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- Westview Press 2008; US$ 29.99
A collection of essays by renowned scholars of Native American economic history, The Other Side of the Frontier presents one of the first in-depth studies of the complex interaction between the history of Native American economic development and the economic development of the United States at large. Although recent trends in the field of economics... more...
- University Press of Florida 2008; US$ 69.95
The Iroquois confederacy, one of the most influential Native American groups encountered by early European settlers, is commonly perceived as having plunged into steep decline in the late seventeenth century due to colonial encroachment into the Great Lakes region. Kurt Jordan challenges long-standing interpretations that depict the Iroquois as defeated,... more...
- Herder Verlag 2014; US$ 5.72
Es war bei den Indianern Tradition, dass die Ältesten ihre Weisheit in Geschichten an die Jüngeren weitergaben. Diese Geschichten, in denen es um mythische Sagengestalten, die Wesen des Himmels und der Erde, die lebendige Natur und ruhmreiche Vorfahren ging, waren Wegweiser auf den verschlungenen Pfaden des Lebens. Sie vermitteln Werte wie Liebe, Respekt,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95
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...
- The Floating Press 2015; US$ 3.99
Though he would later achieve widespread acclaim as a popular minister and writer, when he was a young man serving in the Union army, Russell Conwell had a chance encounter with then-President Lincoln. Over the course of their conversation, Conwell was able to gain a great deal of insight into Lincoln's unique personality and sense of humor. His... more...
- Inhabit Media 2015; US$ 7.99
An illustrated collection of ancient Inuit creation stories From the origin of the caribou to how the sun and moon were formed, these tales invite readers into the humor and wisdom of Inuit traditional mythology. With accessible stories and striking artwork, this work is a compilation of the most popular and important creation tales in the Inuit... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 49.95
The Creek War of 1813?1814 is studied primarily as an event that impacted its two main antagonists, the defending Creeks in what is now the State of Alabama and the expanding young American republic. Scant attention has been paid to how the United States? Cherokee allies contributed to the war and how the war transformed their society. In Forging... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 35.00
The Histories of Anthropology Annual series presents diverse perspectives on the discipline?s history within a global context, with a goal of increasing awareness and use of historical approaches in teaching, learning, and doing anthropology. Critical, comparative, analytical, and narrative studies involving all aspects and subfields of anthropology... more...