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  • 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 – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge
    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 – 2015-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The International History of Communication Study

    Edited by Peter Simonson, David W. Park

    The International History of Communication Study pushes the history of communication study in new directions by taking an aggressively international and comparative perspective on the historiography of the field. This book is intended for professors and graduate students in communication, media…

    Paperback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Readers in 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 – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • 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 – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • How History Works

    The Reconstitution of a Human Science

    By Martin L. Davies

    How History Works assesses the social function of academic knowledge in the humanities, exemplified by history, and offers a critique of the validity of historical knowledge. The book focusses on history’s academic, disciplinary ethos to offer a reconception of the discipline of history, arguing…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Re-Enacting the Past

    Heritage, Materiality and Performance

    Edited by Mads Daugbjerg, Rivka Syd Eisner, Britta Timm Knudsen

    What is re-enactment and how does it relate to heritage? Re-enactments are a ubiquitous part of popular and memory culture and are of growing importance to heritage studies. As concept and practice, re-enactments encompass a wide range of forms: from the annual ‘Viking Moot’ festival in Denmark…

    Hardback – 2015-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Herodotus and Greek History (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Hart

    Herodotus has shaped our knowledge of life, religion, war and politics in ancient Greece immeasurably, as well as being one of the most entertaining of all Classical Greek authors: fascinating, perceptive, accessible and not at all pretentious. Herodotus and Greek History, first published in 1982,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Historiography of Persian Architecture

    Edited by Mohammad Gharipour

    Historiography is the study of the methodology of writing history, the development of the discipline of history, and the changing interpretations of historical events in the works of individual historians. Exploring the historiography of Persian art and architecture requires a closer look at a…

    Hardback – 2015-09-18 
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Medieval Islamic Historiography

    Remembering Rebellion

    By Heather N. Keaney

    This book is a comparative analysis of the medieval Sunni historiography of the caliphate of Uthman b. Affan and the revolt against him. By comparing treatments of Uthman in pietistic literature and universal chronicles, the work traces the gradual silencing of more critical accounts in favor of…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • Beyond Memory

    Silence and the Aesthetics of Remembrance

    Edited by Alexandre Dessingué, Jay M. Winter

    Beyond Memory: Silence and the Aesthetics of Remembrance analyses the intricate connections between silence, acts of remembrance and acts of forgetting, and relates the topic of silence to the international research field of Cultural Memory Studies. It engages with the most recent work in the field…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

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