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The Routledge History of Sex and the Body: 1500 to the Present

The Routledge History of Sex and the Body: 1500 to the Present

1st Edition

Sarah Toulalan, Kate Fisher
March 15, 2016

The Routledge History of Sex and the Body provides an overview of the main themes surrounding the history of sexuality from 1500 to the present day. The history of sex and the body is an expanding field in which vibrant debate on, for instance, the history of homosexuality, is developing. This book...

The Routledge History of Genocide

The Routledge History of Genocide

1st Edition

Cathie Carmichael, Richard C. Maguire
May 08, 2015

The Routledge History of Genocide takes an interdisciplinary yet historically focused look at history from the Iron Age to the recent past to examine episodes of extreme violence that could be interpreted as genocidal. Approaching the subject in a sensitive, inclusive and respectful way, each...

The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity: 1050-1500

The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity: 1050-1500

1st Edition

R. N. Swanson
April 16, 2015

The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity explores the role of Christianity in European society from the middle of the eleventh-century until the dawning of the Reformation. Arranged in four thematic sections and comprising 23 originally commissioned chapters plus introductory overviews to...

The Routledge History of Terrorism

The Routledge History of Terrorism

1st Edition

Randall D. Law
April 02, 2015

Though the history of terrorism stretches back to the ancient world, today it is often understood as a recent development. Comprehensive enough to serve as a survey for students or newcomers to the field, yet with enough depth to engage the specialist, The Routledge History of Terrorism is the...

The Routledge History of Childhood in the Western World

The Routledge History of Childhood in the Western World

1st Edition

Paula S. Fass
November 17, 2014

The Routledge History of Childhood in the Western World provides an important overview of the main themes surrounding the history of childhood in the West from antiquity to the present day. By broadly incorporating the research in the field of Childhood Studies, the book explores the major advances...

The Routledge History of Food

The Routledge History of Food

1st Edition

Carol Helstosky
October 08, 2014

The history of food is one of the fastest growing areas of historical investigation, incorporating methods and theories from cultural, social, and women’s history while forging a unique perspective on the past. The Routledge History of Food takes a global approach to this topic, focusing on the...

The Routledge History of Western Empires

The Routledge History of Western Empires

1st Edition

Robert Aldrich, Kirsten McKenzie
November 29, 2013

The Routledge History of Western Empires is an all new volume focusing on the history of Western Empires in a comparative and thematic perspective. Comprising of thirty-three original chapters arranged in eight thematic sections, the book explores European overseas expansion from the Age of...

The Routledge History of the Holocaust

The Routledge History of the Holocaust

1st Edition

Jonathan C. Friedman
July 12, 2012

The genocide of Jewish and non-Jewish civilians perpetrated by the German regime during World War Two continues to confront scholars with elusive questions even after nearly seventy years and hundreds of studies. This multi-contributory work is a landmark publication that sees experts renowned in...

The Routledge History of Slavery

The Routledge History of Slavery

1st Edition

Gad Heuman, Trevor Burnard
April 26, 2012

The Routledge History of Slavery is a landmark publication that provides an overview of the main themes surrounding the history of slavery from ancient Greece to the present day. Taking stock of the field of Slave Studies, the book explores the major advances that have taken place in the past few...

The Routledge History of Women in Europe since 1700

The Routledge History of Women in Europe since 1700

1st Edition

Deborah Simonton
June 29, 2007

The Routledge History of Women in Europe since 1700 is a landmark publication that provides the most coherent overview of women’s role and place in western Europe, spanning the era from the beginning of the eighteenth century until the twentieth century. In this collection of essays, leading...

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