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  1. 'A New Type of History'

    Fictional Proposals for dealing with the Past

    By Beverley Southgate

    Series: Routledge Approaches to History

    Linking fiction with history and historical theory, 'A New Type of History': Fictional Proposals for dealing with the Past focuses on a selection of nineteenth- and twentieth-century novelists – Tolstoy, Proust, John Cowper Powys, Virginia Woolf, Wyndham Lewis, Penelope Lively, and James...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Herodotos the Historian (Routledge Revivals)

    His Problems, Methods and Originality

    By K H WATERS

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The work of Herodotos of Halikarnassos, ‘the father of history’, differs in many ways from that of modern historians, and it poses special problems to the student. Herodotos’ history of the Persian Wars, written in the second half of the fifth century BC, was both the first attempt at a...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Marxist History and Postwar Japanese Nationalism

    By Curtis Anderson Gayle

    This book explores the historical writings of postwar Japanese Marxists - who were, and who continue to be, surprisingly numerous in the Japanese academic world. It shows how they developed in their historical writing ideas of 'radical nationalism', which accepted presupposed ideas of Japan's '...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Framework of Operational Warfare

    By Clayton Newell

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Foundations of Christianity (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in Christian Origins

    By Karl Kautsky

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1925, Karl Kautsky presents a Marxist history of Christianity and Christian society. Divided into four key sections, the book begins by considering the personality of Jesus as portrayed within Pagan and Christian sources and highlighting the Church’s difficulty in presenting a...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Material of World History

    Edited by Tina Mai Chen, David S. Churchill

    Series: Routledge Approaches to History

    This volume considers the confluence of World History and historical materialism, with the following guiding question in mind: given developments in the field of historical materialism concerned with the intersection of race, gender, labour, and class, why is it that within the field of World...

    Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Modernity, Metatheory, and the Temporal-Spatial Divide

    From Mythos to Techne

    By Michael Kimaid

    Series: Routledge Approaches to History

    This book is about how modernity affects our perceptions of time and space. Its main argument is that geographical space is used to control temporal progress by channeling it to benefit particular political, economic and social interests, or by halting it altogether. By incorporating the ancient...

    Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Crusades and Memory

    Rethinking Past and Present

    Edited by Megan Cassidy-Welch, Anne E. Lester

    Crusading was a religious movement involving papal authorization, the incentive of remission of sins, pious motivation on behalf of the individual, and the justification of holy war. Much recent historiography in this area has focused on resolving the questions of what a crusade was, and why people...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Impact of History?

    Histories at the Beginning of the 21st Century

    By Pedro Ramos Pinto, Bertrand Taithe

    Driven by the increasing importance of discussions around 'impact' and its meaning and implications for history, The Impact of History? brings together established and new voices to raise relevant questions, issues and controversies for debate. The chapters are articulated around the themes of...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Byzantine Readings of Ancient Historians

    Texts in Translation, with Introductions and Notes

    By Anthony Kaldellis

    Series: Routledge Classical Translations

    The survival of ancient Greek historiography is largely due to its preservation by Byzantine copyists and scholars. This process entailed selection, adaptation, and commentary, which shaped the corpus of Greek historiography in its transmission. By investigating those choices, Kaldellis enables a...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge