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- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 44.99
The Historical Dictionary of Native American Movements_through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions and significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects_is a useful reference on topics dealing with key... more...
- AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 34.99
This book sweeps away the last vestiges of social-evolutionary explanations of 'chiefdoms' by rethinking the history of Pre-Columbian Southeast peoples and comparing them to ancient peoples in the Southwest, Mexico, Mesoamerica, and Mesopotamia. more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99
The Native American Book of Change The Circle of Life is an American Indian symbol for the Four Directions. The four colors represent the four stages of life, from childhood to old age; the cycle of seasons, from spring to winter; and the four races of people. Each of the Four Directions symbolizes a certain power. In this circle, East is knowledge,... more...
- Arsenal Pulp Press 2002; US$ 18.99
The captivating story of Mary John (who passed away in 2004), a pioneering Carrier Native whose life on the Stoney Creek reserve in central BC is a capsule history of First Nations life from a unique woman's perspective. A mother of twelve, Mary endured much tragedy and heartbreak--the pangs of racism, poverty, and the deaths of six children--but... more...
- D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 15.99
Humor has always been an essential part of North American aboriginal culture. This fact remained unnoticed by most settlers, however, since non-aboriginals just didn?t get the joke. For most of written history, a stern, unyielding profile of the Indian? dominated the popular mainstream imagination. Indians, it was believed, never laughed. But Indians... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 19.49
In the early 1960s, Richard Avedon was commissioned by Harper's Bazaar to create Observations , a column that consisted of a series of nine photographic essays. The subject of the first essay was John F. Kennedy and his young family, who sat for formal black-and-white portraits just three weeks prior to Kennedy's presidential inauguration. Six... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 34.95
Long considered the undisputed authority on the Indians of the southern United States, anthropologist John Swanton published this history as the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) Bulletin 103 in 1931. Swanton's descriptions are drawn from earlier records?including those of DuPratz and Romans?and from Choctaw informants.... more...
- Dundurn 2002; US$ 8.99
Chefs guerriers, Perspectives concernant les militaires canadiens de haut niveau est le premier d?une série de deux livres qui examine l?expérience et les perspectives uniquement canadiennes en ce qui concerne le travail des généraux et l?art d?être amiral. more...
- Algora Publishing 2010; US$ 23.95
In 1784 Benjamin Franklin advocated choosing the industrious, home-loving wild turkey rather than the thieving, wide-ranging bald eagle as the symbol of the United States. Franklin lost that debate, and since then advocates of cooperation as America's global role have been similarly losing their struggle with advocates of U.S. domination. The author... more...
- AltaMira Press 2010; US$ 74.99
Featuring readings on four prominent theoretical perspectives on American Indian education - cultural discontinuity theory, structural inequality theory, interactionalist theory, and transculturation theory - this book provides a comparison of each theoretical perspective's basic premise, fundamental assumptions regarding American Indian education,... more...