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  • The 1870 Ghost Danceby Cora Du Bois

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 19.95

    The 1870 Ghost Dance was a significant but too often disregarded transformative historical movement with particular impact on the Native peoples of northern California. The spiritual energies of this ?great wave,? as Peter Nabokov has called it, have passed down to the present day among Native Californians, some of whose contemporary individual and... more...

  • Adventures in the Westby Susanne George Bloomfield

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 19.95

    Before MP3 players, DVDs, and video games, before even TV and radio, American children entertained themselves by reading. This title aims to bring together twenty-six stories from "The Youth's Companion" and "St Nicholas" to offer a perspective on the values of the time. more...

  • Africa on Six Wheelsby Betty Levitov

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 17.95

    ?I think I get it,? Betty Levitov?s youngest student said, sitting on a porch in Harare, Zimbabwe. ?You?ve had a potentially fatal disease, and faced death, and now you?ll do just about anything.? The student was trying to fathom why a teacher would take thirteen kids from a small midwestern liberal arts college on a three-month trek across Africa. more...

  • Alexander Cartwrightby Monica Nucciarone

    University of Nebraska Press 2009; US$ 27.95

    Alexander Joy Cartwright Jr. (1820–92) was present during the organization of the Knickerbocker Base Ball Club of New York in the mid-1800s. That much is certain. Since that time, and especially with his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1938, Cartwright has been celebrated as the founder of our national pastime, much like Abner Doubleday.... more...

  • All Our Stories Are Hereby Brady Harrison

    University of Nebraska Press 2009; US$ 50.00

    This wide-ranging collection of essays addresses a diverse and expanded vision of Montana literature, offering new readings of both canonical and overlooked texts. Although a handful of Montana writers such as Richard Hugo, A. B. Guthrie Jr., D’Arcy McNickle, and James Welch have received considerable critical attention, sizable gaps remain in... more...

  • Ambassadors from Earthby Jay Gallentine

    University of Nebraska Press 2009; US$ 34.95

    Rewind to the 1950s and ponder: was America’s first satellite really built by a college student? How did a small band of underappreciated Russian engineers get pictures of the moon’s far side—using stolen American film? As the 1960s progressed, consider: how the heck did people learn to steer a spacecraft using nothing but gravity? And... more...

  • America's Second Tongueby Ruth Spack

    University of Nebraska Press 2002; US$ 45.00

    This remarkable study sheds new light on American Indian mission, reservation, and boarding school experiences by examining the implementation of English-language instruction and its effects on Native students. A federally mandated system of English-only instruction played a significant role in dislocating Native people from their traditional... more...

  • American Anthropology, 1888-1920by American Anthropological Association; Frederica de Laguna

    University of Nebraska Press 2002; US$ 45.00

    The formative years of American anthropology were characterized by intellectual energy and excitement, the identification of key interpretive issues, and the beginnings of a prodigious amount of fieldwork and recording. The American Anthropological Association (AAA) was born as anthropology emerged as a formal discipline with specialized subfields;... more...

  • Antietam, South Mountain, and Harpers Ferryby Ethan S Rafuse

    University of Nebraska Press 2008; US$ 21.95

    In September 1862 the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and the Union Army of the Potomac conducted one of the truly great campaigns of the Civil War. At South Mountain, Harpers Ferry, and Antietam, North and South clashed in engagements whose magnitude and importance would earn this campaign a distinguished place in American military history.... more...

  • Axesby Merrill Maguire Skaggs

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 40.00

    Traces the intimate relationship between the texts published by Willa Cather and William Faulkner between 1922 and 1962. more...