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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...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Born in Ohio, Stephen Return Riggs spent much of his life working as a missionary amongst members of the Dakota Sioux tribe in what is now the state of Minnesota. During this period, he also worked to document the language and culture of the Dakota Sioux, producing several important linguistic works. This engaging volume offers a more personal take... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 34.95
George Stiggins, a Creek Indian half blood living in Alabama, wrote this history more than 150 years ago. Raised in the white culture by his father, an English trader, Stiggins nevertheless lived in close contact with the Creeks because his mother was a full blood of the Natchez tribe, part of the Creek Confederacy. Stiggins writes with firsthand... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95
Studies in Archeology: Mississippian Settlement Patterns explains the cultural organization of many of the prehistoric societies in the Eastern United States during the last 1000 years of their existence. This book emphasizes the difference between the central core of Mississippian societies and those peripheral societies that preceded its development.... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Here is a unique view of life as experienced by a young Eskimo. The autobiography was written by a youth in his early twenties who relates the details of his boyhood life, recalling the feelings accompanying his experiences. In addition to allowing Nathan simply to relate his story thereby illustrating the uniqueness of an individual life, Mr. Hughes... more...
- 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 US$ 23.96
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...