Civil War Soldier, Supreme Court Justice
Series: Routledge Historical Americans
The man Franklin Delano Roosevelt once called ‘the greatest living American,’ and who legal scholars are apt to term the ‘Great Dissenter,’ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., was born in Massachusetts, the son of a doctor and author. From the antebellum era through the First World War and into the New...
To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge
Shaping a sustainable and healthy future
Urban planning is deeply implicated in both the planetary crisis of climate change and the personal crises of unhealthy lifestyles. Worldwide health issues such as obesity, mental illness, growing health inequalities and climate vulnerability cannot be solved solely by medicines but also by...
To Be Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge
Propaganda, Acculturation, and Transformation in the 1920s and 1930s
From its very inception the Soviet state valued the merits and benefits of physical culture, which included not only sport but also health, hygiene, education, labour and defence. Physical culture propaganda was directed at the Soviet population, and even more particularly at young people, women...
Published August 9th 2012 by Routledge
The War Between the States
Themes of the American Civil War offers a timely and useful guide to this vast topic for a new generation of students. The volume provides a broad-ranging assessment of the causes, complexities, and consequences of America’s most destructive conflict to date. The essays, written by top scholars in...
Published August 5th 2009 by Routledge
The American Civil War
Series: Warfare and History
The War for a Nation provides a brief introduction to the American Civil War from the perspective of military personnel and civilians who participated in the conflict. Susan-Mary Grant brings the war, its many battles, and those who fought them – male and female, black and white – to the center of...
Published August 3rd 2006 by Routledge