American Studies Products

  • Unarchived Histories

    The "mad" and the "trifling" in the colonial and postcolonial world, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gyanendra Pandey

    For some time now, scholars have recognized the archive less as a neutral repository of documents of the past, and rather more as a politically interested representation of it, and recognized that the very act of archiving is accompanied by a process of un-archiving. Michel Foucault pointed to "…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Lead Belly, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, and American Folk Outlaw Performance

    1st Edition

    By Damian A. Carpenter

    With its appeal predicated upon what civilized society rejects, there has always been something hidden in plain sight when it comes to the outlaw figure as cultural myth. Damian A. Carpenter traverses the unsettled outlaw territory that is simultaneously a part of and apart from settled American…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Outlaws in Literature, History, and Culture

  • South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2018

    26th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Published annually, this 26th 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. General Survey Essays written by…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    South America, Central America and the Caribbean

  • Queerness in Heavy Metal Music

    Metal Bent, 1st Edition

    By Amber R. Clifford-Napoleone

    While the growing field of scholarship on heavy metal music and its subcultures has produced excellent work on the sounds, scenes, and histories of heavy metal around the world, few works have included a study of gender and sexuality. This cutting-edge volume focuses on queer fans, performers, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Air Power in the Maritime Environment

    The World Wars, 1st Edition

    By David Gates, Ben Jones

    This book explores the mingling of two rather different perspectives, those of the naval and aeronautical schools of thought, and the impact that they had upon one another in natural, professional and geopolitical settings. To explain the manner in which air power was incorporated into warfare…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

  • Prison Violence

    Causes, Consequences and Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Kristine Levan

    Drawing on a range of research and media sources to provide an international perspective on the topic of prison violence, this book focuses on the impact of such violence on the individual both while he or she is incarcerated and upon his or her release from prison, as well as on society as a whole…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Solving Social Problems

  • Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Ackah, Jualynne E. Dodson, R. Drew Smith

    Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora explores the ways in which religious ideas and beliefs continue to play a crucial role in the lives of people of African descent. The chapters in this volume use historical and contemporary examples to show how people of African…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • British Models of Art Collecting and the American Response

    Reflections Across the Pond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Inge Reist

    British Models of Art Collecting and the American Response - Reflections Across the Pond presents 14 essays by distinguished art - and cultural - historians. Collectively, they examine points of similarity and difference in the approaches to art collecting practiced in Britain and the United States…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Hut Pavilion Shrine: Architectural Archetypes in Mid-Century Modernism

    1st Edition

    By Miles David Samson

    The phase of American architectural history we call 'mid-century modernism,' 1940-1980, saw the spread of Modern Movement tenets of functionalism, social service and anonymity into mainstream practice. It also saw the spread of their seeming opposites. Temples, arcades, domes, and other traditional…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Children, Media, and American History

    Printed Poison, Pernicious Stuff, and Other Terrible Temptations, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Cassidy

    Printed poison. Pernicious stuff. Since the nineteenth century, these are some of the many concerned comments critics have made about media for children. From dime novels to comic books to digital media, Cassidy illustrates the ways children have used "old media" when they were first…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Civil Religion

    Volume 3, 1st Edition

    By Gerald Parsons

    This title was first published in 2002: Perspectives on Civil Religion introduces the concept of civil religion, examines the use of the concept in recent scholarship and investigates examples of civil religion in the contemporary world. The book sets out to explore tensions and complexities in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge History of Nineteenth-Century America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Daniel Wells

    The Routledge History of Nineteenth-Century America provides an important overview of the main themes within the study of the long nineteenth century. The book explores major currents of research over the past few decades to give an up-to-date synthesis of nineteenth-century history. It shows how…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

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