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- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 32.95
In May of 1919, women from around the world gathered in Zurich, Switzerland, and proclaimed, "We dedicate ourselves to peace!" Just months after the end of World War I, the Womens International League for Peace and Freedom--a group led by American progressive Jane Addams and comprising veteran campaigners for social reform--knew that a peaceful world... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 34.95
Saints and Citizens is a bold new excavation of the history of Indigenous people in California in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, showing how the missions became sites of their authority, memory, and identity. Shining a forensic eye on colonial encounters in Chumash, Luiseño, and Yokuts territories, Lisbeth Haas depicts how native painters... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2013; US$ 16.95
Beginning with the assassination of McKinley and ending with the defeat of the League of Nations by the United States Senate, the twenty-year period covered by John Dos Passos in this lucid and fascinating narrative changed the whole destiny of America. This is the story of the war we won and the peace we lost, told with a clear historical perspective... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 350.00
Das Buch informiert konzise und kompetent über die Geschichte der USA von der Kolonialzeit bis zur Gegenwart sowie über die prägenden Entwicklungen der neueren US-Geschichtswissenschaft. Im Mittelpunkt dieser Einführung stehen die ?klassischen? Themen der amerikanischen Geschichte: der Kulturkontakt und Konflikt mit den Ureinwohnern, die Westexpansion,... more...
- Indiana Historical Society Press 2013; US$ 9.95
In the second volume of the IHS Press?s Peopling Indiana Series, anthropologist Elizabeth Glenn and ethnohistorian Stewart Rafert put readers in touch with the first people to inhabit the Hoosier state, exploring what it meant historically to be an Indian in this land and discussing the resurgence of native life in the state today. Many natives either... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 69.99
The book is about John Eliot and his mission to Massachusetts Bay in the seventeenth century; it analyses the English-speaking and Algonquian?speaking communities which coalesced in the process of this missionary project. In this context, the study pays special attention to the reception of speech and text in relation to English, colonial and praying... more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 19.99
?With the prescience that all truly great biographers possess, Berg discovered in Woodrow Wilson a figure who would understand Washington?s current state of affairs.?? Vanity Fair From Pulitzer Prize?winning, #1 New York Times?bestselling author A. Scott Berg comes the definitive?and revelatory?biography of one of the great American... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Thomas King offers a deeply knowing, darkly funny, unabashedly opinionated, and utterly unconventional account of Indian?White relations in North America since initial contact. Both timeless and timely, The Inconvenient Indian ultimately rejects the pessimism and cynicism with which Natives and Whites regard one another to chart a new and just... more...
- University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 79.95
Mission Cemeteries, Mission Peoples offers clear, accessible explanations of complex methods for observing evolutionary effects in populations. Christopher Stojanowski's intimate knowledge of the historical, archaeological, and skeletal data illuminates the existing narrative of diet, disease, and demography in Spanish Florida and demonstrates how... more...