American History Products

  • 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

    While the historical evolution of the field of public administration has long viewed social equity and inclusiveness as a core administrative value, African American voices have all too often been ignored in the discourse about the theory and practice of public administration. This book is the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Jesse Owens, the Press, and the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games

    By Pamela C. Laucella

    Jesse Owens secured his place as one of the most celebrated athletes of the twentieth-century after winning four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. This book examines the press coverage of the time, which helped to elevate Owens to such status. Pamela C. Laucella utilizes examples not just…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in African American History and Culture

  • Doing Violence, Making Race

    By Mattias Smangs

    The subject of lynching has spawned a vast body of important research, but this research suffers from important blind spots and disjunctures. By broadening the scope of research problem formulation, staking out new theoretical-analytical tracks, and drawing upon recent innovations in…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy in America

    The Anatomy of a Medical Controversy

    By Jonathan Sadowsky

    Electroconvulsive Therapy is widely demonized or idealized. Some detractors consider its very use to be a human rights violation, while some promoters depict it as a miracle, the "penicillin of psychiatry." This book traces the American history of one of the most controversial procedures in…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • North America before the European Invasions

    2nd Edition

    By Alice Beck Kehoe

    Long before it was invaded by Europeans, North America had thousands of years of human history. The land had long been settled by Native Americans who had developed many varied, complex, and long-lasting cultures across the continent. This book looks at the pre-European Native American story in its…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Arts and Culture of the American Civil War

    Edited by James A Davis

    In 1864, Union soldier Charles George described a charge into battle by General Phil Sheridan: Such a picture of earnestness and determination I never saw as he showed as he came in sight of the battle field . . . What a scene for a painter! These words proved prophetic, as Sheridan’s desperate…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge

  • A House Divided

    The Civil War and Nineteenth-Century America, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Daniel Wells

    Consolidating one of the most complex and multifaceted eras in American History, this new edition of Jonathan Wells’ A House Divided unifies the broad and varied scholarship on the American Civil War. Amassing a variety of research, this accessible and readable text introduces readers to both the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge

  • His Truth is Marching On

    African Americans Who Taught the Freedmen for the American Missionary Association, 1861-1877

    By Clara Merritt DeBoer

    This title, first published in 1995, explores the history of the American Missionary Association (AMA) – an abolitionist group founded in New York in 1846, whose primary focus was to abolish slavery, to promote racial equality and Christian values and to educate African Americans. This title will…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education 1800-1926

  • Native American History Goes to the Movies

    Indigenous Film and the Problem of American History

    By Dawn G. Marsh

    Paperback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • The World of Colonial America

    An Atlantic Handbook

    Edited by Ignacio Gallup-Diaz

    In the Age of Exploration, the territory that came to be the United States was a hodge-podge of various cultures and governments, criss-crossing the and, crashing into each other with violent conflicts and lucrative trade deals, and changing the face of the land forever. Not only were the British…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Gender in the Civil Rights Movement

    Edited by Peter J. Ling, Sharon Monteith

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Crosscurrents in African American History

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