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  1. Brigham Young

    Sovereign in America

    By David Vaughn Mason

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Brigham Young was one of the most influential—and controversial—Mormon leaders in American history. An early follower of the new religion, he led the cross-continental migration of the Mormon people from Illinois to Utah, where he built a vast religious empire that was both revolutionary and...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. An Anthology of American Folktales and Legends

    By Frank de Caro

    For folklorists, students, as well as general readers, this is the most comprehensive survey of American folktales and legends currently available. It offers an amazing variety of American legend and lore - everything from Appalachian Jack tales, African American folklore, riddles, trickster tales,...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Retrospect of Western Travel

    By Harriet Martineau, Daniel Feller

    This abridged version of Harriet Martineau's narrative of her travels in Jacksonian America preserves her reporting on slavery and other current topics of the day, as well as her insights on women's place in society, and her observations and vignettes of famous people such as John Calhoun....

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The History of American Foreign Policy: v.1: To 1920

    3rd Edition

    By Jerald A Combs

    Now thoroughly updated, this respected text provides a clear, concise, and affordable narrative and analytical history of American foreign policy from the revolutionary period to the present. This edition includes an all-new chapter on the George W. Bush presidency, 9/11, and the war in Iraq. The...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Sourcebook of Religion and the American Civil War

    A History in Documents

    Edited by Robert R. Mathisen

    In recent years, the intersection of religion and the American Civil War has been the focus of a growing area of scholarship. However, primary sources on this subject are housed in many different archives and libraries scattered across the U.S., and are often difficult to find. The Routledge...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Quisqueya la Bella: Dominican Republic in Historical and Cultural Perspective

    Dominican Republic in Historical and Cultural Perspective

    By Alan Cambeira

    A history of the Dominican Republic from pre-Columbian times to the present. The book focuses on the merger of three cultures across time - the indiginous cultures of the Caribbean, the Iberians of southern Europe and the Africans....

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge History of Childhood in the Western World

    Edited by Paula S. Fass

    Series: Routledge Histories

    The Routledge History of Childhood in the Western World provides an important overview of the main themes surrounding the history of childhood in the West from antiquity to the present day. By broadly incorporating the research in the field of Childhood Studies, the book explores the major advances...

    Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Historical Dictionary of the 1940s

    By James Gilbert Ryan, Leonard C Schlup

    The only available historical dictionary devoted exclusively to the 1940s, this book offers readers a ready-reference portrait of one of the twentieth century's most tumultuous decades. In nearly 600 concise entries, the volume quickly defines a historical figure, institution, or event, and then...

    Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. America's Urban History

    By Lisa Krissoff Boehm, Steven Hunt Corey

    The history of the American city is, in many ways, the history of the United States. Although rural traditions have also left their impact on the country, cities and urban living have been vital components of America for centuries, and an understanding of the urban experience is essential to...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Discussions in History and Theology (Routledge Revivals)

    By George P. Fisher

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1880, this is a fascinating collection of essays by the nineteenth-century theologian and historian George P. Fisher, arranged into three key classifications. The first group comprises papers that relate to the history, polity and dogmas of the Roman Catholic Church, with a...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge