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- Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 24.78
He was the only Native American chief to defeat the United States Army in a war. A renowned and respected leader in the vicious, bloody clashes for control over land in the Great Plains of the American West, his name came to represent the conflict itself: Red Cloud?s War. The fog of history has left Red Cloud strangely obscured, despite his staggering... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 27.95
On July 28, 1797, an elderly Lenape woman stood before the newly appointed almsman of Pennsylvania?s Chester County and delivered a brief account of her life. In a sad irony, Hannah Freeman was establishing her residency?a claim that paved the way for her removal to the poorhouse. Ultimately, however, it meant the final removal from the ancestral... more...
- Ohio University Press 2009; US$ 19.99
Power in the Blood: A Family Narrative traces Linda Tate ?s journey to rediscover the Cherokee-Appalachian branch of her family and provides an unflinching examination of the poverty, discrimination, and family violence that marked their lives. In her search for the truth of her own past, Tate scoured archives, libraries, and courthouses throughout... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 34.95
Long considered the undisputed authority on the Indians of the southern United States, anthropologist John Swanton published this history as the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) Bulletin 103 in 1931. Swanton's descriptions are drawn from earlier records—including those of DuPratz and Romans—and from Choctaw... more...
- AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 28.99
This book sweeps away the last vestiges of social-evolutionary explanations of 'chiefdoms' by rethinking the history of Pre-Columbian Southeast peoples and comparing them to ancient peoples in the Southwest, Mexico, Mesoamerica, and Mesopotamia. more...
- AltaMira Press 1999; US$ 31.99
Lekson's ground-breaking synthesis of 500 years of Southwestern prehistory?with its explanation of phenomena as diverse as the Great North Road, macaw feathers, Pueblo mythology, and the rise of kachina ceremonies?will be of great interest to all those concerned with the prehistory and history of the American Southwest. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 43.99
Native nations, like the Navajo nation, have proven to be remarkably adept at retaining and exercising ever-increasing amounts of self-determination even when faced with powerful external constraints and limited resources. Now in this fourth edition of David E. Wilkins' The Navajo Political Experience , political developments of the last decade... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 15.95
Crazy Horse, the legendary military leader of the Oglala Sioux whose personal power and social nonconformity contributed to his reputation as being ?strange,? fought in many famous battles, including the Little Bighorn, and held out tirelessly against the U.S. government?s efforts to confine the Lakotas to reservations. Finally, in the spring of 1877... more...