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  • Nature, Class, and New Deal Literature

    The Country Poor in the Great Depression, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Fender

    Working through close rhetorical analysis of everything from fiction and journalism to documents and documentaries, this book looks at how popular memory favors the country Depression over the economic crisis in the nation’s cities and factories. Over eighty years after it happened, the Depression…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jerome C Branche

    Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic is an interdisciplinary collection of essays of wide historical and geographic scope which engages the legacy of diaspora, colonialism and slavery. The contributors explore the confrontation between Africa’s forced migrants and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

  • The Routledge Handbook of the History of Race and the American Military

    1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Jensen

    The Routledge Handbook of the History of Race and the American Military provides an important overview of the main themes surrounding race in the American military establishment from the French and Indian War to the present day. By broadly incorporating the latest research on race and ethnicity…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • Signs of Change

    Urban Iconographies in San Francisco, 1880-1915, 1st Edition

    By Ron Robin

    Originally published in 1990, Signs of Change assess the people of San Francisco according to their own demonstrative standards through the visual symbols. Special attention is devoted to the visual perceptions of immigrants, those whose senses were not smothered by over-familiarity or protracted…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1940 and 1994, draw together research by leading academics in the area of welfare and the welfare state, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine welfare policy, equality, poverty, class, government, social…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Auto/Biography in the Americas

    Relational Lives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ricia A. Chansky

    Auto/Biography in the Americas: Relational Lives brings together scholars from disparate geographic regions, cultural perspectives, linguistic frameworks, and disciplinary backgrounds to explore what connects narrated lives in the Americas. By interweaving scholarship on Afro-diasporic…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • The First American School of Sociology

    W.E.B. Du Bois and the Atlanta Sociological Laboratory, 1st Edition

    By Earl Wright II

    This book offers an original and rounded examination of the origin and sociological contributions of one of the most significant, yet continuously ignored, programs of social science research ever established in the United States: the Atlanta Sociological Laboratory. Under the leadership of W.E.B.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the African Diaspora

    Travelling Blackness, 1st Edition

    By Manoucheka Celeste

    Winner of the National Communication Association's 2018 Diamond Anniversary Book Award With the exception of slave narratives, there are few stories of black international migration in U.S. news and popular culture. This book is interested in stratified immigrant experiences, diverse black…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • The Myth of Post-Racialism in Television News

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • African Americans and Gentrification in Washington, D.C.

    Race, Class and Social Justice in the Nation’s Capital, 1st Edition

    By Sabiyha Prince

    This book uses qualitative data to explore the experiences and ideas of African Americans confronting and constructing gentrification in Washington, D.C. It contextualizes Black Washingtonians’ perspectives on belonging and attachment during a marked period of urban restructuring and demographic…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Urban Anthropology

  • Handbook of Library Training Practice and Development

    Volume Three, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Brine

    Librarians must now work at a different level from that required 20 years ago, but the training available is not always appropriate or accessible to all. The authors of this volume have responded to this significant and continuing change within the profession by offering a much-needed guide to best…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice

    Decolonizing Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Bryony Onciul

    Current discourse on Indigenous engagement in museum studies is often dominated by curatorial and academic perspectives, in which community voice, viewpoints, and reflections on their collaborations can be under-represented. This book provides a unique look at Indigenous perspectives on museum…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

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