American Studies Products

  • Political Street Art

    Communication, Culture and Resistance in Latin America

    By Holly Eva Ryan

    Recent global events, including the ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings, Occupy movements and anti-austerity protests across Europe have renewed scholarly and public interest in collective action, protest strategies and activist subcultures. We know that social movements don’t just contest and politicise…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • The Unfinished Exhibition

    Visualizing Myth, Memory, and the Shadow of the Civil War in Centennial America

    By Susanna W. Gold

    The Centennial decade was an era of ambivalence, the United States still unresolved about the incomprehensible damage it had wrought over four years of Civil War, and why. Philadelphia’s 1876 Centennial Exhibition -- a spectacular international event celebrating one hundred years of American…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Trailblazing African American Public Administrators

    By Beverly C. Edmond, Ron W. Finnell

    While the historical evolution of the field of public administration has long viewed social equity and inclusiveness as a core administrative value, African American voices have all too often been ignored in the discourse about the theory and practice of public administration. This book is the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Non-territorial Autonomy in Divided Societies

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by John Coakley

    Non-territorial autonomy is an unusual method of government based on the notion of the devolution of power to entities within the state which exercise jurisdiction over a population defined by personal features (such as opting for a particular ethnic nationality) rather than by geographical…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

  • Looking Beyond Borderlines

    North America's Frontier Imagination

    By Lee Rodney

    American territorial borders have undergone significant and unparalleled changes in the last decade. They serve as a powerful and emotionally charged locus for American national identity that parallels the historical idea of the frontier. But the concept of the frontier, so central to American…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • North America before the European Invasions

    2nd Edition

    By Alice Beck Kehoe

    Long before it was invaded by Europeans, North America had thousands of years of human history. The land had long been settled by Native Americans who had developed many varied, complex, and long-lasting cultures across the continent. This book looks at the pre-European Native American story in its…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Race and Media

    Edited by Christopher P. Campbell

    The Routledge Companion to Race and Media serves as a comprehensive guide for scholars, students, and media professionals who seek to understand the key debates about the impact of media messages on racial attitudes and understanding. Broad in scope and richly presented from a huge diversity of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • The Architecture of San Juan de Puerto Rico

    Five centuries of urban and architectural experimentation

    By Arleen Pabon-Charneco

    As San Juan nears the 500th anniversary of its founding Arleen Pabón-Charneco explores the urban and architectural developments that have taken place over the last 5 centuries to develop the site from a small Caribbean enclave to a sprawling modern capital. As the oldest European settlement in the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Arts and Culture of the American Civil War

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Sexuality, Gender and Nationalism in Caribbean Literature

    By Kate Houlden

    This book is the first to focus exclusively on issues of gender and sexuality in a range of post-war novels from the Anglophone Caribbean. Concentrating on the 1950s to the mid 1970s, it highlights the diversity of sexual concerns. New readings of seminal figures like Samuel Selvon and George…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Regional Governance in Post-NAFTA North America

    Building without Architecture

    Edited by Brian Bow, Greg Anderson

    Twenty years after NAFTA, the consensus seems to be that the regional project in North America is dead. The trade agreement was never followed up by new institutions that might cement a more ambitious regional community. The Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP), launched with some fanfare in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in North American Politics

  • Island Geographies

    Essays and conversations

    Edited by Elaine Stratford

    <…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

5Series in American Studies

Product Search