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  1. Antebellum Slave Narratives

    Cultural and Political Expressions of Africa

    By Jermaine O. Archer

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    Though America experienced an increase in a native-born population and an emerging African-American identity throughout the nineteenth century, African culture did not necessarily dissipate with each passing decade. Archer examines the slave narratives of four key members of the abolitionist...

    Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Grand Strategy and the Presidency

    Foreign Policy, War and the American Role in the World

    By C. Dale Walton

    Series: Strategy and History

    This book examines the role and importance of the Presidency in the formulation and conduct of US grand strategy. The text discusses US strategic history, with particular emphasis on the period from the end of the Cold War to the present day. While the United States periodically has enjoyed...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Harry S. Truman

    The Coming of the Cold War

    By Nicole L. Anslover

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Harry S. Truman presided over one of the most challenging times in American history—the end of World War II and the onset of the Cold War. Thrust into the presidency after Franklin D. Roosevelt died in office, Truman oversaw the transition to a new, post-war world in which the United States wielded...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Democracy as a Way of Life in America

    A History

    By Richard Schneirov, Gaston A. Fernandez

    The United States is a nation whose identity is defined by the idea of democracy. Yet democracy in the U.S. is often taken for granted, narrowly understood, and rarely critically examined. In Democracy as a Way of Life in America, Schneirov and Fernandez show that, much more than a static legacy...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Long Reconstruction

    The Post-Civil War South in History, Film, and Memory

    By Frank J. Wetta, Martin A. Novelli

    A century and a half after the Civil War, Americans are still dealing with the legacies of the conflict and Reconstruction, including the many myths and legends spawned by these events. The Long Reconstruction: The Post-Civil War South in History, Film, and Memory brings together history and...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Early North America in Global Perspective

    Edited by Philip D. Morgan, Molly A. Warsh

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Early North American history is a field in flux. In the last thirty years, the field of Atlantic History has transformed scholarly studies of colonial America, bringing to light the many connections linking the Americas to Africa and Europe. Recently, though, historians have begun to question the...

    Published September 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. A New History of Asian America

    By Shelley Sang-Hee Lee

    A New History of Asian America is a fresh and up-to-date history of Asians in the United States from the late eighteenth century to the present. Drawing on current scholarship, Shelley Lee brings forward the many strands of Asian American history, highlighting the distinctive nature of the...

    Published September 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Rebels, Reformers, and Revolutionaries

    Collected Essays and Second Thoughts

    By Douglas R. Egerton

    Series: Crosscurrents in African American History

    This collection of essays examines the lives and thoughts of three interrelated Southern groups - enslaved rebels, conservative white reformers, and white revolutionaries -presenting a clear and cogent understanding of race, reform, and conservatism in early American history....

    Published September 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. New Orleans in the Atlantic World

    Between Land and Sea

    Edited by William Boelhower

    The thematic project ‘New Orleans in the Atlantic World’ was planned immediately after hurricane Katrina and focuses on what meteorologists have always known: the city’s identity and destiny belong to the broader Caribbean and Atlantic worlds as perhaps no other American city does. Balanced...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  10. American Civilization

    An Introduction, 6th Edition

    By David C Mauk, John Oakland

    This revised and updated edition of the hugely successful American Civilization provides students of American studies with the perfect background and introductory information on contemporary American life. This sixth edition examines the central dimensions of American society from geography and the...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge