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  • Shaping the History of Education?

    The first 50 years of Paedagogica Historica, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeroen J.H. Dekker, Frank Simon

    In 1961 the Centre for the Study of the History of Education at Ghent University, Belgium published the first issue of the multilingual journal Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education. This book celebrates its fiftieth volume. In fourteen contributions written by…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12

  • India and South Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Javed Majeed, Isabel Hofmeyr

    South Africa and India constitute two key nodes in the global south and have inspired new modes of non-Western transnational history. Themes include anti-imperial movements; Gandhian ideas; comparisons of race and caste; Afro-Asian ideals; Indian Ocean public spheres. This volume extends these…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12

  • The Historiography of Persian Architecture

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Iranian Studies

  • A Provincial History of the Ottoman Empire

    Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean in the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Marc Aymes

    Provincializing the history of the Ottoman Empire, this book provides a critical approach to the projects of ‘modernity’ that took place in the Eastern Mediterranean over the past two centuries. Leaving their mark on this period are; the turmoil of insurgency in Greece and Egypt, a growing…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Victorian Magic

    1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Lamb

    First published in 1976. This title brings the Victorian era to life with stories of its spectacular leading magicians, conjurers, illusionists, escapologists, scientific experimenters and tricksters. Geoffrey Lamb describes the kind of people they were and the kind of things they did, whilst…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Paternalism in Early Victorian England

    1st Edition

    By F David Roberts

    First published in 1979. This book studies the social outlook which historians today call paternalism. It was an ideology which informed social attitudes at all levels of society and expressed itself in countless ways. In this work, David Roberts provides a comprehensive examination of the revival,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21

  • Historians on History

    3rd Edition

    Edited by John Tosh

    Bringing together in one volume the key writings of many of the major historians from the last few decades, Historians on History provides an overview of the evolving nature of historical enquiry, illuminating the political, social and personal assumptions that have governed and sustained…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14

  • Writing About Byzantium

    The History of Niketas Choniates, 1st Edition

    By Theresa Urbainczyk

    Niketas Choniates was in Constantinople when it was burnt and looted by the soldiers of the Fourth Crusade and he wrote a history which has always been the mainstay for anyone wishing to learn about the Comnene dynasty and the Byzantine Empire of the twelfth century. Yet it is a very difficult and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Unarchived Histories

    The "mad" and the "trifling" in the colonial and postcolonial world, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gyanendra Pandey

    For some time now, scholars have recognized the archive less as a neutral repository of documents of the past, and rather more as a politically interested representation of it, and recognized that the very act of archiving is accompanied by a process of un-archiving. Michel Foucault pointed to "…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • History and Material Culture

    A Student's Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Karen Harvey

    Sources are the raw material of History, but whereas the written word has traditionally been seen as the principal source, historians now recognize the value of sources beyond text. In this new edition of History and Material Culture, contributors consider a range of objects – from an…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

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