History: American History

  • Woodward and Bernstein: The People's Right to Know book cover

    Woodward and Bernstein

    The People's Right to Know, 1st Edition

    By Julie A. Goldsmith

    It is not often that journalism makes it into the grand narrative of American history. Woodward and Bernstein, through their coverage and breaking of the news story that was Watergate, not only inserted themselves into the story of political corruption going on in Washington, but have remained…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
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    Routledge Historical Americans

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    The "Silent Majority" Speech

    Richard Nixon, The Vietnam War, and the Origins of the New Right, 1st Edition

    By Scott Laderman

    The "Silent Majority" Speech treats Richard Nixon’s address of November 3, 1969, as a lens through which to examine the latter years of the Vietnam War and their significance to U.S. global power and American domestic life. The book uses Nixon’s speech - which introduced the policy of "…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
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    Critical Moments in American History

  • No Little Plans: How Government Built America’s Wealth and Infrastructure book cover

    No Little Plans

    How Government Built America’s Wealth and Infrastructure, 1st Edition

    By Ian Wray

    Is planning for America anathema to the pursuit of life, liberty and happiness? Is it true, as ideologues like Friedrich Von Hayek, Milton Friedman, and Ayn Rand have claimed, that planning leads to dictatorship, that the state is wholly destructive, and that prosperity is owed entirely to the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
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    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • 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 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Spirit Possession and Spirit Mediumship in Africa and Afro-America: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    Spirit Possession and Spirit Mediumship in Africa and Afro-America

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irving I. Zaretsky, Cynthia Shambaugh

    Originally published in 1978 Spirit Possession and Spirit Mediumship in Africa and Afro-America is an incredibly diverse and comprehensive bibliography on published works containing ethnographic data on, and analysis of, spirit possession and spirit mediumship in North and Sub-Saharan Africa and in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Spiritualism

  • When Women Won The Vote: The Final Decade, 1910-1920 book cover

    When Women Won The Vote

    The Final Decade, 1910-1920, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Opdycke

    When Women Won The Vote focuses on the final decade (1910-20) of American women’s fight for the vote—a fight that had already been underway for more than sixty years, and which culminated in the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920. Sandra Opdycke reveals how woman suffragists campaigned in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
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    Critical Moments in American History

  • Latin American and Latinx Philosophy: A Collaborative Introduction book cover

    Latin American and Latinx Philosophy

    A Collaborative Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Eli Sanchez Jr.

    Latin American and Latinx Philosophy: A Collaborative Introduction is a beginner’s guide to canonical texts in Latin American and Latinx philosophy, providing the non-specialist with necessary historical and philosophical context, and demonstrating their contemporary relevance. It is written in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Food Supplies in the Aftermath of World War II book cover

    Food Supplies in the Aftermath of World War II

    1st Edition

    By Edith Hirsch

    Originally published in 1993. This study was written in 1946 having been commissioned by a large corporation in the food industry. The insights from this agricultural economics perspective even now are highly interesting. At the time there was real concern over food shortage and the UN and US…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Food Supply and Policy

  • 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 – 2019-08-12 
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  • Henry Kissinger: Pragmatic Statesman in Hostile Times book cover

    Henry Kissinger

    Pragmatic Statesman in Hostile Times, 1st Edition

    By Abraham R Wagner

    Henry Kissinger: Pragmatic Statesman in Hostile Times explores the influence of statesman Henry Kissinger in American foreign relations and national security during 1969 to 1977. Henry Kissinger arrived in the US as a young Jewish refugee and went on to serve as National Security Advisor and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • 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

  • The Crusades in the Modern World: Engaging the Crusades, Volume Two book cover

    The Crusades in the Modern World

    Engaging the Crusades, Volume Two, 1st Edition

    Edited by Akil N Awan, Mike Horswell

    Engaging the Crusades is a series of volumes which offer windows into a newly-emerging field of historical study: the memory and legacy of the crusades. Together these volumes examine the reasons behind the enduring resonance of the crusades and present the memory of crusading in the modern period…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Engaging the Crusades

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