History: American History

  • Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America, 1763 – 1912 book cover

    Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America, 1763 – 1912

    1st Edition

    By S.C Johnson

    First published in 1913, this valuable and scholarly work is an account of the flow of population from the British Isles to the United States and Canada during the nineteenth century and the author’s extensive researches into government reports and papers has brought together a great deal of…

    Paperback – 2020-09-21 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • An American Diary 1857-8: Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon book cover

    An American Diary 1857-8: Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph W. Reed, Jr.

    ‘I am one of the cracked people of the world,’ Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon wrote of herself, ‘and I like to herd with the cracked … queer Americans, democrats, socialists, artists, poor devils or angels; and am never happy in an English genteel family life. I try to do it like other people, but I…

    Paperback – 2020-07-16 
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  • Administrators of Empire book cover

    Administrators of Empire

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark A. Burkholder

    Published in 1998, the expansion of Europe overseas required the creation of institutions for governing the conquered peoples, as well as the conquerors, their descendants, and later immigrants. As a group, bureaucrats were essential for the preservation of extensive and long-lasting European…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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  • American Musical Life in Context and Practice to 1865 book cover

    American Musical Life in Context and Practice to 1865

    1st Edition

    Edited by James R. Heintze

    First published in 1994. This study covers a wide cross-section of topics, individuals, groups, and musical practices representing various regions and cities. The subjects discussed reflect the religious, ethnic, and social plurality of the American musical experience as well as the impact on…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • Labour's Battle in the U.S.A: he Fight for Industrial Unionism book cover

    Labour's Battle in the U.S.A

    he Fight for Industrial Unionism, 1st Edition

    By J. Raymond Walsh

    First published in 1938. This study of the labour crisis in the USA consists of interviews with leaders and members of labour unions, unorganised workers, businessmen, and those in positions of public responsibility. The author explores the foundations of the crisis, and examines the possible…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Local Government in European Overseas Empires, 1450–1800: Part II book cover

    Local Government in European Overseas Empires, 1450–1800

    Part II, 1st Edition

    Edited by A.J.R. Russell-Wood

    First published in 1999, this volume is an ambitious attempt to provide a wide-ranging introduction to local government in the overseas empires of Portugal, Spain, England and France, with further reference to the English East India Company and the Dutch East and West India Companies. In an…

    Paperback – 2020-02-26
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  • Doing Violence, Making Race book cover

    Doing Violence, Making Race

    1st Edition

    By Mattias Smångs

    The subject of lynching has spawned a vast body of important research, but this research suffers from important blind spots and disjunctures. By broadening the scope of research problem formulation, staking out new theoretical-analytical tracks, and drawing upon recent innovations in statistical…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
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    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Routledge Revivals: The Literary Humour of the Urban Northeast 1830-1890 (1983) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Literary Humour of the Urban Northeast 1830-1890 (1983)

    1st Edition

    By David E. E. Sloane

    The Literary Humour of the Urban Northeast brings together works by such writers as Mark Twain, P.T. Barnum, Marietta Holley, and the literary comedians Artemus Ward and Josh Billings. The northern writers chronicled a fast-moving world, dominated by government and business. In this anthology,…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31
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  • Routledge Revivals: Mark Twain as a Literary Comedian (1979) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Mark Twain as a Literary Comedian (1979)

    1st Edition

    By David E. E. Sloane

    Originally published in 1979, Mark Twain as a Literary Comedian looks at how Mark Twain addressed social issues through humour. The Southwest provided the subject for much of Twain’s writing, but the roots of his style lay principally in north-eastern humour. In the mid-1800s the northern United…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Signs of Change: Urban Iconographies in San Francisco, 1880-1915 book cover

    Signs of Change

    Urban Iconographies in San Francisco, 1880-1915, 1st Edition

    By Ron Robin

    Originally published in 1990, Signs of Change assess the people of San Francisco according to their own demonstrative standards through the visual symbols. Special attention is devoted to the visual perceptions of immigrants, those whose senses were not smothered by over-familiarity or protracted…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • The Archetypal Pan in America: Hypermasculinity and Terror book cover

    The Archetypal Pan in America

    Hypermasculinity and Terror, 1st Edition

    By Sukey Fontelieu

    The Archetypal Pan in America examines the complex moral and ethical dilemmas that Americans have had to face over the last few decades, including the motivations for the Vietnam War; who was in control of women’s productive rights; how to extend civil rights to all; protests for the historically…

    Paperback – 2020-01-10
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  • Indigenous Histories of the American South during the Long Nineteenth Century book cover

    Indigenous Histories of the American South during the Long Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory D. Smithers

    Native Southerners lived in vibrant societies, rich in tradition and cultural sophistication, for thousands of years before the arrival of European colonization in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Over the ensuing centuries, Native Southerners adapted to the presence of Europeans,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
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