Portfolio by the numbers
Our portfolio of History books and journals explores both the history of regions and countries, and of time periods, and cultural periods, with best-selling books such as British Civilization, and American Civilization, and journals such as Rethinking History, and covering diverse subject areas such as Environmental History, Theory, Method & Historiography, and Women’s & Gender History.
Partnered with societies such as the International Society for Cultural History, the Social History Society, and the International Association for Media and History, our history books and journals will be an essential resource to any budding or professional historians looking to describe, examine, and analyse past events and societies.
Routledge History of Feminism
Focusing on the widely studied period between 1776-1928, the Routledge History of Feminism is an online platform with 1000s of chapters of primary source collections that are available for the first time in electronic format.
The History of the Family: An International Quarterly makes a significant contribution by publishing works reflecting new developments in scholarship and by charting new directions in the historical study of the family. Open to both quantitative and qualitative methodologies, and with no chronological limitations, The History of the Family encourages articles on comparative research across various cultures and societies in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Pacific Rim, in addition to Europe, the United States and Canada. While firmly rooted in history, the journal is interdisciplinary; it publishes articles on demography, anthropology, sociology, history and psychology as they relate to historical developments in family and the life course.
As the Cold War ended in the early 1990s, scholars of contemporary international affairs started taking a new look at the basic conflicts that had dominated the latter part of the twentieth century. A plentiful new historical literature on the Cold War era has come into being, greatly helped by the increase in access to archives and other source materials in most countries of the world, from the former Communist states in Europe, to China, to South Africa and elsewhere.
This acclaimed journal allows historians in a broad range of specialities to experiment with new ways of presenting and interpreting history. Rethinking History challenges the accepted ways of doing history and rethinks the traditional paradigms, providing a unique forum in which practitioners and theorists can debate and expand the boundaries of the discipline.
1935-1945 in International Perspective
From the invasion of Ethiopia in 1935 through to the waning months of the World War II in 1945, Fascist Italy was at war. This Fascist decade of war comprised an uninterrupted stretch of military and political engagements in which Italian military forces were involved in Abyssinia, Spain, Albania, France, Greece, the Soviet Union, North Africa and the Middle East.
The eighth edition of the hugely successful American Civilization offers students the perfect background and introductory information on contemporary American life, examining the central dimensions of American society from geography and the environment to government and politics, religion, education, sports, media and the arts.
The Lone Star State
Now in its 11th edition, Texas: The Lone Star State offers a balanced, scholarly overview of the second largest state in the United States, spanning from prehistory to the twenty-first century. Organized chronologically, this comprehensive survey introduces undergraduates to the varied history of Texas with an accessible narrative and over 100 illustrations and maps.