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- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 49.95
The Creek War of 1813?1814 is studied primarily as an event that impacted its two main antagonists, the defending Creeks in what is now the State of Alabama and the expanding young American republic. Scant attention has been paid to how the United States? Cherokee allies contributed to the war and how the war transformed their society. In Forging... more...
- Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 23.85
Im Vergleich zu Nationalstaaten stehen Imperien unter einem besonderen Legitimationsdruck. Anhand theoretischer Zugänge zu Fragen politischer Legitimationsstrategien sowie konkreter historischer Beispiele analysieren die Autorinnen und Autoren des Bandes, wie im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert versucht wurde, normative Ansprüche und imperiale Handlungslogik... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
The true story of the one of the most thrilling figures of the Wild West. Every army needs its scouts. A good scout knows the enemy and the enemy?s terrain as well as his own, and is resourceful and incisive, cool-headed and courageous. A great scout is irreplaceable. And no greater scout than Frank Grouard has ever served in the US Army. During... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 16.95
Sergeant Charles Windolph was the last white survivor of the Battle of the Little Big Horn when he described it nearly seventy years later. A six-year veteran of the Seventh Cavalry, Windolph fought in Benteen?s troop on that fatal Sunday and recalls in vivid detail the battle that wiped out Custer?s command. Equally vivid is the evidence marshaled... more...
- World Wisdom 2015; US$ 9.99
With just 80 soldiers, Captain Fetterman boasted that he could defeat the entire Lakota nation. In 1866, after the Civil War, he would get his chance against Lakota chief Red Cloud. Fetterman?s failure forced a negotiated peace treaty conceding every demand by the Lakota! Told from the perspective of fictional warrior, Brave Eagle, this newly revised... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00
Bloody, fiery spectacles?the Challenger disaster, 9/11, JFK?s assassination?have given us moments of catastrophe that make it easy to answer the ?where were you when? question and shape our ways of seeing what came before and after. Why are these spectacles so packed with meaning? In The Iconoclastic Imagination , Ned O?Gorman approaches each of... more...
- Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95
Indian Massacre in Minnesota was written over 100 years ago by a man whose job was to process claims for property damaged by Sioux raiders after they went on the warpath, killing pioneer families and taking many of those who survived into captivity. He documented the terrifying tales told by settlers of the horrors they suffered. more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 19.00
The globe's first true world war comes vividly to life in this "rich, cautionary tale" ( The New York Times Book Review ) The French and Indian War -the North American phase of a far larger conflagration, the Seven Years' War-remains one of the most important, and yet misunderstood, episodes in American history. Fred Anderson takes readers on a... more...
- Shell Education 2005; US$ 8.99
Sitting Bull was a powerful Hunkpapa Lakota Indian Chief whoalong with the Lakota Indians and other nearby tribeswas involved in brutal battles with the United States over land issues. All tribes that were fighting to avoid the reservation eventually surrendered, and the Lakota people were no exception. more...