History: American History

  • The Routledge History of Queer America book cover

    The Routledge History of Queer America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Don Romesburg

    The Routledge History of Queer America presents the first comprehensive synthesis of the rapidly developing field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer US history. Featuring nearly thirty chapters on essential subjects and themes from colonial times through the present, this collection…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • The Inter-American Human Rights System: The Law and Politics of Institutional Change book cover

    The Inter-American Human Rights System

    The Law and Politics of Institutional Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Par Engstrom, Courtney Hillebrecht

    At the time of the adoption of the American Declaration on the Rights and Duties of Man in 1948, there was little indication that the Declaration would ultimately yield a highly institutionalized system comprised of a quasi-judicial Inter-American Commission and an authoritative Inter-American…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

  • The British and French in the Atlantic 1650-1800: Comparisons and Contrasts book cover

    The British and French in the Atlantic 1650-1800

    Comparisons and Contrasts, 1st Edition

    By Gwenda Morgan, Peter Rushton

    The British and French in the Atlantic 1650-1800 provides a comprehensive history of this complex period and explores the contrasting worlds of the British and the French Empires as they strove to develop new societies in the Americas. Charting the volatile relationship between the British and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • Musicians' Migratory Patterns: The African Drum as Symbol in Early America book cover

    Musicians' Migratory Patterns: The African Drum as Symbol in Early America

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Johnson

    Musicians’ Migratory Patterns: The African Drum as Symbol in Early America questions the ban that was placed on the African drum in early America. It shows the functional use of the drum for celebrations, weddings, funerals, religious ceremonies, and nonviolent communication. The assumption that "…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31
    Routledge
    CMS Cultural Expressions in Music

  • The School in the United States: A Documentary History book cover

    The School in the United States

    A Documentary History, 4th Edition

    Edited by James W. Fraser

    The School in the United States collects a wide range of essential primary documents of the history of education in the United States, from colonial America to present-day reform efforts. Expertly chosen by historian and education scholar James Fraser, these documents incorporate many different…

    Paperback – 2019-03-29
    Routledge

  • Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America, 1763 – 1912 book cover

    Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America, 1763 – 1912

    1st Edition

    By S.C Johnson

    First published in 1913, this valuable and scholarly work is an account of the flow of population from the British Isles to the United States and Canada during the nineteenth century and the author’s extensive researches into government reports and papers has brought together a great deal of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Conservative Movement and the Vietnam War: The Other Side of Vietnam book cover

    The Conservative Movement and the Vietnam War

    The Other Side of Vietnam, 1st Edition

    By Seth Offenbach

    The Vietnam War was the central political issue of the 1960s and 1970s. This study by Seth Offenbach explains how the conflict shaped modern conservatism. The war caused disputes between the pro-war anti-communists right and libertarian conservatives who opposed the war. At the same time, Christian…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in American History

  • America's Vietnam War and Its French Connection book cover

    America's Vietnam War and Its French Connection

    1st Edition

    By Frank Cain

    That America was drawn into the Vietnam War by the French has been recognized, but rarely explored. This book analyzes the years from 1945 with the French military reconquest of Vietnam until 1963 with the execution of the French-endorsed dictator, Ngo Dinh Diem, demonstrating how the US should not…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge

  • Mexican American Women, Dress and Gender: Pachucas, Chicanas, Cholas book cover

    Mexican American Women, Dress and Gender

    Pachucas, Chicanas, Cholas, 1st Edition

    By Amaia Ibarraran-Bigalondo

    Mexican American women have endured several layers of discrimination deriving from a strong patriarchal tradition and a difficult socioeconomic and cultural situation within the US ethnic and class organization. However, there have been groups of women who have defied their fates at different times…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Why Vote?: Essential Questions About the Future of Elections in America book cover

    Why Vote?

    Essential Questions About the Future of Elections in America, 1st Edition

    By Daniel M. Shea

    For nearly 200 years, Americans have pinned the democratic character of their system on elections. In many ways, we have become an election-crazed nation, ever-hoping that the next grand contest or the next great candidate will save the day. But tectonic shifts abound – changes that are distorting…

    Paperback – 2019-03-13
    Routledge

  • Ideologies of American Foreign Policy book cover

    Ideologies of American Foreign Policy

    1st Edition

    By John Callaghan, Brendon O'Connor, Mark Phythian

    A comprehensive account of ideology and its role in the foreign policy of the United States of America, this book investigates the way United States foreign policy has been understood, debated and explained in the period since the US emerged as a global force, on its way to becoming the world power…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • The Stigmatization of Conspiracy Theory since the 1950s:

    The Stigmatization of Conspiracy Theory since the 1950s

    "A Plot to Make us Look Foolish", 1st Edition

    By Katharina Thalmann

    Are conspiracy theories everywhere and is everyone a conspiracy theorist? This ground-breaking study challenges some of the widely shared assessments in the scholarship about a perceived mainstreaming of conspiracy theory. It claims that conspiracy theory underwent a significant shift in status in…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Conspiracy Theories

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