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  • The Iconoclastic Imaginationby Ned O'Gorman

    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...

  • European and Native American Warfare 1675-1815by Armstrong Starkey

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 130.00

    Challenging the historical tradition that has denigrated Indians as ?savages? and celebrated the triumph of European ?civilization?, Armstrong Starkey presents military history as only one dimension of a more fundamental conflict of cultures, and re-examines the European invasion of North America in the 17 th and 18 th centuries. Combining the perspectives... more...

  • Choosing Sides on the Frontier in the American Revolutionby Walter S. Dunn

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 50.00

    Indians and whites navigated a complex terrain of economic and social factors (including land use, access to power, availability of white women, etc.) that profoundly affected their loyalty to the Crown and caused them to wreak incredible violence on their neighbors. more...

  • The Encyclopedia of North American Colonial Conflicts to 1775by Spencer Tucker; James Arnold; Roberta Wiener

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 295.00

    The only multivolume encyclopedia covering all aspects of North American colonial warfare, with special attention paid to the social, political, cultural, and economic affairs that were affected by the conflicts. more...

  • Religion and American Foreign Policy, 1945?1960by William Inboden

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 44.00

    This book is about the religious dimensions of American leadership's fight against communism during the Cold War. more...

  • Black Hawk and the War of 1832by John P. Bowes

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 42.00

    The removal of Black Hawk and his band of Sauk and Fox Indians essentially opened much of what was then the Northwest Territory of the United States to white settlement. This work reveals how the Black Hawk War culminated in a final battle at Bad Axe River in Wisconsin that was so brutal that many local tribes fled to the West. more...

  • The Diaries of John Gregory Bourkeby John G. Bourke; Charles M. Robinson

    University of North Texas Press 2007; US$ 44.00

    Begins in 1878 with a discussion of the Bannock Uprising and a retrospective on Crazy Horse. This work also includes comments on issues in the military during his day, such as the quirks and foibles of the Irish soldiers who made up a large part of the frontier army, and also on the problems of Johnson Whittaker. more...

  • Savage Frontierby Stephen L. Moore

    University of North Texas Press 2007; US$ 15.96

    An account of the formative years of the legendary Texas Rangers. This volume provides detail about each ranging unit formed during the Texas Revolution and narrates their involvement in the pivotal battle of San Jacinto and later battles at Parker's Fort, the Elm Creek Fight, Post Oak Springs Massacre, and the Stone Houses Fight. more...

  • The Last Indian Warby Elliott West

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 11.99

    This newest volume in Oxford's acclaimed Pivotal Moments series offers an unforgettable portrait of the Nez Perce War of 1877, the last great Indian conflict in American history. It was, as Elliott West shows, a tale of courage and ingenuity, of desperate struggle and shattered hope, of short-sighted government action and a doomed flight to freedom.... more...

  • War in Wordsby Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola

    University of Nebraska Press 2009; US$ 60.00

    The War in Words is the first book to study the captivity and confinement narratives generated by a single American war as it traces the development and variety of the captivity narrative genre. Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola examines the complex 1862 Dakota Conflict (also called the Dakota War) by focusing on twenty-four of the dozens of narratives... more...