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- Texas A&M University Press 2015; US$ 60.00
Roughly thirteen thousand years ago, Clovis hunters cached more than fifty projectile points, preforms, and knives at the toe of a gentle slope near present-day Elgin, Bastrop County, in central Texas. Over the next millennia, deposition buried the cache several meters below the surface. The entombed artifacts lay undisturbed until 2003. A circuitous... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95
This beautifully written book, now in its second edition, tells the haunting saga of a quintessentially American family. In the late 1790s, Shoe Boots, a famed Cherokee warrior and successful farmer, acquired an African slave named Doll. Over the next thirty years, Shoe Boots and Doll lived together as master and slave and also as lifelong partners... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2014; Not Available
New research and the discovery of multiple archaeological sites predating the established age of Clovis (13,000 years ago) provide evidence that the Americas were first colonized at least one thousand to two thousand years before Clovis. These revelations indicate to researchers that the peopling of the Americas was perhaps a more complex process... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 69.95
Petrography is the microscopic examination of thin sections of pottery to determine their precise mineralogical composition. In this groundbreaking work, James B. Stoltman applies quantitative as well as qualitative methods to the petrography of Native American ceramics. As explained in Ceramic Petrography and Hopewell Interaction , by adapting refinements... more...
- World Wisdom, Inc 2015; US$ 9.99
Can an act of kindness change you? According to an ancient legend attributed to the Cherokee Indians, pine trees stay green throughout the winter because of the generosity they showed towards an injured little sparrow. Award-winning author, Alexis York Lumbard, and award-winning illustrator, Beatriz Vidal, bring to life this charming fable where... more...
- TwoDot 2015; US$ 17.99
One week after the June 1876 Battle of the Little Big Horn, when news of the defeat of Custer and his 7 th Cavalry troops reached the American public, Lakota Chief Sitting Bull became the most wanted hostile Indian in America. He had resisted intrusions into Lakota land for years, refused to sign treaties, and had called for a gathering of tribes... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 59.95
In Center Places and Cherokee Towns , Christopher B. Rodning opens a panoramic vista onto protohistoric Cherokee culture. He posits that Cherokee households and towns were anchored within their cultural and natural landscapes by built features that acted as ?center places.? Rodning investigates the period from just before the first Spanish... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95
Through readings of literature, canonical history texts, studies of museum displays and media analysis, this work explores the historical formation of myths of Canadian national identity and then how these myths were challenged (and affirmed during the 1990 standoff at Oka. It draws upon history, literary criticism, anthropology, studies in nationalism... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
This work focuses on how whites used Nez Perce history, images, activities and personalities in the production of history, developing a regional identity into a national framework. more...