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  • 2015by

    De Gruyter 2014; Not Available

    Up-to-date information on some 7,000 institutions and approx. 12,000 persons in public life in Bavaria: authorities and departments of local, state and federal administration jurisdiction syndicates and other organizations from politics, business, academic life, the arts etc. notaries, church offices, universities, museums,... more...

  • Mercenaries and Paid Menby

    BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00

    Why were mercenaries such a commonplace of war in the medieval and early modern periods and why have they traditionally been so poorly regarded? Who were mercenaries, and how were they distinguished from other soldiers? The contributors to this volume attempt to cast light on these questions. more...

  • Nineteenth-Century Nation Building and the Latin American Intellectual Traditionby

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2007; US$ 16.95

    This volume provides readings from the works of eighteen Latin American thinkers of the nineteenth century who were engaged in articulating and examining the problems that Spanish and Portuguese America faced in the one hundred years after securing independence. The selections represent all major regions of Latin America. Although these regions... more...

  • A Damned Iowa Greyhoundby

    University of Iowa Press 1998; US$ 21.00

    William Henry Harrison Clayton was one of nearly 75,000 soldiers from Iowa to join the Union ranks during the Civil War. Possessing a high school education and superior penmanship, Clayton served as a company clerk in the 19th Infantry, witnessing battles in the Trans-Mississippi theater. His diary and his correspondence with his family in Van Buren... more...

  • The School of Hard Knocksby

    Texas A&M University Press 2012; Not Available

    This important new history of the development of a leadership corps of officers during World War I opens with a gripping narrative of the battlefield heroism of Cpl. Alvin York, juxtaposed with the death of Pvt. Charles Clement less than two kilometers away. Clement had been a captain and an example of what a good officer should be in the years... more...

  • African American History in New Mexicoby

    University of New Mexico Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    Bruce Glasrud assembles the best information available on the themes, events, and personages of black New Mexico history. more...

  • The Life And Adventures Of Calamity Janeby

    HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 1.99

    Originally sold by the traveling Kohl & Middleton Dime Museum as a short souvenir booklet, The Life and Adventures of Calamity Jane by Herself The Life and Adventures of Calamity Jane by Herself is as wild and outlandish as the author herself, offering a unique perspective into a woman who lived her life outside of the conventions of her time.... more...

  • Letters From The Promised Landby

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 57.00

    H Arnold Barton has contributed to Letters from the Promised Land: Swedes in America, 1840- 1914 as an author.H. Arnold Barton, professor of history at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, is the author of "The Search for Ancestors: A Swedish-American Family Saga, "and "Scandinavia in the Revolutionary Era, 1760-1815.  more...

  • Private Politics and Public Voicesby

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 23.95

    This political history of middle-class African American women during World War I focuses on their patriotic activity and social work. Nearly 200,000 African American men joined the Allied forces in France. At home, black clubwomen raised more than $125 million in wartime donations and assembled "comfort ... more...

  • The Letters of the Rozmberk Sistersby

    Boydell & Brewer 2006; US$ 34.95

    Women in 15c Bohemia express themselves on marriage, companionship, daily castle life, and family relations. more...