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New and Published Books

  1. Benjamin Franklin

    American Founder, Atlantic Citizen

    By Nathan R. Kozuskanich

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Known for his influential role in the debates that established the founding documents of the United States, Benjamin Franklin was not only an astute politician, but also an Atlantic citizen whose commitment to the American cause was informed by years spent in England and France. The life of this...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Slavery and the Founders

    Race and Liberty in the Age of Jefferson, 3rd Edition

    By Paul Finkelman

    In Slavery and the Founders, Paul Finkelman addresses a central issue of the American founding: how the first generation of leaders of the United States dealt with the profoundly important question of human bondage. The book explores the tension between the professed idea of America as stated in...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The World of the Revolutionary American Republic

    Land, Labor, and the Conflict for a Continent

    Edited by Andrew Shankman

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    In its early years, the American Republic was far from stable. Conflict and violence, including major land wars, were defining features of the period from the Revolution to the outbreak of the Civil War, as struggles over who would control land and labor were waged across the North American...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Popular Media and the American Revolution

    Shaping Collective Memory

    By Janice Hume

    The American Revolution—an event that gave America its first real "story" as an independent nation, distinct from native and colonial origins—continues to live on in the public's memory, celebrated each year on July 4 with fireworks and other patriotic displays. But to identify as an American is to...

    Published December 9th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Colonial Roots

    Settlement to 1783

    By Jeffrey H. Hacker

    Colonial Roots: Settlement to 1783, the first volume in the six-title series History Through Literature: American Voices, American Themes, provides insights and analysis regarding the history, literature, and cultural climate of the nation's formative era. It brings together informational text and...

    Published November 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Early Republic and Rise of National Identity

    1783-1861

    By Jeffrey H. Hacker

    The Early Republic and the Rise of National Identity, a new title in the six-title series History Through Literature: American Voices, American Themes, provides insights and analysis regarding the history, literature, and cultural climate of the formative period of the Early Republic through the...

    Published November 30th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The American Revolution Reader

    Edited by Denver Brunsman, David J Silverman

    Series: Routledge Readers in History

    The American Revolution Reader is a collection of leading essays on the American revolutionary era from the eve of the imperial crisis through George Washington’s presidency. Articles have been chosen to represent classic themes, such as the British-colonial relationship during the eighteenth...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Revolutionary America 2e Text and Sourcebook BUNDLE

    By Frank Cogliano

    Edited by Kirsten E. Phimister

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The War of American Independence

    1775-1783

    By Richard Middleton

    Series: Modern Wars In Perspective

    Wars rarely turn out as expected. This book shows how Britain entered a conflict that it believed could not be lost. The American Patriots were similarly optimistic about their martial prospects. Although they eventually secured independence, it was only with the assistance of France and indirectly...

    Published September 30th 2011 by Routledge