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  • Caddo Landscapes in the East Texas Forestsby Tim Perttula

    Oxbow Books 2017; US$ 15.98

    In this major, highly illustrated, new study Tim Perttula explores the cultural and social landscape of the Caddo Indian peoples (hayaanuh) for about 1000 years between c. 900 and 1900 AD. There were continual changes in the character and extent of ancestral landscapes, through times of plenty, risk, and hardship, as well as in relationships between... more...

  • The Ideology of Creole Revolutionby Joshua Simon

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    This book explores the surprising similarities in the political ideas of the American and Latin American independence movements. more...

  • Forging the Kingdomby Judith Green

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 20.00

    A study of English society and political culture that casts new light on the significance of the Norman Conquest. more...

  • How Different It Wasby Michael J. Goodspeed

    Dundurn 2017; US$ 11.99

    Upending the portrait of the Victorian age as a time of stuffy morals and manners, How Different It Was reveals the chaotic years of early Canada. The lifestyles and daily struggles, the controversies and social values, the institutions and tensions in a tumultuous society of immigrants, aboriginals, farmers, workers, and officials. more...

  • The Progressive Era in the USA: 1890?1921by Kristofer Allerfeldt

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 300.00

    Few periods in American history have been explored as much as the Progressive Era. It is seen as the birth-place of modern American liberalism, as well as the time in which America emerged as an imperial power. Historians and other scholars have struggled to explain the contradictions of this period and this volume explores some of the major controversies... more...

  • Colonial America and the Early Republicby Philip N. Mulder

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 350.00

    Reflecting the best recent scholarship of Early America and the Early Republic, the articles in this collection study the many dimensions of American political history. The authors explore Native American interests and encounters with settlers, diplomatic endeavors, environmental issues, legal debates and practiced law, women's citizenship and rights,... more...

  • The Writings of Niccolo Machiavelliby Niccolo Machiavelli

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    Collected here are four of Niccolò Machiavelli's most important works. 'The Prince': It was Niccolò Machiavelli who essentially removed ethics from government. He did it with this book, when he asserted that The Prince (president, dictator, prime minister, etc.) does not have to be concerned with ethics, as long as their motivation is to protect the... more...

  • Is Canada Even Real?by J.C. Villamere

    Dundurn 2017; US$ 8.99

    Is Canada Even Real? is a funny nostalgia trip for Canadians and those poor, tobboganless souls outside our maple-scented borders. This book handily stitches together a fresh national identity based on Canada?s true modern icons. It?s a fun history lesson, and a quirky ode to a quirky land. more...

  • Lone Star Risingby William C. Davis

    Free Press 2017; US$ 27.00

    All Americans, not just Texans, remember the Alamo. But the siege and brief battle at that abandoned church in February and March 1836 were just one chapter in a much larger story -- larger even than the seven months of armed struggle that surrounded it. Indeed, three separate revolutionary traditions stretching back nearly a century came together... more...

  • Chosen Nationby Benjamin W. Goossen

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 49.50 US$ 45.05

    During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the global Mennonite church developed an uneasy relationship with Germany. Despite the religion's origins in the Swiss and Dutch Reformation, as well as its longstanding pacifism, tens of thousands of members embraced militarist German nationalism. Chosen Nation is a sweeping history of this encounter... more...