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- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 27.95
In the early 1960s, American conservatives seemed to have fallen on hard times. McCarthyism was on the run, and movements on the political left were grabbing headlines. The media lampooned John Birchers's accusations that Dwight Eisenhower was a communist puppet. Mainstream America snickered at warnings by California Congressman James B. Utt that... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 43.50
Denésuliné hunters range from deep in the Boreal Forest far into the tundra of northern Canada. Henry S. Sharp, a social anthropologist and ethnographer, spent several decades participating in fieldwork and observing hunts by this extended kin group. His daughter, Karyn Sharp, who is an archaeologist specializing in First Nations Studies and is Denésuliné,... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 75.00
Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins (Northern Paiute) has long been recognized as an important nineteenth-century American Indian activist and writer. Yet her acclaimed performances and speaking tours across the United States, along with the copious newspaper articles that grew out of those tours, have been largely ignored and forgotten. The Newspaper... more...
- Orell Füssli Verlag 2015; US$ 14.80
"Du könntest eine Menge Geld machen!" "Was heißt denn 'ne Menge?" "Du hast doch mal von dieser Corvette geschwärmt." "Ja, und?" "Mit den Unterlagen, an die du rankommst, könntest du zehn von denen kaufen." Nun ja, ich liebte diese geilen amerikanischen Sportwagen ... Die wahre Geschichte eines jungen... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available
Wastelanding tells the history of the uranium industry on Navajo land in the U.S. Southwest, asking why certain landscapes and the peoples who inhabit them come to be targeted for disproportionate exposure to environmental harm. Uranium mines and mills on the Navajo Nation land have long supplied U.S. nuclear weapons and energy programs. By 1942,... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2015; Not Available
When Harold F. Pape moved to Gregory, Texas, in 1927, he quickly became fascinated by the wealth of Native American artifacts along the nearby shoreline of Corpus Christi Bay and what is now called Port Bay, a southern arm of the larger Copano Bay. A lifelong natural history enthusiast and collector, Pape met and married Lucile H. Tunnell, a widow... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 69.95
Transforming the Dead i s a collection of essays that examines culturally modified human bones and their roles as ?cultural and ritual objects? among prehistoric Eastern Woodland cultures. Previous scholarship has explored the role of human body parts in Native American cultures as trophies of war and revered ancestors. This collection discusses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 225.00
An introduction to the main issues of American foreign policy as it has evolved during the first post-Cold War presidency. There are substantive excerpts from major presidential policy statements to illustrate the points and turning points discussed in each chapter. The collection is intended as a supplementary text in American foreign policy and contemporary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
In contemporary Indian Country, many of the people who identify as "American Indian" fall into the "urban Indian" category: away from traditional lands and communities, in cities and towns wherein the opportunities to live one's identity as Native can be restricted, and even more so for American Indian religious practice and activity. Tradition,... more...