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  • Rethinking the American Labor Movement

    By Elizabeth Faue

    Throughout the past century, labor movements at the local and national levels have engaged in efforts to shape the conditions of employment, pay, and benefits for the common worker. These attempts towards parity have been rife with contention, and often only yield temporary change. Yet, the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet

    Exploration, Encounter, and the French New World

    By Laura M. Chmielewski

    In 1673, two French explorers - Jacques Marquette, a Jesuit missionary, and Louis Jolliet, a fur trapper and trader - embarked on a journey of exploration in the center of the American continent, becoming the first Europeans to travel the Mississippi River and its environs. A century before Lewis…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • The Routledge Handbook of Asian American Studies

    Edited by Cindy I-Fen Cheng

    The Routledge Handbook of Asian American Studies brings together leading scholars to capture the state of the field of Asian American Studies, reflecting the ways in which a generation of researchers has expanded the field with new paradigms and methodological tools. Organized into five parts, the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge

  • America's Vietnam War and Its French Connection

    By Frank Cain

    That America was drawn into the Vietnam War by the French has been recognized, but rarely explored. This book analyzes the years from 1945 with the French military reconquest of Vietnam until 1963 with the execution of the French-endorsed dictator, Ngo Dinh Diem, demonstrating how the US should not…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in American History

  • Native American Survivance, Memory, and Futurity

    The Gerald Vizenor Continuum

    Edited by Birgit Dawes, Alexandra Hauke

    According to Kimberly Blaeser, Gerald Vizenor is "the most prolific Native American writer of the twentieth century," and Christopher Teuton rightfully calls him "one of the most innovative and brilliant American Indian writers" today." With more than 40 books of fiction, poetry, life writing,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Transnational Indigenous Perspectives

  • Africa in Black Liberation Activism

    Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael and Walter Rodney

    By Tunde Adeleke

    This book revisits and analyzes three of the most accomplished twentieth century Black Diaspora activists: Malcolm X (1925–1965), Stokely Carmichael (1941–1998) and Walter Rodney (1942–1980). All three began their careers in the Diaspora and later turned toward Africa. This became the foundation…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • The USA and Canada 2017

    19th 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 integration,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Last Stands from the Alamo to Benghazi

    How Hollywood Turns Military Defeats into Moral Victories

    By Frank Wetta, Martin Novelli

    American Military History Goes to the Movies examines how Hollywood teaches Americans about the country's military past. Using a unique thematic approach to American military history as reflected in Hollywood films, the book covers leadership, the experience of combat, the image of the American War…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14 
    Routledge

  • The Rise of Planning in Industrial America, 1865-1914

    By Richard Adelstein

    Central economic planning is often associated with failed state socialism, and modern capitalism celebrated as its antithesis. This book shows that central planning is not always, or even primarily, a state enterprise, and that the giant industrial corporations that dominated the American economy…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • The Unfinished Exhibition

    Visualizing Myth, Memory, and the Shadow of the Civil War in Centennial America

    By Susanna W. Gold

    The Centennial decade was an era of ambivalence, the United States still unresolved about the incomprehensible damage it had wrought over four years of Civil War, and why. Philadelphia’s 1876 Centennial Exhibition -- a spectacular international event celebrating one hundred years of American…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Revolutionary America, 1763-1815

    A Political History, 3rd Edition

    By Francis D. Cogliano

    Revolutionary America explains the crucial events in the history of the United States between 1763 and 1815, when settlers of North America rebelled against British rule, won their independence in a long and bloody struggle, and created an enduring Republic. Centering the narrative around the new…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Trailblazing African American Public Administrators

    By Beverly C. Edmond, Ron W. Finnell

    The field of public administration holds social equity and inclusiveness as a core administrative value, but African American voices in the discourse about the theory and practice of public administration have been ignored all too often. This book is the first to formally chronicle the evolution of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge

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