History: American History

  • Indian, Black and Irish

    Race, Racism and Capitalism in America

    By James V. Fenelon

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • Attachment, Place, and Otherness in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

    New Materialist Representations

    By Jillmarie Murphy

    This interdisciplinary study examines the role interpersonal and place attachment bonds play in crafting a national identity in American literature. Although there have been numerous ecocritical studies of and psychoanalytic approaches to American literature, this study seeks to integrate the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Reducing Bodies

    Mass Culture and the Female Figure in Postwar America

    By Elizabeth Matelski

    Ideal Bodies, Fat Bodies: Reshaping Postwar America explores the ways in which women in the years following World War II refashioned their bodies – through reducing diets, exercise, and plastic surgery – and asks what insights these changing beauty standards can offer into gender dynamics in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-29 
    Routledge

  • Henry Ossawa Tanner

    Art, Faith, Race, and Legacy

    By Naurice Frank Woods, Jr.

    Over the last forty years, renewed interest in the career of Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937) has vaulted him into expanding scholarly discourse on American art. Consequently, he has emerged as the most studied and recognized representative of African American art during the nineteenth century. In…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • A Technical and Business Revolution

    American Woolens to 1832

    By Elizabeth Hitz

    This title, first published in 1986, develops the story of American woollen manufacture reaching far back in time to establish the very traditional nature of the fabrication of woollen cloths. Although traditional techniques changed slowly, particularly in England, circumstances and conditions…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Industrial Revolution

  • Three Mile Island

    The Meltdown Crisis and Nuclear Power in American Culture

    By Grace Halden

    Three Mile Island explains the far-reaching consequences of the partial meltdown of Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island Power on March 28, 1979. Though the disaster was ultimately contained, the fears it triggered had an immediate and lasting impact on public attitudes towards nuclear energy in the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • The Pacific Basin

    An Introduction

    Edited by Shane J. Barter, Michael Weiner

    The Pacific Basin: An Introduction is a new textbook which provides an interdisciplinary and comparative overview of the emerging Pacific world. Interest in the Pacific Basin has increased markedly in recent years, driven largely by the rise of China as a global rival to the United States and Asian…

    Paperback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Americans Experience Russia

    Encountering the Enigma, 1917 to the Present

    Edited by Choi Chatterjee, Beth Holmgren

    Americans Experience Russia analyzes how American scholars, journalists, and artists envisioned, experienced, and interpreted Russia/the Soviet Union over the last century. While many histories of diplomatic, economic, and intellectual connections between the United States and the Soviet Union can…

    Paperback – 2017-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Rethinking the American Labor Movement

    By Elizabeth Faue

    Rethinking the American Labor Movement tells the story of the various groups and incidents that make up what we think of as the 'labor movement.’ While the efforts of American labor forces towards greater wealth parity have been rife with contention, the struggle has embraced a broad vision of a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-04 
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • The Cold War 1949-2016

    3rd Edition

    By Martin McCauley

    Covering the development of the Cold War from mid-twentieth century to the present day, The Cold War 1949-2016 explores the struggle for world domination that took place between the United States and the Soviet Union following the Second World War. The conflict between these two superpowers shaped…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • Title IX

    The Thirty-Seven Words that Changed America

    By Elizabeth Kaufer Busch, William Thro

    This book examines the passage and impact of Title IX up to the present day. The 1972 law requiring gender equity in educational programs receiving federal funding has had a transformative effect on American education. Elizabeth Kaufer Busch and William Thro evaluate the ways in which the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Film and the American Presidency

    Edited by Jeff Menne, Christian B. Long

    The contention of Film and the American Presidency is that over the twentieth century the cinema has been a silent partner in setting the parameters of what we might call the presidential imaginary. This volume surveys the partnership in its longevity, placing stress on especially iconic presidents…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

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