History: American History

  • The Tragedy of Vietnam book cover

    The Tragedy of Vietnam

    5th Edition

    By Patrick J. Hearden

    The Tragedy of Vietnam is a brief and accessible text providing a comprehensive overview of the causes and consequences of the Vietnam War. Patrick J. Hearden offers historical background of the conflict and examines its long-term consequences on a regional and global scale. This fifth edition…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge

  • Communication Crisis at Kent State: A Case Study book cover

    Communication Crisis at Kent State

    A Case Study, 1st Edition

    By Phillip K. Tompkins, Elaine Vanden Bout Anderson

    Originally published in 1971. On May 4th, 1970, shots fired by the Ohio National Guard at Kent State University were heard around the world. People were either outraged by the killings or outraged at the students. Instant experts rendered the judgment that it was all a problem of communication.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • Crucible of a Generation: How the Attack on Pearl Harbor Transformed America book cover

    Crucible of a Generation

    How the Attack on Pearl Harbor Transformed America, 1st Edition

    By J. Kenneth Brody

    Crucible of a Generation tells the story of the fifteen days surrounding the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor through the pages of eight leading American newspapers. Focusing on publications such as The New York Times and the Chicago Tribune, J. Kenneth Brody paints a vivid picture of U.S.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25
    Routledge

  • The 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing: Anarchy and Terrorism in Progressive Era America book cover

    The 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing

    Anarchy and Terrorism in Progressive Era America, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey A. Johnson

    This book places the 1916 San Francisco Preparedness Day Bombing within the broader context of American radicalism and isolationism during the Progressive Era. A concise narrative and key primary documents offer readers an introduction to this episode of domestic violence and the subsequent,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Regulating the Lives of Women: Social Welfare Policy from Colonial Times to the Present book cover

    Regulating the Lives of Women

    Social Welfare Policy from Colonial Times to the Present, 3rd Edition

    By Mimi Abramovitz

    Widely praised as an outstanding contribution to social welfare and feminist scholarship, Regulating the Lives of Women (1988, 1996) was one of the first books to apply a race and gender lens to the U.S. welfare state. The first two editions successfully exposed how myths and stereotypes built into…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge

  • Behind the Fog: How the U.S. Cold War Radiological Weapons Program Exposed Innocent Americans book cover

    Behind the Fog

    How the U.S. Cold War Radiological Weapons Program Exposed Innocent Americans, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Martino-Taylor

    Behind the Fog is the first in-depth, comprehensive examination of the United States’ Cold War radiological weapons program. The book examines controversial military-sponsored studies and field trials using radioactive "simulants" that exposed American civilians to radiation and other hazardous…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge

  • Propaganda, Persuasion and the Great War: Heredity in the modern sale of products and political ideas book cover

    Propaganda, Persuasion and the Great War

    Heredity in the modern sale of products and political ideas, 1st Edition

    By Pier Paolo Pedrini

    How to persuade citizens to enlist? How to convince them to fight in a war which was, for many, distant in terms of kilometres as well as interest? Modern persuasion techniques, both political and commercial, were used to motivate enlistment and financial support to build a "factory of consensus".…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Scientific Practices in European History, 1200-1800: A Book of Texts book cover

    Scientific Practices in European History, 1200-1800

    A Book of Texts, 1st Edition

    By Peter Dear

    Scientific Practices in European History, 1200–1800 presents and situates a collection of extracts from both widely known texts by such figures as Copernicus, Newton, and Lavoisier, and lesser known but significant items, all chosen to provide a perspective on topics in social, cultural and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge

  • Understanding Racist Activism: Theory, Methods, and Research book cover

    Understanding Racist Activism

    Theory, Methods, and Research, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen M. Blee

    White supremacist groups are highly secretive, so their public propaganda tells us little about their operations or the people they attract. To understand the world of organized racism it is necessary to study it from the inside by talking to their members and observing their groups. Doing so…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • The Sixties book cover

    The Sixties

    5th Edition

    By Terry Anderson

    The Sixties is a stimulating account of a turbulent age in America. Terry Anderson examines why the nation experienced a full decade of tumult and change, and he explores why most Americans felt social, political and cultural changes were not only necessary but mandatory in the 1960s.  The book…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Respectability as Moral Map and Public Discourse in the Nineteenth Century book cover

    Respectability as Moral Map and Public Discourse in the Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    By Woodruff D. Smith

    Despite the fact that respectability is universally recognized as a feature of nineteenth-century society, it has seldom been studied as a subject in itself. In this path-breaking book, Woodruff D. Smith interprets respectability as a highly significant cultural phenomenon, incorporating both a…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • The Routledge History of the American South book cover

    The Routledge History of the American South

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maggi M. Morehouse

    The Routledge History of the American South looks at the major themes that have developed in the interdisciplinary field of Southern Studies. With fifteen original essays from experts in their respective fields, the handbook addresses such diverse topics as southern linguistics, music (secular and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

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