History: American History

  • Women and Cartography in the Progressive Era book cover

    Women and Cartography in the Progressive Era

    1st Edition

    By Christina E. Dando

    In the twenty-first century we speak of a geospatial revolution, but over one hundred years ago another mapping revolution was in motion. Women’s lives were in motion: they were playing a greater role in public on a variety of fronts. As women became more mobile (physically, socially, politically),…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • Burying America’s World War Dead book cover

    Burying America’s World War Dead

    1st Edition

    By Tracy Fisher

    After the World War ended, the families of the American war dead were faced with a difficult choice. Political leaders like former President Theodore Roosevelt were encouraging families to leave the dead with their comrades in European cemeteries to create stronger political ties between the United…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • The Black Arts Movement and the Black Panther Party in American Visual Culture book cover

    The Black Arts Movement and the Black Panther Party in American Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    By Jo-Ann Morgan

    This book examines a range of visual expressions of Black Power across American art and popular culture from 1965 through 1972. It begins with case studies of artist groups, including Spiral, OBAC and AfriCOBRA, who began questioning Western aesthetic traditions and created work that honored…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • Film and Modern American Art: The Dialogue between Cinema and Painting book cover

    Film and Modern American Art

    The Dialogue between Cinema and Painting, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Manthorne

    Between the 1890s and the 1930s, movie going became an established feature of everyday life across America. Movies constituted an enormous visual data bank and changed the way artist and public alike interpreted images. This book explores modern painting as a response to, and an appropriation of,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Arts and Culture of the American Civil War book cover

    The Arts and Culture of the American Civil War

    1st Edition

    Edited by James A. Davis

    In 1864, Union soldier Charles George described a charge into battle by General Phil Sheridan: "Such a picture of earnestness and determination I never saw as he showed as he came in sight of the battle field . . . What a scene for a painter!" These words proved prophetic, as Sheridan’s desperate…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Freedom in the Circum-Caribbean: The Jamaican Maroons and Creek Nation Compared book cover

    Negotiating Freedom in the Circum-Caribbean

    The Jamaican Maroons and Creek Nation Compared, 1st Edition

    By Helen M. McKee

    Bringing together Jamaican Maroons and indigenous communities into one framework – for the first time – McKee compares and contrasts how these non-white, semi-autonomous communities were ultimately reduced by Anglophone colonists. In particular, questions are asked about Maroon and Creek…

    Hardback – 2019-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas

  • The Civil War and Slavery Reconsidered: Negotiating the Peripheries book cover

    The Civil War and Slavery Reconsidered

    Negotiating the Peripheries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura R. Sandy, Marie S. Molloy

    Following the suggestion of the historian Peter Parish, these essays probe "the edges" of slavery and the sectional conflict. The authors seek to recover forgotten stories, exceptional cases and contested identities to reveal the forces that shaped America, in the era of "the Long Civil War," c…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in American History

  • The United States and Genocide: (Re)Defining the Relationship book cover

    The United States and Genocide

    (Re)Defining the Relationship, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey S. Bachman

    There exists a dominant narrative that essentially defines the US’ relationship with genocide through what the US has failed to do to stop or prevent genocide, rather than through how its actions have contributed to the commission of genocide. This narrative acts to conceal the true nature of the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Revival: The Struggle for South America (1931): Economy & Ideology book cover

    Revival: The Struggle for South America (1931)

    Economy & Ideology, 1st Edition

    By Joao Frederico Normano

    This book, which recalls in some degree Lord Bryce's investigations on the Americas, reviews the foreign trade of South America and examines the opportunities and methods of investment which the continent provides and has provided, and its relation to foreign countries.The author depicts the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Roosevelt and His America (1933) book cover

    Revival: Roosevelt and His America (1933)

    1st Edition

    By Bernard Fay

    President Roosevelt gave an opportunity to study American energy and initiative and its freedom from all formulas and methods. During the eventful months of 1933 the President and the people of the United States proved that they were able to discard the past entirely – everything, even the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Nation Apart: The African-American Experience and White Nationalism book cover

    A Nation Apart

    The African-American Experience and White Nationalism, 1st Edition

    By Arnold Birenbaum

    This book examines the ongoing struggle for social justice by and for African Americans. Examining the persistent rolling back of civil and voting rights for this population and other minorities since the end of Reconstruction, the author discusses the continued colonization of African Americans…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Atlantic Lives: A Comparative Approach to Early America book cover

    Atlantic Lives

    A Comparative Approach to Early America, 2nd Edition

    By Timothy Shannon

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    Routledge

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