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- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2010; US$ 60.00
Rev. John Dunbar and Samuel Allis set out in 1834 to establish a mission to Indians beyond the Rocky Mountains. Unable to obtain a guide and with only a vague knowledge of the West, they instead encountered the Pawnee Indians in Nebraska. It was the beginning of a twelve-year odyssey to convert the tribe to Protestant Christianity and New England ?civilization.?... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2012; US$ 35.00
It might seem that African Americans and Mexican Americans would have common cause in matters of civil rights. This volume, which considers relations between blacks and browns during the civil rights era, carefully examines the complex and multifaceted realities that complicate such assumptions?and that revise our view of both the civil rights struggle... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2012; US$ 35.00
Long before the Boston Tea Party, where colonists staged a revolutionary act by masquerading as Indians, people looked to Native Americans for the symbols, imagery, and acts that showed what it meant to be ?American.? And for just as long, observers have largely overlooked the role that Native peoples themselves played in creating and enacting the... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2011; US$ 40.00
Linking Willa Cather to ?the modern? or ?modernism? still seems an eccentric proposition to some people. Born in 1873, Cather felt tied to the past when she witnessed the emergence of twentieth-century modern culture, and the clean, classical sentences in her fiction contrast starkly with the radically experimental prose of prominent modernists. Nevertheless,... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2012; US$ 19.95
Ellen Cassedy?s longing to recover the Yiddish she?d lost with her mother?s death eventually led her to Lithuania, once the ?Jerusalem of the North.? As she prepared for her journey, her uncle, sixty years after he?d left Lithuania in a boxcar, made a shocking disclosure about his wartime experience, and an elderly man from her ancestral town made... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2012; US$ 29.95
We don?t have an energy crisis. We have a consumption crisis. And this book, which takes aim at cherished assumptions regarding energy, offers refreshingly straight talk about what?s wrong with the way we think and talk about the problem. Though we generally believe we can solve environmental problems with more energy?more solar cells, wind turbines,... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2012; US$ 40.00
Behind every pronunciamiento , a formal list of grievances designed to spark political change in nineteenth-century Mexico, was a disgruntled individual, rebel, or pronunciado . Initially a role undertaken by soldiers, a pronunciado rallied military communities to petition for local, regional, and even national interests. As the popularity of these... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2012; US$ 30.00
Navajo Talking Picture , released in 1985, is one of the earliest and most controversial works of Native cinema. It is a documentary by Los Angeles filmmaker Arlene Bowman, who travels to the Navajo reservation to record the traditional ways of her grandmother in order to understand her own cultural heritage. For reasons that have often confused... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2012; US$ 45.00
The twentieth century was a time of unprecedented migration and interaction for Asian, Latin American, and Pacific Islander cultures in the Americas and the American Pacific. Some of these ethnic groups already had historic ties, but technology, migration, and globalization during the twentieth century brought them into even closer contact. Transnational... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2012; US$ 16.95
What is “identity” when you’re a girl adopted as an infant by a Cuban American family of Jehovah’s Witnesses? The answer isn’t easy. You won’t find it in books. And you certainly won’t find it in the neighborhood. This is just the beginning of Joy Castro’s unmoored life of searching and striving that... more...