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  • Playing in Isolationby Junwei Yu

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 26.95

    Despite the political instability characterizing twentieth-century Taiwan, the value of baseball in the lives of Taiwanese has been a constant since the game was introduced in 1895. The game first gained popularity on the island under the Japanese occupation, and that popularity continued after World War II despite the withdrawal of the Japanese and... more...

  • Pulp Writerby Paul S. Powers

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 19.95

    He wrote under at least eight pseudonyms, published hundreds of short stories and novellas in pulp magazines, and lived a life at times as outrageous as his fiction. Pulp Writer tells of Paul S. Powers?s travels from serious literary ambitions to the pages of Wild West Weekly , of his seeking his fortune (or material, at any rate) in the ghost towns... more...

  • Riders of the Steppesby Harold Lamb

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 21.95

    A master of driving pace, exotic setting, and complex plotting, Harold Lamb was one of Robert E. Howard's favorite writers. Here at last is every pulse-pounding, action-packed story of Lamb's greatest hero, Khlit the Cossack, the ?wolf of the steppes. more...

  • Sex Crimes under the Wehrmachtby David Raub Snyder

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 55.00

    In this groundbreaking work, David Raub Snyder offers a nuanced investigation into the German army?s prosecution and punishment of sex offenders during the Second World War. In so doing, Snyder restores balance to the literature regarding the military administration of justice under Hitler and to the historiography of sexuality and the Third Reich. more...

  • Shenandoah Summerby Scott C. Patchan

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 34.95

    Jubal A. Early?s disastrous battles in the Shenandoah Valley ultimately resulted in his ignominious dismissal. But Early?s lesser-known summer campaign of 1864, between his raid on Washington and Phil Sheridan?s renowned fall campaign, had a significant impact on the political and military landscape of the time. more...

  • Silence Is Deathby Julija Sukys

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 26.95

    On May 26, 1993, the Algerian novelist and poet Tahar Djaout was gunned down in an attack attributed to Islamist extremists. An outspoken critic of the extremism roiling his nation, Djaout, in his death, became a powerful symbol for the ?murder of Algerian culture,? as scores of journalists, writers, and scholars were targeted in a swelling wave of... more...

  • The Thirty Years' War and German Memory in the Nineteenth Centuryby Kevin Cramer

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 55.00

    The nineteenth century witnessed the birth of German nationalism and the unification of Germany as a powerful nation-state. In this era the reading public?s obsession with the most destructive and divisive war in its history?the Thirty Years? War?resurrected old animosities and sparked a violent, century-long debate over the origins and aftermath of... more...

  • To the Last Saluteby Georg von Trapp

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 21.95

    The Sound of Music endeared Georg von Trapp (1880?1947) and his singing family to the world, and it also showed us how desperately the Nazis wanted Captain von Trapp for their navy. In To the Last Salute we learn why. Trapp?s own story of his exploits as a submarine commander during the First World War is as exciting as it is instructive, bringing... more...

  • Under the Boardsby Jeffrey Lane

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 21.95

    The true story of basketball lives as much off the court as on the hardwood; it is about politics and race and cultural clashes as heated as a final-four buzzer-beater. This story unfolds in all its gritty and colorful detail in Under the Boards . more...

  • William W. Warrenby Theresa M. Schenck

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    This is the first full-length biography of William W. Warren (1825?53), an Ojibwe interpreter, historian, and legislator in the Minnesota Territory. Devoted to the interests of the Ojibwe at a time of government attempts at removal, Warren lives on in his influential book History of the Ojibway , still the most widely read and cited source on the Ojibwe... more...