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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...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 23.99
The maverick politician from Georgia who rode the post- Watergate wave into office but whose term was consumed by economic and international crises A peanut farmer from Georgia, Jimmy Carter rose to national power through mastering the strategy of the maverick politician. As the face of the "New South," Carter's strongest support emanated from... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 23.99
The edited, annotated diary of President Jimmy Carter--filled with insights into his presidency, his relationships with friends and foes, and his lasting impact on issues that still preoccupy America and the world Each day during his presidency, Jimmy Carter made several entries in a private diary, recording his thoughts, impressions, delights,... 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$ 54.52
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 Georgia Press 2015; US$ 26.95
At the dawn of the 1700s the Natchez viewed the first Francophones in the Lower Mississippi Valley as potential inductees to their chiefdom. This mistaken perception lulled them into permitting these outsiders to settle among them. Within two decades conditions in Natchez Country had taken a turn for the worse. The trickle of wayfarers had given way... 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...