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  1. Requiem for New Orleans

    By Leon Sharpe

    "Requiem for New Orleans" is a lament for the destruction of a great city and scorn for those who allowed it to happen. Mike Sharpe writes: "New Orleans was not destroyed by a hurricane but by abandonment." Above all, "Requiem for New Orleans" is a meditation on our ability to overcome loss. It is...

    Published February 1st 2006 by Routledge

  2. Indian Wars of Canada, Mexico and the United States, 1812-1900

    By Bruce Vandervort

    Series: Warfare and History

    Drawing on anthropology and ethnohistory as well as the ‘new military history’ Indian Wars of Mexico, Canada and the United States, 1812-1900 interprets and compares the way Indians and European Americans waged wars in Canada, Mexico, the USA and Yucatán during the nineteenth century. Fully...

    Published December 7th 2005 by Routledge

  3. The War on Terrorism and the American 'Empire' after the Cold War

    By Alejandro Colas, Richard Saull

    This new study shows how the American-led ‘war on terror’ has brought about the most significant shift in the contours of the international system since the end of the Cold War. A new ‘imperial moment’ is now discernible in US foreign policy in the wake of the neo-conservative rise to power in...

    Published November 24th 2005 by Routledge

  4. A New Introduction to American Studies

    By Howard Temperley, Christopher Bigsby

    A New Introduction to American Studies provides a coherent portrait of American history, literature, politics, culture and society, and also deals with some of the central themes and preoccupations of American life. It will provoke students into thinking about what it actually means to study a...

    Published November 10th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Imagining America at War

    Morality, Politics and Film

    By Cynthia Weber

    Ten films released between 9/11 and Gulf War II reflect raging debates about US foreign policy and what it means to be an American. Tracing the portrayal of America in the films Pearl Harbor (World War II); We Were Soldiers and The Quiet American (the Vietnam War); Behind Enemy Lines, Black Hawk...

    Published October 20th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Encyclopedia of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

    By John D. Buenker, Joseph Buenker

    Spanning the era from the end of Reconstruction (1877) to 1920, the entries of this reference were chosen with attention to the people, events, inventions, political developments, organizations, and other forces that led to significant changes in the U.S. in that era. Seventeen initial stand-alone...

    Published July 31st 2005 by Routledge

  7. American Civilization

    An Introduction, 4th Edition

    By David C Mauk, John Oakland, John Oakland

    Thoroughly revised, this fourth edition of a hugely successful text provides students of American studies with the perfect background and introductory information on contemporary American life. This fourth edition covers all the central dimensions of American society from geography and the...

    Published June 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  8. National Trauma and Collective Memory

    Extraordinary Events in the American Experience, 2nd Edition

    By Arthur G. Neal

    A fascinating exploration of our evolving national psyche, this book chronicles major traumas in recent American history - from the Depression and Pearl Harbor, to the assassinations of the Kennedys and Martin Luther King, Jr., to Ruby Ridge, Waco, and Columbine - how we responded to them as a...

    Published May 31st 2005 by Routledge

  9. The United States and Latin America

    A History of American Diplomacy, 1776-2000

    By Joseph Smith

    Providing a concise, balanced and incisive analysis of US diplomatic relations with Latin America from 1776 to the end of the twentieth century, this timely work explores central themes such as the structure of international relations, and the pursuit of American national interest by the use of...

    Published February 11th 2005 by Routledge

  10. The Fault Lines of Empire

    Political Differentiation in Massachusetts and Nova Scotia, 1760-1830

    By Elizabeth Mancke

    Series: New World in the Atlantic World

    The Fault Lines of Empire is a fascinating comparative study of two communities in the early modern British Empire--one in Massachusetts, the other in Nova Scotia. Elizabeth Mancke focuses on these two locations to examine how British attempts at reforming their empire impacted the...

    Published November 29th 2004 by Routledge