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Major Works: American History

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

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  1. Women, Work, and Protest

    A Century of U.S. Women's Labor History

    Edited by Ruth Milkman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    As paid work becomes increasingly central in women’s lives, the history of their labor struggles assumes more and more importance. This volume represents the best of the new feminist scholarship in twentieth-century U.S. women’s labor history. Fourteen original essays illuminate the complex...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Give Us Bread but Give Us Roses

    Working Women's Consciousness in the United States, 1890 to the First World War

    By Sarah Eisenstein

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Rooted in the printed sources of the period, this book reconstructs the attitudes of a pioneer generation of young women to the conflicts brought about by their new experience of employment outside their homes, and to changes in work and family relationships. In the 1890s and after the still...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Changing Ideas about Women in the United States, 1776-1825

    By Janet Wilson James

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Written in 1954 and published in 1981, this fascinating study remains authoritative as an account of a body of opinion about women’s nature and role that was in vogue in America during the first half-century after independence. Combining intellectual and social history, this work was one of...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Rise of American Radio 6 vols

    Edited by Christopher H. Sterling

    Series: Routledge Library of Media and Cultural Studies

    This new Major Work from Routledge is a six-volume facsimile collection featuring long-out-of-print articles, documents and books that shed light on the key developments in radio in the USA - most of which took place in the 1920s and 1930s. The volumes cover most aspects of radio broadcasting in...

    Published December 18th 2006 by Routledge

  5. American Corporate Economy

    Edited by William Lazonick

    Series: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    In the twentieth century, the United States emerged as the world's largest and most powerful economy. Understanding the evolution, organization and performance of the American corporate enterprise in this period is an indispensable foundation for understanding the evolution, organization, and...

    Published February 20th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Abraham Lincoln

    Speeches and Writings

    Edited by Don E. Fehrenbacher

    Lincoln measured the promise--and the cost--of American freedom in lucid and extraordinarily moving prose. Here are all the significant works, including the complete Lincoln-Douglas debates, dozens of speeches, hundreds of personal and political letters, communications to generals in the field,...

    Published August 31st 1997 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 March 19th 1997 by Routledge

  8. Amer Plans For War Set (Code A

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 30th 1989 by Garland Science

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