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  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Futures for the Past

    Edited by Kalle Pihlainen

    Faced with the challenge of new ideological emphases and subjects of study, academic history has undergone significant changes in its contents in the past half-century. Simultaneously, pressures to change have been directed at its form, particularly in the shape of calls for more socially engaged…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • 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 – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Premodern Japanese History

    Edited by Karl F. Friday

    Scholarship on premodern Japan has grown spectacularly over the past four decades, in terms of both sophistication and volume. A new approach has developed, marked by a higher reliance on primary documents, a shift away from the history of elites to broader explorations of social structures, and a…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22
    Routledge

  • New Directions in Sport History

    Edited by Duncan Stone, John Hughson, Rob Ellis

    Emerging from the ‘history from below’ movement, sport history was marginalised for decades by those working within more traditional historical fields (and institutions). Although a degree of ignorance still exists, sport history has now acquired a level of credibility through the dedicated work of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • 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 scrutinizes the fundamental concepts by which we confer meaning to the historical and social world and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • David’s Jerusalem

    Between Memory and History

    By Daniel Pioske

    The history of David’s Jerusalem remains one of the most contentious topics of the ancient world. This study engages with debates about the nature of this location by examining the most recent archaeological data from the site and by exploring the relationship of these remains to claims made about…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

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