History: American History

  • The World of Colonial America: An Atlantic Handbook book cover

    The World of Colonial America

    An Atlantic Handbook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ignacio Gallup-Diaz

    The World of Colonial America: An Atlantic Handbook offers a comprehensive and in-depth survey of cutting-edge research into the communities, cultures, and colonies that comprised colonial America, with a focus on the processes through which communities were created, destroyed, and recreated that…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • McCarthyism: The Realities, Delusions and Politics Behind the 1950s Red Scare book cover

    McCarthyism

    The Realities, Delusions and Politics Behind the 1950s Red Scare, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Michaels

    In this succinct text, Jonathan Michaels examines the rise of anti-communist sentiment in the postwar United States, exploring the factors that facilitated McCarthyism and assessing the long-term effects on US politics and culture. McCarthyism:The Realities, Delusions and Politics Behind the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-20
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    Critical Moments in American History

  • Conflict After the Cold War: Arguments on Causes of War and Peace book cover

    Conflict After the Cold War

    Arguments on Causes of War and Peace, 5th Edition

    Edited by Richard K. Betts

    Edited by one of the most renowned scholars in the field, Richard Betts' Conflict After the Cold War assembles classic and contemporary readings on enduring problems of international security. Offering broad historical and philosophical breadth, the carefully chosen and excerpted selections in this…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
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  • Doing Violence, Making Race book cover

    Doing Violence, Making Race

    1st Edition

    By Mattias Smångs

    The subject of lynching has spawned a vast body of important research, but this research suffers from important blind spots and disjunctures. By broadening the scope of research problem formulation, staking out new theoretical-analytical tracks, and drawing upon recent innovations in statistical…

    Hardback – 2017-04-04
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    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Capturing Japan in Nineteenth-Century New England Photography Collections book cover

    Capturing Japan in Nineteenth-Century New England Photography Collections

    1st Edition

    By Eleanor M. Hight

    Capturing Japan in Nineteenth-Century New England Photography Collections examines the evidence left behind from a famous first encounter-that of prominent New England Americans with the remnants of feudal Japan in the 1870s and 1880s. The study reveals that, despite these Americans' varied reasons…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
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  • Military Ethos and Visual Culture in Post-Conquest Mexico book cover

    Military Ethos and Visual Culture in Post-Conquest Mexico

    1st Edition

    By Mónica Domínguez Torres

    Bringing to bear her extensive knowledge of the cultures of Renaissance Europe and sixteenth-century Mexico, Mónica Domínguez Torres here investigates the significance of military images and symbols in post-Conquest Mexico. She shows how the 'conquest' in fact involved dynamic exchanges between…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Transculturalisms, 1400-1700

  • What is Mormonism?: A Student's Introduction book cover

    What is Mormonism?

    A Student's Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Q. Mason

    What is Mormonism? A Student’s Introduction is an easy-to-read and informative overview of the religion founded by Joseph Smith in 1830. This short and lively book covers Mormonism’s history, core beliefs, rituals, and devotional practices, as well as the impact on the daily lives of its followers.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
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    What is this thing called Religion?

  • The Espionage and Sedition Acts: World War I and the Image of Civil Liberties book cover

    The Espionage and Sedition Acts

    World War I and the Image of Civil Liberties, 1st Edition

    By Mitchell Newton-Matza

    The Espionage and Sedition Acts of 1917-1918 mark one of the most controversial moments in American history. Even as President Woodrow Wilson justified US entry into World War I on the grounds that it would "make the world safe for democracy," the act curtailed civil liberties at home by making it…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23
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    Critical Moments in American History

  • The Great War and Americans in Europe, 1914-1917 book cover

    The Great War and Americans in Europe, 1914-1917

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth D. Rose

    This book examines the experiences of Americans in Europe during the First World War prior to the U.S. declaration of war. Key groups include volunteer soldiers, doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers, reporters, diplomats, peace activists, charitable workers, and long-term American expatriate…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23
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  • The Routledge Sourcebook of Religion and the American Civil War: A History in Documents book cover

    The Routledge Sourcebook of Religion and the American Civil War

    A History in Documents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert R. Mathisen

    In recent years, the intersection of religion and the American Civil War has been the focus of a growing area of scholarship. However, primary sources on this subject are housed in many different archives and libraries scattered across the U.S., and are often difficult to find. The Routledge…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History: The Colonial Period to 1877 book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History

    The Colonial Period to 1877, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christos G. Frentzos, Antonio S. Thompson

    The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History provides a comprehensive analysis of the major events, conflicts, and personalities that have defined and shaped the military history of the United States. This volume, The Colonial Period to 1877, illuminates the early period of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14
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  • The World of the Revolutionary American Republic: Land, Labor, and the Conflict for a Continent book cover

    The World of the Revolutionary American Republic

    Land, Labor, and the Conflict for a Continent, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Shankman

    In its early years, the American Republic was far from stable. Conflict and violence, including major land wars, were defining features of the period from the Revolution to the outbreak of the Civil War, as struggles over who would control land and labor were waged across the North American…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14
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    Routledge Worlds

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