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  1. The School in the United States

    A Documentary History, 3rd Edition

    Edited by James W. Fraser

    The School in the United States collects the essential primary documents of the history of education in the United States, from Colonial America to present-day reform efforts. Expertly chosen by historian and education scholar James Fraser, these documents incorporate a wide range of sources, from...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Flu Epidemic of 1918

    America's Experience in the Global Health Crisis

    By Sandra Opdycke

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    In 1918, a devastating world-wide influenza epidemic hit the United States. Killing over 600,000 Americans and causing the national death rate to jump 30% in a single year, the outbreak obstructed the country's participation in World War I and imposed terrible challenges on communities across the...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Public Relations and Religion in American History

    Evangelism, Temperance, and Business

    By Margot Opdycke Lamme

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Relations

    This study of American public relations history traces evangelicalism to corporate public relations via reform and the church-based temperance movement. It encompasses a leading evangelical of the Second Great Awakening, Rev. Charles Grandison Finney, and some of his predecessors; early reformers...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Invisible Stars

    A Social History of Women in American Broadcasting, 2nd Edition

    By Donna Halper

    With an emphasis on social history, the author skillfully explains how the changing role of women in different eras influenced their participation in broadcasting. The second edition is expanded to include the social and political changes that occurred in the 2000s, such as the growing number of...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Crafting Preservation Criteria

    The National Register of Historic Places and American Historic Preservation

    By John H. Sprinkle, Jr.

    In 1966, American historic preservation was transformed by the passage of the National Historic Preservation Act, which created a National Register of Historic Places. Now comprising more than 1.4 million historic properties across the country, the National Register is the official federal list of...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Postwar Struggle for Civil Rights

    African Americans in San Francisco, 1945–1975

    By Paul T. Miller

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    The war industries associated with World War II brought unparalleled employment opportunities for African Americans in San Francisco, a city whose African American population grew by over 650% between 1940 and 1945. With this population increase came an increase in racial discrimination directed at...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The American Indian Frontier

    By William Christie Macleod

    Originally published between 1920-1970,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge