History: Theory, Method & Historiography Products

  • Oral History

    Edited by Graham Smith

    The rapid rise in the study of Oral History 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…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

  • Weimar Cinema, Embodiment, and Historicity

    Cultural Memory and the Historical Films of Ernst Lubitsch

    By Mason Kamana Allred

    In its retrieval and (re)construction, the past has become interwoven with the images and structure of cinema. Not only have mass media—especially film and television—shaped the content of memories and histories, but they have also shaped their very form. Combining historicization with close…

    Hardback – 2017-01-20 
    Routledge Focus on Film Studies

  • The Making of Manners and Morals in Twelfth-Century England

    The Book of the Civilised Man

    By Fiona Whelan

    How different are we from those in the past? Or, how different do we think we are from those in the past. Medieval people were more dirty and unhygienic than us – as novels, TV, and film would have us believe – but how much truth is there in this notion? This book seeks to challenge some of these…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19 

  • Mass Killings and Violence in Spain, 1936-1952

    Grappling with the Past

    Edited by Peter Anderson, Miguel Ángel del Arco Blanco

    Historians have only recently established the scale of the violence carried out by the supporters of General Franco during and after the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939. An estimated 88,000 unidentified victims of Francoist violence remain to be exhumed from mass graves and given a dignified burial,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09 
    Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

  • 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 – 2016-12-22 

  • 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 – 2016-12-16 

  • Trans-generational Trauma and the Other

    Dialogues across history and difference

    Edited by Sue Grand, Jill Salberg

    Often, our trans-generational legacies are stories of 'us' and 'them' that never reach their terminus. We carry fixed narratives, and the ghosts of our perpetrators and of our victims. We long to be subjects in our own history, but keep reconstituting the Other as an object in their own history.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13 
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

  • 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 – 2016-12-06 
    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 – 2016-11-23 
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • 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 Approaches to History

  • The Fiction of History

    Edited by Alexander Lyon Macfie

    The Fiction of History sets out a number of themes in the relationship between history and fiction, emphasising the tensions and dilemmas created in this relationship and examining how various writers have dealt with these. In the first part, two chapters discuss the philosophy behind the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • 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 – 2016-10-10

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