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  • 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 
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    Routledge Approaches to History

  • 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 – 2016-06-06 
    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 – 2016-06-06 
    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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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    Routledge Library Editions: Historiography

  • History and Totality

    Radical Historicism From Hegel to Foucault

    By John Grumley

    In this work, originally published in 1989, the author establishes a tradition of radical historicism from Hegel to the Budapenst School. He charts both its continuous evolution from the early 19th century to the late 20thh, and its transformation in the context of European social, economic and…

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

  • Historians and the Open Society

    By A. R. Bridbury

    In this volume, originally published in 1972, the author discusses the conflict between the historian’s own expressed political views and the judgements he makes on political events in history.…

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

  • The Origins of History

    By Herbert Butterfield

    Edited by J H Adam Watson

    A distillation of the thought and research to which Herbert Butterfield devoted the last twenty years of his life to, this book, originally published in 1981, traces how differently people understood the relevance of their past and its connection with their religion. It examines ancient Egypt and…

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

  • The Historian At Work

    By John Cannon

    This volume, originally published in 1980 discusses the way in which distinguished historians such as Gibbon, Ranke, Macaulay, De Tocqueville, Marx, Maitland, Bloch, Namier, Wheeler, Butterfield and Braudel have regarded and tackled their discipline. As well as chapters by individual authors who…

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

  • The Grand Design of God

    The Literary Form of the Christian View of History

    By C. A. Patrides

    This book, originally published in 1972, offers a stimulating account of the Christian tradition of historiography as it is reflected in works of literature and history. The discussion ranges from the pre-Christian The Iliad up to the 1970s. The author considers subjects such as the Mystery Plays…

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

  • On the Writing of History

    By Charles Oman

    Written by one of the most eminent, (if sometimes disputed) historians of the 20th century, this book, originally published in 1939, gives guidance to the would-be historian on historical sources, research and evidence. Although inevitably a product of its time, this volume nonetheless remains one…

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

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