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  • 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 – 2016-02-29 

  • Consuming History

    Historians and Heritage in Contemporary Popular Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Jerome de Groot

    Consuming History examines how history works in contemporary popular culture. Analysing a wide range of cultural entities from computer games to daytime television, it investigates the ways in which society consumes history and how a reading of this consumption can help us understand popular…

    Paperback – 2016-02-24 

  • Decolonising Imperial Heroes

    Cultural legacies of the British and French Empires

    Edited by Max Jones, Berny Sèbe, Bertrand Taithe, Peter Yeandle

    The heroes of the British and French empires stood at the vanguard of the vibrant cultures of imperialism that emerged in Europe in the second-half of the nineteenth century. Their stories are well known. Scholars have tended to assume that figures such as Livingstone and Gordon, or Marchand and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01 

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Economic History

    Edited by Francesco Boldizzoni, Pat Hudson

    The Routledge Handbook of Global Economic History documents and interprets the development of economic history as a global discipline from the later nineteenth century to the present day. Exploring the normative and relativistic nature of different schools and traditions of thought, this handbook…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • U.S. Media and Migration

    Refugee Oral Histories

    By Sarah C. Bishop

    Using oral history, ethnography, and close readings of media, Sarah C. Bishop probes the myriad and sometimes conflicting ways refugees interpret and use mediated representations of life in the United States. Guided by 74 refugee narrators from Bhutan, Burma, Iraq, and Somalia, U.S. Media and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-24 

  • The Oral History Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Robert Perks, Alistair Thomson

    The Oral History Reader, now in its third edition, is a comprehensive, international anthology combining major, ‘classic’ articles with cutting-edge pieces on the theory, method and use of oral history. Twenty-seven new chapters introduce the most significant developments in oral history in the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-17
    Routledge Readers in History

  • The Historiography of Transition

    Critical Phases in the Development of Modernity (1494-1973)

    Edited by Paolo Pombeni

    Defining a “historic transition” means understanding how the complex system of intellectual, social, and material structures formed that determined the transition from a certain “universe” to a “new universe,” where the old explanations were radically rethought. In this book, a group of historians…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • The Social History of Rome (Routledge Revivals)

    By Dr Geza Alfoldy

    This study, first published in German in 1975, addresses the need for a comprehensive account of Roman social history in a single volume. Specifically, Alföldy attempts to answer three questions: What is the meaning of Roman social history? What is entailed in Roman social history? How is it to be…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04
    Routledge Revivals

  • The International History of Communication Study

    Edited by Peter Simonson, David W. Park

    The International History of Communication Study maps the growth of media and communication studies around the world. Drawing out transnational flows of ideas, institutions, publications, and people, it offers the most comprehensive picture to date of the global history of communication research…

    Paperback – 2015-10-23

  • Making Sport History

    Disciplines, identities and the historiography of sport

    Edited by Pascal Delheye

    The field of sport history is a relatively new research domain, situated at the intersection of a number of disciplines and sub-disciplines. This interdisciplinarity has created interesting avenues for growth and fresh thinking but also inherent problems of coherence and identity. Making Sport…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • History, Ethics, and the Recognition of the Other

    A Levinasian View on the Writing of History

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-10-09
    Routledge Approaches to History

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