History: American History

  • Poverty Law and Legal Activism: Lives that Slide Out of View book cover

    Poverty Law and Legal Activism

    Lives that Slide Out of View, 1st Edition

    By Adam Gearey

    Linking critical legal thinking to constitutional scholarship and a practical tradition of US lawyering that is orientated around anti-poverty activism, this book offers an original, revisionist account of contemporary jurisprudence, legal theory and legal activism. The book argues that we need to…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • American Militarism on the Small Screen book cover

    American Militarism on the Small Screen

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Froula, Stacy Takacs

    Anna Froula is Associate Professor of Film Studies in the Department of English at East Carolina University, USA Stacy Takacs is Associate Professor and Director of American Studies at Oklahoma State University, USA…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Colorblind Racial Profiling: A History, 1974 to the Present book cover

    Colorblind Racial Profiling

    A History, 1974 to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Guy Padula

    Colorblind Racial Profiling outlines the history of racial profiling practices and policies in the United States from 1974 to the present day. Drawing on a wide variety of sources including case law, newspaper and television reporting, government reports, and police manuals, author Guy Padula…

    Paperback – 2018-06-26
    Routledge

  • Panic, Transnational Cultural Studies, and the Affective Contours of Power book cover

    Panic, Transnational Cultural Studies, and the Affective Contours of Power

    1st Edition

    Edited by Micol Seigel

    This volume explores the panic that is a central affective register of our current international order. Fears of Somali pirates, "Gypsy" kidnappers, African warlords, Ebola, "Mexican meth," pimps, coyotes, gangs, climate refugees and more, structure the dark side of a metropolitan unconscious.…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Witchcraft: The Basics book cover

    Witchcraft: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Marion Gibson

    Witchcraft: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introduction to the scholarly study of witchcraft, exploring the phenomenon of witchcraft from its earliest definitions in the Middle Ages through to its resonances in the modern world. Through the use of two case studies, this book delves into…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Fascism Old and New: American Politics at the Crossroads book cover

    Fascism Old and New

    American Politics at the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By Carl Boggs

    Deep historical trends suggest the United States could be moving toward a distinctly novel form of fascism, embracing elements of the historical phenomenon as it appeared in such countries as Italy, Germany, Japan, and Spain while departing in significant ways. A twenty-first century fascism would…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Research in Analytical Psychology and Jungian Studies

  • Title IX: The Transformation of Sex Discrimination in Education book cover

    Title IX

    The Transformation of Sex Discrimination in Education, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Kaufer Busch, William E. Thro

    This book examines the history and evolution of Title IX, a landmark 1972 law prohibiting sex discrimination at educational institutions receiving federal funding. Elizabeth Kaufer Busch and William Thro illuminate the ways in which the interpretation and implementation of Title IX have been…

    Paperback – 2018-05-21
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States book cover

    The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jerald Podair, Darren Dochuk

    The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States is a comprehensive introduction to the most important trends and developments in the study of modern United States history. Driven by interdisciplinary scholarship, the thirty-four original chapters underscore the vast range of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City book cover

    George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City

    1st Edition

    By Julia King

    During his lifetime, the work of architect George Hadfield (1763-1826) was highly regarded, both in England and the United States. Since his death, however, Hadfield's contributions to architecture have slowly faded from view, and few of his buildings survive. In order to reassess Hadfield's career…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Joe Louis: Sports and Race in Twentieth-Century America book cover

    Joe Louis

    Sports and Race in Twentieth-Century America, 1st Edition

    By Marcy S. Sacks

    This insightful study offers a fresh perspective on the life and career of champion boxer Joe Louis. The remarkable success and global popularity of the "Brown Bomber" made him a lightning rod for debate over the role and rights of African Americans in the United States. Historian Marcy S. Sacks…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • On African-American Rhetoric book cover

    On African-American Rhetoric

    1st Edition

    By Keith Gilyard, Adam J. Banks

    On African-American Rhetoric traces the arc of strategic language use by African Americans from rhetorical forms such as slave narratives and the spirituals to Black digital expression and contemporary activism. The governing idea is to illustrate the basic call-response process of African-American…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

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