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Forthcoming American History Books

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  1. Fifty Years in Public Health (Routledge Revivals)

    A Personal Narrative with Comments

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1935, this book provides a valuable contribution to the history of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. Written as a recollection of the experiences and knowledge of Sir Arthur Newsholme, the book covers a period in which phenomenal progress was made....

    To Be Published April 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

    African American Reform Rhetoric and the Rise of a Modern Nation State

    By Michael Stancliff

    A prominent early feminist, abolitionist, and civil rights advocate, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper wrote and spoke across genres and reform platforms during the turbulent second half of the nineteenth century. Her invention of a new commonplace language of moral character drew on the persuasive and...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Public Health and the US Military

    A History of the Army Medical Department, 1818-1917

    By Bobby A. Wintermute

    Public Health and the US Military is a cultural history of the US Army Medical Department focusing on its accomplishments and organization coincident with the creation of modern public health in the Progressive Era. A period of tremendous social change, this time bore witness to the creation of an...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. American Women during World War II

    An Encyclopedia

    By Doris Weatherford

    American Women during World War II documents the lives and stories of women who contributed directly to the war effort via official and semi-official military organizations, as well as the millions of women who worked in civilian defense industries, ranging from aircraft maintenance to...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Black Conservatism

    Essays in Intellectual and Political History

    Edited by Peter Eisenstadt

    This volume is the first comprehensive examination of African American conservative thought and politics from the late eighteenth century to the present. The essays in the collection explore various aspects of African American conservatism, including biographical studies of abolitionist James...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Small Wars of the United States, 1899–2009

    An Annotated Bibliography, 2nd Edition

    By Benjamin R. Beede

    The Small Wars of the United States, 1899–2009 is the complete bibliography of works on US military intervention and irregular warfare around the world, as well as efforts to quell insurgencies on behalf of American allies. The text covers conflicts from 1898 to present, with detailed annotations...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. US Covert Operations and Cold War Strategy

    Truman, Secret Warfare and the CIA, 1945-53

    By Sarah-Jane Corke

    Based on recently declassified documents, this book provides the first examination of the Truman Administration’s decision to employ covert operations in the Cold War. Although covert operations were an integral part of America’s arsenal during the late 1940s and early 1950s, the majority of these...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Irish Identities in Victorian Britain

    Edited by Roger Swift, Sheridan Gilley

    Recent studies of the experiences of Irish migrants in Victorian Britain have emphasized the significance of the themes of change, continuity, resistance and accommodation in the creation of a rich and diverse migrant culture within which a variety of Irish identities co-existed and sometimes...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Presidential Leadership and African Americans

    "An American Dilemma" from Slavery to the White House

    By George R. Goethals

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    Presidential Leadership and African Americans examines the leadership styles of eight American presidents and shows how the decisions made by each affected the lives and opportunities of the nation’s black citizens. Beginning with George Washington and concluding with the landmark election of...

    To Be Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Blacks, Mulattos, and the Dominican Nation

    By Franklin J. Franco

    Series: Classic Knowledge in Dominican Studies

    Blacks, Mulattos, and the Dominican Nation is the first English translation of the classic text Los negros, los mulatos y la nación dominicana by esteemed Dominican scholar Franklin J. Franco. Published in 1969, this book was the first systematic work on the role of Afro-descendants in Dominican...

    To Be Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge