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  • Empathy and the Historical Understanding of the Human Past

    1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Kohut

    Empathy and the Historical Understanding of the Human Past is a comprehensive consideration of the role of empathy in historical knowledge, informed by the literature on empathy in fields including history, psychoanalysis, psychology, philosophy, and sociology. The book seeks to raise the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-14 

  • History, Politics and the American Past

    Essays on Methodology, 1st Edition

    By Ari Helo

    History, Politics and the American Past assesses the connection between historiography and politics in America, arguing for a distinction between the past, and the history written about it. While necessarily interpreting the past, professional historians and those with a general interest alike…

    Paperback – 2020-03-18 

  • Practicing Oral History Among Refugees and Host Communities

    1st Edition

    By Marella Hoffman

    Practicing Oral History among Refugees and Host Communities provides a comprehensive and practical guide to applied oral history with refugees, teaching the reader how to use applied, contemporary oral history to help provide solutions to the ‘mega-problem’ that is the worldwide refugee crisis.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12 
    Practicing Oral History

  • Using and Not Using the Past after the Carolingian Empire

    c. 900–c.1050, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Greer, Alice Hicklin, Stefan Esders

    Using and Not Using the Past after the Carolingian Empire offers a new take on European history from c.900 to c.1050, examining the ‘post-Carolingian’ period in its own right and presenting it as a time of creative experimentation with new forms of authority and legitimacy. In the late eighth…

    Paperback – 2019-10-28

  • Comparativism in Art History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jaś Elsner

    Featuring some of the major voices in the world of art history, this volume explores the methodological aspects of comparison in the historiography of the discipline. The chapters assess the strengths and weaknesses of comparative practice in the history of art, and consider the larger issue of the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21

  • Contested Commemoration in U.S. History

    Diverging Public Interpretations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klara Stephanie Szlezák, Melissa M. Bender

    Against the backdrop of two recent socio-political developments—the shift from the Obama to the Trump administration and the surge in nationalist and populist sentiment that ushered in the current administration—Contested Commemoration in U.S. History presents eleven essays focused on…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Global Perspectives on Public History

  • Millennium III, Century Xxi

    A Retrospective On The Future, 1st Edition

    By Peter N Stearns

    As a new century and millennium approach, the world braces itself for a frenzied outpouring of popular excitement, tabloid predictions, and religious hysteria, all egged on by a strong dose of mass media attention. Fortunately, historian Peter Stearns has supplied the antidote with this witty and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

  • History Without A Subject

    The Postmodern Condition, 1st Edition

    By David Ashley

    History Without a Subject presents a broad-ranging discussion of the topic of postmodernity. Beginning with an analysis of how changes in the global economy are affecting the lives of ordinary Americans, this book suggests that the postmodern condition in this country can be likened to the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

  • Transcribing Oral History

    1st Edition

    By Teresa Bergen

    Transcribing Oral History offers a comprehensive guide to the transcription of qualitative interviews, an often richly debated practice within oral history. Beginning with an introduction to the field and an overview of the many disciplines that conduct and transcribe interviews, the book goes on…

    Paperback – 2019-08-05
    Practicing Oral History

  • Virtual History

    How Videogames Portray the Past, 1st Edition

    By A. Martin Wainwright

    Virtual History examines many of the most popular historical video games released over the last decade and explores their portrayal of history. The book looks at the motives and perspectives of game designers and marketers, as well as the societal expectations addressed, through contingency and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11

  • Censuses and Census Takers

    A Global History, 1st Edition

    By Gunnar Thorvaldsen

    This book analyses the international development of the census by comparing the history of census taking on all continents and in many countries. The timeframe is wide, from male censuses in the Bible to current censuses covering the whole population. There is a focus on the efforts and destinies…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Narratives of War

    Remembering and Chronicling Battle in Twentieth-Century Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nanci Adler, Remco Ensel, Michael Wintle

    Narratives of War considers the way war and battle are remembered and narrated across space and time in Europe in the twentieth century. The book reflects on how narratives are generated and deployed, and on their function as coping mechanisms, means of survival, commemorative gestures, historical…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Memory and Narrative

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