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  • The Routledge Companion to Medieval Iconography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colum Hourihane

    Sometimes enjoying considerable favor, sometimes less, iconography has been an essential element in medieval art historical studies since the beginning of the discipline. Some of the greatest art historians – including Mâle, Warburg, Panofsky, Morey, and Schapiro – have devoted their lives to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • 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
    Routledge
    Memory and Narrative

  • Explanation in Action Theory and Historiography

    Causal and Teleological Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gunnar Schumann

    Is the appropriate form of human action explanation causal or rather teleological? While this is a central question in analytic philosophy of action, it also has implications for questions about the differences between methods of explanation in the sciences on the one hand and in the humanities and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Roman Tales

    A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory, 1st Edition

    By Thomas V. Cohen

    Roman Tales: A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory explores both the social and cultural life of Renaissance Rome and the mind-set and methods of microhistory. This book draws the reader deep into eight stories: a Christian-Jewish picnic plus an ill-aimed stone fight, an embassy-driven…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge
    Microhistories

  • How History Works

    The Reconstitution of a Human Science, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Values, Objectivity, and Explanation in Historiography

    1st Edition

    By Tor Egil Førland

    Bringing sophisticated philosophy to bear on real-life historiography, Values, Objectivity, and Explanation in Historiography rekindles and invigorates the debate on two perennials in the theory and methodology of history. One is the tension between historians' values and the ideal—or illusion—of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Sallust's Histories and Triumviral Historiography

    Confronting the End of History, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Gerrish

    Sallust’s Histories and Triumviral Historiography explores the historiographical innovations of the first century Roman historian Sallust, focusing on the fragmentary Histories, an account of the turbulent years after the death of the dictator Sulla. The Histories were written during the violent…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Spatializing the History of Ecology

    Sites, Journeys, Mappings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raf de Bont, Jens Lachmund

    Throughout its history, the discipline of ecology has always been profoundly entangled with the history of space and place. On the one hand, ecology is a field science that has thrived on the study of concrete spatial entities, such as islands, forests or rivers. These spaces are the workplaces in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • Geneses

    A Comparative Study of the Historiographies of the Rise of Christianity, Rabbinic Judaism, and Islam, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Tolan

    What is a religion? How do we discern the boundaries between religions, or religious communities? When does Judaism become Judaism, Christianity become Christianity, Islam become Islam? Scholars have increasingly called into question the standard narratives created by the various orthodoxies,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge

  • East Asian Art History in a Transnational Context

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eriko Tomizawa-Kay, Toshio Watanabe

    This is the first comprehensive English-language study of East Asian art history in a transnational context, and challenges the existing geographic, temporal, and generic paradigms that currently frame the art history of East Asia. This pioneering study proposes an important new framework that…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Historiography of Transition

    Critical Phases in the Development of Modernity (1494-1973), 1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Pombeni

    Defining a “historic transition” means understanding how the complex system of intellectual, social, and material structures formed that determined the transition from a certain “universe” to a “new universe,” where the old explanations were radically rethought. In this book, a group of historians…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Children and Globalization

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hoda Mahmoudi, Steven Mintz

    Globalization has carried vast consequences for the lives of children. It has spurred unprecedented waves of immigration, contributed to far-reaching transformations in the organization, structure, and dynamics of family life, and profoundly altered trajectories of growing up. Equally important,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

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