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Rewriting Histories

Series Editor: Jack R. Censer

Rewriting Histories focuses on historical themes where standard conclusions are facing a major challenge. Each book presents ten to fifteen papers (edited and annotated where necessary) at the forefront of current research and interpretation, offering students an accessible way to engage with contemporary debates.

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1-10 of 30 results in Rewriting Histories
  1. Early North America in Global Perspective

    Edited by Philip D. Morgan, Molly A. Warsh

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Early North American history is a field in flux. In the last thirty years, the field of Atlantic History has transformed scholarly studies of colonial America, bringing to light the many connections linking the Americas to Africa and Europe. Recently, though, historians have begun to question the...

    Published September 5th 2013 by Routledge

  2. North American Borderlands

    Edited by Brian DeLay

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Since the early colonial period, historians have been fascinated with North America’s borderlands – places where people interacted across multiple, independent political and legal systems. Today the scholarship on these regions is more robust and innovative than ever before. North American...

    Published December 7th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Global Environmental History

    An Introductory Reader

    Edited by John R. McNeill, Alan Roe

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Global Environmental History introduces this rapidly developing field through a broad and thought-provoking range of expert contributions. Environmental history is a subject especially suited to global and transnational approaches and, over the course of the present generation, an increasing...

    Published November 8th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Haitian History

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Despite Haiti's proximity to the United States, and its considerable importance to our own history, Haiti barely registered in the historic consciousness of most Americans until recently. Those who struggled to understand Haiti's suffering in the earthquake of 2010 often spoke of it as the poorest...

    Published August 27th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Globalizing Feminisms, 1789- 1945

    Edited by Karen Offen

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    This definitive Reader presents a coherent, comprehensive, comparative, and much-needed collective history of women’s activism throughout the world. Including key pieces on the history of feminism from an international group of scholars, the book charts feminists’ attempts to restore a balance...

    Published December 10th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Origins of the Black Atlantic

    Edited by Laurent Dubois, Julius S. Scott

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Between 1492 and 1820, about two-thirds of the people who crossed the Atlantic to the Americas were Africans. With the exception of the Spanish, all the European empires settled more Africans in the New World than they did Europeans. The vast majority of these enslaved men and women worked on...

    Published September 14th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Comparative Fascist Studies

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Constantin Iordachi

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Owing to its mass appeal, revolutionary and violent nature, strong political impact, and multiple reverberations in contemporary politics, fascism was one of the most complex, and hotly debated movements of the twentieth century. Comparative Fascist Studies: New Perspectives brings together some of...

    Published July 9th 2009 by Routledge

  8. The New South

    New Histories

    By J. William Harris

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    William Harris, the editor of Routledge’s The Old South: New Studies of Society and Culture, aims in The New South to introduce students to the historiography of this later volatile period of southern history, which starts from the racial segregation prevalent after the end of the Civil War and...

    Published December 13th 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Old South

    New Studies of Society and Culture

    By J. William Harris

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    In this, the re-titled second edition of Society and Culture in the Slave South, J. William Harris selects the most recent and original scholarship in the field of the antebellum South published since 1992, when the first edition appeared. The present volume illustrates both the continuities and...

    Published December 4th 2007 by Routledge

  10. From Roman Provinces to Medieval Kingdoms

    Edited by Thomas F.X. Noble

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    This prestigious collection of essays by leading scholars provides a thorough reassessment of the medieval era which questions how, when and why the Middle Ages began, and how abruptly the shift from the Roman Empire to Barbarian Europe happened. Presenting the most current work including...

    Published March 1st 2006 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Holocaust: Origins, Implementation, Aftermath, 2nd Edition
    Edited by Omer Bartov
    To Be Published December 11th 2014

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