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  • 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 – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

  • 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 – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • The Emergence of Historical Forensic Expertise

    Clio Takes the Stand

    By Vladimir Petrovic

    This book scrutinizes the role of historians participating as expert witnesses in the most important international and national legal ventures, with the aim of advancing the debate from discussions on whether historians should testify or not toward nuanced understanding of the history of the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    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 – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Hindu Nationalism, History and Identity in India

    Narrating a Hindu past under the BJP

    By Lars Tore Flaten

    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

  • 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 – 2016-09-15 
    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

  • 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 – 2016-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

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