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Pre-Columbian America. The Indians

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  • New World of Martin Cortesby Anna Lanyon

    Allen & Unwin 2003; US$ 22.68

    While researching Malinche's Conquest , Anna Lanyon discovered Malinche had a son, Martin Cortes, remembered by Mexicans as the first mestizo, and was compelled to investigate his story as it is as great an adventure as his mother's. It is a story of journeys between worlds: those of Indian mother and Spanish father, of the Americas and Europe, of... more...

  • War of Another Kindby Wayne K. Durrill

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 39.95

    In this book Durrill describes in graphic detail the disintegration, during the Civil War, of Southern plantation society in a North Carolina coastal county. He details struggles among planters, slaves, yeoman farmers, and landless white laborers, as well as a guerrilla war and a clash between two armies that, in the end, destroyed all that remained... more...

  • Virginia's Private Warby William Blair

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 34.99

    A study of the home front in the Confederacy which seeks to contribute to our understanding of the Confederate defeat. The author challenges the dominant assumption that internal stresses and conflicts, particularly of class and race, undermined the Confederacy, and offers another interpretation. more...

  • Weaving the Pastby Susan Kellogg

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 18.99

    Offers a comprehensive and interdisciplinary history of Latin America's indigenous women. Concentrating mainly on native women in Mesoamerica and the Andes, this book also covers indigenous peoples in a variety of areas of South and Central America. It also argues that change, not continuity, has been the norm for indigenous peoples. more...

  • A Gentleman and an Officerby Judith N. McArthur; Orville Vernon Burton

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 39.99

    This work presents a collection of letters written by James B. Griffin, a wealthy planter from Edgfield, South Carolina, during the American Civil war. The book recounts an officer's experiences to provide both a social and military history. more...

  • Foragers of the Terminal Pleistocene in North Americaby Renee B. Walker

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 59.95

    These essays cast new light on Paleoindians, the first settlers of North America. Recent research strongly suggests that big-game hunting was but one of the subsistence strategies the first humans in the New World employed and that they also relied on foraging and fishing. more...

  • Fraud of the Centuryby Roy Jr. Morris

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 21.95

    In this major work of popular history and scholarship, acclaimed historian and biographer Roy Morris, Jr., tells the extraordinary story of how, in America's centennial year, the presidency was stolen, the Civil War was almost reignited, and black Americans were consigned to nearly ninety years of legalized segregation in the South. The bitter 1876... more...

  • William McKinleyby Quentin R. Skrabec

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 34.95

    This biography, focused on McKinley's unusual view of protectionism, a labor-business alliance, and American exceptionalism, offers striking parallels to today as the US struggles to define its international role and to determine the best blend of free trade, protectionism, and immigration. William McKinley was the first US president to address... more...

  • Civil War 100by Michael Lanning

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2007; US$ 14.95

    The Civil War 100 uses a truly novel approach to analyze the respective importance of the events, leaders and battles of America’s most important war. more...

  • Power and Policyby Lawrence R. Lenz

    Algora Publishing 2008; US$ 32.95

    Through its military policy and foreign policy, America attained superpower status in a remarkably short period of time. Nations survive based on their ability to provide internal order and external defense. Unfortunately, foreign policy goals are not always obtained, and sometimes those goals are based on questionable concepts. The book asks when... more...