History: American History

  • The World of Indigenous North America book cover

    The World of Indigenous North America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Warrior

    The World of Indigenous North America is a comprehensive look at issues that concern indigenous people in North America. Though no single volume can cover every tribe and every issue around this fertile area of inquiry, this book takes on the fields of law, archaeology, literature,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14
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    Routledge Worlds

  • The Poetics and Politics of the American Gothic: Gender and Slavery in Nineteenth-Century American Literature book cover

    The Poetics and Politics of the American Gothic

    Gender and Slavery in Nineteenth-Century American Literature, 1st Edition

    By Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet

    Taking as its point of departure recent insights about the performative nature of genre, The Poetics and Politics of the American Gothic challenges the critical tendency to accept at face value that gothic literature is mainly about fear. Instead, Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet argues that the American…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
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  • New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam book cover

    New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn-Marie Gibson, Herbert Berg

    New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam contributes to the ongoing dialogue about the nature and influence of the Nation of Islam (NOI), bringing fresh insights to areas that have previously been overlooked in the scholarship of Elijah Muhammad’s NOI, the Imam W.D. Mohammed community and Louis…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21
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    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Encyclopedia of American Humorists book cover

    Encyclopedia of American Humorists

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven H. Gale

    First published in 1988, this book contains entries on famous American Humorists. Humor has been present in American literature, from the beginning, and has developed characteristics that reflect the American character, both regional and national. Although American literature was, in the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-20
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    Routledge Revivals

  • S. J. Perelman: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    S. J. Perelman

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven H. Gale

    First published in 1985, this bibliography focuses on the works of S. J. Perelman as a humorist, author, and screenwriter. It is divided into two major sections: "Works by S. J. Perelman" and "Critical Responses". Within each section, there are subdivisions which focus on various areas of S. J.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-20
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    Routledge Revivals

  • S. J. Perelman: Critical Essays book cover

    S. J. Perelman

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven H. Gale

    First published in 1992, this book focuses on the oeuvre of S. J. Perelman. Taken together, the essays included serve as an introduction to this important humorist’s work, both in terms of the specific short prose pieces, plays, and films examined and as an overview of his lengthy professional…

    Paperback – 2017-02-20
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Disinformation Age: The Collapse of Liberal Democracy in the United States book cover

    The Disinformation Age

    The Collapse of Liberal Democracy in the United States, 1st Edition

    By Eric Cheyfitz

    The Disinformation Age, beginning in the present and going back to the American colonial period, constructs an original historical explanation for the current political crisis and the reasons the two major political parties cannot address it effectively. Commentators inside and outside academia…

    Hardback – 2017-02-20
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    Routledge Advances in American History

  • Famine Irish and the American Racial State book cover

    Famine Irish and the American Racial State

    1st Edition

    By Peter D. O'Neill

    Accounts of Irish racialization in the United States have tended to stress Irish difference. Famine Irish and the American Racial State takes a different stance. This interdisciplinary, transnational work uses an array of cultural artifacts, including novels, plays, songs, cartoons, government…

    Hardback – 2017-02-06
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    Routledge Advances in American History

  • The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History: 1865 to the Present book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History

    1865 to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christos Frentzos, Antonio S. Thompson

    The Routledge Handbook of U.S. 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 in the modern period. Each chapter begins with  a brief…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
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  • The French Revolution and the Birth of Electoral Democracy book cover

    The French Revolution and the Birth of Electoral Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Melvin Edelstein

    Democracy is perhaps the defining characteristic of modern Western society, but even as late as the nineteenth century it was often viewed with suspicion by many who saw it as akin to anarchy and mob rule. It was not until the French and American revolutions of the eighteenth century that electoral…

    Paperback – 2017-01-06
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  • The Routledge Handbook of Asian American Studies book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Asian American Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cindy I-Fen Cheng

    The Routledge Handbook of Asian American Studies brings together leading scholars and scholarship to capture the state of the field of Asian American Studies, as a generation of researchers have expanded the field with new paradigms and methodological tools. Inviting readers to consider new…

    Hardback – 2016-12-29
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  • Native American Survivance, Memory, and Futurity: The Gerald Vizenor Continuum book cover

    Native American Survivance, Memory, and Futurity

    The Gerald Vizenor Continuum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Däwes, Alexandra Hauke

    According to Kimberly Blaeser, Gerald Vizenor is "the most prolific Native American writer of the twentieth century," and Christopher Teuton rightfully calls him "one of the most innovative and brilliant American Indian writers" today." With more than 40 books of fiction, poetry, life writing,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14
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    Routledge Research in Transnational Indigenous Perspectives

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