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  1. The Rise and Propagation of Historical Professionalism

    By Rolf Torstendahl

    Series: Routledge Approaches to History

    This book examines the evolution of historical professionalism, with the development of an international community that shares a set of values regarding both methodological minimum demands and what constitutes new results. Historical professionalism is not a fixed set of skills, but a concept with...

    Published August 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Fiction of History

    Edited by Alexander Lyon Macfie

    Series: Routledge Approaches to History

    The Fiction of History sets out a number of themes in the relationship between history and fiction, emphasising the tensions and dilemmas created in this relationship and examining how various writers have dealt with these. In the first part, two chapters discuss the philosophy behind the...

    Published July 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. History, Memory, and State-Sponsored Violence

    Time and Justice

    By Berber Bevernage

    Series: Routledge Approaches to History

    Modern historiography embraces the notion that time is irreversible, implying that the past should be imagined as something ‘absent’ or ‘distant.’ Victims of historical injustice, however, in contrast, often claim that the past got ‘stuck’ in the present and that it retains a haunting presence....

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Imprisoned by History

    Aspects of Historicized Life

    By Martin L. Davies

    Series: Routledge Approaches to History

    Imprisoned by History: Aspects of Historicized Life offers a controversial analysis, grounded both in philosophical argument and empirical evidence, of what history does in contemporary culture. It endorses and extends the argument that contemporary society is, in historical terms, already...

    Published May 1st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Popularizing National Pasts

    1800 to the Present

    Edited by Stefan Berger, Chris Lorenz, Billie Melman

    Series: Routledge Approaches to History

    Popularizing National Pasts is the first truly cross-national and comparative study of popular national histories, their representations, the meanings given to them and their uses, which expands outside the confines of Western Europe and the US. It draws a picture of popular histories which is...

    Published April 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Frank Ankersmit's Lost Historical Cause

    A Journey from Language to Experience

    By Peter Icke

    Series: Routledge Approaches to History

    The contemporary Dutch historical theorist/philosopher Frank Ankersmit, an erstwhile advocate and promulgator of what has become known as "the linguistic turn" in historical theory, is very well known within the discipline. His early position with regard to the historical text is frequently...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Integrity and Historical Research

    Edited by Tony Gibbons, Emily Sutherland

    Series: Routledge Approaches to History

    There have been serious debates between historians, novelists and filmmakers as to how best present historical narratives. When writers and filmmakers talk of using historical research with integrity, what exactly do they mean? Integrity and Historical Research examines this question in detail. The...

    Published August 25th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Narrative Projections of a Black British History

    By Eva Ulrike Pirker

    Series: Routledge Approaches to History

    Since the mid-1990s, the black experience in Britain has begun to be (re)negotiated intensely, with a strong focus on history. Narrative Projections of a Black British History considers narratives that construct, or engage with, aspects of a black British history. Part I poses the question of what...

    Published May 26th 2011 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Rise and Propagation of Historical Professionalism
    By Rolf Torstendahl
    To Be Published August 31st 2014
  2. The Material of World History
    Edited by Tina Mai Chen, David Churchill
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  3. Modernity, Metatheory and the Temporal-Spatial Divide: From Mythos to Techne
    By Michael Kimaid
    To Be Published March 30th 2015
  4. Beyond Memory: Silence and the Aesthetics of Remembrance
    Edited by Alexandre Dessingué, Jay M. Winter
    To Be Published June 14th 2015

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