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  • 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 – 2017-04-27
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-04-06
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-04-03
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Values, Objectivity, and Explanation in Historiography

    By Tor Egil Førland

    Bringing sophisticated philosophy to bear on real-life historiography, Values, Objectivity, and Explanation in Historiography rekindles and invigorates the debate on two perennials in the theory and methodology of history. One is the tension between historians' values and the ideal—or illusion—of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • The Routledge Handbook of Asian American Studies

    Edited by Cindy I-Fen Cheng

    The Routledge Handbook of Asian American Studies brings together leading scholars and scholarship to capture the state of the field of Asian American Studies, as a generation of researchers have expanded the field with new paradigms and methodological tools. Inviting readers to consider new…

    Hardback – 2016-12-29
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

  • Truth and History in the Ancient World

    Pluralising the Past

    Edited by Lisa Hau, Ian Ruffell

    This collection of essays investigates histories in the ancient world and the extent to which the producers and consumers of those histories believed them to be true. Ancient Greek historiographers repeatedly stressed the importance of truth to history; yet they also purported to believe in myth,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Genealogy, Psychology and Identity

    Tales from a family tree

    By Paula Nicolson

    The popularity of amateur genealogy and family history has soared in recent times. Genealogy, Psychology and Identity explores this popular international pastime and offers reasons why it informs our sense of who we are, and our place in both contemporary culture and historical context. We will…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • The Emergence of Historical Forensic Expertise

    Clio Takes the Stand

    By Vladimir Petrović

    This book scrutinizes the emergence of historians participating as expert witnesses in historical forensic contribution in some of the most important national and international legal ventures of the last century. It aims to advance the debate from discussions on whether historians should…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • 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 – 2016-10-07
    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 – 2016-09-28
    Routledge

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