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  1. Reform and Resistance

    Gender, Delinquency, and America's First Juvenile Court

    By Anne Meis Knupfer

    Examining the encounters between the girls and the new arm of the state in Cook County, Illinois, Anne Meis Knupfer illuminates the origin of American notions of gender and delinquency. Combining rigorous research with passionate writing, Reform and Resistance is a good story about bad girls....

    Published August 30th 2001 by Routledge

  2. American Nations

    Encounters in Indian Country, 1850 to the Present

    Edited by Frederick Hoxie, Peter Mancall, James Merrell

    This volume brings together an impressive collection of important works covering nearly every aspect of early Native American history, from contact and exchange to diplomacy, religion, warfare, and disease....

    Published August 14th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Boys and their Toys

    Masculinity, Class and Technology in America

    Edited by Roger Horowitz

    Series: Hagley Perspectives on Business and Culture

    Negotiating the divide between "respectable manhood" and "rough manhood" this book explores masculinity at work and at play through provocative essays on labor unions, railroads, vocational training programs, and NASCAR racing....

    Published August 5th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Pragmatism, Feminism, and Democracy

    Rethinking the Politics of American History

    By James Livingston

    Pragmatism, Feminism, and Democracy is James Livingston's virtuoso reflection on the period between 1890 and 1930, a primal scene of American history during which a wave of intellectual currents came together--and fell apart--to reorient society. Tying in critical insights on corporate...

    Published August 2nd 2001 by Routledge

  5. Porfirio Diaz

    By Paul Garner

    Series: Profiles In Power

    The fall of Porfirio Diaz has traditionally been presented as a watershed between old and new: an old style repressive and conservative government, and the more democratic and representative system that flowered in the wake of the Mexican Revolution. Now this view is being challenged by a new...

    Published August 1st 2001 by Routledge

  6. The Middling Sorts

    Explorations in the History of the American Middle Class

    Edited by Burton J. Bledstein, Robert D. Johnston

    According to their national myth, all Americans are "middle class," but rarely has such a widely-used term been so poorly defined. These fascinating essays provide much-needed context to the subject of class in America....

    Published June 11th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Longman Companion to Slavery, Emancipation and Civil Rights

    By Harry Harmer

    Series: Longman Companions To History

    This Companion provides the essential background to the defining fate of the African diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean from the 15th to the 20th centuries. Central to the book are detailed chronologies on the development and decline of the slave trade, slavery in colonial North and South...

    Published June 7th 2001 by Routledge

  8. The American Civil War, 1861-1865

    By Reid Mitchell

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The American Civil War caused upheaval and massive private bereavement, but the years 1861-1865 also defined a great nation.This book provides a concise introduction to events from the secession to the end of the war. It focuses on the military progress of the war Union and...

    Published April 9th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Make Love, Not War

    The Sexual Revolution: An Unfettered History

    By David Allyn

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 4th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Family Men

    Middle-Class Fatherhood in Industrializing America

    By Shawn Johansen

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 2nd 2001 by Routledge