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American Studies and Latin American Studies are broad and rapidly growing research fields, and Cambridge Scholars Publishing is proud of our critically acclaimed titles that showcase international perspectives on the history, literature, politics and culture of the Americas. Our collection spans many disciplines, with a keen focus on American cultural studies and comparative American studies, but also encompassing development studies, domestic geography, international relations, public policy, social anthropology, film, and popular culture. Our American studies books are intended not only for students and scholars, but also for general readers with an interest in the United States and Latin America.

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10th Conference on British...

This book consists of a collection of papers on specific issues centred around three broad areas of scholarly interest: native language analysis, foreign language acquisition and training, and cultural and literary studies. It provides a concise snapshot of the multiplicity of vantage points from which language, literature and cult...
£49.99

11th Conference on British...

The present volume includes a selection of twenty-nine papers by academics, and senior and junior researchers who came together within the framework of the 11th Conference on British and American Studies. Structured into three sections, the contributions included here display a wide array of topics and methodologies illustrating a ...
£57.99

12th Conference on British...

This book represents a selection of papers presented by academics and researchers at the 12th Conference on British and American Studies. They are grouped in two main theme clusters, corresponding to the two chapters of the book: Languages in Contact and Languages in Use and Multidisciplinarity and Multiculturalism in Literary Stud...
£47.99

1812 in the Americas

This book brings together a variety of interesting perspectives on the circumstances and effects of the war in 1812, offering a range of insights, from an exploration of the role religion played in the conflict to an investigation of low literature of the time reacted to it.The book is opened by a contribution from Adam Rothman, wh...
£41.99

6th International Finance ...

Financial markets, the banking system, and the real estate, commodity and energy markets have, since 2007, been experiencing higher integration, more volatility and have undergone several shocks. More coordination is needed between G20 and market authorities. Regulators, banking supervision agencies and politicians are worried abou...
£74.99

A God More Powerful Than Y...

Throughout American history, religious movements have repeatedly proved themselves to be powerful forces capable of masterfully manipulating the social and political landscape of the nation. Key to the influence religious organizations have historically held in the United States is their use of communication technologies. In this v...
£41.99

African American Religious...

African Americans encountered many challenges throughout history facing slavery, Reconstruction, Jim Crow, and other forms of racism. Many relied on religion as their source of strength and endurance. The African American religious experience is a story of survival that demonstrates how religion became the key ingredient that allow...
£34.99

African Zion

Over the last hundred years, in Africa and the United States, through a variety of religious encounters, some black African societies adopted – or perhaps rediscovered – a Judaic religious identity. African Zion grows out of a joined interest in these diversified encounters with Judaism, their common substrata and divergences, thei...
£44.99

AIDS in Cultural Bodies

This book examines the various psychosocial and sexual ordeals of African American people living with HIV or AIDS (PLWH/PLWAs) as depicted in African American literary narratives dealing with HIV/AIDS published from 1980 to 2010. Central to these texts are the psychosocial and sexual challenges faced by the African American PLWH/PL...
£41.99

American English(es)

American English(es) focuses on the manifold nature of a macro-regional variety of English which is better described in the plural form, thus enhancing the endless contribution of most diverse ethnic groups, such as those kidnapped from Africa to be employed as slaves, survivors of native American tribes systematically exterminated...
£44.99

American Literary-Politica...

American Literary-Political Engagements: From Poe to James examines how authors in the nineteenth-century United States often engaged the politics of their times through literature as they conceptualized political issues in literary terms. Concerns over Jacksonian democracy, social reform in a rapidly industrializing American econo...
£39.99

American Modernism

Encompassing writers from Edith Wharton, Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot to Willa Cather, Theodore Dreiser and Gertrude Stein, American Modernism: Cultural Transactions is a comprehensive and informative companion to the field of American literary modernism. This groundbreaking new book explores the changing patterns of American literary...
£39.99
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