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Indians of North America

  • Thatched Roofs and Open Sidesby Carrie Dilley

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 74.95

    Before and during the Seminole Wars, the Seminoles typically used chickee huts as hideouts and shelters. But in the twentieth century, the government deemed the abodes "primitive" and "unfit." Rather than move into non-chickee housing, the Seminoles began to modernize and have continued to evolve the thatched roof structures to meet the needs of their... more...

  • Unlikeableby Edward Klein

    Regnery Publishing 2015; US$ 29.99

    From the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers The Amateur and Blood Feud . . . Unlikeable is the stunning, powerful exposé of Hillary Clinton and her floundering race for the White House. With unprecedented access to longtime associates of the Clintons and the Obamas, investigative reporter Edward Klein meticulously recreates conversations... more...

  • Man of Destinyby Alonzo Hamby

    Basic Books 2015; US$ 35.00

    No president looms larger in twentieth-century American history than Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and few life stories can match his for sheer drama. He was a man of large personality and a president of vast and enduring accomplishments. Yet, as the distinguished historian Alonzo Hamby argues, FDR?s record as president was more mixed than we are... more...

  • Why Washington Won't Workby Marc J. Hetherington; Thomas J. Rudolph

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 27.50

    Polarization is at an all-time high in the United States. But contrary to popular belief, Americans are polarized not so much in their policy preferences as in their feelings toward their political opponents: To an unprecedented degree, Republicans and Democrats simply do not like one another. No surprise that these deeply held negative feelings are... more...

  • Captive of Friendly Coveby Rebecca Goldfield; Mike Short; Richard Inglis

    Fulcrum Publishing 2015; US$ 25.95

    This artful book is an adventurous recollection of the true story of one man's capture and captivity. more...

  • This Benevolent Experimentby Andrew Woolford

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 90.00

    At the end of the nineteenth century, Indigenous boarding schools were touted as the means for solving the ?Indian problem? in both the United States and Canada. With the goal of permanently transforming Indigenous young people into Europeanized colonial subjects, the schools were ultimately a means for eliminating Indigenous communities as obstacles... more...

  • Welcome to the Oglala Nationby Akim D. Reinhardt

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 60.00

    Popular culture largely perceives the tragedy at Wounded Knee in 1890 as the end of Native American resistance in the West, and for many years historians viewed this event as the end of Indian history altogether. The Dawes Act of 1887 and the reservation system dramatically changed daily life and political dynamics, particularly for the Oglala Lakotas.... more...

  • Native American Religious Traditionsby Suzanne Crawford O Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 26.95

    Focusing on three diverse indigenous traditions, Native American Religious Traditions highlights the?distinct oral traditions and ceremonial practices; the impact of colonialism on religious life; and the ways in which indigenous communities of North America have responded, and continue to respond, to colonialism and Euroamerican cultural hegemony.... more...

  • Policing American Indiansby Laurence Armand French

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    Bias, prejudice, and corruption riddle the history of US jurisprudence. Policing American Indians: A Unique Chapter in American Jurisprudence explores these injustices, specifically the treatment of American Indians. A mix of academic research as well as field experience, this book draws on author Laurence French?s more than 40 years of experience... more...

  • Introduction to Native North Americaby Mark Sutton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 144.95

    An Introduction to Native North America provides a basic introduction to the native peoples of North America, including both the United States and Canada. It covers the history of research, basic prehistory, the European invasion and the impact of Europeans on Native cultures.  Additionally, much of the book is written from the perspective of the... more...