American History Products

  • Bodies and Lives in Ancient America

    Health Before Columbus

    By Debra L. Martin, Anna J. Osterholtz

    Bodies and Lives in Ancient America offers a broad overview of what it was like to live and die throughout North America before European contact. Using a unique life history approach, the book moves from pregnancy and birth through to senescence. Drawing on biological data gathered from human…

    Paperback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of the War of 1812

    Edited by Donald R. Hickey, Connie D. Clark

    The War of 1812 ranged over a remarkably large territory, as the fledgling United States battled Great Britain at sea and on land across what is now the eastern half of the U.S. and Canada. Native people and the Spanish were also involved in the war’s interrelated conflicts. Often overlooked, the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Communication Crisis at Kent State

    A Case Study

    By Phillip K. Tompkins, Elaine Vanden Bout Anderson

    Originally published in 1971. On May 4th, 1970, shots fired by the Ohio National Guard at Kent State University were heard around the world. People were either outraged by the killings or outraged at the students. Instant experts rendered the judgment that it was all a problem of communication.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • American Foreign Relations

    A New Diplomatic History

    By Walter L. Hixson

    American Foreign Relations: A New Diplomatic History is a compelling narrative history of American foreign policy from the early settlement of North America to the present. In addition to economic and strategic motives, Walter L. Hixson integrates key cultural factors—including race, gender, and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Native American Literature

    Edited by Deborah Madsen

    The Routledge Companion to Native American Literature engages the multiple scenes of tension — historical, political, cultural, and aesthetic — that constitutes a problematic legacy in terms of community identity, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, language, and sovereignty in the study of Native…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Companions

  • New Perspectives on Russian-American Relations

    Edited by William Benton Whisenhunt, Norman E. Saul

    New Perspectives on Russian-American Relations includes seventeen articles on Russian-American relations from an international roster of leading historians. Covering topics such as trade, diplomacy, art, war, public opinion, race, culture and more, the essays show how the two nations related to one…

    Hardback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • The Economic Civil Rights Movement

    African Americans and the Struggle for Economic Power

    Edited by Michael Ezra

    Economic inequalities have been perhaps the most enduring problem facing African Americans since the civil rights movement, despite the attention they have received from activists. Although the civil rights movement dealt successfully with injustices like disenfranchisement and segregated public…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African American History

  • A Brief History of Pharmacy

    Humanity's Search for Wellness

    By Bob Zebroski

    Pharmacy has become an integral part of our lives. Just in the last decade, nearly half of all 300 million Americans take at least one prescription drug daily, accounting for $250 billion per year in sales just in the US alone. And this number doesn't even include the over-the-counter medication,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Harriet Tubman

    Slavery, the Civil War, and Civil Rights in the 19th Century

    By Kristen T. Oertel

    Escaped slave, Civil War spy, scout, and nurse, and champion of women's suffrage, Harriet Tubman is an icon of heroism. Perhaps most famous for leading enslaved people to freedom through the Underground Railroad, Tubman was dubbed "Moses" by followers. But abolition and the close of the Civil War…

    Paperback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • S. J. Perelman

    An Annotated Bibliography

    Edited by Steven H. Gale

    First published in 1985, this bibliography focuses on the works of S. J. Perelman as a humorist, author, and screenwriter. It is divided into two major sections: "Works by S. J. Perelman" and "Critical Responses". Within each section, there are subdivisions which focus on various areas of S. J.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • S. J. Perelman

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Steven H. Gale

    First published in 1992, this book focuses on the oeuvre of S. J. Perelman. Taken together, the essays included serve as an introduction to this important humorist’s work, both in terms of the specific short prose pieces, plays, and films examined and as an overview of his lengthy professional…

    Hardback – 2015-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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