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New and Published Books

  1. Mass Killings and Violence in Spain, 1936-1952

    Grappling with the Past

    Edited by Peter Anderson, Miguel Ángel del Arco Blanco

    Series: Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

    Historians have only recently established the scale of the violence carried out by the supporters of General Franco during and after the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939. An estimated 88,000 unidentified victims of Francoist violence remain to be exhumed from mass graves and given a dignified burial,...

    Published October 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 September 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Migration Theory

    Talking across Disciplines, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Caroline B. Brettell, James F. Hollifield

    During the last decade the issue of migration has increased in global prominence and has caused controversy among host countries around the world. To remedy the tendency of scholars to speak only to and from their own disciplinary perspective, this book brings together in a single volume essays...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Fifty Key Thinkers on History

    3rd Edition

    By Marnie Hughes-Warrington

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Key Thinkers on History is an essential guide to the most influential historians, theorists and philosophers of history. The entries offer comprehensive coverage of the long history of historiography ranging from ancient China, Greece and Rome, through the Middle Ages to the contemporary...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Discipline of History and the History of Thought

    By M.C. Lemon

    Although much has been written of the nature of history and its disciplinary problems, less attention has been paid to the history of thought. M.C. Lemon's rigorously philosophical work first re-asserts the discipline of history in general as narrative based, before pursuing the methodological...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. The Ends of History

    Questioning the Stakes of Historical Reason

    Edited by Amy Swiffen, Joshua Nichols

    Over two decades ago we were confronted by the end of the Soviet Union and collapse of the geo-politicall divisions that had defined much of the twentieth century. From this particular end, the ‘end of history’ was proclaimed. But is it still possible to argue that liberal democracy and free market...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Historians Debate the Rise of the West

    By Jonathan Daly

    How and why did Europe rise to world pre-eminence? Providing an overview of this central historical conundrum of modern times, Historians Debate the Rise of the West enables students to grasp major scholars’ evaluations of the biggest picture of all: how Western civilization fits into modern world...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Korean War at Sixty

    New Approaches to the Study of the Korean War

    Edited by Steven Casey

    Korea used to be the ‘forgotten war.’ Now, however, experts widely view it as a pivotal moment in the history of the Cold War, while its legacy still scars contemporary East Asian politics. The sixtieth anniversary of the Korean War is a fitting time both to assess the current state of...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Material Evidence: Learning from Archaeological Practice
    Edited by Robert Chapman, Alison Wylie
    To Be Published December 12th 2014
  2. Remembering the First World War
    Edited by Bart Ziino
    To Be Published December 12th 2014
  3. Displaced Things
    By Sandra H. Dudley
    To Be Published December 15th 2014
  4. History: An Introduction to Theory, Method, and Practice
    By John Marriott, Peter Claus
    To Be Published December 15th 2014
  5. Researching Local History: The Human Journey
    By M. Williams
    To Be Published December 15th 2014

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