foundational institution in Tudor London. Every…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 

  • Narratives of War: Remembering and Chronicling Battle in Twentieth-Century Europe book cover

    Narratives of War

    Remembering and Chronicling Battle in Twentieth-Century Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nanci Adler, Remco Ensel, Michael Wintle

    Narratives of War considers the way war and battle are remembered and narrated across space and time in Europe in the twentieth century. The book reflects on how narratives are generated and deployed, and on their function as coping mechanisms, means of survival, commemorative gestures, historical…

    Paperback – 2019-06-26 
    Memory and Narrative

  • Virtual History: How Videogames Portray the Past book cover

    Virtual History

    How Videogames Portray the Past, 1st Edition

    By A. Martin Wainwright

    Virtual History examines many of the most popular historical video games released over the last decade and explores their portrayal of history. The book looks at the motives and perspectives of game designers and marketers, as well as the societal expectations addressed, through contingency and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21 

  • Explanation in Action Theory and Historiography: Causal and Teleological Approaches book cover

    Explanation in Action Theory and Historiography

    Causal and Teleological Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gunnar Schumann

    Is the appropriate form of human action explanation causal or rather teleological? While this is a central question in analytic philosophy of action, it also has implications for questions about the differences between methods of explanation in the sciences on the one hand and in the humanities and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Sallust's Histories and Triumviral Historiography: Confronting the End of History book cover

    Sallust's Histories and Triumviral Historiography

    Confronting the End of History, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Gerrish

    Sallust’s Histories and Triumviral Historiography explores the historiographical innovations of the first century Roman historian Sallust, focusing on the fragmentary Histories, an account of the turbulent years after the death of the dictator Sulla. The Histories were written during the violent…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Roman Tales: A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory book cover

    Roman Tales

    A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory, 1st Edition

    By Thomas V. Cohen

    Roman Tales: A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory explores both the social and cultural life of Renaissance Rome and the mind-set and methods of microhistory. This book draws the reader deep into eight stories: a Christian-Jewish picnic plus an ill-aimed stone-fight, an embassy-driven…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 

  • Cultural History in France: Local Debates, Global Perspectives book cover

    Cultural History in France

    Local Debates, Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evelyne Cohen, Anaïs Fléchet, Pascale Gœtschel, Laurent Martin, Pascal Ory

    This volume, which gathers contributions presented at the annual conferences of l'Association pour le développement de l'histoire culturelle (ADHC), questions the subjects and boundaries of cultural history in France – with regard to neighboring approaches such as cultural studies, media studies,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Studies for the International Society for Cultural History

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

    The Work of History

    Constructivism and a Politics of the Past, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21 

  • History, Ethics, and the Recognition of the Other: A Levinasian View on the Writing of History book cover

    History, Ethics, and the Recognition of the Other

    A Levinasian View on the Writing of History, 1st Edition

    By Anton Froeyman

    This book introduces a new way of looking at the writing of history. Rather than as the production of knowledge or the telling of stories, it sees writing history as an ethical, existential and emotional engagement with the people from the past. The conceptual and philosophical basis for this view…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 

  • The Emergence of Historical Forensic Expertise: Clio Takes the Stand book cover

    The Emergence of Historical Forensic Expertise

    Clio Takes the Stand, 1st Edition

    By Vladimir Petrović

    This book scrutinizes the emergence of historians participating as expert witnesses in historical forensic contribution in some of the most important national and international legal ventures of the last century. It aims to advance the debate from discussions on whether historians should…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 

  • Modernity, Metatheory, and the Temporal-Spatial Divide: From Mythos to Techne book cover

    Modernity, Metatheory, and the Temporal-Spatial Divide

    From Mythos to Techne, 1st Edition

    By Michael Kimaid

    This book is about how modernity affects our perceptions of time and space. Its main argument is that geographical space is used to control temporal progress by channeling it to benefit particular political, economic and social interests, or by halting it altogether. By incorporating the ancient…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 

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