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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. 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

  2. The French Revolution

    Recent Debates and New Controversies, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Gary Kates

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    This fascinating book studies all aspects of the French Revolution, from its origins, through its development, right up to the consequences of this major historical event. Bringing together key texts at the forefront of new research and interpretation, Gary Kates challenges orthodox assumptions...

    Published October 24th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Practicing History

    New Directions in Historical Writing after the Linguistic Turn

    Edited by Gabrielle M. Spiegel

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    This essential collection of key articles offers a re-evaluation of the practice of history in light of current debates. Critical thinkers and practicing historians present their writings, along with clear and thorough editorial material, to examine the complex ideas at the forefront of historical...

    Published May 6th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Origins of the Cold War

    An International History, 2nd Edition

    By Melvyn leffler

    Edited by Melvyn P. Leffler, David S. Painter

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    The Cold War dominated the world political arena for forty-five years. Focusing on the international system and on events in all parts of the globe, Melvyn P. Leffler and David S. Painter have brought together a truly international collection of articles that provide a fresh and comprehensive...

    Published April 11th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Medieval Religion

    New Approaches

    Edited by Constance Hoffman Berman

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Constance Hoffman Berman presents an indispensable collection of the most influential and revisionist work to be done on religion in the Middle Ages in the last two decades. Bringing together an authoritative list of scholars from around the world, this book is a comprehensive ...

    Published January 12th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Revolutionary Russia

    New Approaches to the Russian Revolution of 1917

    Edited by Rex A. Wade

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    This collection presents the major recent writings on the Russian Revolution and its context. It brings together key texts to illustrate new interpretive approaches and covers the central topics and themes. Together, the chapters in this volume form a coherent representation of both the events and...

    Published February 26th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Decolonization

    Perspectives from Now and Then

    Edited by Prasenjit Duara

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Decolonization brings together the most cutting-edge thinking by major historians of decolonization, including previously unpublished essays and writings by leaders of decolonizing countries including Ho Chi-Minh and Jawaharlal Nehru. The chapters in this volume present a move away from Western...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

  8. The Renaissance

    Italy and Abroad

    Edited by John Jeffries Martin

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Including the most recent scholarship on the history of the Renaissance, this book examines politics, society, identity, gender, religion and science, and focuses on not only Italian developments in this crucial period of change, but also on aspects in Germany, France and England. With...

    Published December 5th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Twentieth-Century China

    New Approaches

    Edited by Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Twentieth Century China: New Approaches is an important revisionist study of China's recent past. The chapters throw light on a variety of subjects within the field, which has recently undergone considerable change. The three major parts of this reader take into account the historical shape of the...

    Published November 7th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Global Feminisms Since 1945

    Edited by Bonnie G. Smith

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Global Feminisms Since 1945 is an innovative historical introduction to the issues of contemporary feminism, with a truly global perspective. It is a concise anthology considering the similarities and differences between feminisms in West and East, North and South, and highlighting class, racial,...

    Published June 29th 2000 by Routledge

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