History: American History

  • After American Studies: Rethinking the Legacies of Transnational Exceptionalism book cover

    After American Studies

    Rethinking the Legacies of Transnational Exceptionalism, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Herlihy-Mera

    After American Studies is a timely critique of national and transnational approaches to community, and their forms of belonging and trans/patriotisms. Using reports in multicultural psychology and cultural neuroscience to interpret an array of cultural forms—including literature, art, film,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in American History

  • Henry Ossawa Tanner: Art, Faith, Race, and Legacy book cover

    Henry Ossawa Tanner

    Art, Faith, Race, and Legacy, 1st Edition

    By Naurice Frank Woods, Jr.

    Over the last forty years, renewed interest in the career of Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859–1937) has vaulted him into expanding scholarly discourse on American art. Consequently, he has emerged as the most studied and recognized representative of African American art during the nineteenth century. In…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • Antebellum American Pendant Paintings: New Ways of Looking book cover

    Antebellum American Pendant Paintings

    New Ways of Looking, 1st Edition

    By Wendy N. E. Ikemoto

    Antebellum American Pendant Paintings: New Ways of Looking marks the first sustained study of pendant paintings: discrete images designed as a pair. It opens with a broad overview that anchors the form in the medieval diptych, religious history, and aesthetic theory and explores its cultural and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • American Smuggling as White Collar Crime book cover

    American Smuggling as White Collar Crime

    1st Edition

    By Lawrence Karson

    When Edwin Sutherland introduced the concept of white-collar crime, he referred to the respectable businessmen of his day who had, in the course of their occupations, violated the law whenever it was advantageous to do so. Yet since the founding of the American Republic, numerous otherwise…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Merchants and Migrations: Germans and Americans in Connection, 1776–1835 book cover

    Merchants and Migrations

    Germans and Americans in Connection, 1776–1835, 1st Edition

    By Sam Mustafa

    This title was first published in 2001. Looking at German-American relations between 1776 and 1835, this study argues that it was day-to-day commercial contacts, rather than official diplomatic ties that forged the way in establishing good relations between the two countries. Although concerned…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Inquiry-Based Practice in Social Studies Education: Understanding the Inquiry Design Model book cover

    Inquiry-Based Practice in Social Studies Education

    Understanding the Inquiry Design Model, 1st Edition

    By S.G. Grant, Kathy Swan, John Lee

    Written by the lead authors of the C3 Framework, Inquiry-Based Practice in Social Studies Education: Understanding the Inquiry Design Model presents a conceptual base for shaping the classroom experience through inquiry-based teaching and learning. Using their Inquiry Design Model (IDM), the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22
    Routledge

  • Three Mile Island: The Meltdown Crisis and Nuclear Power in American Popular Culture book cover

    Three Mile Island

    The Meltdown Crisis and Nuclear Power in American Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    By Grace Halden

    Three Mile Island explains the far-reaching consequences of the partial meltdown of Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island power plant on March 28, 1979. Though the disaster was ultimately contained, the fears it triggered had an immediate and lasting impact on public attitudes towards nuclear energy in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • International Perspectives on Chicana/o Studies: This World is My Place book cover

    International Perspectives on Chicana/o Studies

    This World is My Place, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Leen, Niamh Thornton

    This volume examines how the field of Chicana/o studies has developed to become an area of interest to scholars far beyond the United States and Spain. For this reason, the volume includes contributions by a range of international scholars and takes the concept of place as a unifying paradigm. As a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Superheroes and American Self Image: From War to Watergate book cover

    Superheroes and American Self Image

    From War to Watergate, 1st Edition

    By Michael Goodrum

    This book offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of comic-books, mobilising them as a means to understand better the political context in which they are produced. Structured around key political events in the US between 1938 and 1975, the author combines analyses of visual and textual…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Wilsonian Approaches to American Conflicts: From the War of 1812 to the First Gulf War book cover

    Wilsonian Approaches to American Conflicts

    From the War of 1812 to the First Gulf War, 1st Edition

    By Ashley Cox

    This book explores US foreign policy, specifically the history of America’s entry into the War of 1812, the First World War, the Korean War and the First Gulf War. Using a historical case study approach, it demonstrates how the Wilsonian Framework can give us a unique understanding of why the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Reducing Bodies: Mass Culture and the Female Figure in Postwar America book cover

    Reducing Bodies

    Mass Culture and the Female Figure in Postwar America, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth M. Matelski

    Reducing Bodies: Mass Culture and the Female Figure in Postwar America explores the ways in which women in the years following World War II refashioned their bodies—through reducing diets, exercise, and plastic surgery—and asks what insights these changing beauty standards can offer into gender…

    Paperback – 2017-05-26
    Routledge

  • Framing China: Media Images and Political Debates in Britain, the USA and Switzerland, 1900-1950 book cover

    Framing China

    Media Images and Political Debates in Britain, the USA and Switzerland, 1900-1950, 1st Edition

    By Ariane Knüsel

    Framing China sheds new light on Western relations with and perceptions of China in the first half of the twentieth century. In this ground-breaking book, Ariane Knüsel examines how China was portrayed in political debates and the media in Britain, the USA and Switzerland between 1900 and 1950. By…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

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