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Every Army Man Is with You: The Cadets Who Won the 1964 Army-Navy Game, Fought in Vietnam, and Came Home Forever Changed

by Nicolaus Mills Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

This book by historian Nicolaus Mills links the biographies of players on the 1964 Army team from the time they spent on the field together to the years they spent stationed around the country and the world,...


Between Slavery and Freedom: Free People of Color in America From Settlement to the Civil War

by Julie Winch, Jacqueline M. Moore & Nina Mjagkij Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 04, 2014)

In Between Slavery and Freedom, Julie Winch explores the complex world of those people of African birth or descent who occupied the “borderlands” between slavery and freedom in the 350 years from the founding...


The American South: A History

by William J. Cooper Jr. & Thomas E. Terrill Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 23, 2008)

In The American South, Cooper and Terrill demonstrate their belief that it is impossible to divorce the history of the South from the history of the United States. Each volume includes a substantial biographical...


A Time of Paradox: America Since 1890

by Glen Jeansonne Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 02, 2006)

In this lively and provocative synthesis, historian Glen Jeansonne explores the people events that shaped America in the twentieth century. Comprehensive in scope, A Time of Paradox analyzes the political, diplomatic,...


Hard Times

by Richard Striner Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 15, 2018)

Hard Times presents a comprehensive account of economic depressions in America, from colonial times to the “great recession” that began in 2008. Written in crisp prose for a general audience, the book synthesizes...


1968

by Robert C. Cottrell & Blaine T. Browne Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 18, 2018)

The year 1968 retains its mythic hold on the imagination in America and around the world. Like the revolutionary years 1789, 1848, 1871, 1917, and 1989, it is recalled most of all as a year when revolution beckoned...


The History of Policing America

by Laurence Armand French Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 05, 2018)

America’s first known system of law enforcement was established more than 350 years ago. Today law enforcement faces issues such as racial discrimination, use of force, and Body Worn Camera (BWC) scrutiny....


Bound to Emancipate: Working Women and Urban Citizenship in Early Twentieth-Century China and Hong Kong

by Angelina Chin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 29, 2012)

Emancipation, a defining feature of twentieth-century Chinese society, is explored in detail in this compelling study. Angelina Chin expands and reinterprets the meaning of women’s emancipation by examining...


Jazz in the 1970s

by Bill Shoemaker Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 20, 2017)

Breaking through pervasive misconceptions, Jazz in the 1970s explores a pivotal decade in jazz history. Many consider the 1970s to be the fusion decade, but Bill Shoemaker pushes back against this stereotype...


National Pastime

by Martin C. Babicz & Thomas W. Zeiler Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 13, 2017)

From its modest beginnings in rural America to its current status as an entertainment industry in postindustrial America enjoyed worldwide by millions each season, the linkages between baseball’s evolution...


Commemoration

by Seth C. Bruggeman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 27, 2017)

Commemoration: The American Association for State and Local History Guide serves as a handbook for historic site managers, heritage professionals, and all manner of public historians who contend daily with the...


Spirit of '67

by Thomas J. Whalen Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 31, 2017)

Using the colorful and tumultuous 1960s as a backdrop, acclaimed author Thomas J. Whalen’s Spirit of ’67: The Cardiac Kids, El Birdos, and the World Series That Captivated America shows how the Red Sox and...


Thomas Violet, a Sly and Dangerous Fellow

by Amos Tubb Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 06, 2017)

A Sly and Dangerous Fellow chronicles the life and adventures of Thomas Violet, an Englishman who lived from 1609-1662. During the course of his tumultuous life Violet was a goldsmith, a spy, a prisoner of war...


Unstable Ground

by Alex Alvarez Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 21, 2017)

Unstable Ground looks at the human impact of climate change and its potential to provoke some of the most troubling crimes against humanity—ethnic conflict, war, and genocide. Alex Alvarez provides an essential...


Intolerable Cruelty

by Margaret Kuo Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 17, 2012)

At the outset of the Nanjing decade (1928–1937), a small group of Chinese legal elites worked to codify the terms that would bring the institutions of marriage and family into the modern world. Their deliberations...


American Indian Politics and the American Political System

by David E. Wilkins & Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 13, 2017)

American Indian Politics and the American Political System is the most comprehensive text written from a political science perspective. It analyzes the structures and functions of indigenous governments (including...


The Social History of Agriculture: From the Origins to the Current Crisis

by Christopher Isett & Stephen Miller Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 09, 2016)

This text provides a compelling narrative world history through the lens of food and farmers. Tracing the world history of agriculture from earliest times to the present, Isett and Miller argue that people rather...


The American South: A History

by William J. Cooper Jr., Thomas E. Terrill & Christopher Childers Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 06, 2016)

In The American South: A History, Fifth Edition, William J. Cooper, Jr., Thomas E. Terrill, and Christopher Childers demonstrate their belief that it is impossible to divorce the history of the South from the...


Emerging from Turbulence: Boeing and Stories of the American Workplace Today

by Leon Grunberg & Sarah Moore Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 15, 2015)

Emerging from Turbulence tells the stories of Boeing workers whose lives underwent dramatic shifts as a result of recent changes in the American economy. Workers' own words show the shifting landscape of the...


Gangland Chicago: Criminality and Lawlessness in the Windy City

by Richard C. Lindberg Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 15, 2015)

Chicago and its history are defined by such notorious crime figures as Al Capone and John Dillinger. Gangland Chicago vividly recounts the evolution of street gangs in Chicago before Capone and Dillinger, and...


Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll: The Rise of America's 1960s Counterculture

by Robert C. Cottrell Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 19, 2015)

As the first full-bodied treatment of the American counterculture of the 1960s, Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n Roll traces its origins, discusses its most important figures, delves into iconic works, relates its ebb...