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  • The Oral History Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Robert Perks, Alistair Thomson

    The Oral History Reader, now in its third edition, is a comprehensive, international anthology combining major, ‘classic’ articles with cutting-edge pieces on the theory, method and use of oral history. Twenty-seven new chapters introduce the most significant developments in oral history in the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-28 
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  • The Cultural History Reader

    Edited by Peter McCaffery, Ben Marsden

    The Cultural History Reader is the first volume to collect together the distinctive contributions made by cultural historians across the spectrum of historiographical methods. It offers a unique view into the insights to be gained from examining how cultural factors have shaped people's experiences…

    Paperback – 2013-10-21
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  • The American Revolution Reader

    Edited by Denver Brunsman, David J Silverman

    The American Revolution Reader is a collection of leading essays on the American revolutionary era from the eve of the imperial crisis through George Washington’s presidency. Articles have been chosen to represent classic themes, such as the British-colonial relationship during the eighteenth…

    Paperback – 2013-08-05
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  • The Public History Reader

    Edited by Hilda Kean, Paul Martin

    Drawing on theory and practice from five continents, The Public History Reader offers clearly written accessible introductions to debates in public history as it places people, such as practitioners, bloggers, archivists, local historians, curators or those working in education, at the heart of…

    Paperback – 2013-02-28
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  • The Caribbean History Reader

    Edited by Nicola Foote

    The Caribbean is a region that has been at the heart of world history and global development for centuries. Despite its small geographic size, it is the lynchpin of the Atlantic economy. Further, through a series of migrations, Caribbean people are represented in most of the major cities of…

    Paperback – 2012-12-17
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  • The Global History of Childhood Reader

    Edited by Heidi Morrison

    The Global History of Childhood Reader provides an essential collection of chapters and articles on the global history of childhood. The Reader is structured thematically so as to provide both a representative sampling of the historiography as well as an overview of the key issues of the field,…

    Paperback – 2012-04-17
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  • The Terrorism Reader

    4th Edition

    Edited by David J. Whittaker

    The Terrorism Reader is an intriguing introduction to a notorious and disturbing international phenomenon. The book draws together material from a variety of experts and clearly explains their opinions on terrorism, allowing understanding, conjecture and debate. David J. Whittaker explores all…

    Paperback – 2012-03-27
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  • The Twentieth Century Russia Reader

    Edited by Alastair Kocho-Williams

    The twentieth century was, for Russia, one of the most challenging in its history. the country experienced war, revolution and systemic collapse, all of which brought serious challenges especially in international affairs. Only by examining the whole century can Modern Russia be properly…

    Paperback – 2011-06-30
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  • The History of Sexuality in Europe

    A Sourcebook and Reader

    Edited by Anna Clark

    The History of Sexuality in Europe: A Sourcebook and Reader is a dynamic introduction to the latest debates in the history of Sexuality in Europe. It begins with an introduction, "The Magnetic Poetry Kit of Sex," that surveys the field of sexuality and introduces the new concept of sexual grammar.…

    Paperback – 2010-12-14
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  • The American Urban Reader

    History and Theory

    Edited by Steven H. Corey, Lisa Krissoff Boehm

    The American Urban Reader brings together the most exciting work on the evolution of the American city, from colonial settlement and western expansion to post-industrial cities and the growth of the suburbs. Each of the chronologically and thematically organized chapters includes thoughtfully…

    Paperback – 2010-07-23
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  • The New Imperial Histories Reader

    Edited by Stephen Howe

    In recent years, imperial history has experienced a newfound vigour, dynamism and diversity. There has been an explosion of new work in the field, which has been driven into even greater prominence by contemporary world events. However, this resurgence has brought with it disputes between those who…

    Paperback – 2009-11-02
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  • The History on Film Reader

    Edited by Marnie Hughes-Warrington

    Historical film studies is a burgeoning field, with a large and ever growing number of publications from across the globe. The History on Film Reader distils this mass of work, offering readers an introduction to just under thirty of the most critical and representative writings on the…

    Paperback – 2009-04-23
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  • The Modern Historiography Reader

    Western Sources

    Edited by Adam Budd

    In The Modern Historiography Reader, Adam Budd guides readers through European and North American developments in history-writing since the eighteenth century. Starting with Enlightenment history and moving through subjects such as moral history, national history, the emergence of history as a…

    Paperback – 2008-11-17
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  • The Witchcraft Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Darren Oldridge

    The Witchcraft Reader draws together the best historical writing on the subject, exploring the origins and consequences of the fear of witches. The Reader traces the development of witch beliefs in the late Middle Ages, the social and political dynamics of witch-hunts in the sixteenth and…

    Paperback – 2008-04-07
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  • The Victorian Studies Reader

    Edited by Kelly Boyd, Rohan McWilliam

    Selected as an 'Outstanding Academic Title' in the 2008 CHOICE awards, The Victorian Studies Reader gathers together, in one volume, some of the key pieces on Victorian history, society and culture. The book draws on new trends in looking at the Victorian Age and includes sections on:…

    Paperback – 2007-04-23
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  • The Feminist History Reader

    Edited by Sue Morgan

    The Feminist History Reader gathers together key articles, from some of the very best writers in the field, that have shaped the dynamic historiography of the past thirty years, and introduces students to the major shifts and turning points in this dialogue. The Reader is divided into four sections…

