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  • Australians (volume 3)by Thomas Keneally

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 36.35

    In the third volume of Thomas Keneally's unique history of Australia - where he shines a light on the lives and deeds of our countrymen and women, both known and unknown - he takes up the story at the end of the Great War and explores our development as a nation during the tumultuous 20th century. more...

  • Southern Ladies and Suffragistsby Miki Pfeffer

    University Press of Mississippi 2014; US$ 65.00

    A close look at the issues of gender and power at the 1884 World's Fair in New Orleans more...

  • Fort Marion Prisoners and the Trauma of Native Educationby Diane Glancy

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 20.00

    At the end of the Southern Plains Indian wars in 1875, the War Department shipped seventy-two Kiowa, Cheyenne, Arapaho, Comanche, and Caddo prisoners from Fort Sill, Oklahoma, to Fort Marion in St. Augustine, Florida. These most resistant Native people, referred to as ?trouble causers,? arrived to curious, boisterous crowds eager to see the Indian... more...

  • Downwindby Sarah Alisabeth Fox

    UNP - Bison Books 2014; US$ 29.95

    Downwind is an unflinching tale of the atomic West that reveals the intentional disregard for human and animal life through nuclear testing by the federal government and uranium extraction by mining corporations during and after the Cold War.   Sarah Alisabeth Fox highlights the personal cost of nuclear testing and uranium extraction in the American... more...

  • La Belle, the Ship That Changed Historyby Joan Marshall; Clay Johnson; James E. Bruseth; James E. Bruseth; Mark Wolfe; David Denney

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    fter two decades of searching for La Salle?s lost ship La Belle , Texas Historical Commission (THC) divers in 1995 located a shipwreck containing historic artifacts of European origin in the silty bottom of Matagorda Bay, off the coast of Texas. The first cannon lifted from the waters bore late seventeenth-century French insignias. The ill-fated... more...

  • Bootleggers and Bordersby Stephen T. Moore

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 40.00

    Between 1920 and 1933 the issue of prohibition proved to be the greatest challenge to Canada-U.S. relations. When the United States adopted national prohibition in 1920?ironically, just as Canada was abandoning its own national and provincial experiments with prohibition?U.S. tourists and dollars promptly headed north and Canadian liquor went south.... more...

  • Anthropologists and Their Traditions across National Bordersby Regna Darnell; Frederic W. Gleach

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 40.00

    Volume 8 of the Histories of Anthropology Annual series, the premier series published in the history of the discipline, explores national anthropological traditions in Britain, the United States, and Europe and follows them into postnational contexts. Contributors reassess the major theorists in twentieth-century anthropology, including the work of... more...

  • America 1844by John Bicknell

    Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    The year 1844 saw a momentous presidential election, religious turmoil, westward expansion, and numerous other interwoven events that profoundly affected the U.S. as a nation. Author and journalist John Bicknell details these compelling events in this unusual history book. He explains how the election of James K. Polk assured the expansion that brought... more...

  • Covered Wagon Women, Volume 6by Kenneth L. Holmes; Linda Peavy; Ursula Smith

    UNP - Bison Books 2014; US$ 18.95

    ?We traveled this forenoon over the roughest and most desolate piece of ground that was ever made,? wrote Amelia Knight during her 1853 wagon train journey to Oregon. Some of the parties who traveled with Knight were propelled by religious motives. Hannah King, an Englishwoman and Mormon convert, was headed for Salt Lake City. Her cultured, introspective... more...

  • Until You Are Dead, Dead, Deadby Jim Bradshaw; Danielle Miller

    University Press of Mississippi 2014; US$ 30.00

    How the tangles of nineteenth-century justice ensnared an itinerant worker in Louisiana more...