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  • Monographic Exhibitions and the History of Art

    Edited by Maia Wellington Gahtan, Donatella Pegazzano

    This edited collection traces the impact of monographic exhibitions on the discipline of art history from the first examples in the late eighteenth century through the present. Roughly falling into three genres (retrospectives of living artists, retrospectives of recently deceased artists, and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Paternalism in Early Victorian England

    By F 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,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Historians on History

    3rd Edition

    Edited by John Tosh

    Bringing together in one volume the key writings of many of the major historians from the last few decades, Historians on History provides an overview of the evolving nature of historical enquiry, illuminating the political, social and personal assumptions that have governed and sustained…

    Paperback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge

  • Shaping the History of Education?

    The first 50 years of Paedagogica Historica

    Edited by Jeroen J.H. Dekker, Frank Simon

    In 1961 the Centre for the Study of the History of Education at Ghent University, Belgium published the first issue of the multilingual journal Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education. This book celebrates its fiftieth volume. In fourteen contributions written by…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Decolonising Imperial Heroes

    Cultural legacies of the British and French Empires

    Edited by Max Jones, Berny Sèbe, Bertrand Taithe, Peter Yeandle

    The heroes of the British and French empires stood at the vanguard of the vibrant cultures of imperialism that emerged in Europe in the second-half of the nineteenth century. Their stories are well known. Scholars have tended to assume that figures such as Livingstone and Gordon, or Marchand and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Writing About Byzantium

    The History of Niketas Choniates

    By Theresa Urbainczyk

    Niketas Choniates was in Constantinople when it was burnt and looted by the soldiers of the Fourth Crusade and he wrote a history which has always been the mainstay for anyone wishing to learn about the Comnene dynasty and the Byzantine Empire of the twelfth century. Yet it is a very difficult and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge

  • Economic Growth (Routledge Revivals)

    England in the Later Middle Ages

    By A. R. Bridbury

    First published in 1962, this book challenges the notion that the later Middle Ages failed to sustain the economic growth of earlier centuries, suggesting that historians have been preoccupied with absolute levels of output over more important questions of output per head. It also argues they have…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Work of History

    Constructivism and a Politics of the Past

    By Kalle Pihlainen

    Since the appearance of Hayden White’s seminal work Metahistory in 1973, constructivist thought has been a key force within theory of history and has at times even provided inspiration for historians more generally. Despite the radical theoretical shift marked by constructivism and elaborated in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Arabs and Iranians in the Islamic Conquest Narrative

    Memory and Identity Construction in Islamic Historiography, 750–1050

    By Scott Savran

    Arabs and Iranians in the Islamic Conquest Narrative analyzes how early Muslim historians merged the pre-Islamic histories of the Arab and Iranian peoples into a didactic narrative culminating with the Arab conquest of Iran.  This book provides an in-depth examination of Islamic historical…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

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