American Studies Products

  • Street Level: Los Angeles in the Twenty-First Century

    1st Edition

    By Rob Sullivan

    In the latter part of the C20th, a series of seminal books were written which examined Los Angeles by the likes of Reyner Banham, Mike Davis, Edward Soja, Allen Scott, Michael Dear, Frederick Jameson, Umberto Eco, Bernard-Henri Levy, and Jean Baudrillard which have been hugely influential in…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge

  • Tribes, Land, and the Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Krakoff, Ezra Rosser

    Legal and environmental concerns related to Indian law and tribal lands remain an understudied branch of both indigenous law and environmental law. Native American tribes have a far more complex relationship with the environment than is captured by the stereotype of Indians as environmental…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge
    Law, Property and Society

  • Jonathan Edwards and Justification by Faith

    1st Edition

    By Michael McClenahan

    Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) is widely regarded as North America's most influential theologian. Throughout the early decades of his ministry he engaged in a public and sustained debate with 'Arminian' theology, a crusade that contributed significantly to the events of the Great Awakening. This…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • African American Community Practice Models

    Historical and Contemporary Responses, 1st Edition

    By Iris Carlton-Laney, N Yolanda Burwell

    African American Community Practice Models shows you what you can “see” and “learn” when people of African American descent are put in the center of community analysis and change. This text celebrates African American experiences and challenges you to understand the black…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Manufacturing the Modern Patron in Victorian California

    Cultural Philanthropy, Industrial Capital, and Social Authority, 1st Edition

    By John Ott

    Through the example of Central Pacific Railroad executives, Manufacturing the Modern Patron in Victorian California redirects attention from the usual art historical protagonists - artistic producers - and rewrites narratives of American art from the unfamiliar vantage of patrons and collectors.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Shaping US Military Law

    Governing a Constitutional Military, 1st Edition

    By Joshua E. Kastenberg

    Since the United States’ entry into World War II, the federal judiciary has taken a prominent role in the shaping of the nation’s military laws. Yet, a majority of the academic legal community studying the relationship between the Court and the military establishment argues otherwise providing the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Property in Work

    The Employment Relationship in the Anglo-American Firm, 1st Edition

    By Wanjiru Njoya

    The notion of property in work has deep historical roots in the common law tradition, but is yet to receive the attention it deserves. In this timely and thought-provoking book, Wanjiru Njoya contrasts ideas of ownership and property rights in English, American and European labour law, and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Fan Fiction and Copyright

    Outsider Works and Intellectual Property Protection, 1st Edition

    By Aaron Schwabach

    As long as there have been fans, there has been fan fiction. There seems to be a fundamental human need to tell additional stories about the characters after the book, series, play or movie is over. But developments in information technology and copyright law have put these fan stories at risk of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • The Globalization of Corporate Governance

    1st Edition

    By Alan Dignam, Michael Galanis

    The process of economic globalization, as product and capital markets have become increasingly integrated since WWII, has placed huge, and it is argued by some, irresistible pressures on the world's 'insider' stakeholder oriented corporate governance systems. Insider corporate governance systems in…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • The Persistent Advocate and the Use of Force

    The Impact of the United States upon the Jus ad Bellum in the Post-Cold War Era, 1st Edition

    By Christian Henderson

    This book provides a comprehensive, dispassionate empirical analysis and assessment of the discernible impact that the US has had upon the jus ad bellum in the post-Cold War era. The work focuses on the substantive areas of the jus ad bellum with which the US has most often and significantly…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Terrorism, War and International Law

    The Legality of the Use of Force Against Afghanistan in 2001, 1st Edition

    By Myra Williamson

    This book analyzes the legality of the use of force by the US, the UK and their NATO allies against Afghanistan in 2001. The work challenges the main ground for resorting to force, namely, self-defence under Article 51 of the United Nations' Charter, by examining each element of Article 51 that…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge
    The Ashgate International Law Series

  • There's a Place For Us: The Musical Theatre Works of Leonard Bernstein

    1st Edition

    By Helen Smith

    Leonard Bernstein was the quintessential American musician. Through his careers as conductor, pianist, teacher and television personality he became known across the US and the world, his flamboyance and theatricality making him a favourite with audiences, if not with critics. However, he is perhaps…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

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