History: American History

  • Tuberculosis in the Americas, 1870-1945: Beneath the Anguish in Philadelphia and Buenos Aires book cover

    Tuberculosis in the Americas, 1870-1945

    Beneath the Anguish in Philadelphia and Buenos Aires, 1st Edition

    By Vera Blinn Reber

    This book focuses on the era during which the cause of tuberculosis had been identified, and public health officials were seeking to prevent it, but scientists had not yet found a cure. By examining tuberculosis comparatively in two Atlantic port cities, Buenos Aires and Philadelphia, it explores…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas

  • Enlightenment Orientalism in the American Mind, 1770-1807 book cover

    Enlightenment Orientalism in the American Mind, 1770-1807

    1st Edition

    By Matthew H. Pangborn

    This study engages with the emerging field of energy humanities to provide close readings of several early American oriental-observer tales. The popular genre of orientalism offered Americans a means to critique new ideas of identity, history, and nationality accompanying protoindustrialization and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Early America

  • Ho Chi Minh book cover

    Ho Chi Minh

    1st Edition

    By Peter Neville

    Ho Chi Minh explores the life of this globally important twentieth-century figure and offers new insights into his lengthy career, including his often-forgotten involvement with British intermediaries in 1945–46 and with the United States in 1944–45. Ho was the father of his nation, a major…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • The Anxiety of Ascent: Middle-Class Narratives in Germany and America book cover

    The Anxiety of Ascent

    Middle-Class Narratives in Germany and America, 1st Edition

    By Scott Doidge

    This intriguing book re-evaluates a narrative of cultural decline that developed in the wake of Max Weber’s The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. For Weber, and a group of influential sociologists that followed, Western modernity is marked by growing disenchantment with the beliefs and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge
    Morality, Society and Culture

  • Special Relationships in World Politics: Inter-state Friendship and Diplomacy after the Second World War book cover

    Special Relationships in World Politics

    Inter-state Friendship and Diplomacy after the Second World War, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Haugevik

    Claims of inter-state ‘specialness’ are commonplace in international politics. But how do some relationships between states come to be seen and categorized as ‘special’ in the first place? And what impact, if any, do recurring public representations of specialness have on states’ political and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Dimensions of Settler Colonialism in a Transnational Perspective: Experiences, Actors, Spaces book cover

    Dimensions of Settler Colonialism in a Transnational Perspective

    Experiences, Actors, Spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Bischoff

    As a field of research, settler colonial studies has developed dynamically in recent years. This volume contributes a set of much-needed empirical analyses of the microhistory and practices of settler colonialism. Incorporating six case studies from across the Anglo-world, including the United…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29
    Routledge

  • Reconciliation after Civil Wars: Global Perspectives book cover

    Reconciliation after Civil Wars

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Quigley, James Hawdon

    How do former enemies reconcile after civil wars? Do they ever really reconcile in any complete sense? How is political reunification related to longer-term cultural reintegration? Bringing together experts on civil wars around the modern world – the United States, Spain, Rwanda, Colombia, Russia,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Inside Affirmative Action: The Executive Order That Transformed America's Workforce book cover

    Inside Affirmative Action

    The Executive Order That Transformed America's Workforce, 1st Edition

    By Karin Williamson Pedrick, Sandra Arnold Scham

    Affirmative action is still a reality of the American workplace. How is it that such a controversial Federal program has managed to endure for more than five decades? Inside Affirmative Action addresses this question. Beyond the usual ideological debate and discussions about the effects of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Africa in Black Liberation Activism: Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael and Walter Rodney book cover

    Africa in Black Liberation Activism

    Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael and Walter Rodney, 1st Edition

    By Tunde Adeleke

    This book revisits and analyzes three of the most accomplished twentieth century Black Diaspora activists: Malcolm X (1925–1965), Stokely Carmichael (1941–1998) and Walter Rodney (1942–1980). All three began their careers in the Diaspora and later turned toward Africa. This became the foundation…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Reconstructing Historic Landmarks: Fabrication, Negotiation, and the Past book cover

    Reconstructing Historic Landmarks

    Fabrication, Negotiation, and the Past, 1st Edition

    By Wayde Brown

    Historic reconstructions have been a consistent part of the historic preservation and heritage conservation movements in the United States and Canada. Indeed, reconstruction has been the primary tool at the most influential historic sites, for example: the Governor's Palace and the Capitol at…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Saving Spaces: Historic Land Conservation in the United States book cover

    Saving Spaces

    Historic Land Conservation in the United States, 1st Edition

    By John H. Sprinkle, Jr.

    Saving Spaces offers an historical overview of the struggle to conserve both individual parcels of land and entire landscapes from destruction in the United States. John Sprinkle, Jr. identifies the ways in which the identification, evaluation, and stewardship of selected buildings and landscapes…

    Paperback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge

  • A Narrative History of the American Press book cover

    A Narrative History of the American Press

    1st Edition

    By Gregory A. Borchard

    Beginning with the American Revolution and spanning over two hundred years of American journalism, A Narrative History of the American Press provides an overview of the events, institutions, and people who have shaped the press, from the creation of the First Amendment to today. Gregory A. Borchard…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

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