History: American History

  • Studies in Hereditary Ability book cover

    Studies in Hereditary Ability

    1st Edition

    By W.T.J. Gun

    Originally published in 1928, Studies in Hereditary Ability studies the genealogy of great families of Britain and America and examines how their ancestors influenced their genetics and who they subsequently ended up becoming. The book examines the descent of ability through both maternal and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Libary Editions: Evolution

  • Emergency Management: The American Experience book cover

    Emergency Management

    The American Experience, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Claire B. Rubin

    The spate of disaster events ranging from major to catastrophic that have occurred in recent years raises a lot of questions about where and why they happened. Understanding the history of emergency management policies and practice is important to an understanding of current and future policies and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the American Environmental Movement post-1945 book cover

    Rethinking the American Environmental Movement post-1945

    1st Edition

    By Ellen Spears

    Rethinking the American Environmental Movement post-1945 turns a fresh interpretive lens on the past, drawing on a wide range of new histories of environmental activism to analyze the actions of those who created the movement and those who tried to thwart them. Concentrating on the decades since…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • Narratives of Vulnerability in Museums: American Interpretations of the Great Depression book cover

    Narratives of Vulnerability in Museums

    American Interpretations of the Great Depression, 1st Edition

    By Meighen Katz

    Narratives of Vulnerability in Museums is a study of the challenges museums face when they present narratives of instability, uncertainty and fear in their exhibitions. As a period of sustained societal and personal vulnerability, the Great Depression remains a watershed era in American history. It…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Identity, Spirit and Freedom in the Atlantic World: The Gold Coast and the African Diaspora book cover

    Identity, Spirit and Freedom in the Atlantic World

    The Gold Coast and the African Diaspora, 1st Edition

    By Robert Hanserd

    This book applies oral, archival and other interdisciplinary evidence from West Africa and the Americas to analyses of new world Maroons, slaves and free blacks, examining a "Gold Coast" entrepot of Akan, Ga, Guan, and other peoples in an Atlantic era of non-linear, mutable intersection of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • The Antebellum Press: Setting the Stage for Civil War book cover

    The Antebellum Press

    Setting the Stage for Civil War, 1st Edition

    Edited by David B. Sachsman, Gregory A. Borchard

    The Antebellum Press: Setting the Stage for Civil War reveals the critical role of journalism in the years leading up to America’s deadliest conflict by exploring the events that foreshadowed and, in some ways, contributed directly to the outbreak of war. This collection of scholarly essays traces…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Puccini’s La fanciulla del West and American Musical Identity book cover

    Puccini’s La fanciulla del West and American Musical Identity

    1st Edition

    By Kathryn M. Fenton

    On 10 December 1910, Giacomo Puccini’s seventh opera, La fanciulla del West, had its premiere before a sold-out audience at New York City’s Metropolitan Opera House. The performance was the Metropolitan Opera Company’s first world premiere by any composer. By all accounts, the premiere was an…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • The Liberal Dilemma: The Pragmatic Tradition in the Age of McCarthyism book cover

    The Liberal Dilemma

    The Pragmatic Tradition in the Age of McCarthyism, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Michaels

    This volume explores the response of liberals to rightwing attacks during the Red Scare of the late 1940s and early 1950s, establishing it as a defensive approach aimed at warding off efforts to conflate liberalism with communism, but not at striking back at the opposing ideology of conservatism…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Traces and Memories of Slavery in the Atlantic World book cover

    Traces and Memories of Slavery in the Atlantic World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lawrence Aje, Nicolas Gachon

    Traces and Memories deals with the foundation, mechanisms and scope of slavery-related memorial processes, interrogating how descendants of enslaved populations reconstruct the history of their ancestors when transatlantic slavery is one of the variables of the memorial process. While memory…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Harvey Milk: The Public Face of Gay Rights Politics book cover

    Harvey Milk

    The Public Face of Gay Rights Politics, 1st Edition

    By Eric H. Walther

    In this concise biography, Eric H. Walther introduces students to the life of San Francisco City Supervisor Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California. Walther traces the story of Milk’s life from his upbringing in New York and early incarnation as a Barry…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Judicializing the Administrative State: The Rise of the Independent Regulatory Commissions in the United States, 1883-1937 book cover

    Judicializing the Administrative State

    The Rise of the Independent Regulatory Commissions in the United States, 1883-1937, 1st Edition

    By Hiroshi Okayama

    A basic feature of the modern US administrative state taken for granted by legal scholars but neglected by political scientists and historians is its strong judiciality. Formal, or court-like, adjudication was the primary method of first-order agency policy making during the first half of the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • The Rise of the Republican Right: From Goldwater to Reagan book cover

    The Rise of the Republican Right

    From Goldwater to Reagan, 1st Edition

    By Brian M. Conley

    Few scholars have paid close attention to the factors internal to the Republican Party that helped the Right to consolidate its power within the party between the 1960s and the 1980s. Plugging the gap in party literature, The Rise of the Republican Right from Goldwater to Reagan provides a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

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