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- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 285.00
Treaties with American Indians: An Encyclopedia of Rights, Conflicts, and Sovereignty is the first comprehensive introduction to the treaties that promised land, self-government, financial assistance, and cultural protections to many of the over 500 tribes of North America (including Alaska, Hawaii, and Canada). Going well beyond describing terms and... more...
The History of King Phillip, Sovereign Chief of the Wampanoags. Including the Early History of the Settlers of New England.Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95
Metacomet, younger son of Massasoit of the Wampanoags, was also known as King Philip. In 1662 he succeeded his brother, Wamsutta, as sachem or chief of the Wampanoag Indian tribe. Metacomet earnestly attempted to maintain his father's peaceful policies with the Colonists, but the English pushed ever farther into Wampanoag lands, imposing their laws... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 39.95
A fully annotated edition of a classic work detailing the cultures of five southeastern American Indian tribes during the Contact Period. James Adair was an Englishman who lived and traded among the southeastern Indians for more than 30 years, from 1735 to 1768. During that time he covered the territory from the Appalachian Mountains to the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.95
J. M. Adovasio has spent the last thirty years at the center of one of our most fiery scientific debates: Who were the first humans in the Americas, and how and when did they get there? At its heart, The First Americans is the story of the revolution in thinking that Adovasio and his fellow archaeologists have brought about, and the firestorm it... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 50.00
This complete overview of the Choctaw people, from ancient times to the present, includes sections on history, cuisine, music and dance, current issues, oral traditions and language, social relationships, and traditional world view. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 22.95
Cherokee identity as revealed in fishing methods and materials. In Eastern Cherokee Fishing , life histories, folktales, and reminiscences about fish gathered from interviews with Cherokee and non-Cherokee people provide a clear and personal picture of the changes in the Qualla Boundary (Eastern Band of the) Cherokee in the last 75 years.... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 16.00
The globe?s first true world war comes vividly to life in this ?rich, cautionary tale? ( The New York Times Book Review ) The French and Indian War ?the North American phase of a far larger conflagration, the Seven Years? War?remains one of the most important, and yet misunderstood, episodes in American history. Fred Anderson takes readers on a... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
A stunning work of narrative nonfiction, Carlisle vs. Army recounts the fateful 1912 gridiron clash that pitted one of America?s finest athletes, Jim Thorpe, against the man who would become one of the nation?s greatest heroes, Dwight D. Eisenhower. But beyond telling the tale of this momentous event, Lars Anderson also reveals the broader social... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 29.95
John Muir was an early proponent of a view we still hold today?that much of California was pristine, untouched wilderness before the arrival of Europeans. But as this groundbreaking book demonstrates, what Muir was really seeing when he admired the grand vistas of Yosemite and the gold and purple flowers carpeting the Central Valley were the fertile... more...