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  • 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 – 2015-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • The Historiography of Persian Architecture

    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 – 2015-09-08 
    Routledge
    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 – 2015-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • 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 – 2015-08-04 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-07-22
    Routledge

  • '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 – 2015-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Herodotos the Historian (Routledge Revivals)

    His Problems, Methods and Originality

    By K H WATERS

    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 – 2015-06-11
    Routledge
    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 – 2015-04-09
    Routledge
    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 – 2015-03-22
    Routledge

  • The Impact of History?

    Histories at the Beginning of the 21st Century

    By Pedro Ramos Pinto, Bertrand Taithe

    Driven by the increasing importance of discussions around 'impact' and its meaning and implications for history, The Impact of History? brings together established and new voices to raise relevant questions, issues and controversies for debate. The chapters are articulated around the themes of…

    Paperback – 2015-03-18
    Routledge

  • Key Issues in Historical Theory

    By Herman Paul

    Key Issues in Historical Theory is a fresh, clear and well-grounded introduction to this vibrant field of inquiry, incorporating many examples from novels, paintings, music, and political debates. The book expertly engages the reader in discussions of what history is, how people relate to the past…

    Paperback – 2015-03-15
    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…

    Hardback – 2015-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

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