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New and Published Books

  1. Film and the American Presidency

    Edited by Jeff Menne, Christian B. Long

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    The contention of Film and the American Presidency is that over the twentieth century the cinema has been a silent partner in setting the parameters of what we might call the presidential imaginary. This volume surveys the partnership in its longevity, placing stress on especially iconic presidents...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History

    By Jeremy Black

    Series: Themes in World History

    In The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History, Jeremy Black presents a compact yet comprehensive survey of slavery and its impact on the world, primarily centered on the Atlantic trade. Opening with a clear discussion of the problems of defining slavery, the book goes on to investigate the Atlantic...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Turkish-American Relations, 1800-1952

    Between the Stars, Stripes and the Crescent

    By ┼×uhnaz Yilmaz

    Series: Studies in International Relations

    This book aims to take the reader on a journey along the intricate web of Turkish-American relations. It critically examines the process, during which the relations evolved from those of strangers into an occasionally troubled, yet resilient alliance. Through the extensive use of Turkish, American...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  4. International Studies: Volume 1

    Prevention and Treatment of Disease

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals: International Studies in the Prevention of Disease

    First published in 1931, this book is the first of three volumes that describe the circumstances of medical work in several European countries at that time. Together, the three books look at public administration, local and national, in relation to the prevention of disease. This first volume...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. International Studies: Volume 2

    Prevention and Treatment of Disease

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals: International Studies in the Prevention of Disease

    First published in 1931, this book is the second of a three volume set which focuses on medical work, and in particular, public administration in relation to the prevention of disease. This volume focuses on the medical circumstances of Belgium, France, Italy, Jugo-Slavia, Hungary, Poland and...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. International Studies: Volume 3

    Prevention and Treatment of Disease

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals: International Studies in the Prevention of Disease

    First published in 1931, this book is the third of a three volume set which focuses on medical work, and in particular, public administration in relation to the prevention of disease. This volume provides the most in depth account of the countries it surveys: England and Wales, Scotland, and...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    2nd Edition

    By Peter J. Ling

    Series: Routledge Historical Biographies

    Peter Ling’s acclaimed biography of Martin Luther King Jr provides a thorough re-examination of both the man and the Civil Rights Movement, showing how King grew into his leadership role and kept his faith as the challenges facing the movement strengthened after 1965. Ling combines a detailed...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Political Economy of Disaster

    Destitution, Plunder and Earthquake in Haiti

    By Mats Lundahl

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Haiti, one of the least developed and most vulnerable nations in the Western Hemisphere, made the international headlines in January 2010 when an earthquake destroyed the capital, Port-au-Prince. More than a year later, little reconstruction has taken place, in spite of a strong international...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Antebellum American Women Writers and the Road

    American Mobilities

    By Susan L. Roberson

    A study of American women’s narratives of mobility and travel, this book examines how geographic movement opened up other movements or mobilities for antebellum women at a time of great national expansion. Concerned with issues of personal and national identity, the study demonstrates how women not...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Colonial Wars of North America, 1512-1763 (Routledge Revivals)

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Alan Gallay

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1996, this encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference resource that pulls together a vast amount of material on a rich historical era, presenting it in a balanced way that offers hard-to-find facts and detailed information. The volume was the first encyclopedic account of the...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge