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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 11.96
Columbus called them "Indians" because his geography was faulty. But that name and, more importantly, the images it has come to suggest have endured for five centuries, not only obscuring the true identity of the original Americans but serving as an idealogical weapon in their subjugation. Now, in this brilliant and deeply disturbing reinterpretation... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 9.99
When Europeans first arrived in North America, between five and eight million indigenous people were already living there. But how did they come to be here? What were their agricultural, spiritual, and hunting practices? How did their societies evolve and what challenges do they face today? Eminent historians Theda Perdue and Michael Green begin by... more...
- The Floating Press 1902; US$ 4.99
Charles Eastman, whose Sioux name was Ohiyesa (pronounced Oh hee' yay suh), was a Native American author, doctor and reformer who also helped to establish the Boy Scouts of America. His autobiographical Indian Boyhood , popular in Boy Scout programs, is a 1902 recollection of life growing up among the Sioux. more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2012; US$ 56.41
Hauptbeschreibung Technischer Wandel, aber auch gravierende gesellschaftliche und ökonomische Entwicklungen führten in den letzten Jahren bei Kreditinstituten zu veränderten Anforderungen an Arbeitsschutz und Notfallmanagement. Dieses völlig neu bearbeitete Handbuch bietet viele praktische Umsetzungsvorschläge für erfolgreiche Prüfungen des Sicherheitsmanagements... more...
- Nachtschatten Verlag 2012; US$ 10.49
Seit fast 3000 Jahren verwenden die Ureinwohner Amerikas Peyote in Zeremonien als geistige und körperliche Medizin. Über diesen meskalinhaltigen Kaktus wurden schon viele Berichte verfasst und enorm viel geforscht. Dieses einzigartige Fachbuch ist nun endlich in Deutsch erschienen. Mit einem Vorwort von Dr. Dicht, einem Kakteen-fachmann aus der Schweiz... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1957; US$ 67.50
"The Karluk had disappeared. Whether the vessel had freed itself from the ice and steamed eastward, or whether, still imprisoned, it had been carried by the ice westward, we could not know. In any case it was gone, leaving our hunting party of six men marooned on a sandy islet surrounded by thin ice and open water. The wind finally died away,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
The word mohawk means many things to different people: a river, a valley, a tribe, even a type of haircut. Just as Sioux conjures up an image of the Great Plains, horses, and war bonnets, the name Mohawk often summons images of the Northeast Woodland, gushing streams, and the tomahawk. In recent times, the Mohawk have added iron and steel work to their... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1999; US$ 31.95
It is believed that Native Americans have a high frequency of criminal behavior and in addition are subjected to great discrimination by the criminal justice system, as are other minority groups. This book explores the data and research that has been conducted on criminal behavior in Native Americans in order to see whether these beliefs are indeed... more...