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  • Disinherited Majority

    Capital Questions-Piketty and Beyond

    By Charles Derber

    Thomas Piketty's blockbuster 2014 book, Capital in the 21st Century, may prove to be a game-changer, one of those rare books such as Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, which helped spark a new feminist movement. The world-wide flood of commentary suggests Piketty's book has already opened a new…

    Hardback – 2015-03-20

  • Benjamin Franklin

    American Founder, Atlantic Citizen

    By Nathan R. Kozuskanich

    Known for his influential role in the debates that established the founding documents of the United States, Benjamin Franklin was not only an astute politician, but also an Atlantic citizen whose commitment to the American cause was informed by years spent in England and France. The life of this…

    Paperback – 2014-10-13
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Critical Sociology

    2nd Edition

    By Steven M. Buechler

    Critical Sociology is a thoroughly revised, updated, and sophisticated introduction to the sociological perspective as a critical lens on society. Much has happened since the first edition: the Great Recession, the Obama presidency, the burgeoning role of social media, and recent global social…

    Hardback – 2014-09-12

  • Slavery and the Founders

    Race and Liberty in the Age of Jefferson, 3rd Edition

    By Paul Finkelman

    In Slavery and the Founders, Paul Finkelman addresses a central issue of the American founding: how the first generation of leaders of the United States dealt with the profoundly important question of human bondage. The book explores the tension between the professed idea of America as stated in…

    Paperback – 2014-04-09

  • The World of the Revolutionary American Republic

    Land, Labor, and the Conflict for a Continent

    Edited by Andrew Shankman

    In its early years, the American Republic was far from stable. Conflict and violence, including major land wars, were defining features of the period from the Revolution to the outbreak of the Civil War, as struggles over who would control land and labor were waged across the North American…

    Hardback – 2014-03-27
    Routledge Worlds

  • Myth of Liberal Ascendancy

    Corporate Dominance from the Great Depression to the Great Recession

    By G. Williams Domhoff

    Based on new archival research, G. Williams Domhoff challenges popular conceptions of the 1930's New Deal. Arguing instead that this period was one of increasing corporate dominance in government affairs, affecting the fate of American workers up to the present day. While FDR's New Deal brought…

    Paperback – 2014-01-29

  • The Historical Origins of Terrorism in America


    By Robert Kumamoto

    When we think of American terrorism, it is modern, individual terrorists such as Timothy McVeigh that typically spring to mind. But terrorism has existed in America since the earliest days of the colonies, when small groups participated in organized and unlawful violence in the hope of creating a…

    Paperback – 2013-12-20

  • Popular Media and the American Revolution

    Shaping Collective Memory

    By Janice Hume

    The American Revolution—an event that gave America its first real "story" as an independent nation, distinct from native and colonial origins—continues to live on in the public's memory, celebrated each year on July 4 with fireworks and other patriotic displays. But to identify as an American is to…

    Paperback – 2013-12-09

  • Colonial Roots

    Settlement to 1783

    By Jeffrey H. Hacker

    Colonial Roots: Settlement to 1783, the first volume in the six-title series History Through Literature: American Voices, American Themes, provides insights and analysis regarding the history, literature, and cultural climate of the nation's formative era. It brings together informational text and…

    Paperback – 2013-11-30
    History Through Literature

  • The Early Republic and Rise of National Identity


    By Jeffrey H. Hacker

    The Early Republic and the Rise of National Identity, a new title in the six-title series History Through Literature: American Voices, American Themes, provides insights and analysis regarding the history, literature, and cultural climate of the formative period of the Early Republic through the…

    Paperback – 2013-11-30
    History Through Literature

  • Public Sociology and Civil Society

    Governance, Politics, and Power

    By Patricia Mooney Nickel

    During the past ten years the terms public sociology, civil society, and governance have been used with increasing frequency to describe a wide array of political and social practices. Nickel provides a critical clarification of the concepts of civil society and governance, moving beyond…

    Paperback – 2013-09-20

  • Virtual Epidemics

    Emerging Diseases and the Politics of Global Health

    By Monica Achitoff-Gray

    How do new medical models affect patients, doctors, and medical decision making? Explaining our understanding of epidemic disease through history, Virtual Epidemics looks at the recent turn toward predictive mapping and surveillance technologies of emerging infectious disease. Achitoff-Gray shows…

    Hardback – 2013-08-20

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