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  • Coastal Encountersby Richmond F. Brown

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2008; US$ 24.95

    Coastal Encounters opens a window onto the fascinating world of the eighteenth-century Gulf South. Stretching from Florida to Texas, the region witnessed the complex collision of European, African, and Native American peoples. The Gulf South offered an extraordinary stage for European rivalries to play out, allowed a Native-based frontier exchange... more...

  • California Women and Politicsby Robert W. Cherny; Mary Ann Irwin; Ann Marie Wilson

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2011; US$ 40.00

    In 1911 as progressivism moved toward its zenith, the state of California granted women the right to vote. However, women?s political involvement in California?s public life did not begin with suffrage, nor did it end there.   Across the state, women had been deeply involved in politics long before suffrage, and?although their tactics and objectives... more...

  • Living with Koryak Traditionsby Alexander D. King

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2011; US$ 35.00

    What does it mean to be a traditional Koryak in the modern world? How do indigenous Siberians express a culture that entails distinctive customs and traditions? For decades these people, who live on the Kamchatka Peninsula in northeastern Siberia, have been in the middle of contradictory Soviet/Russian colonial policies that celebrate cultural and... more...

  • The Pawnee Mission Letters, 1834-1851by Richard E. Jensen

    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...

  • Such a Lifeby Lee Martin

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2012; US$ 16.95

    Lee Martin tells us in his memoir, ?I was never meant to come along. My parents married late. My father was thirty-eight, my mother forty-one. When he found out she was pregnant, he asked the doctor, ?Can you get rid of it??? From such an inauspicious beginning, Martin began collecting impressions that, through the tincture of time and the magic... more...

  • The Struggle in Black and Brownby Brian D Behnken; Brian D Behnken

    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...

  • Screening Integrationby Sylvie Durmelat; Vinay Swamy; Sylvie Durmelat; Vinay Swamy

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2012; US$ 35.00

    North African immigrants, once confined to France?s social and cultural margins, have become a strong presence in France?s national life. Similarly, descendants of immigrants from Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia have gained mainstream recognition as filmmakers and as the subject of films. The first collective volume on this topic, Screening Integration... more...

  • Educated Tastesby Jeremy Strong; Jeremy Strong

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2011; US$ 35.00

    The old adage ?you are what you eat? has never seemed more true than in this era, when ethics, politics, and the environment figure so prominently in what we ingest and in what we think about it. Then there are connoisseurs, whose approaches to food address ?good taste? and frequently require a language that encompasses cultural and social dimensions... more...

  • Native Actsby Joshua David Bellin; Laura L. Mielke; Philip J. Deloria

    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...

  • The First We Can Rememberby Lee Schweninger; Lee Schweninger

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2011; US$ 35.00

    Looking over the great prairie in the early 1880s, Nellie Buchanan said, ?I knew I would never be contented until I had a home of our own in the wonderful West.? Some were not so sanguine. Mary Cox described the prairie as ?the most barren, forsaken country that we had ever seen.? Like the others whose stories appear in this book, these women were... more...