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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. The Holocaust

    Origins, Implementation, Aftermath

    Edited by Omer Bartov

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Holocaust: Origins, Implementation, Aftermath presents a critical and important study of the Holocaust. Complete with an introduction that summarizes the state of the field, this book contains major reinterpretations by leading Holocaust authors along with key texts on testimony, memory, and...

    Published December 15th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Stalinism

    New Directions

    Edited by Sheila Fitzpatrick

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Stalinism is a provocative addition to the current debates related to the history of the Stalinist period of the Soviet Union. Sheila Fitzpatrick has collected together the newest and the most exciting work by young Russian, American and European scholars, as well as some of the seminal articles...

    Published September 22nd 1999 by Routledge

  3. The Revolutions of 1989

    Edited by Vladimir Tismaneanu

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    The Revolutions of 1989 is a collection of both classic and recent articles examining the causes and consequences of the collapse of communism in East and Central Europe, the most important event in recent world history. It includes discussion of: * the economic, political and social nature of...

    Published February 10th 1999 by Routledge

  4. Segregation and Apartheid in Twentieth Century South Africa

    Edited by William Beinart, Saul Dubow

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    As South Africa moves towards majority rule, and blacks begin to exercise direct political power, apartheid becomes a thing of the past - but its legacy in South African history will be indelible. this book is designed to introduce students to a range of interpretations of one of South Africa's...

    Published April 12th 1995 by Routledge

  5. Reformation to Revolution

    By Margo Todd

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Few periods of English history have been so subject to `revisionism' as the Tudors and Stuarts. This volume offers a full introduction to the complex historiographical debates currently raging about politics and religion in early modern England. It * draws together thirteen articles culled from...

    Published December 14th 1994 by Routledge

  6. Nazism and German Society, 1933-1945

    Edited by David Crew

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    The image of the Third Reich as a monolithic state presiding over the brainwashed, fanatical masses, retains a tenacious grip on the general public's imagination. However, a growing body of research on the social history of the Nazi years has revealed the variety and complexity of the relationships...

    Published October 12th 1994 by Routledge

  7. Diversity and Unity in Early North America

    Edited by Phillip Morgan

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Philip Morgan's selection of cutting-edge essays by leading historians represents the extraordinary vitality of recent historical literature on early America. The book opens up previously unexplored areas such as cultural diversity, ethnicity, and gender, and reveals the importance of new methods...

    Published September 1st 1993 by Routledge

  8. Gender and American History Since 1890

    Edited by Barbara Melosh

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    These essays chart major contributions to recent historiography. Carefully selected for their accessibility and accompanied by headnotes and study questions, the essays offer a clear and engaging introduction for the non-specialist. The introduction describes the emergence of gender as a subject of...

    Published March 3rd 1993 by Routledge

  9. Society and Culture in the Slave South

    Edited by J. William Harris

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Combining established work with that of recent provocative scholarship on the antebellum South, this collection of essays puts students in touch with some of the central debates in this dynamic field. It includes substantial excerpts from the work of Eugene Genovese and Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, who...

    Published December 2nd 1992 by Routledge

  10. The Industrial Revolution and Work in Nineteenth Century Europe

    Edited by Lenard R. Berlanstein

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    The Industrial Revolution is a central concept in conventional understandings of the modern world, and as such is a core topic on many history courses. It is therefore difficult for students to see it as anything other than an objective description of a crucial turning-point, yet a generation of...

    Published November 4th 1992 by Routledge

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