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- 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...
- 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 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...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 24.95
The 1970s looks at an iconic decade when the cultural left and economic right came to the fore in American society and the world at large. While many have seen the 1970s as simply a period of failures epitomized by Watergate, inflation, the oil crisis, global unrest, and disillusionment with military efforts in Vietnam, Thomas Borstelmann... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95
The riveting story of a dramatic confrontation between Native Americans and white settlers, a compelling conflict that unfolded in the newly created Washington Territory from 1853 to 1857. When appointed Washington?s first governor, Isaac Ingalls Stevens, an ambitious military man turned politician, had one goal: to persuade (peacefully if possible)... 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...
- Dundurn 2012; US$ 11.99
When Lieutenant-Colonel George Armstrong Custer made his last stand in the battle at Little Bighorn River in 1876, there were 17 Canadians with the U.S. 7th Cavalry at the scene. Some had been in the Civil War, some were close friends or admirers of Custer, and some were mercenaries who just wanted a job with adventure. 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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 206.95
With contributions from the most accomplished scholars in the field, this fascinating companion to one of America's pivotal presidents assesses Harry S. Truman as a historical figure, politician, president and strategist. Assembles many of the top historians in their fields who assess critical aspects of the Truman presidency Provides new approaches... more...