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  • Hindu Nationalism, History and Identity in India

    Narrating a Hindu past under the BJP

    By Lars Tore Flten

    When the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) assumed power in India in 1998 as the largest party of the National Democratic Alliance, it soon became evident that it prioritized educational reforms. In 2002, under BJP rule, a reorganization of the National Council of Educational Research…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Sources and Methods in Indigenous Studies

    Edited by Chris Andersen, Jean M. O'Brien

    Sources and Methods in Indigenous Studies is a synthesis of changes and innovations in methodologies in indigenous studies, focusing on sources over a broad chronological and geographical range. Written by a group of highly respected Indigenous Studies scholars from across an array of disciplines,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

  • Rethinking Historical Genres in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Jaume Aurell

    This book deals with the way historical genres are theorized and practiced in the twenty-first century. In the context of the freedoms inspired by postmodernism and enabled by the development of innovative textual and graphic platforms, new theories of history view genres as flexible living forms…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge

  • The Biographical Turn

    Lives in history

    Edited by Hans Renders, Binne de Haan, Jonne Harmsma

    The Biographical Turn showcases the latest research through which the field of biography is being explored. Fifteen leading scholars in the field present the biographical perspective as a scholarly research methodology, investigating the consequences of this bottom-up approach and illuminating its…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22 
    Routledge

  • Oral History in Latin America

    Speaking about the Past

    By David Carey Jr

    Offering a new look at the complex work of the oral historian, Oral History in Latin America provides a comprehensive and innovative look at the field. Taking into account the challenges of doing oral history in Latin America’s diverse climate, David Carey provides insight into the struggles of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • A Global History of Modern Historiography

    2nd Edition

    By Georg G Iggers, Q. Edward Wang, Supriya Mukherjee

    The first book on historiography to adopt a global and comparative perspective on the topic, A Global History of Modern Historiography looks not just at developments in the West but also at the other great historiographical traditions in Asia, the Middle East, and elsewhere around the world over…

    Paperback – 2016-08-29 
    Routledge

  • The Work of History

    Hayden White and the Politics of Narrative Construction

    By Kalle Pihlainen

    Since the appearance of his seminal work Metahistory in 1973, Hayden White's thought has been central to the field of historical theory and hence, at least ostensibly, also to history. Despite the radical theoretical change marked by that book and White's subsequent work, the history theory debate…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    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 – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Early Modern Primary Sources

    Edited by Laura Sangha, Jonathan Willis

    Understanding Early Modern Primary Sources is an introduction to the rich treasury of source material available to students of early modern history. During this period, political development, economic and social change, rising literacy levels, and the success of the printing press, ensured that the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

  • Victorian Magic

    By Geoffrey Lamb

    First published in 1976. This title brings the Victorian era to life with stories of its spectacular leading magicians, conjurers, illusionists, escapologists, scientific experimenters and tricksters. Geoffrey Lamb describes the kind of people they were and the kind of things they did, whilst…

    Hardback – 2016-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Paternalism in Early Victorian England

    By David Roberts

    First published in 1979. This book studies the social outlook which historians today call paternalism. It was an ideology which informed social attitudes at all levels of society and expressed itself in countless ways. In this work, David Roberts provides a comprehensive examination of the revival,…

    Hardback – 2016-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Konfuzianisches Ethos und westliche Wissenschaft

    Wang Guowei (1877-1927) und das Ringen um das moderne China

    By Hu Qiuhua

    This study in German offers profound insights into the life and thoughts of Wang Guowei (1877-1927). Like many intellectuals who strongly perceived the necessity of reforms in the waning years of the Late Qing dynasty, i.e. after the Opium wars, Wang sought to strengthen China's position against…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge

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