History: American History

  • Black Boston: African American Life and Culture in Urban America, 1750-1860 book cover

    Black Boston

    African American Life and Culture in Urban America, 1750-1860, 1st Edition

    By George A. Levesque

    Between the Revolution and the Civil War, non-slave black Americans existed in the no-man’s land between slavery and freedom. The two generations defined by these two titanic struggles for national survival saw black Bostonians struggle to make real the quintessential values of individual freedom…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Routledge Library Editions: Urban History book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1940 and 1994, draw together research by leading academics in the area of welfare and the welfare state, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine welfare policy, equality, poverty, class, government, social…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20
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    Routledge Revivals

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Pathways from Slavery: British and Colonial Mobilizations in Global Perspective book cover

    Pathways from Slavery

    British and Colonial Mobilizations in Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Seymour Drescher

    Seymour Drescher’s regular, deeply-thought and carefully nuanced arguments have periodically reshaped how we think of the subject of the history of slavery itself. He has discussed the impact of economic and cultural factors on human behaviour and has shown that historical evidence does not lead to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice: Decolonizing Engagement book cover

    Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice

    Decolonizing Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Bryony Onciul

    Current discourse on Indigenous engagement in museum studies is often dominated by curatorial and academic perspectives, in which community voice, viewpoints, and reflections on their collaborations can be under-represented. This book provides a unique look at Indigenous perspectives on museum…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The USA and Canada 2018 book cover

    The USA and Canada 2018

    20th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

      Combining impartial analysis with reliable facts and figures, this fully revised and updated 20th edition provides up-to-date commentary on these vast North American nations. General Survey Essays by leading experts analyse topics of regional importance, including: - US-Canadian integration…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
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    USA and Canada

  • Market Ethics and Practices, c.1300–1850 book cover

    Market Ethics and Practices, c.1300–1850

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Middleton, James E. Shaw

    Market Ethics and Practices, c. 1300–1850 analyses the nature, development, and operation of market ethics in the context of social practices, ranging from rituals of exchange and unofficial expectations to law, institutions, and formal regulations from the late medieval through to the modern era.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • The Ghetto in Global History: 1500 to the Present book cover

    The Ghetto in Global History

    1500 to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Z. Goldman, Joe William Trotter, Jr.

    The Ghetto in Global History explores the stubborn tenacity of ‘the ghetto’ over time. As a concept, policy, and experience, the ghetto has served to maintain social, religious, and racial hierarchies over the past five centuries. Transnational in scope, this book allows readers to draw…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Barbed Wire: Capitalism and the Enclosure of the Commons book cover

    Barbed Wire

    Capitalism and the Enclosure of the Commons, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Brantlinger

    A call to transform the way we think about property, this book examines how capitalism has from its origins sought to enclose or privatize the commons, or land and other forms of property that had been viewed as communally owned, and argues that neoliberal economic policies and the corporate…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge

  • Rediscovering Renaissance Witchcraft book cover

    Rediscovering Renaissance Witchcraft

    1st Edition

    By Marion Gibson

    Rediscovering Renaissance Witchcraft is an exploration of witchcraft in the literature of Britain and America from the 16th and 17th centuries through to the present day. As well as the themes of history and literature (politics and war, genre and intertextuality), the book considers issues of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23
    Routledge

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