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  • Borders, Conflict Zones, and Memory

    Scholarly engagements with Luisa Passerini

    Edited by Donna R. Gabaccia, Franca Iacovetta

    This volume pays tribute to Luisa Passerini, whose scholarship has had a major impact on feminist and other scholars around the world. First known internationally for developing new conceptual approaches to oral history and memory studies based on the recognition of the subjective nature of memory,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Words in Time

    A plea for historical re-thinking

    By Francesco Benigno

    Through questions such as ‘What is power?’, ‘How are revolutions generated?’, ‘Does public opinion really exist?’ ‘What does terrorism mean?’ and ‘When are generations created?’, Words in Time scrutinises the fundamental concepts by which we confer meaning to the historical and social world and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Film Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Medieval Iconography

    Edited by Colum Hourihane

    Sometimes enjoying considerable favor, sometimes less, iconography has been an essential element in medieval art historical studies since the beginning of the discipline. Some of the greatest art historians – including Mâle, Warburg, Panofsky, Morey, and Schapiro – have devoted their lives to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • 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 – 2016-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient 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 – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • People's History and Socialist Theory (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Raphael Samuel

    First published in 1981, this book brings together different types of work by numerous fragmented groups in the field of Marxist history and puts them in dialogue with each other. It takes stock of then recent work, explores the main new lines, and looks at the political and ideological…

    Hardback – 2016-04-27
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Historiography

    By Various

    The greatest problem in historical scholarship, theoretically and practically, is the relation between historians and their subject matter. The past is gone and historians can only study its remnants. On what basis do scholars select certain facts from the mass of data left from the past? How do…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Historiography

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