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  • 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 – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

  • Oral History

    Edited by Graham Smith

    Oral history’s rapid rise 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 countries recovering from civil…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

  • Public History

    A Textbook of Practice

    By Thomas Cauvin

    Public History: A Textbook of Practice is a guide to the many challenges historians face while teaching, learning, and practicing public history. Historians can play a dynamic and essential role in contributing to public understanding of the past, and those who work in historic preservation, in…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Shaping the History of Education?

    The first 50 years of Paedagogica Historica

    Edited by Jeroen J.H. Dekker, Frank Simon

    In 1961 the Centre for the Study of the History of Education at Ghent University, Belgium published the first issue of the multilingual journal Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education. This book celebrates its fiftieth volume. In fourteen contributions written by…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Culture, Ideology and Politics

    Essays for Eric Hobsbawm

    Edited by Raphael Samuel, Gareth Stedman Jones

    First published in 1982, this book is inspired the ideas generated by Eric Hobsbawm, and has taken shape around a unifying preoccupation with the symbolic order and its relationship to political and religious belief. It explores some of the oldest question in Marxist historiography, for example the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-18 
    Routledge

  • People's History and Socialist Theory

    Edited by Raphael Samuel

    First published in 1981, this book brings together different types of work by numerous fragmented groups in the field of Marxist history and puts them in dialogue with each other. It takes stock of then recent work, explores the main new lines, and looks at the political and ideological…

    Hardback – 2016-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Historiography

    By Various

    The greatest problem in historical scholarship, theoretically and practically, is the relation between historians and their subject matter. The past is gone and historians can only study its remnants. On what basis do scholars select certain facts from the mass of data left from the past? How do…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Historiography

  • History and Community

    Essays in Victorian Medievalism

    Edited by Florence S. Boos

    The essays in this volume, originally published in 1992, examine some of the pervasive implications of Victorian medievalism, and assess its creative manifestations and dual capacities for expression of reformist anger and escapist retreat. Some of the emotional and intllectual reasons for the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Historiography

  • The Art of History

    A Study of Four Great Historians of the Eighteenth Century

    By J. B. Black

    The first important scholarly consideration of Enlightenment historiography of the twentieth century, this book, originally published in 1926, critically examines the ideas of Voltaire, Hume, Robertston and Gibbon with respect to the theory and practice of historiography. The substantial…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Historiography

  • Between Memory and History

    Edited by Marie Noelle Bourguet, Lucette Valensi, Nathan Wachtel

    The recent wave of interest in oral history and return to the active subject as a topic in historical practice raises a number of questions about the status and function of scholarly history in our societies. This articles in this volume, originally pubished in 1990, and which originally appeared…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Historiography

  • History and Totality

    Radical Historicism From Hegel to Foucault

    By John Grumley

    In this work, originally published in 1989, the author establishes a tradition of radical historicism from Hegel to the Budapenst School. He charts both its continuous evolution from the early 19th century to the late 20thh, and its transformation in the context of European social, economic and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Historiography

  • History on the Ground

    By Maurice Beresford

    Taking the evidence of maps and documents, this book, originally published in 1957, describes 6 journeys inthe field: to parish boundaries, Elizabethan villages, the planted medieval towns and to parks of all periods.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Historiography

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