American Western History Products

  • The American West and the World

    Transnational and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Janne Lahti

    The American West and the World provides a synthetic introduction to the transnational history of the American West. Drawing from the insights of recent scholarship, Janne Lahti recenters the history of the U.S. West in the global contexts of empires and settler colonialism, discussing exploration,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21

  • Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art

    The Transcultural Icon, 1st Edition

    By C.A. Tsakiridou

    Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art approaches tradition and transculturality in religious art from an Orthodox perspective that defines tradition as a dynamic field of exchanges and synergies between iconographic types and their variants. Relying on a new ontology of iconographic types,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge Research in Art and Religion

  • The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jerald Podair, Darren Dochuk

    The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States is a comprehensive introduction to the most important trends and developments in the study of modern United States history. Driven by interdisciplinary scholarship, the thirty-four original chapters underscore the vast range of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge Histories

  • Bleeding Kansas

    Slavery, Sectionalism, and Civil War on the Missouri-Kansas Border, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-09-28
    Critical Moments in American History

  • The California Gold Rush

    The Stampede that Changed the World, 1st Edition

    By Mark A. Eifler

    In January of 1848, James Marshall discovered gold at Sutter's Mill in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. For a year afterward, news of this discovery spread outward from California and started a mass migration to the gold fields. Thousands of people from the East Coast aspiring to start new lives…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Brigham Young

    Sovereign in America, 1st Edition

    By David Vaughn Mason

    Brigham Young was one of the most influential—and controversial—Mormon leaders in American history. An early follower of the new religion, he led the cross-continental migration of the Mormon people from Illinois to Utah, where he built a vast religious empire that was both revolutionary and…

    Paperback – 2014-11-24
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder

    American Writer on the Prairie, 1st Edition

    By Sallie Ketcham

    Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote stories that have defined the American frontier for generations of readers. As both author and character in her own books, she became one of the most famous figures in American children’s literature. Her famous Little House on the Prairie series, based on her childhood in…

    Paperback – 2014-09-16
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • War and Independence In Spanish America

    1st Edition

    By Anthony McFarlane

    During the period from 1808 to 1826, the Spanish empire was convulsed by wars throughout its dominions in Iberia and the Americas. The conflicts began in Spain, where Napoleon’s invasion triggered a war of national resistance. The collapse of the Spanish monarchy provoked challenges to the colonial…

    Paperback – 2013-10-14

  • Unspeakable Awfulness

    America Through the Eyes of European Travelers, 1865-1900, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth D. Rose

    The late nineteenth century was a golden age for European travel in the United States. For prosperous Europeans, a journey to America was a fresh alternative to the more familiar ‘Grand Tour’ of their own continent, promising encounters with a vast, wild landscape, and with people whose culture was…

    Paperback – 2013-07-22

  • North American Borderlands

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian DeLay

    Since the early colonial period, historians have been fascinated with North America’s borderlands – places where people interacted across multiple, independent political and legal systems. Today the scholarship on these regions is more robust and innovative than ever before. North American…

    Paperback – 2012-12-07
    Rewriting Histories

  • The Battle of the Greasy Grass/Little Bighorn

    Custer's Last Stand in Memory, History, and Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    By Debra Buchholtz

    In June of 1876, the U.S. government’s plan to pressure the Lakota and Cheyenne people onto reservations came to a dramatic and violent end with a battle that would become enshrined in American memory. In the eyes of many Americans at the time, the Battle of Little Bighorn represented a symbolic…

    Paperback – 2012-07-20
    Critical Moments in American History

  • The World of the American West

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gordon Morris Bakken

    The World of the American West is an innovative collection of original essays that brings the world of the American West to life, and conveys the distinctiveness of this diverse, constantly changing region. Twenty scholars incorporate the freshest research in the field to take the history of the…

    Hardback – 2010-09-28
    Routledge Worlds

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