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  • 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

  • The Work of History

    Hayden White and the Politics of Narrative Construction

    By Kalle Pihlainen

    Since the appearance of his seminal work Metahistory in 1973, Hayden White's thought has been central to the field of historical theory and hence, at least ostensibly, also to history. Despite the radical theoretical change marked by that book and White's subsequent work, the history theory debate…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • 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 – 2016-08-10 
    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 – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

  • Victorian Magic

    By Geoffrey Lamb

    First published in 1976. This title brings the Victorian era to life with stories of its spectacular leading magicians, conjurers, illusionists, escapologists, scientific experimenters and tricksters. Geoffrey Lamb describes the kind of people they were and the kind of things they did, whilst…

    Hardback – 2016-06-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Paternalism in Early Victorian England

    By David Roberts

    First published in 1979. This book studies the social outlook which historians today call paternalism. It was an ideology which informed social attitudes at all levels of society and expressed itself in countless ways. In this work, David Roberts provides a comprehensive examination of the revival,…

    Hardback – 2016-06-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • 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 – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Studying Late Medieval History

    A Thematic Approach

    By Cindy Wood

    Studying Late Medieval History is an accessible introduction for undergraduate history students wishing to understand the major topics of late medieval history. Examining the period from 1300–1550, this introductory guide offers an overview of 250 years of transformation, which saw technology,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Digital Games as History

    How Videogames Represent the Past and Offer Access to Historical Practice

    By Adam Chapman

    This book provides the first in-depth exploration of video games as history. Chapman puts forth five basic categories of analysis for understanding historical video games: simulation and epistemology, time, space, narrative, and affordance. Through these methods of analysis he explores what…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Theorizing Medieval Geopolitics

    War and World Order in the Age of the Crusades

    By Andrew Latham

    Over the past two decades or so, medieval geopolitics have come to occupy an increasingly prominent place in the collective imagination—and writings—of International Relations scholars. Although these accounts differ significantly in terms of their respective analytical assumptions, theoretical…

    Paperback – 2016-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Medieval 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

  • Culture, Ideology and Politics (Routledge Revivals)

    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 – 2016-04-27
    Routledge

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