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War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State

Hardback, 29/01/2016, £19.99
A ground-breaking history of Prohibition and a new creation story for the powerful American state.

Issues in American Politics: Polarized Politics in the Age of Obama

Paperback, 23/04/2013, £37.99
This guide to contemporary American political practices, processes and institutions contains essays covering phenomena such as the Tea Party upsurge in the Republican Party, Obama's health care reforms, recent changes to campaign funding emanating from the key Citizens' United Supreme Court decision, and more.

Chasing the Santa Fe Ring: Power and Privilege in Territorial New Mexico

Paperback, 30/08/2015, £28.50
Anyone who has even a casual acquaintance with the history of New Mexico in the nineteenth century has heard of the Santa Fe Ring - seekers of power and wealth in the post-Civil War period famous for public corruption and for dispossessing landholders. David Caffey looks beyond myth and symbol to explore its history.

Britain and America:Studies in comparative history 1760-1970

Paperback, 02/01/1997, £16.99
Compares and contrasts the historical course of Britain and America, exploring the significance of their similarities and differences over a period of two centuries. This book includes wide-ranging analyses of such issues as industrialization and urbanization, democracy and politics.

Massive Resistance

Paperback, 24/11/2006, £25.99
The first textbook to survey the white response to the US civil rights movement for more than thirty years.

Imagine Nation, The American Counterculture of the 1960's and 1970's

Paperback, 22/11/2001, £32.99
The counterculture of the 1960s and 1970s remains a highly controversial and divisive topic Amidst the recent flourishing of Sixties scholarship, Imagine Nation is the first collection to focus solely on this culture.

New Republic

Paperback, 10/12/1999, £40.99
A powerful and comprehensive survey of the early years of the American Republic.

Major Problems In California History:Documents And Essays

Paperback, 09/10/1996, £34.99
This volume compiles carefully selected documents and essays to illuminate the most important controversies in the history of California from the precontact period to the present.

American Culture in the 1980's

Paperback, 01/02/2006, £23.99
This book looks beyond the common label of 'Ronald Reagan's America' to chart the complex intersection of cultures in the 1980s. In doing so it provides an insightful account of the major cultural forms of 1980s America and influential texts and trends of the decade.

Sexual revolution in early America

Paperback, 18/02/2004, £21.50
Today's moral critics, in their attempts to convince Americans of the social and spiritual consequences of unregulated sexual behavior, often harken back to a more innocent age; as this groundbreaking work makes clear, America's sexual culture has always been rich, vibrant, and contentious.

War under heaven

Paperback, 02/03/2004, £19.00
Imaginatively conceived and compellingly told, War under Heaven redefines our understanding of Anglo-Indian relations in the colonial period.

Atlanta 1864: Last Chance for the Confederacy

Paperback, 01/09/2001, £14.99
A compact history of the Atlanta campaign.

Companion to post-1945 america

Paperback, 23/12/2005, £40.50
* Contains 34 original essays by leading experts in Post-1945 American history. * Covers society and culture, people and movements, politics and foreign policy. * Surveys and evaluates the best scholarship on every important era and topic. * Includes a book review section on essential readings. .

Change is Gonna Come

Paperback, 29/08/2002, £14.99
Chronicles more than forty years of black music: from the hopeful, angry refrains of the Freedom movement to the slick pop of Motown; from Woodstock and the 'Summer of Love' to Vietnam and the race riots; from disco inferno to the Million Man March.

U.S. History Demystified

Paperback, 01/10/2011, £17.99
U.S. History DeMYSTiFieD

Letter from America: 1946-2004

Paperback, 31/03/2016, £14.99

Cold War Radio: The Dangerous History of American Broadcasting in Europe, 1950-1989

Paperback, 15/04/2009, £28.50
During the Cold War, the Munich-based radio stations Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty provided clandestine broadcasts to thousands of individuals living behind the Iron Curtain. This book describes the Cold War world of the Munich stations, focusing on the security and intelligence problems which plagued the stations between 1950 and 1989.

Invisible Natives: Myth and Identity in the American Western

Paperback, 09/05/2002, £29.99
This incisive, provocative, and wide-ranging book casts a critical eye on the representation of Native Americans in the Western film since the genre's beginnings. Armando Jos' Prats shows the ways in which film reflects cultural transformations in the...

Reservation Reelism: Redfacing, Visual Sovereignty, and Representations of Native Americans in Film

Paperback, 01/07/2013, £24.99
Traces positive representations in film that reflect the complex and vibrant experiences of Native peoples and communities

War for America 1775-1783

Paperback, 01/02/1993, £32.00
The events of the American Revolution signified by Lexington, Bunker Hill, Valley Forge, Saratoga, and Yorktown are familiar to American readers. This title views the American Revolution from the standpoint of the British government and the British military leaders as they attempted to execute an overseas war of great complexity.

Civil War in American Culture

Paperback, 30/03/2006, £22.99
This book takes an innovative approach to the American Civil War, exploring its cultural origins and enduring cultural legacy.

Wrath of Cochise: The blood feud that sparked the Apache wars

Paperback, 17/04/2014, £9.99
In a powerful evocation of the spirit and drama of the American West, the harrowing story of the feud that ignited the Apache Wars.

Contesting Constructed Indian-Ness: The Intersection of the Frontier, Masculinity, and Whiteness in Native American Mascot Representations

Paperback, 24/03/2015, £27.95
Contesting Constructed Indian-ness seeks to highlight the investment of white American males with the history of their relationship with the ideas of the Indian. This book documents the investments of white men with that of the ideal Indian, while disregarding the reality of Native Americans in this country.

Decolonizing Museums: Representing Native America in National and Tribal Museums

Paperback, 15/10/2012, £36.95
Decolonizing Museums: Representing Native America in National and Tribal Museums

Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemmings: An American Controversy

Paperback, 30/04/1998, £21.50
Rumours of Jefferson's sexual involvement with his slave Sally Hemings have circulated for two centuries. In this text, the author sets out to intensify the debate, arguing not that the events necessarily took place, but that the evidence for their taking place has been denied a fair hearing.

Gumshoe America: Hard-Boiled Crime Fiction and the Rise and Fall of New Deal Liberalism

Paperback, 06/12/2000, £24.99
Offers an account of the crime story and its literary and political significance. Illuminating a previously unnoticed set of concerns at the heart of the fiction, the author contends that mid-twentieth-century American crime writers used the genre to confront and wrestle with many of the paradoxes and disappointments of New Deal liberalism.

Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide

Paperback, 24/04/2015, £20.99
In this revolutionary text, Native American scholar and activist Andrea Smith reveals the disturbing connections between white settler colonialism, genocide, and violence against Native American women and children.

Struggle for the Land: Native North American Resistance to Genocide, Ecocide and Colonization

Paperback, 05/11/2002, £13.99
Landmark work illustrates the history of North American indigenous resistance and the struggle for land rights.



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