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  • Medical Journals and Medical Knowledge

    Historical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by William F. Bynum, Stephen Lock, Roy Porter

    Originally published in 1992 Medical Journals and Medical Knowledge examines both broad developments in print and media and the practice of particular journals such as the British Medical Journal. The book is the first study to address these questions and to examine the impact of regular news on…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Weimar Cinema, Embodiment, and Historicity

    Cultural Memory and the Historical Films of Ernst Lubitsch, 1st Edition

    By Mason Kamana Allred

    In its retrieval and (re)construction, the past has become interwoven with the images and structure of cinema. Not only have mass media—especially film and television—shaped the content of memories and histories, but they have also shaped their very form. Combining historicization with close…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Theoretical Perspectives on Historians' Autobiographies

    From Documentation to Intervention, 1st Edition

    By Jaume Aurell

    E. H. Carr wrote, "study the historian before you begin to study the facts." This book approaches the life, work, ideas, debates, and the context of key 20th- and 21st-century historians through an analysis of their life writing projects viewed as historiographical sources. Merging literary…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Truth and History in the Ancient World

    Pluralising the Past, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Hau, Ian Ruffell

    This collection of essays investigates histories in the ancient world and the extent to which the producers and consumers of those histories believed them to be true. Ancient Greek historiographers repeatedly stressed the importance of truth to history; yet they also purported to believe in myth,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • History and Sociology in France

    From Scientific History to the Durkheimian School, 1st Edition

    By Robert Leroux

    In the late 19th century and early part of the 20th, with the coming of age of sociology in France, the idea that there could be a “science” of history was the subject of much and varied debate. The methodological problems surrounding historical knowledge that were debated throughout this period…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Legacy of Thomas Paine in the Transatlantic World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sam Edwards, Marcus Morris

    As early as 1892, Moncure Conway, the author of the first scholarly Paine biography, noted that whilst Paine’s life up to 1809 was certainly fascinating, his subsequent life – that is, his afterlife – was even more thrilling. Vilified by Theodore Roosevelt as a "filthy little atheist," yet employed…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Working-Class Community in the Age of Affluence

    1st Edition

    By Stefan Ramsden

    It has appeared to many commentators that the most fundamental change in what it is meant to be working-class in twentieth-century Britain came not as a result of war or of want, but of prosperity. Social investigators documented how the relative affluence of the 1950s and 1960s improved the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Methodology in Sports History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wray Vamplew, Dave Day

    The process of converting the ‘past’ into ‘history’ involves engagement with a multitude of different sources and methods, and sports historians inevitably participate in the same debates over approaches and methodologies as their counterparts in other historical disciplines. At its heart, history…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Medieval Thought and Historiography

    1st Edition

    By Giles Constable

    Collected Studies CS1065We assume that we have a clear understanding of how people in the Middle Ages thought and which attitudes they struck but in reality this is a subject of enormous complexity of which conclusions can only be drawn via painstaking archival research and decades of study.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Making of Manners and Morals in Twelfth-Century England

    The Book of the Civilised Man, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Whelan

    How different are we from those in the past? Or, how different do we think we are from those in the past? Medieval people were more dirty and unhygienic than us – as novels, TV, and film would have us believe – but how much truth is there in this notion? This book seeks to challenge some of these…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Beyond Memory

    Silence and the Aesthetics of Remembrance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandre Dessingué, Jay Winter

    Beyond Memory: Silence and the Aesthetics of Remembrance analyses the intricate connections between silence, acts of remembrance and acts of forgetting, and relates the topic of silence to the international research field of Cultural Memory Studies. It engages with the most recent work in the field…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Arabs and Iranians in the Islamic Conquest Narrative

    Memory and Identity Construction in Islamic Historiography, 750�1050, 1st Edition

    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 accounts…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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