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- University of Nebraska Press 2008; US$ 39.95
In Give Me Eighty Men, Shannon D. Smith reexamines the works of the two Mrs. Carringtons in the context of contemporary evidence. No longer seen as an arrogant firebrand, Fetterman emerges as an outstanding officer who respected the Plains Indians' superiority in numbers, weaponry, and battle skills. Give Me Eighty Men both challenges standard... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2008; US$ 50.00
The Yamasee War was a violent and bloody conflict between southeastern American Indian tribes and English colonists in South Carolina from 1715 to 1718. Ramseys discussion of the war itself goes far beyond the coastal conflicts between Yamasees and Carolinians, however, and evaluates the regional diplomatic issues that drew Indian nations as... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.00
A rediscovered, defiant work of Native American literature, presented here on the 175th anniversary of its first publication Upon its publication in 1833, this unflinching narrative by the vanquished Sauk leader Black Hawk was the first thoroughly adversarial account of frontier hostilities between white settlers and Native Americans. Black Hawk,... more...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 29.95
How can we make sense of the fact that after decades of right-wing political mobilizing the major social changes wrought by the Sixties are more than ever part of American life? The World the Sixties Made, the first academic collection to treat the last quarter of the twentieth century as a distinct period of U.S. history, rebuts popular accounts... more...
- University of North Texas Press 2009; US$ 44.00
John Gregory Bourke kept a set of diaries as aide-de-camp to Brigadier General George Crook. This fourth volume chronicles the political and managerial affairs in Crook's Department of the Platte. It focuses on the controversy concerning the forced relocation of the Ponca Indians from their ancient homeland along the Dakota-Nebraska line. more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 9.99
Until now, the poetry of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has been hidden, "embedded" within comments made at press briefings and in interviews. His preferred medium is the spoken word, and his audience has been limited to hard-bitten reporters and hard-core watchers of C-SPAN. Just as The Iliad and The Odyssey were spoken aloud by many... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 32.67
Hauptbeschreibung Am Morgen des 16. März 1968 machte sich eine amerikanische Einheit auf den Weg in ein kleines südvietnamesisches Dorf: My Lai. Innerhalb von vier Stunden brachten sie so gut wie alle Bewohner in einem grauenvollen Exzess um. My Lai ist eine Zäsur; es ist der Höhepunkt eines grausamen Krieges. Erschreckender noch als das Ereignis... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2003; Not Available
The Pulitzer Prize?winning biography of Harry S. Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the Korean War, told by America?s beloved and distinguished historian. The life of Harry S. Truman is one of the greatest of American stories, filled with vivid characters?Roosevelt,... more...
- Da Capo Press 2012; US$ 26.00
Stanley Weintraub is a preeminent historian and an award-winning author of more than fifty highly acclaimed books of history and biography, including Pearl Harbor Christmas , Silent Night , 11 Days in December , Victoria , and Disraeli . He lives in Newark, Delaware. more...
- Encounter Books 2014; US$ 27.99
The United States has been shaped by three sweeping political revolutions: Jefferson?s “revolution of 1800,? the Civil War, and the New Deal. Each of these upheavals concluded with lasting institutional and cultural adjustments that set the stage for a new phase of political and economic development. Are we on the verge of another upheaval, a “fourth... more...