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  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • History as Wonder

    Beginning with Historiography

    By Marnie Hughes-Warrington

    History and Wonder is a refreshing new take on the idea of history that tracks the entanglement of history and philosophy over time through the key idea of wonder. From Ancient Greek histories and wonder works, to Islamic curiosities and Chinese strange histories, through to European historical…

    Paperback – 2018-11-05 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-10-25 
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Language, Memory and Remembering

    Explorations in Historical Sociolinguistics

    By Vaidehi Ramanathan

    This volume explores issues of memory, remembering and language in late colonial India. It is the first systematic historical sociolinguistic study of English private and public citizens who lived in and/or worked for India and the Indian cause between 1920s to the 1940s. While some of the English…

    Hardback – 2018-10-12 
    Routledge India

  • International Humanitarian Law and Justice:

    Historical and Sociological Perspectives

    Edited by Mats Deland, Mark Klamberg, Pål Wrange

    In the last decade, there has been a turn to history in international humanitarian law and its accompanying fields. In parallel historians have deepened their interest in the place of norms of history, the establishment and development of international institutions. This book brings together…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Jewish History and Historiography

    Edited by Dean Phillip Bell

    The Routledge Companion to Jewish History and Historiography provides an overview of Jewish history from the biblical to the contemporary period, while simultaneously placing Jewish history into conversation with the most central historiographical methods and issues and some of the core source…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • A Contemporary Historiography of Economics

    Edited by Till Düppe, E. Roy Weintraub

    In recent years, the focus of historians of economic thought has changed to also include the ideas and practices of contemporary economists. This has opened up new questions regarding the utilization of sources, choice of method, narrative styles, and ethical issues, as well as a new awareness of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Hindu Nationalism, History and Identity in India

    Narrating a Hindu past under the BJP

    By Lars Tore Flåten

    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. Under BJP rule, a reorganization of the National Council of Educational Research and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Contesting the Middle Ages

    Debates that are Changing our Narrative of Medieval History

    By John Aberth

    Contesting the Middle Ages is a thorough exploration of recent arguments surrounding nine hotly debated topics: the decline and fall of Rome, the Viking invasions, the Crusades, the persecution of minorities, sexuality in the Middle Ages, women within medieval society, intellectual and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Studies in Indo-Muslim History by S.H. Hodivala Volume I

    A Critical Commentary on Elliot and Dowson’s History of India as Told by Its Own Historians (Vols. I-IV) & Yule and Burnell’s Hobson-Jobson

    Edited by Sanjay Garg

    In the field of medieval Indian historiography, an eight-volume magnum opus, History of India as Told by Its Own Historians, by Sir Henry Myers Elliot (1808-53) and the editor-compiler of his posthumous papers, John Dowson (1820-81), was published from London between 1867 and 1877. These landmark…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge

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