Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

  • History and Material Culture

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

    Edited by Karen Harvey

    History and Material Culture considers objects, often day to day ones, as sources, which can help historians develop new interpretations and knowledge about the past. Across 12 chapters, different historians look at a variety of material sources from around the globe and across centuries to assess…

    Paperback – 2016-02-15 
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  • Memory and History

    Understanding Memory as Source and Subject

    Edited by Joan Tumblety

    How does the historian approach memory and how do historians use different sources to analyze how history and memory interact and impact on each other? Memory and History explores the different aspects of the study of this field. Taking examples from Europe, Australia, the USA and Japan and…

    Paperback – 2013-04-02
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  • Understanding Medieval Primary Sources

    Using Historical Sources to Discover Medieval Europe

    Edited by Joel T. Rosenthal

    Medieval society created many kinds of records and written material which differ considerably, giving us such sources as last wills, sermons, manorial accounts, or royal biographies. Primary sources are an exciting way for students to engage with the past and draw their own ideas about life in the…

    Paperback – 2011-08-26
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  • History and Material Culture

    A Student's Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources

    Edited by Karen Harvey

    Sources are the raw material of history, but where the written word has traditionally been seen as the principal source, today historians are increasingly recognizing the value of sources beyond text. In History and Material Culture, Karen Harvey embarks upon a discussion about material culture –…

    Paperback – 2009-03-10
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  • History Beyond the Text

    A Student’s Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources

    Edited by Sarah Barber, Corinna Peniston-Bird

    Historians are increasingly looking beyond the traditional, and turning to visual, oral, aural, and virtual sources to inform their work. The challenges these sources pose require new skills of interpretation and require historians to consider alternative theoretical and practical approaches. In…

    Paperback – 2008-11-26
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  • Reading Primary Sources

    The Interpretation of Texts from Nineteenth and Twentieth Century History

    Edited by Miriam Dobson, Benjamin Ziemann

    How does the historian approach primary sources? How do interpretations differ? How can they be used to write history? Reading Primary Sources goes a long way to providing answers for these questions. In the first part of this unique volume, the chapters give an overview of both traditional and…

    Paperback – 2008-07-17
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