Historiography Products

  • Consuming History

    Historians and Heritage in Contemporary Popular Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Jerome de Groot

    Consuming History examines how history works in contemporary popular culture. Analysing a wide range of cultural entities from computer games to daytime television, it investigates the ways in which society consumes history and how a reading of this consumption can help us understand popular…

    Paperback – 2016-02-24 

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01 

  • Making Sport History

    Disciplines, identities and the historiography of sport

    Edited by Pascal Delheye

    The field of sport history is a relatively new research domain, situated at the intersection of a number of disciplines and sub-disciplines. This interdisciplinarity has created interesting avenues for growth and fresh thinking but also inherent problems of coherence and identity. Making Sport…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • How History Works

    The Reconstitution of a Human Science

    By Martin L. Davies

    How History Works assesses the social function of academic knowledge in the humanities, exemplified by history, and offers a critique of the validity of historical knowledge. The book focusses on history’s academic, disciplinary ethos to offer a reconception of the discipline of history, arguing…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • The Historiography of Persian Architecture

    Edited by Mohammad Gharipour

    Historiography is the study of the methodology of writing history, the development of the discipline of history, and the changing interpretations of historical events in the works of individual historians. Exploring the historiography of Persian art and architecture requires a closer look at a…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21
    Iranian Studies

  • Spectacle in "Classical" Cinemas

    Musicality and Historicity in the 1930s

    By Tom Brown

    Spectacle is not often considered to be a significant part of the style of ‘classical’ cinema. Indeed, some of the most influential accounts of cinematic classicism define it virtually by the supposed absence of spectacle. Spectacle in ‘Classical’ Cinemas: Musicality and Historicity in the 1930s…

    Hardback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Engaging with a Legacy: Nehemia Levtzion (1935-2003)

    Edited by E. Ann McDougall

    Engaging with a Legacy shows how Nehemia Levtzion shaped our understanding of Islam in Africa and influenced successive scholarly generations in their approach to Islamization, conversion and fundamentalism. The book illuminates his work, career and family life – including his own ‘life vision’ on…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23

  • Marxist Historiographies

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by Q. Edward Wang, Georg G. Iggers

    Marxist Historiographies is the first book to examine the ebb and flow of Marxist historiography from a global and cross-cultural perspective. Since the eighteenth century, few schools of historical thought have exerted a more lasting impact than Marxism, and this impact extends far beyond the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-20

  • 'A New Type of History'

    Fictional Proposals for dealing with the Past

    By Beverley Southgate

    Linking fiction with history and historical theory, 'A New Type of History': Fictional Proposals for dealing with the Past focuses on a selection of nineteenth- and twentieth-century novelists – Tolstoy, Proust, John Cowper Powys, Virginia Woolf, Wyndham Lewis, Penelope Lively, and James…

    Hardback – 2015-06-15
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Herodotos the Historian (Routledge Revivals)

    His Problems, Methods and Originality


    The work of Herodotos of Halikarnassos, ‘the father of history’, differs in many ways from that of modern historians, and it poses special problems to the student. Herodotos’ history of the Persian Wars, written in the second half of the fifth century BC, was both the first attempt at a…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge Revivals

  • Foundations of Christianity (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in Christian Origins

    By Karl Kautsky

    First published in 1925, Karl Kautsky presents a Marxist history of Christianity and Christian society. Divided into four key sections, the book begins by considering the personality of Jesus as portrayed within Pagan and Christian sources and highlighting the Church’s difficulty in presenting a…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge Revivals

  • Crusades and Memory

    Rethinking Past and Present

    Edited by Megan Cassidy-Welch, Anne E. Lester

    Crusading was a religious movement involving papal authorization, the incentive of remission of sins, pious motivation on behalf of the individual, and the justification of holy war. Much recent historiography in this area has focused on resolving the questions of what a crusade was, and why people…

    Hardback – 2015-03-23

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