History: American History

  • The History of the Irish Famine book cover

    The History of the Irish Famine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Kinealy, Jason King, Gerard Moran

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Jews in the Americas, 1776-1826 book cover

    Jews in the Americas, 1776-1826

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Hoberman, Laura Leibman, Hilit Surowitz-Israel

    The period between 1776-1826 signalled a major change in how Jewish identity was understood both by Jews and non-Jews throughout the Americas. Jews in the Americas, 1776-1826 brings this world of change to life by uniting important out-of-print primary sources on early American Jewish life with…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • International Exhibition of 1876 (5-vol. ES set) book cover

    International Exhibition of 1876 (5-vol. ES set)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Koji Oi

    This is a collection of primary-source materials on the International Exhibition of 1876, the first major world’s fair in the United States. The Exhibition took place in Philadelphia from May to November 1876 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.…

    Hardback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • Studies in the History of Modern Pharmacology and Drug Therapy book cover

    Studies in the History of Modern Pharmacology and Drug Therapy

    1st Edition

    By John Parascandola

    An acknowledged expert on the history of modern pharmacology and drug therapy, John Parascandola here brings together 19 of his most important papers on these subjects. The book is divided into three topical sections. In the first group of articles, devoted to pharmacological theory, Dr.…

    Hardback – 2012-01-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Books for Children and Youth in Nineteenth-Century America Series I: A collection of Conduct Books for Girls and Boys in 19th Century America book cover

    Books for Children and Youth in Nineteenth-Century America Series I

    A collection of Conduct Books for Girls and Boys in 19th Century America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toshika Nonomura

    This set provides a collection of conduct books for children during Victorian America, in a facsimile reprint of sixteen items, including numerous illustrations and plates. It includes reading books, educational books, poetry books, and picture books by well-known juvenile book authors such as John…

    Hardback – 2007-10-12
    Edition Synapse

  • Percival Lowell: Collected Writings on Japan and Asia book cover

    Percival Lowell: Collected Writings on Japan and Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Strauss

    This new set from Edition Synapse represents a complete collection of Percival Lowell’s writings on Asia (primarily on Japan and Korea) including fourteen journal and newspaper articles and transcribed letters to his sister and a leading imagist poet of the time Amy Lowell and Lafcadio Hearn.…

    Hardback – 2007-02-07
    Edition Synapse

  • The Rise of American Radio 6 vols book cover

    The Rise of American Radio 6 vols

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher H. Sterling

    This new Major Work from Routledge is a six-volume facsimile collection featuring long-out-of-print articles, documents and books that shed light on the key developments in radio in the USA - most of which took place in the 1920s and 1930s. The volumes cover most aspects of radio broadcasting in…

    Hardback – 2006-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library of Media and Cultural Studies

  • Britain, Canada and the North Pacific: Maritime Enterprise and Dominion, 1778–1914 book cover

    Britain, Canada and the North Pacific: Maritime Enterprise and Dominion, 1778–1914

    1st Edition

    By Barry M. Gough

    From the time of Cook, the British and their Canadian successors were drawn to the Northwest coast of North America by possibilities of trade in sea otter and the wish to find a 'northwest passage'. The studies collected here trace how, under the influences of the Royal Navy and British statecraft,…

    Hardback – 2004-11-19
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Greater Britain, 1516–1776: Essays in Atlantic History book cover

    Greater Britain, 1516–1776

    Essays in Atlantic History, 1st Edition

    By David Armitage

    Greater Britain, 1516-1776 brings together a series of studies by David Armitage on the history of the early modern British Atlantic world. The essays examine the history of the Britain and its empire from the 16th century to the 18th and place special emphasis on the intellectual histories of the…

    Hardback – 2004-07-20
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Society and Culture in Early Modern England book cover

    Society and Culture in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By David Cressy

    The common theme of this selection of articles by David Cressy, published over the last twenty-five years, is the linkage of elite and popular culture and the participation of ordinary people in the central events of their age. The collection also traces a development in historical style and method…

    Hardback – 2003-07-15
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • 'A Free though Conquering People': Eighteenth-Century Britain and its Empire book cover

    'A Free though Conquering People'

    Eighteenth-Century Britain and its Empire, 1st Edition

    By P.J. Marshall

    The present collection brings together a series of studies by Peter Marshall on British imperial expansion in the later 18th century. Some essays focus on the thirteen North American colonies, the West Indies, and British contact with China; those dealing specifically with India have appeared in…

    Hardback – 2003-06-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • American Corporate Economy book cover

    American Corporate Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Lazonick

    In the twentieth century, the United States emerged as the world's largest and most powerful economy. Understanding the evolution, organization and performance of the American corporate enterprise in this period is an indispensable foundation for understanding the evolution, organization, and…

    Hardback – 2002-02-21
    Routledge
    Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

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