History: History: Theory, Method & Historiography

  • Routledge Handbook of Premodern Japanese History

    Edited by Karl F. Friday

    Scholarship on premodern Japan has grown spectacularly over the past four decades, in terms of both sophistication and volume. A new approach has developed, marked by a higher reliance on primary documents, a shift away from the history of elites to broader explorations of social structures, and a…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10 

  • 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

  • Spatializing the History of Ecology

    Sites, Journeys, Mappings

    Edited by Raf de Bont, Jens Lachmund

    Throughout its history, the discipline of ecology has always been profoundly entangled with the history of space and place. On the one hand, ecology is a field science that has thrived on the study of concrete spatial entities, such as islands, forests or rivers. These spaces are the workplaces in…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Remembering the Second World War

    Edited by Patrick Finney

    Remembering the Second World War brings together an international and interdisciplinary cast of leading scholars to explore the remembrance of this conflict on a global scale. Conceptually, it is premised on the need to challenge nation-centric approaches in memory studies, drawing strength from…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29 
    Remembering the Modern World

  • Revisiting Gender in European History, 1400-1800

    Edited by Elise M. Dermineur, Åsa Karlsson Sjögren, Virginia Langum

    Almost exactly thirty years ago, Joan W. Scott, in a widely cited article, advocated the use of gender as a tool of historical analysis. Since then, many studies have used gender to consider the past. However, rather than developing new theories of gender that describe early modern contexts,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

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    Oral History

    Edited by Graham Smith

    The rapid rise in the study of Oral History has been evident across a wide range of academic and community settings. From surgeons in England investigating the embodied memories of half-remembered techniques in no longer practiced operations, to truth and reconciliation projects in…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

  • Methodology in Sports History

    Edited by Wray Vamplew, Dave Day

    The process of converting the ‘past’ into ‘history’ involves engagement with a multitude of different sources and methods, and sports historians inevitably participate in the same debates over approaches and methodologies as their counterparts in other historical disciplines. At its heart, history…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • 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 – 2017-04-30 

  • Words in Time: A Plea for Historical Re-thinking book cover

    Words in Time

    A Plea for Historical Re-thinking

    By Francesco Benigno

    Through questions such as ‘What is power?’, ‘How are revolutions generated?’, ‘Does public opinion really exist?’, ‘What does terrorism mean?’ and ‘When are generations created?’, Words in Time scrutinizes the fundamental concepts by which we confer meaning to the historical and social world and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-25 

  • Medieval Thought and Historiography

    By Giles Constable

    We assume that we have a clear understanding of how people in the Middle Ages thought and which attitudes they struck but in reality this is a subject of enormous complexity of which conclusions can only be drawn via painstaking archival research and decades of study. Giles Constable has spent…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24 
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Oral History in Latin America: Unlocking the Spoken Archive book cover

    Oral History in Latin America

    Unlocking the Spoken Archive

    By David Carey Jr

    This field guide to oral history in Latin America addresses methodological, ethical, and interpretive issues arising from the region’s unique milieu. With careful consideration of the challenges of working in Latin America – including those of language, culture, performance, translation, and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-10 

  • Israeli Holocaust Research: Birth and Evolution book cover

    Israeli Holocaust Research

    Birth and Evolution

    By Boaz Cohen

    An exploration of the development of Holocaust research in Israel, this book ranges from the consolidation of Holocaust research as an academic subject in the late 1940s to the establishment of Yad Vashem and beyond. Research on the story of historiography is often a work on books, on the "final…

    Paperback – 2017-04-04 
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

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