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  • 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

  • Film Comedy and the American Dream

    1st Edition

    By Zach Sands

    Film Comedy and the American Dream is an examination of national identity in the era of the American superpower as projected in popular comedic films that center on issues of upward mobility. It is the story of what made audiences laugh and why, and what this says about the changing shape of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • The Logic of Constitutional Rights

    1st Edition

    By Eric Heinze

    Individual rights raise endless conflicts and spawn intricate standards and policies. Increasing involvement by courts has added still greater complexity. It would seem that few meaningful principles can unite an area of law plagued by such uncertainty. In this book the author argues that a fixed…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • American Civilization

    An Introduction, 7th Edition

    By David Mauk, John Oakland

    The hugely successful American Civilization provides students of American Studies with the perfect background and introductory information on contemporary American life, examining the central dimensions of American society from geography and the environment, government and politics, to religion,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge

  • Artistic Brotherhoods in the Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Morowitz, William Vaughan

    This title was first published in 2000. The nineteenth century saw the emergence of numerous artistic brotherhoods - groups of artists bound together in communal production, sharing spiritual and aesthetic aims. Although it is widely acknowledged that this is an unique feature of the period, there…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Second Amendment and Gun Control

    Freedom, Fear, and the American Constitution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Yuill, Joe Street

    The Second Amendment, by far the most controversial amendment to the US Constitution, will soon celebrate its 225th anniversary. Yet, despite the amount of ink spilled over this controversy, the debate continues on into the 21st century. Initially written with a view towards protecting the nascent…

    Hardback – 2017-09-12
    Routledge
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • Saving the World

    Girlhood and Evangelicalism in Nineteenth-Century Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Allison Giffen, Robin L. Cadwallader

    This book makes a significant contribution to the burgeoning field of childhood studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture by drawing on the intersecting fields of girlhood, evangelicalism, and reform to investigate texts written in North America about girls, for girls, and by girls.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Toward a Chican@ Hip Hop Anti-colonialism

    1st Edition

    By Pancho McFarland

    Toward a Chican@ Hip Hop Anti-Colonialism makes visible the anti-colonial, alterNative politics in hip hop texts created by Chican@s and Xican@s (indigenous-identified people of Mexican descent in the United States). McFarland builds on indigenous knowledge, anarchism, and transnational feminism to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Latina/o Popular Culture

  • Du Bois and Education

    1st Edition

    By Carl A. Grant

    One of the most prominent African American intellectuals of the twentieth century, W. E. B. Du Bois continues to influence the understanding of race relations in the United States. In this deeply personal introduction to the man and his ideas, esteemed scholar Carl A. Grant reflects on how Du Bois’…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Ideas in Education

  • Populism

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Manuel Anselmi

    Populism: An Introduction is the first introduction to the theme of populism. It will introduce the principal theories, definitions, models and contemporary debates. A number of global case studies will be used to illustrate the concept: • Russian populism; • Latin American populism; • Italian…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • U.S. Food Policy

    Anthropology and Advocacy in the Public Interest, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Markowitz, John A. Brett

    Inequity of control over food systems is a particularly insidious form of injustice. Collectively, the contributors to this volume posit that this inequity is rooted in power asymmetries in the U.S. food system and codified through U.S. food policies. This process puts the public at risk in the U.S…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Antebellum American Pendant Paintings

    New Ways of Looking, 1st Edition

    By Wendy N. E. Ikemoto

    Antebellum American Pendant Paintings: New Ways of Looking marks the first sustained study of pendant paintings: discrete images designed as a pair. It opens with a broad overview that anchors the form in the medieval diptych, religious history, and aesthetic theory and explores its cultural and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

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