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- Rutgers University Press 2004; US$ 24.95
In the twenty-first century, why do we keep talking about the Fifties and the Sixties? The stark contrast between these decades, their concurrence with the childhood and youth of the baby boomers, and the emergence of television and rock and roll help to explain their symbolic power. In Happy Days and Wonder Years, Daniel Marcus reveals how interpretations... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1993; US$ 48.99
On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched a 184-pound metal ball called Sputnik into orbit around the Earth, and America plummeted into a panic. Nuclear weapon designer Edward Teller claimed that the United States had lost "a battle more important and greater than Pearl Harbor," and magazine articles appeared with such headlines as "Are... more...
- Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95
Indian Massacre in Minnesota was written over 100 years ago by a man whose job was to process claims for property damaged by Sioux raiders after they went on the warpath, killing pioneer families and taking many of those who survived into captivity. He documented the terrifying tales told by settlers of the horrors they suffered. 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...
- Shell Education 2005; US$ 8.99
Sitting Bull was a powerful Hunkpapa Lakota Indian Chief whoalong with the Lakota Indians and other nearby tribeswas involved in brutal battles with the United States over land issues. All tribes that were fighting to avoid the reservation eventually surrendered, and the Lakota people were no exception. more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2012; US$ 60.00
This edition of A Thrilling Narrative of Indian Captivity rescues from obscurity a crucially important work about the bitterly contested U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. Written by Mary Butler Renville, an Anglo woman, with the assistance of her Dakota husband, John Baptiste Renville, A Thrilling Narrative was printed only once as a book in 1863 and has... more...
- Caxton Press 2007; US$ 9.95
Gregroy Michno, author of several critically acclaimed books on America's Indian wars, gives readers the first comprehensive look at the natives, soldiers and settlers who clashed on the high desert of Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Oregon and Northern California in a struggle that, over a four-year period, claimed more lives than any other western Indian War.... more...
- Savas Beatie 2011; US$ 19.95
In August of 1862, hundreds of Dakota warriors opened without warning a murderous rampage against settlers and soldiers in southern Minnesota. The vortex of the Dakota Uprising along the Minnesota River encompassed thousands of people in what was perhaps the greatest massacre of whites by Indians in American history. To read about the fast paced and... more...