History: American History

  • The Imperial Republic: A Structural History of American Constitutionalism from the Colonial Era to the Beginning of the Twentieth Century book cover

    The Imperial Republic

    A Structural History of American Constitutionalism from the Colonial Era to the Beginning of the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By James G. Wilson

    This title was first published in 2002. The Imperial Republic addresses the enduring relationship that the American constitution has with the concept of empire. Early activists frequently used the word to describe the nation they wished to create through revolution and later reform. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Racism in the Neoliberal Era: A Meta History of Elite White Power book cover

    Racism in the Neoliberal Era

    A Meta History of Elite White Power, 1st Edition

    By Randolph Hohle

    Racism in the Neoliberal Era explains how simple racial binaries like black/white are no longer sufficient to explain the persistence of racism, capitalism, and elite white power. The neoliberal era features the largest black middle class in US history and extreme racial marginalization. Hohle…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • America Enters the Cold War: The Road to Global Commitment, 1945–1950 book cover

    America Enters the Cold War

    The Road to Global Commitment, 1945–1950, 1st Edition

    By Kevin E. Grimm

    America Enters the Cold War provides a succinct and insightful analysis of the foreign policy decisions which shaped America’s early involvement in the Cold War. In focusing on key documents and detailing the ideological foundations of U.S. foreign policy, Kevin Grimm situates the events of the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Nationalism and History Education: Curricula and Textbooks in the United States and France book cover

    Nationalism and History Education

    Curricula and Textbooks in the United States and France, 1st Edition

    By Rachel D. Hutchins

    History education, by nature, transmits an ‘official’ version of national identity. National identity is not a fixed entity, and controversy over history teaching is an essential part of the process of redefining and regenerating the nation. France and the United States have in particular…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Eleanor Roosevelt: Palestine, Israel and Human Rights book cover

    Eleanor Roosevelt

    Palestine, Israel and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Geraldine Kidd

    Memorialised as a US heroine and an iconoclastic humanitarian who sought to protect society’s marginalised, Eleanor Roosevelt also, at times, disappointed contemporaries and biographers with some of her stances. Examining a period of her life that has not been extensively explored, this book…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet: Exploration, Encounter, and the French New World book cover

    Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet

    Exploration, Encounter, and the French New World, 1st Edition

    By Laura M. Chmielewski

    In this succinct dual biography, Laura Chmielewski demonstrates how the lives of two French explorers – Jacques Marquette, a Jesuit missionary, and Louis Jolliet, a fur trapper – reveal the diverse world of early America. Following the explorers' epic journey through the center of the American…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Ways of War: American Military History from the Colonial Era to the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Ways of War

    American Military History from the Colonial Era to the Twenty-First Century, 2nd Edition

    By Matthew S. Muehlbauer, David J. Ulbrich

    From the first interactions between European and native peoples to the recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, military issues have always played an important role in American history. Now in its updated second edition, Ways of War comprehensively explains the place of the military within the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-06
    Routledge

  • A History of Architectural Conservation book cover

    A History of Architectural Conservation

    2nd Edition

    By Jukka Jokilehto

    The first book to provide a full history of the development of architectural conservation, A History of Architectural Conservation is considered a landmark publication by architectural conservation students and professionals the world over. Twenty years after its first publication, this new edition…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge

  • US Foreign Policy in The Horn of Africa: From Colonialism to Terrorism book cover

    US Foreign Policy in The Horn of Africa

    From Colonialism to Terrorism, 1st Edition

    By Donna Rose Jackson

    Examining American foreign policy towards the Horn of Africa between 1945 and 1991, this book uses Ethiopia and Somalia as case studies to offer an evaluation of the decision-making process during the Cold War, and consider the impact that these decisions had upon subsequent developments both…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Rethinking the American Prison Movement book cover

    Rethinking the American Prison Movement

    1st Edition

    By Dan Berger, Toussaint Losier

    Rethinking the American Prison Movement provides a short, accessible overview of the transformational and ongoing struggles against America’s prison system. Dan Berger and Toussaint Losier show that prisoners have used strikes, lawsuits, uprisings, writings, and diverse coalitions with free-world…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • Gender, Heteronormativity, and the American Presidency book cover

    Gender, Heteronormativity, and the American Presidency

    1st Edition

    By Aidan Smith

    Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency places notions of gender at the center of its analysis of presidential campaign communications. Over the decades, an investment in gendered representations of would-be leaders has changed little, in spite of the second- and third-wave feminist…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • The Expert Consumer: Associations and Professionals in Consumer Society book cover

    The Expert Consumer

    Associations and Professionals in Consumer Society, 1st Edition

    By Alain Chatriot, Marie-Emmanuelle Chessel

    Recent work has focused on the politics of consumption and its manifestation in a number of situations. This volume extends these debates, providing a tighter focus and contributing to a noticeable gap in the field that numerous scholars are beginning to turn towards: that is, organizations of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge
    The History of Retailing and Consumption

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