American History Products

  • 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

  • Rethinking the American Antinuclear Movement

    By Paul Rubinson

    The massive movement against nuclear weapons began with the invention of the atomic bomb in 1945 and lasted throughout the Cold War. Antinuclear protesters of all sorts mobilized in defiance of the move toward nuclear defense in the wake of the Cold War. They influenced U.S. politics,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • The Marshall Plan

    A New Deal For Europe

    By Michael Holm

    Between 1948 and 1951, the Marshall Plan delivered an unprecedented $12.3 billion in U.S. aid to help Western European countries recover from the destruction of the Second World War, and forestall Communist influence in that region. The Marshall Plan: A New Deal for Europe examines the aid program,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21 
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • American Missionaries, Korean Protestants, and the Changing Shape of World Christianity, 1884-1965

    By William Yoo

    This book examines the partnerships and power struggles between American missionaries and Korean Protestant leaders in both nations from the late 19th century to the aftermath of the Korean War. Yoo analyzes American and Korean sources, including a plethora of unpublished archival materials, to…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Modern America

  • The Routledge History of American Sport

    Edited by Linda J. Borish, David K. Wiggins, Gerald R. Gems

    The Routledge History of American Sport provides the first comprehensive overview of historical research in American sport from the early Colonial period to the present day. Considering sport through innovative themes and topics such as the business of sport, material culture and sport, the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • The Second Bank of the United States

    “Central” banker in an era of nation-building, 1816–1836

    By Jane Ellen Knodell

    The year 2016 marks the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Second Bank of the United States (1816-1836). This book is an economic history of an early central bank, the Second Bank of the United States (1816-36). After US President Andrew Jackson vetoed the re-chartering of the Bank in 1832,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Writing History from the Margins

    African Americans and the Quest for Freedom

    Edited by Claire Parfait, Helene Le Dantec Lowry, Claire Bourhis-Mariotti

    With contributions from leading American and European scholars, this collection of original essays surveys the actors and the modes of writing history from the "margins" of society, focusing specifically on African Americans. Nearly 100 years after The Journal of Negro History was founded, this…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23 
    Routledge

  • Bleeding Kansas

    Slavery, Sectionalism, and Civil War on the Missouri-Kansas Border

    By Michael Woods

    Between 1854 and 1861, the struggle between pro-and anti-slavery factions over Kansas Territory captivated Americans nationwide and contributed directly to the Civil War. Combining political, social, and military history, Bleeding Kansas contextualizes and analyzes prewar and wartime clashes in…

    Paperback – 2016-09-21 
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Origins of the Warfare State

    World War II and the Transformation of American Politics

    By Carl Boggs

    The post-World War II emergence of a full-blown state of perpetual war is arguably the most important feature of contemporary American politics. This book examines the "warfare state" in terms of a broad ensemble of structures, policies, and ideologies: permanent war economy, national…

    Paperback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Ida B. Wells

    Social Activist and Reformer

    By Kristina DuRocher

    Born into slavery in 1862, Ida B. Wells went on to become an influential reformer and leader in the African American community. A Southern black woman living in a time when little social power was available to people of her race or gender, Ida B. Wells made an extraordinary impact on American…

    Paperback – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

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