History: American History

  • Projections of Power in the Americas book cover

    Projections of Power in the Americas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helene Balslev Clausen, Niels Bjerre-Poulsen, Jan Gustafsson

    Two phenomena are of central interest in the nine contributions that make up this volume: one is the question of power and its multiple forms, and the other is that geographical, political and cultural multifaceted unity we call the ‘the Americas’. The book is a multidisciplinary effort, written by…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
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    Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas

  • Quakers and Their Allies in the Abolitionist Cause, 1754-1808 book cover

    Quakers and Their Allies in the Abolitionist Cause, 1754-1808

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maurice Jackson, Susan Kozel

    This volume explores the significant connections between the Quaker community and the abolitionist cause in America. The case studies that make up the collection mainly focus on the greater Philadelphia area, a hotbed of the abolitionist movement and the location of the first American abolition…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
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    Perspectives on Early America

  • Race, Social Science and the Crisis of Manhood, 1890-1970: We are the Supermen book cover

    Race, Social Science and the Crisis of Manhood, 1890-1970

    We are the Supermen, 1st Edition

    By Malinda Alaine Lindquist

    Black Social Science and the Crisis of Manhood, 1890-1970 describes the young black male crisis, why we are largely unfamiliar with the story of the black superman, and why this matters to contemporary debates. It does so by returning to the work of those original black social scientists to explore…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
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    Routledge Studies in African American History

  • Thomas Harriot and His World: Mathematics, Exploration, and Natural Philosophy in Early Modern England book cover

    Thomas Harriot and His World

    Mathematics, Exploration, and Natural Philosophy in Early Modern England, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Fox

    This second volume of papers on Thomas Harriot edited by Professor Robert Fox is based on the annual Harriot lectures delivered at Oriel College, Oxford between 2000 and 2009. It complements the previous volume, published as Thomas Harriot: An Elizabethan Man of Science in 2000. The focus in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • The Cold War 1949-2016 book cover

    The Cold War 1949-2016

    3rd Edition

    By Martin McCauley

    Covering the development of the Cold War from the mid-twentieth century to the present day, The Cold War 1949–2016 explores the struggle for world domination that took place between the United States and the Soviet Union following the Second World War. The conflict between these two superpowers…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • The Life and Works of Augusta Jane Evans Wilson, 1835–1909 book cover

    The Life and Works of Augusta Jane Evans Wilson, 1835–1909

    1st Edition

    By Brenda Ayres

    Over the course of her 57-year career, Augusta Jane Evans Wilson published nine best-selling novels, but her significant contributions to American literature have until recently gone largely unrecognized. Brenda Ayres, in her long overdue critical biography of the novelist once referred to as the '…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • The Pacific Basin: An Introduction book cover

    The Pacific Basin

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shane J. Barter, Michael Weiner

    The Pacific Basin: An Introduction is a new textbook which provides an interdisciplinary and comparative overview of the emerging Pacific world. Interest in the Pacific Basin has increased markedly in recent years, driven largely by the rise of China as a global rival to the United States and Asian…

    Paperback – 2017-05-19
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  • The Routledge Research Companion to Law and Humanities in Nineteenth-Century America book cover

    The Routledge Research Companion to Law and Humanities in Nineteenth-Century America

    1st Edition

    By Nan Goodman, Simon Stern

    Nineteenth-century America witnessed some of the most important and fruitful areas of intersection between the law and humanities, as people began to realize that the law, formerly confined to courts and lawyers, might also find expression in a variety of ostensibly non-legal areas such as painting…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16
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  • The Return of Epidemics: Health and Society in Peru During the Twentieth Century book cover

    The Return of Epidemics

    Health and Society in Peru During the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Marcos Cueto

    Historians have long recognized epidemics to be a significant, though sometimes hidden, factor in the fortunes of societies and civilizations. The study of epidemics heightens our understanding of relationships between economic systems and living conditions. It illuminates the ideologies and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
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    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Americans Experience Russia: Encountering the Enigma, 1917 to the Present book cover

    Americans Experience Russia

    Encountering the Enigma, 1917 to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Choi Chatterjee, Beth Holmgren

    Americans Experience Russia analyzes how American scholars, journalists, and artists envisioned, experienced, and interpreted Russia/the Soviet Union over the last century. While many histories of diplomatic, economic, and intellectual connections between the United States and the Soviet Union can…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10
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    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Rethinking the American Labor Movement book cover

    Rethinking the American Labor Movement

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Faue

    Rethinking the American Labor Movement tells the story of the various groups and incidents that make up what we think of as the "labor movement." While the efforts of the American labor force towards greater wealth parity have been rife with contention, the struggle has embraced a broad vision of a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03
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    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • Charlie Chaplin: A Political Biography from Victorian Britain to Modern America book cover

    Charlie Chaplin

    A Political Biography from Victorian Britain to Modern America, 1st Edition

    By Richard Carr

    Richard Carr’s Charlie Chaplin places politics at the centre of the filmmaker’s life as it looks beyond Chaplin’s role as a comedic figure to his constant political engagement both on and off the screen. Drawing from a wealth of archival sources from across the globe, Carr provides an in-depth…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Biographies

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