American Studies Products

  • The USA and Canada 2016

    18th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Combining impartial analysis with reliable facts and figures, this fully revised and updated 18th edition provides up-to-date commentary on these vast North American nations. General Survey Essays by leading experts analyse topics of regional importance, including: - US-Canadian economic…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • War Gothic in Literature and Culture

    Edited by Steffen Hantke, Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet

    In the context of the current explosion of interest in Gothic literature and popular culture, this interdisciplinary collection of essays explores for the first time the rich and long-standing relationship between war and the Gothic. Critics have described the global Seven Year’s War as the "…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The Big Smallness

    Niche Marketing, the American Culture Wars, and the New Children’s Literature

    By Michelle Ann Abate

    This book is the first full-length critical study to explore the rapidly growing cadre of amateur-authored, independently-published, and niche-market picture books that have been released during the opening decades of the twenty-first century. Emerging from a powerful combination of the ease and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Rethinking the Black Freedom Movement

    By Yohuru R. Williams

    The African American struggle for civil rights in the twentieth century is one of the most important stories in American history. With all the information available, however, it is easy for even the most enthusiastic reader to be overwhelmed. In Rethinking the Black Freedom Movement, Yohuru…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19 
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • Bodies and Lives in Ancient America

    Health Before Columbus

    By Debra L. Martin, Anna J. Osterholtz

    Bodies and Lives in Ancient America offers a broad overview of what it was like to live and die throughout North America before European contact. Using a unique life history approach, the book moves from pregnancy and birth through to senescence. Drawing on biological data gathered from human…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2016

    24th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Published annually, this 24th edition brings together a unique combination of the latest data on, and detailed analysis of, a vast region. Scrupulously updated by Europa’s experienced editors, the volume also includes contributions from regional specialists. New for 2016:- analysis of all recent…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • The Routledge Companion to Native American Literature

    Edited by Deborah Madsen

    The Routledge Companion to Native American Literature engages the multiple scenes of tension — historical, political, cultural, and aesthetic — that constitutes a problematic legacy in terms of community identity, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, language, and sovereignty in the study of Native…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Companions

  • The Global Financial Crisis

    From US subprime mortgages to European sovereign debt

    By George K. Zestos

    Although banking and sovereign debt crises are not unusual, the crisis that has unfolded across the world since 2007 has been unique in both its scale and scope. It has also been unusual in being both triggered by, and mainly affecting, developed economies. Starting with the US subprime mortgage…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Language and Learning in a Post-Colonial Context

    A Critical Ethnographic Study in Schools in Haiti

    By Marky Jean-Pierre

    This book explores the social, political, and historical forces that mediate language ideology and practices in post-colonial education and how such ideology and practices influence students’ academic achievement. Jean-Pierre provides empirical evidence that a relationship exists between language…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Ethics, Technology and the American Way of War

    Cruise Missiles and US Security Policy

    By Reuben E. Brigety II

    A new investigation into how the advent of precision-guided munitions affects the likelihood of US policy makers to use force. As such, this is an inquiry into the impact of ethics, strategy and military technology on the decision calculus of national leaders. Following the first Gulf War in…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Homeland Security and Criminal Justice

    Five Years After 9/11

    Edited by Everette B. Penn

    No event has shaped international events of recent years more than the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Tragically, less than four years later, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. In less than five years, the United States has experienced its worst terrorist attack and worst…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • The Myth of Post-Racialism in Television News

    By Libby Lewis

    This book explores the written and unwritten requirements Black journalists face in their efforts to get and keep jobs in television news. Informed by interviews with journalists themselves, Lewis examines how raced Black journalists and their journalism organizations process their circumstances…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

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