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- 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...
- University of Alabama Press 1753; 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 34.95
An excellent example of ethnohistory and archaeology working together, this model study reveals the origins of the Catawba Indians of North Carolina. By the 18th century, the modern Catawba Indians were living along the river and throughout the valley that bears their name near the present North Carolina-South Carolina border, but little was... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 16.95
November 1587. A report reaches London that Sir Walter Raleigh?s expedition, which left England months before to land the first English settlers in America, has foundered. On Roanoke Island, off the coast of North Carolina, a tragedy is unfolding. Something has gone very wrong, and the colony?115 men, women, and children, among them the first English... more...