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- University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 19.95
Now back in print with a new essay, this classic of Iowa history focuses on the Old Order Amish Mennonites, the state?s most distinctive religious minority. Sociologist Elmer Schwieder and historian Dorothy Schwieder began their research with the largest group of Old Order Amish in the state, the community near Kalona in Johnson and Washington counties,... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 29.95
At least fifty-six frontier forts once stood in, or within view of, what is now the state of Iowa. The earliest date to the 1680s, while the latest date to the Dakota uprising of 1862. Some were vast compounds housing hundreds of soldiers; others consisted of a few sheds built by a trader along a riverbank. Regardless of their size and function?William... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 27.50
Faldet moves through the history of life along the now-polluted Upper Iowa, always focusing on the ways people depend on the river, the environment, and the resources of the region. He blends contemporary conversations, readings from the historical record, environmental research, and personal experience to show us that the health of the river is best... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2003; US$ 29.95
In Iowa Past to Present , originally published in 1989, Dorothy Schwieder, Thomas Morain, and Lynn Nielsen combine their extensive knowledge of Iowa’s history with years of experience addressing the educational needs of elementary and middle-school students. Their skillful and accessible narrative brings alive the people and events... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2000; US$ 29.95
Iowa has more than eighteen thousand archaeological sites, and research in the past few decades has transformed our knowledge of the state's human past. Examining the projectile points, potsherds, and patterns that make up the archaeological record, Lynn Alex describes the nature of the earliest settlements in Iowa, the development of farming cultures,... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2008; US$ 19.95
When a life-threatening allergic illness demanded that she eat only organically grown food, writer and professor Mary Swander built a new life in a former one-room Iowa schoolhouse in the middle of the largest Amish community west of the Mississippi. In this rich and engaging memoir, which follows the course of a farmer?s year, she writes from the... more...
- NYU Press 2005; US$ 89.00
How did a sleepy New England fishing village become a gay mecca? In this dynamic history, Karen Christel Krahulik explains why Provincetown, Massachusettsalternately known as “Lands End,” “Cape-tip,” “Cape-end,” and, to some, “Queersville, U.S.A”has meant many things to many people.... more...
- NYU Press 2011; US$ 79.00
The early French Wars (1689-1748) in North America saw provincial soldiers, or British white settlers, in Massachusetts and New Hampshire fight against New France and her Native American allies with minimal involvement from England. Most British officers and government officials viewed the colonial soldiers as ill-disciplined, unprofessional, and incompetent:... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
NLP has already helped millions of people overcome fears, increase confidence, enrich relationships, and achieve greater sucess. Now the NLP Comprehensive Training Team has written a book that reveals how to use this breakthrough technology to achieve whatever you want . Short for neuro-linguistic programming, NLP is a revolutionary approach to... more...