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  1. The Marketing of Edgar Allan Poe

    By Jonathan Hartmann

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    Edgar Allan Poe is today considered one of the greatest masters and most fascinating figures of the American literary world. However, an examination of Poe's essays and criticism throughout his prose publishing career (1831-1849) reveals that the author himself played a vital role in the creation...

    Published February 24th 2012 by Routledge

  2. New Deal Banking Reforms and Keynesian Welfare State Capitalism

    By Ellen Russell

    Series: New Political Economy

    Russell provides a groundbreaking critique of the orthodox position on the nature of New Deal reforms as well as an innovative analysis of the unraveling of those reforms. Russell argues that the success of the New Deal banking reforms in the post-war period initially produced a "pax financus" in...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Gender and the American Temperance Movement of the Nineteenth Century

    By Holly Berkley Fletcher

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    During the nineteenth century, the American temperance movement underwent a visible, gendered shift in its leadership as it evolved from a male-led movement to one dominated by the women. However, this transition of leadership masked the complexity and diversity of the temperance movement. Through...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. How Courts Impact Federal Administrative Behavior

    By Robert J. Hume

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    What impact do federal courts have on the administrative agencies of the federal government? How do agencies react to the decisions of federal courts? This book answers these questions by examining the responses of federal agencies to the U.S. Courts of Appeals, revealing what happens inside...

    Published February 10th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Politicizing Asian American Literature

    Towards a Critical Multiculturalism

    By Youngsuk Chae

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    This book examines U.S. multiculturalism from the perspective of Asian American writings, drawing contrasts between politically acquiescent multiculturalism and politically conscious multiculturalism. Chae discusses the works of writers who have highlighted a critical awareness of Asian Americans’...

    Published December 9th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Strategy in the American War of Independence

    A Global Approach

    Edited by Donald Stoker, Kenneth J. Hagan, Michael T. McMaster

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines the strategies pursued by the Colonies and the other combatants in the American War for Independence, placing the conflict in its proper global context. Many do not realize the extent to which the 1775 colonial rebellion against British rule escalated into a global conflict....

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Children's Fiction about 9/11

    Ethnic, National and Heroic Identities

    By Jo Lampert

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    In this pioneering and timely book, Lampert examines the ways in which cultural identities are constructed within young adult and children’s literature about the attacks of September 11, 2001. Looking at examples including picture books, young adult novels, and a selection of DC Comics, Lampert...

    Published August 25th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Asian American Fiction, History and Life Writing

    International Encounters

    By Helena Grice

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    The last ten years have witnessed an enormous growth in American interest in Asia and Asian/American history. In particular, a set of key Asian historical moments have recently become the subject of intense American cultural scrutiny, namely China’s Cultural Revolution and its aftermath; the Korean...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Governmentality, Biopower, and Everyday Life

    By Majia Holmer Nadesan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Governmentality, Biopower, and Everyday Life synthesizes and extends the disparate strands of scholarship on Foucault's notions of governmentality and biopower and grounds them in familiar social contexts including the private realm, the market, and the state/military. Topics include public health,...

    Published July 29th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Queer Political Performance and Protest

    By Benjamin Shepard

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    From the birth of the Gay Liberation through the rise of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) in 1987, the global justice movement in 1994, the largest day of antiwar protest in world history in February 2003, the Republican National Convention protests in August 2004, and the massive...

    Published July 15th 2011 by Routledge

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