History

Artes Liberales

Artes Liberales aims to promote the study of the Middle Ages—broadly defined in geography and chronology—from a perspective that transcends modern disciplinary divisions. It seeks to publish scholarship of the highest quality that is interdisciplinary in topic or approach, integrating elements such as history, art history, musicology, literature, religion, political thought,...

Cultural History of Modern War

This fascinating series interrogates the divisions between war and society, war and peace, allies and enemies, heroes and villains. The volumes span all corners of the globe, and address all types of warfare, while maintaining a focus on the cultural meanings of the myriad practices of modern war.

Disability History

This series responds to the growing interest in disability as a discipline worthy of historical research. It has a broad international historical remit, encompassing issues that include class, race, gender, age, war, medical treatment, professionalisation, environments, work, institutions and cultural and social aspects of disablement including representations of disabled people in literature,...

Documents in Contemporary History

Gender in History

The series aims to investigate the social and cultural constructions of gender in historical sources, as well as the gendering of historical discourse itself. It embraces both detailed case studies of specific regions or periods, and broader treatments of major themes. With a dedicated series editor for each chronological period, we welcome relevant proposals from scholars working in all periods...

Historical Approaches

This series examines the nature of the historical discipline, its theory and practice, and its evolving relationships to other cultural and intellectual fields. The series offers books that have the clarity of argument and liveliness of style to appeal to a general and student readership, while also prompting thought and debate among practising historians and thinkers about the discipline. All...

IHR Research Guides

Aimed at new researchers in history, this series offers practical introductions to specific genres of source, and to sources pertaining to specific sub-disciplines of history. Every volume provides a survey of the historiography, examines relevant methodological issues, looks at available primary sources in different media and formats, and discusses the problems of their access and interpretation....

Issues in Historiography

The study of history is concerned most fundamentally not with dead facts and permanent verdicts but with highly charged dialogues, disagreements, controversies and shifting centres of interest, with the changing methodologies and discourse of the subject over time, and with audience reception. This series is designed to explore such matters by means of case studies of key moments in world history...

Manchester Medieval Sources

This series provides translations of key sources that are directly usable in students' own work, with full, accessible contextual introductions and helpful annotations throughout. These books meet a growing need amongst students and teachers by providing texts central to medieval studies courses and focuses upon the diverse cultural and social as well as political conditions that affected the...

Manchester Medieval Studies

The study of medieval Europe is being transformed as old orthodoxies are challenged, new methods embraced and fresh fields of enquiry opened up. The adoption of interdisciplinary perspectives and the challenge of economic, social and cultural theory are forcing medievalists to ask new questions and to see familiar topics in a fresh light. ...

Nursing History and Humanities

This series provides an outlet for the publication of rigorous academic texts in the two closely-related disciplines of Nursing History and Nursing Humanities, drawing upon both the intellectual rigour of the humanities and the practice-based, real-world emphasis of clinical and professional nursing.

Politics, Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain

This important series publishes monographs that take a fresh and challenging look at the interactions between politics, culture and society in Britain between 1500 and the mid-eighteenth century. It counteracts the fragmentation of current historiography through encouraging a variety of approaches which attempt to redefine the political, social and cultural worlds, and to explore their...

Social Archaeology and Material Worlds

Social Archaeology and Material Worlds aims to forefront dynamic and cutting-edge social approaches to archaeology. It brings together volumes about past people, social and material relations and landscape as explored through an archaeological lens. Topics covered may include memory, performance, identity, gender, life course, communities, materiality, landscape and archaeological politics and...

Social Histories of Medicine

Social Histories of Medicine is concerned with all aspects of health, illness and medicine, from prehistory to the present, in every part of the world. The series covers the circumstances that promote health or illness, the ways in which people experience and explain such conditions, and what, practically, they do about them. Practitioners of all approaches to health and healing come within its...

Studies in Early Modern European History

This series aims to publish challenging and innovative research in all areas of early modern continental history. It welcomes work that engages with current historiographical debates, adopts an interdisciplinary approach, or makes an original contribution to our understanding of the period.

Studies in Imperialism

When the Studies in Imperialism series was founded by Professor John M. MacKenzie more than thirty years ago, emphasis was laid upon the conviction that 'imperialism as a cultural phenomenon had as significant an effect on the dominant as on the subordinate societies'. With well over a hundred titles now published, this remains the prime concern of the series. Cross-disciplinary work has indeed...

Studies in Modern French History

This series is published in collaboration with the UK Society for the Study of French History. It aims to showcase innovative short monographs relating to the history of the French, in France and in the world since c.1750. Each volume speaks to a theme in the history of France with broader resonances to other discourses about the past. Authors demonstrate how the sources and interpretations of...

Studies in Popular Culture

Bringing together Cultural History and Cultural Studies, the books in this series explain in a readable and accessible way where we are now socially and culturally and how we got to where we are, promote an interdisciplinary approach to cultural issues and encourage deeper thought about the attitudes and institutions of popular culture.

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