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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...