History: American History

  • When Rape was Legal: The Untold History of Sexual Violence during Slavery book cover

    When Rape was Legal

    The Untold History of Sexual Violence during Slavery, 1st Edition

    By Rachel A. Feinstein

    When Rape was Legal is the first book to solely focus on the widespread rape perpetrated against enslaved black women by white men in the United States. The routine practice of sexual violence against enslaved black women by white men, the motivations for this rape, and the legal context that…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • Removal of the Property Qualification for Voting in the United States: Strategy and Suffrage book cover

    Removal of the Property Qualification for Voting in the United States

    Strategy and Suffrage, 1st Edition

    By Justin Moeller, Ronald F. King

    In Colonial America, democracy was centered in provincial assemblies and based on the collection of neighbors whose freehold ownership made them permanent stakeholders in the community. The removal of the property qualification for voting in the United States occurred over three-quarters of a…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Leadership in the U.S. Senate: Herding Cats in the Modern Era book cover

    Leadership in the U.S. Senate

    Herding Cats in the Modern Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colton C. Campbell

    Unlike leadership in the House of Representatives, the nature of Senate leadership continues to remain a mystery to so many. Due to the absence of an "operator’s manual," leaders have had to use their individual skills, intelligence, and personalities to lead the Senate, which means they each have…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Informal Alliance: The Bilderberg Group and Transatlantic Relations during the Cold War, 1952-1968 book cover

    Informal Alliance

    The Bilderberg Group and Transatlantic Relations during the Cold War, 1952-1968, 1st Edition

    By Thomas W. Gijswijt

    Informal Alliance is the first archive-based history of the secretive Bilderberg Group, the high-level transatlantic elite network founded at the height of the Cold War. Making extensive use of the recently opened Bilderberg Group archives as well as a wide range of private and official collections…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art: The Transcultural Icon book cover

    Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art

    The Transcultural Icon, 1st Edition

    By C.A. Tsakiridou

    Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art approaches tradition and transculturality in religious art from an Orthodox perspective that defines tradition as a dynamic field of exchanges and synergies between iconographic types and their variants. Relying on a new ontology of iconographic types,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Religion

  • Practicing Oral History to Connect University to Community book cover

    Practicing Oral History to Connect University to Community

    1st Edition

    By Fawn-Amber Montoya, Beverly Allen

    Practicing Oral History to Connect University to Community illustrates best practices for using oral histories to foster a closer relationship between institutions of higher learning and the communities in which they are located. Using case studies, the book describes how to plan and execute an…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Practicing Oral History

  • How Football Began: A Global History of How the World's Football Codes Were Born book cover

    How Football Began

    A Global History of How the World's Football Codes Were Born, 1st Edition

    By Tony Collins

    This ambitious and fascinating history considers why, in the space of sixty years between 1850 and 1910, football grew from a marginal and unorganised activity to become the dominant winter entertainment for millions of people around the world. The book explores how the world’s football codes -…

    Paperback – 2018-08-03
    Routledge

  • Indians of the Great Plains book cover

    Indians of the Great Plains

    2nd Edition

    By Daniel J. Gelo

    This book provides a thorough and engaging study of Plains Indian life. It covers both historical and contemporary aspects and contains wide and balanced treatment of the many different tribal groups, including Canadian and southern populations. Daniel J. Gelo draws on years of ethnographic…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge

  • New York: Art and Cultural Capital of the Gilded Age book cover

    New York: Art and Cultural Capital of the Gilded Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret R. Laster, Chelsea Bruner

    Fueled by a flourishing capitalist economy, undergirded by advancements in architectural design and urban infrastructure, and patronized by growing bourgeois and elite classes, New York’s built environment was dramatically transformed in the 1870s and 1880s. This book argues that this constituted…

    Hardback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Limits of Westernization: American and East Asian Intellectuals Create Modernity, 1860 – 1960 book cover

    The Limits of Westernization

    American and East Asian Intellectuals Create Modernity, 1860 – 1960, 1st Edition

    By Jon Thares Davidann

    The rise of East Asia from the ashes of World War II in the late twentieth century has led to searching questions about the role the region will play in the world. The possibility that China will overtake the United States as a super power suggests the twenty-first century could become an Asian…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The White House and White Africa: Presidential Policy Toward Rhodesia During the UDI Era, 1965-1979 book cover

    The White House and White Africa

    Presidential Policy Toward Rhodesia During the UDI Era, 1965-1979, 1st Edition

    By Eddie Michel

    This book offers an insightful analysis of presidential policy towards Rhodesia during the UDI era of 1965-1979. Michel provides an informative account of the stance adopted by the differing presidential administrations towards Salisbury and highlights the shifting alignment of the global and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in American History

  • Teaching History with Film: Strategies for Secondary Social Studies book cover

    Teaching History with Film

    Strategies for Secondary Social Studies, 2nd Edition

    By Alan S. Marcus, Scott Alan Metzger, Richard J. Paxton, Jeremy D. Stoddard

    Teaching History with Film provides a fresh, engaging, and clear overview of teaching with film to effectively enhance social studies instruction. Using cases of experienced teachers to illustrate accomplished history teaching through movies, this text provides pre- and in-service teachers with…

    Paperback – 2018-07-09
    Routledge

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