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  1. Problematizing Blackness

    Self Ethnographies by Black Immigrants to the United States

    By Jean Muteba Rahier, Percy Hintzen

    Series: Crosscurrents in African American History

    This cutting-edge piece of scholarship studies the invisibility of the black migrants in popular consciousness and intellectual discourse in the United States through the interrogation of actual members of this community....

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold

    The History of a Lesbian Community

    By Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy, Madeline D. Davis

    Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold traces the evolution of the lesbian community in Buffalo, New York from the mid-1930s up to the early 1960s. Drawing upon the oral histories of 45 women, it is the first comprehensive history of a working-class lesbian community. These poignant and complex stories...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Liberty and Union

    A Constitutional History of the United States, concise edition

    By Edgar J. McManus, Tara Helfman

    This, the concise edition of Liberty and Union, is an abridged constitutional history of the United States, designed for short single-semester courses, comprising the key topics from Volumes 1 and 2. Written in a clear and engaging narrative style, it successfully unites thorough chronological...

    Published January 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Madrid 1937

    Letters of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade From the Spanish Civil War

    Edited by Cary Nelson, Jefferson Hendricks

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Story of Black Military Officers, 1861-1948

    By Krewasky A. Salter I

    Series: Routledge Studies in African American History

    Black members of the military served in every war, conflict and military engagement between 1861 and 1948. Beyond serving only as enlisted soldiers and non-commissioned officers, many also served as commissioned officers in positions of leadership and authority. This book offers the first complete...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Ancient Central Andes

    By Jeffrey Quilter

    Series: Routledge World Archaeology

    The Ancient Central Andes presents a general overview of the prehistoric peoples and cultures of the Central Andes, the region now encompassing most of Peru and significant parts of Ecuador, Bolivia, northern Chile, and northwestern Argentina. The book contextualizes past and modern scholarship and...

    Published December 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Historical Origins of Terrorism in America

    1644-1880

    By Robert Kumamoto

    When we think of American terrorism, it is modern, individual terrorists such as Timothy McVeigh that typically spring to mind. But terrorism has existed in America since the earliest days of the colonies, when small groups participated in organized and unlawful violence in the hope of creating a...

    Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Liberty and Union

    A Constitutional History of the United States, volume 1

    By Edgar J. McManus, Tara Helfman

    This, the first of two volumes of Liberty and Union, is a comprehensive constitutional history of the United States from the Anglo-American origins of the Constitution through the colonial and antebellum periods, to the Civil War and the consequent restructuring of the nation. Written in a clear...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Liberty and Union

    A Constitutional History of the United States, volume 2

    By Edgar J. McManus, Tara Helfman

    This, the second of two volumes of Liberty and Union, is a comprehensive constitutional history of the United States from the Progressive Era of the early twentieth century to the most recent decisions of the Supreme Court on contemporary constitutional issues. Written in a clear and engaging...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Bill Clinton

    Building a Bridge to the New Millennium

    By David H. Bennett

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    In 1993, William J. Clinton began his eight year stint as forty-second president of the United States. A key figure of change in the Democratic Party, Clinton's political and personal actions ensured his lasting status as an important if controversial leader at a critical moment in recent...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge