Humanities




History History: theory & methods Historiography General & world history




Regional & national history European history British & Irish history Asian history




Middle Eastern history African history History of the Americas Australasian & Pacific history




History of other lands History: earliest times to present day Ancient history: to c 500 CE Classical history / classical civilisation




Early history: c 500 to c 1450/1500 Medieval history Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700 Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900




20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000 Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000 21st century history: from c 2000 - History: specific events & topics




Social & cultural history Oral history Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours Industrialisation & industrial history




Maritime history Historical geography Historical maps & atlases Colonialism & imperialism




National liberation & independence, post-colonialism Slavery & abolition of slavery Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions French Revolution




Russian Revolution The Cold War Genocide & ethnic cleansing The Holocaust




Military history Crusades English Civil War American War of Independence




Napoleonic Wars American Civil War Crimean War Boer Wars




First World War Spanish Civil War Second World War Military history: post WW2 conflicts




Korean War Vietnam War Gulf War Afghan War




Iraq War Archaeology Archaeological theory Archaeology by period / region




Prehistoric archaeology Middle & Near Eastern archaeology Egyptian archaeology / Egyptology Biblical archaeology




Classical Greek & Roman archaeology Medieval European archaeology Landscape archaeology Environmental archaeology




Underwater archaeology Industrial archaeology Archaeological science, methodology & techniques Philosophy




History of Western philosophy Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500 Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600 Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900




Western philosophy: Enlightenment Western philosophy, from c 1900 - Phenomenology & Existentialism Analytical philosophy & Logical Positivism




Deconstructionism, Structuralism, Post-structuralism Non-Western philosophy Islamic & Arabic philosophy Oriental & Indian philosophy




Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge Philosophy: logic Philosophy of mind




Philosophy: aesthetics Ethics & moral philosophy Social & political philosophy Popular philosophy




Religion & beliefs Religion: general Philosophy of religion Nature & existence of God




Comparative religion Interfaith relations Religious issues & debates Religious ethics




Religion & politics Religion & science Religious fundamentalism Blasphemy, heresy, apostasy




Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict History of religion Christianity The historical Jesus




Christian Churches & denominations The Early Church Church history Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church




Orthodox & Oriental Churches Protestantism & Protestant Churches Anglican & Episcopalian Churches, Church of England Baptist Churches




Calvinist, Reformed & Presbyterian Churches Methodist Churches Pentecostal Churches Quakers (Religious Society of Friends)




Other Nonconformist & Evangelical Churches Bibles Old Testaments New Testaments




Biblical studies & exegesis Biblical commentaries Biblical concordances Biblical exegesis & hermeneutics




Bible studies: for individual or small group study Bible readings, selections & meditations Ecumenism Christian liturgy, prayerbooks & hymnals




Christian prayerbooks Christian hymnals Christian theology Christian sermons




Christian worship, rites & ceremonies Christian prayer Christian spirituality & religious experience Christian mysticism




Christian life & practice Christian sacraments Christian instruction Christian counselling




Christian aspects of sexuality, gender & relationships Personal Christian testimony & popular inspirational works Christian institutions & organizations Christian leaders & leadership




Christian ministry & pastoral activity Christian social thought & activity Christian mission & evangelism Christian communities & monasticism




Christian & quasi-Christian cults & sects Buddhism Buddhist worship, rites & ceremonies Buddhist life & practice




Buddhist sacred texts Tibetan Buddhism Zen Buddhism Hinduism




Hindu worship, rites & ceremonies Hindu life & practice Hindu sacred texts Islam




Islamic worship, rites & ceremonies Islamic life & practice The Koran Islamic theology




Sufism & Islamic mysticism Judaism Judaism: worship, rites & ceremonies Judaism: life & practice




Judaism: sacred texts Judaism: theology Judaism: mysticism Other non-Christian religions




Baha'i Jainism Oriental religions Confucianism




Shintoism Taoism Ancient religions & mythologies Ancient Egyptian religion & mythology




Celtic religion & mythology Ancient Greek religion & mythology Roman religion & mythology Norse religion & mythology




Sikhism Tribal religions Zoroastrianism Aspects of religion (non-Christian)




Theology Sacred texts Criticism & exegesis of sacred texts Prayers & liturgical material




Worship, rites & ceremonies Prayer Spirituality & religious experience Mysticism




Religious life & practice Religious instruction Religious counselling Religious aspects of sexuality, gender & relationships




Religious institutions & organizations Religious & spiritual leaders Religious social & pastoral thought & activity Religious communities & monasticism




Alternative belief systems Humanist & secular alternatives to religion Agnosticism & atheism Eclectic & esoteric religions & belief systems




Gnosticism Theosophy & Anthroposophy Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects Spiritualism




Occult studies Magic, alchemy & hermetic thought Witchcraft Satanism & demonology