E-books: American Studies

  • Black Americans in Higher Education: Africana Studies: A Review of Social Science Research, Volume 8 book cover

    Black Americans in Higher Education

    Africana Studies: A Review of Social Science Research, Volume 8, 1st Edition

    Edited by James L. Conyers, Jr.

    Narrating the realities of teacher burnout, the reception of a Black intelligentsia, and HIV awareness in local communities, Black Americans in Higher Education, the eighth volume of Africana Studies, explores higher education across the United States as inextricably related to contemporary…

    eBook – 2020-01-21
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook to the Political Economy and Governance of the Americas book cover

    The Routledge Handbook to the Political Economy and Governance of the Americas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Anne Tittor, Daniel Hawkins, Eleonora Rohland

    This handbook explores the political economy and governance of the Americas, placing particular emphasis on collective and intertwined experiences. Forty-six chapters cover a range of Inter-American key concepts and dynamics. The flow of peoples, goods, resources, knowledge and finances have on the…

    eBook – 2020-01-09
    Routledge

  • Sport in the Americas: Local, Regional, National, and International Perspectives book cover

    Sport in the Americas

    Local, Regional, National, and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Dyreson

    Statues of fans as nostalgic monuments to the North American devotion to baseball, Canadian lacrosse and ethnic ideologies, the rise of modern sports and class sensibilities in São Paulo, the inaugural world championship for women’s hockey, and national memories of Olympic Games hosted on US soil.…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • A Half Century of Super Bowls: National and Global Perspectives on America’s Grandest Spectacle book cover

    A Half Century of Super Bowls

    National and Global Perspectives on America’s Grandest Spectacle, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Hopsicker, Mark Dyreson

    In 2016, the Super Bowl, the climactic spectacle of American professional football, celebrated its 50th anniversary. The Super Bowl stands as the broadest ‘shared experience’ in American culture. As television ratings, cultural practices, and scholarly tomes reveal, more people participate in…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Reading Life with Gwich'in: An Educational Approach book cover

    Reading Life with Gwich'in

    An Educational Approach, 1st Edition

    By Jan Peter Laurens Loovers

    This book is based upon more than two years of ethnographic fieldwork and personal experiences with the Teetł’it Gwich’in community in northern Canada. The author provides insight into Gwich’in understandings of life as well as into historical and political processes that have taken place in the…

    eBook – 2019-12-10
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • Extracting Home in the Oil Sands: Settler Colonialism and Environmental Change in Subarctic Canada book cover

    Extracting Home in the Oil Sands

    Settler Colonialism and Environmental Change in Subarctic Canada, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clinton N. Westman, Tara L. Joly, Lena Gross

    The Canadian oil sands are one of the world’s most important energy sources and the subject of global attention in relation to climate change and pollution. This volume engages ethnographically with key issues concerning the oil sands by working from anthropological literature and beyond to explore…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • The Field of Water Policy: Power and Scarcity in the American Southwest book cover

    The Field of Water Policy

    Power and Scarcity in the American Southwest, 1st Edition

    By Franck Poupeau, Brian F. O'Neill, Joan Cortinas Muñoz, Murielle Coeurdray, Eliza Benites-Gambirazio

      Bringing together the analysis of a diverse team of social scientists, this book proposes a new approach to environmental problems. Cutting through the fragmented perspectives on water crises, it seeks to shift the analytic perspectives on water policy by looking at the social logics behind…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Routledge Companion to African American Art History book cover

    The Routledge Companion to African American Art History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eddie Chambers

    This Companion authoritatively points to the main areas of enquiry within the subject of African American art history.  The first section examines how African American art has been constructed over the course of a century of published scholarship. The second section studies how…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • Reconsidering American Political Thought: A New Identity book cover

    Reconsidering American Political Thought

    A New Identity, 1st Edition

    By Saladin Ambar

    Filling in the missing spaces left by traditional textbooks on American political thought, Reconsidering American Political Thought uses race, gender, and ethnicity as a lens through which to engage ongoing debates on American values and intellectual traditions. Weaving document-based texts…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • American Pop Art in France: Politics of the Transatlantic Image book cover

    American Pop Art in France

    Politics of the Transatlantic Image, 1st Edition

    By Liam Considine

    Pop art was essential to the Americanization of global art in the 1960s, yet it engendered resistance and adaptation abroad in equal measure, especially in Paris. From the end of the Algerian War of Independence and the opening of Ileana Sonnabend’s gallery for American Pop art in Paris in 1962, to…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Racial Complex: A Jungian Perspective on Culture and Race book cover

    The Racial Complex

    A Jungian Perspective on Culture and Race, 1st Edition

    By Fanny Brewster

    In The Racial Complex: A Jungian Perspective on Culture and Race, Fanny Brewster revisits and examines Jung’s classical writing on the theory of complexes, relating it directly to race in modern society. In this groundbreaking exploration, Brewster deepens Jung’s minimalist writing regarding the…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge

  • The Tradition of the Chicago School of Sociology book cover

    The Tradition of the Chicago School of Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Luigi Tomasi

    The value of the book lies in its reassessment of the distinctive features of the Chicago School, of its contributions in the theoretical and methodological fields and of its influence on the growth of sociology throughout the world and in America in particular. The book pays particularly close…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

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