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  • Eldad’s Travels: A Journey from the Lost Tribes to the Present

    By Micha J Perry

    In the latter years of the ninth century, a mysterious figure arrived in the North African Jewish community of Kairouan. The visitor, Eldad of the Tribe of Dan, claimed to have arrived from the kingdom of the Israelite tribes whose whereabouts had been lost for over a millennium and a half.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 

  • The Historical Web and Digital Humanities

    Edited by Niels Brügger, Ditte Laursen

    To date, few books have explored the links between the Digital Humanities and studies of the world wide web of the past. This volume fills this gap by providing a number of case studies that can both illustrate the potential of studying the web and serve as an inspiration to scholars who want to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Cultural Mobility in the Interwar Avant-Garde Art Network

    Poland, Belgium and the Netherlands

    By Michał Wenderski

    This book explores the issue of cultural mobility within the interwar network of the European avant-garde, focusing on selected writers, artists, architects, magazines and groups from Poland, Belgium and Netherlands. Regardless of their apparent linguistic, cultural and geographical remoteness,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Progress in Economic and Political Thought

    An Intellectual History

    By Calvin Hayes

    This innovative and interdisciplinary book opens up the debate about the meaning of "progress" and its relation to justice, rights, liberty, modern science and technology. It challenges many 21st century assumptions about progress, arguing for a complete reconfiguration of the concept. The book is…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Crimes against History

    By Antoon De Baets

    Crimes against History takes a global approach to the extreme forms of censorship to which history and historians have been subjected through the ages. The book opens by considering the varieties of censorship, from suppression, dismissal, and defamation to persecution and murder. Part 1, Kill…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 

  • Renaissance Studies

    By Brendan Dooley

    Renaissance Studies is a historiography textbook with a twist. At the heart of the book are six key themes the novelty of the renaissance, the instruments of diffusion, the influx from the Middle East and Asia, the ‘quest’, cultures and structures and the sacred and profane. Each chapter provides a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 

  • Voices of the Korean Minority in Postwar Japan

    Histories Against the Grain

    By Erik Ropers

    Shedding new light on how the histories of zainichi Koreans have been written, consumed, and discussed, this book addresses the roots of postwar debates concerning the wartime experiences of Koreans in Japan. Providing an overview of the complicated historiography, it explores the experiences of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-18 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-02 

  • 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 – 2018-11-30 

  • The Cult of Thomas Becket

    History and Historiography through Eight Centuries

    By Kay Brainerd Slocum

    On 29 December, 1170, Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, was brutally murdered in his own cathedral. News of the event was rapidly disseminated throughout Europe, generating a widespread cult which endured until the reign of Henry VIII in the sixteenth century, and engendering a fascination…

    Hardback – 2018-11-02 
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • 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 – 2018-10-30 

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