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New and Published Books

  1. FDR and Lucy

    Lovers and Friends

    By Resa Willis

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Gender in the Civil Rights Movement

    Edited by Peter J. Ling, Sharon Monteith

    Series: Crosscurrents in African American History

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Transforming Civil War Prisons

    Lincoln, Lieber, and the Politics of Captivity

    By Paul J. Springer, Glenn Robins

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    During the Civil War, 410,000 people were held as prisoners of war on both sides. With resources strained by the unprecedented number of prisoners, conditions in overcrowded prison camps were dismal, and the death toll across Confederate and Union prisons reached 56,000 by the end of the war. In an...

    Published August 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Contested Terrain

    African American Women Migrate from the South to Cincinnati, 1900-1950

    By Beverly A. Bunch-Lyons

    Series: Crosscurrents in African American History

    This in-depth study focuses on black women migrants to the North and in doing so examines the interaction of race, class, regionalism, and gender during the early years of the 20th century....

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Construction of Irish Identity in American Literature

    By Christopher Dowd

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    This book examines the development of literary constructions of Irish-American identity from the mid-nineteenth century arrival of the Famine generation through the Great Depression. It goes beyond an analysis of negative Irish stereotypes and shows how Irish characters became the site of intense...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. A Genetic History of New England Theology (Routledge Revivals)

    By Frank Hugh Foster

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1907, this text provides a scientific treatment of New England theology and American dogmatic history. Frank Hugh Foster analyses the eighteenth-century rise of the school of New England theology, which became the dominant school of thought in New England congregationalism and,...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. A Queer Capital

    A History of Gay Life in Washington D.C.

    By Genny Beemyn

    Rooted in extensive archival research and personal interviews, A Queer Capital is the first history of LGBT life in the nation’s capital. Revealing a vibrant past that dates back more than 125 years, the book explores how lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals established spaces of their own before and...

    Published July 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Women, Work, and Protest

    A Century of U.S. Women's Labor History

    Edited by Ruth Milkman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    As paid work becomes increasingly central in women’s lives, the history of their labor struggles assumes more and more importance. This volume represents the best of the new feminist scholarship in twentieth-century U.S. women’s labor history. Fourteen original essays illuminate the complex...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Shadows of the Slave Past

    Memory, Heritage, and Slavery

    By Ana Lucia Araujo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    This book is a transnational and comparative study examining the processes that led to the memorialization of slavery and the Atlantic slave trade in the second half of the twentieth century. Araujo explores numerous kinds of initiatives such as monuments, memorials, and museums as well as heritage...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. German Immigration and Servitude in America, 1709-1920

    By Farley Grubb

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This book provides the most comprehensive history of German migration to North America for the period 1709 to 1920 than has been done before. Employing state-of-the-art methodological and statistical techniques, the book has two objectives. First he explores how the recruitment and shipping...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge