History: Theory, Method & Historiography Products

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-05-18 

  • 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

  • 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 scrutinises the fundamental concepts by which we confer meaning to the historical and social world and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11 

  • 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

  • Displaced Things

    By Sandra H. Dudley

    Displaced Things explores the movements of material things from the starting point and perspective of the object. It does so through the lens of displacement, drawing on earlier work on forced migration and conceptualising displacement in relation to anthropological ritual theory. It aims not only…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 

  • 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 – 2017-03-31 

  • History

    An Introduction to Theory, Method, and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Claus, John Marriott

    Demystifying the subject with clarity and verve, History: An introduction to theory, method and practice familiarizes the reader with the varied spectrum of historical approaches in a balanced, comprehensive and engaging manner. Global in scope, and covering a wide range of topics from the ancient…

    Paperback – 2017-03-28 

  • Historical Mechanisms

    An experimental approach to applying scientific theories to the study of history

    By Andreas Boldt

    Historical Mechanisms argues that scientific method can provide insights about events long ago, and there is enough data to show that given certain circumstances certain societies have behaved, and will continue to behave, in similar ways. Andreas Boldt discusses the possibility of utilizing…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Working-Class Community in the Age of Affluence

    By Stefan Ramsden

    It has appeared to many commentators that the most fundamental change in what it is meant to be working-class in twentieth-century Britain came not as a result of war or of want, but of prosperity. Social investigators documented how the relative affluence of the 1950s and 1960s improved the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-13 
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Oral History and Australian Generations

    Edited by Katie Holmes, Alistair Thomson

    From 2011 to 2014, the Australian Generations Oral History Project recorded 300 interviews with Australians born between 1920 and 1989. The contributions to this book, a result of this project, reflect on the practice of oral history and how interviews can illuminate Australian social and cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 

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