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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
As the Civil War's toll mounted, an antiquated medical system faced a deluge of sick and wounded soldiers. In response, the United States created a national care system primarily funded and regulated by the federal government. New Haven, Connecticut, was chosen as the site for a new military hospital because of available medical expertise, ready... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 22.83
Hauptbeschreibung Die Europäische Union steht innerhalb des internationalen Systems seit geraumer Zeit im Fokus der Diskussion um innovative politische Ordnungs- bzw. Herrschaftsmodelle. Dabei nimmt zunehmend die Idee einer neuen imperialen Ordnung im Rahmen der EU Gestalt an. Sie steht im Widerspruch zu etablierten Ordnungskonzepten, die die EU... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
When Abraham Lincoln issued his final Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, he not only freed the slaves in the Confederate states but also invited freed slaves and free persons of color to join the U.S. Army as part of the U.S. Colored Troops (USCT), the first systematic, large-scale effort by the U.S. government to arm African Americans... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 26.99
From the centuries-long prejudices against Catholics in America, to the efforts of Fascism, Communism and modern terrorist organizations to ?break the cross and spill the wine,? this book brings to life the Catholic Church?s role in world history, particularly in the realm of diplomacy. The Global Vatican captures the braided nature of religious... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 75.00
The Army of the Potomac fought in numerous battles, large and small, during the Civil War. This reference work compiles information from the Official Records to give a complete look at the numbers behind every battle and major campaign the Army of the Potomac participated in. Organized chronologically by battle, the numbers are broken down by corps,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 30.95
The burnt-red badlands of Montana's Hell Creek are a vast graveyard of the Cretaceous dinosaurs that lived 68 million years ago. Those hills were, much later, also home to the Sioux, the Crows, and the Blackfeet, the first people to encounter the dinosaur fossils exposed by the elements. What did Native Americans make of these stone skeletons, and... more...
- Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99
This little volume is a contribution to the comparative study of religions. It is an endeavor to present in a critically correct light some of the fundamental conceptions which are found in the native beliefs of the tribes of America. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Most surviving correspondence of the Civil War period was written by members of a literate, elite class; few collections exist in which the woman's letters to her soldier husband have been preserved. Here, in the exchange between William and Emily Moxley, a working-class farm couple from Coffee County, Alabama, we see vividly an often-neglected aspect... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2013; US$ 40.00
During the American Civil War, southern white women found themselves speaking and acting in unfamiliar and tumultuous circumstances. With the war at their doorstep, women who supported the war effort took part in defining what it meant to be, and to behave as, a Confederate through their verbal and nonverbal rhetorics. Though most did not speak from... more...