    Paperback – 2006-04-21
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  • The Oral History Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Alistair Thomson

    This greatly anticipated update of The Oral History Reader is a comprehensive, international anthology of major, ‘classic’ articles and cutting-edge pieces on the theory, method and use of oral history. This wide-ranging volume illustrates similarities and differences in oral history from around…

    Paperback – 2006-04-07
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  • The Global History Reader

    Edited by Bruce Mazlish, Akira Iriye

    This groundbreaking work brings together an important collection of essays from an international range of contributors to set globalization in its historical context. Through these thematically focused essays, the history of the world is examined in key themes that transcend national boundaries…

    Paperback – 2004-11-04
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  • The World War Two Reader

    Edited by Gordon Martel

    From highly respected field academic Gordon Martel, The World War Two Reader is a rare work that provides a complete and up-to-date overview of the recent historiography on World War Two. Huge in scope, both geographically and thematically, this excellent reader examines twenty-one articles by…

    Paperback – 2004-05-20
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  • The Nature of History Reader

    Edited by Keith Jenkins, Alun Munslow

    In this timely collection, key pieces of writing by leading historians are reproduced and evaluated, with an explanation and critique of their character and assumptions, and how they reflect upon the nature of the history project. The authors respond to the view that the nature of history has…

    Paperback – 2004-04-22
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  • The Postmodernism Reader

    Foundational Texts

    Edited by Michael Drolet

    The Postmodernism Reader traces the origins, development and the politics of postmodernism through the key writings of postmodernist thinkers. This collection of foundational essays restores the poignancy that has been lost – or even emphatically rejected – in the debate about postmodernism by…

    Paperback – 2003-11-27
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  • The Decolonization Reader

    Edited by James Le Sueur

    Grouped around the most salient themes, this compilation includes discussions of metropolitan politics, gender, sexuality, race, culture, nationalism and economy, and offers a comparative and interdisciplinary assessment of decolonization. The process of decolonization transformed colonial and…

    Paperback – 2003-06-12
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  • The Slavery Reader

    Edited by Gad Heuman, James Walvin

    The Slavery Reader brings together the most recent and essential writings on slavery. The focus is on Atlantic slavery – the enforced movement of millions of Africans from their homelands into the Americas, and the complex historical story of slavery in the Americas. Spanning almost five…

    Paperback – 2003-06-12
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  • The Enlightenment

    A Sourcebook and Reader

    Edited by Olga Gomez, Francesca Greensides, Paul Hyland

    The Enlightenment brings together the work of major Enlightenment thinkers such as Hobbes, Rousseau, Diderot and Kant, to illustrate the full importance and achievements of this period in history. Extracts are gathered thematically into sections on such aspects of the Enlightenment as:…

    Paperback – 2003-02-20
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  • The Terrorism Reader

    2nd Edition

    This updated edition now contains a chapter on The Taliban and the Al-Qaeda terror network as well as new material on George W. Bush's war against terror.…

    Paperback – 2002-12-19
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  • The Fascism Reader

    Edited by Aristotle A. Kallis

    The Fascism Reader is a fascinating and wide-ranging introduction to the complex nature, limits, aspects and dynamics of fascism as both ideology and practice. The book draws together classic and recent interpretations to trace the development of generic fascism. Exploring fascism in all its…

    Paperback – 2002-12-05
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  • European Women's History Reader

    Edited by Christine Collette, Fiona Montgomery

    The European Women's History Reader is a fascinating collection of seminal articles and extracts, exploring the social, economic, religious and political history of women across Europe since the late eighteenth century.This ambitious volume is arranged into four chronological sections all with…

    Paperback – 2001-12-06
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  • The Witchcraft Reader

    Edited by Darren Oldridge

    Paperback – 2001-10-25
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  • Renaissance Thought

    A Reader

    By Robert Black

    Renaissance Thought is a fascinating collection of essays on the Renaissance, focusing on humanism and thought. The concept of the Renaissance has always been challenging to define and this book enables a deeper understanding of the essential features of the Renaissance and humanism. Knowledge of…

    Paperback – 2001-08-23
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  • The History and Narrative Reader

    Edited by Geoffrey Roberts

    Drawing together seminal texts from philosophers and historians, including Hayden White, David Carr and Frederick Olafson, this volume presents the great debate over the narrative character of history from the 1960s onwards. The History and Narrative Reader combines theory with practice to offer a…

    Paperback – 2001-06-21
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  • Irish Women's History Reader

    Edited by Alan Hayes, Diane Urquhart

    The Irish Women's History Reader is an exciting collection of essays revealing the tremendous diversity of women's experiences in Ireland's past. For the first time this unique book draws together key articles published in the fields of Irish women's history and women's studies over the past two…

    Paperback – 2000-12-14
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  • The Oral History Reader

    Edited by Robert Perks, Alistair Thomson

    The Oral History Reader edited by Robert Perks and Alistair Thomson, is an international anthology of the key writings about the theory, method and use of oral history. Arranged in five thematic sections, The Oral History Reader details issues in the theory and practice of oral history. The…

    Paperback – 1997-11-27
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  • The Postmodern History Reader

    Edited by Keith Jenkins

    The Postmodern History Reader is the most comprehensive collection of influential texts on historiography and postmodernism yet compiled. Keith Jenkins expertly selects from the books and journal articles across the whole historiographical range that have been key to the transforming debates. This…

    Paperback – 1997-07-10
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