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- Hoover Institution Press 2006; US$ 14.99
Thomas Sowell takes aim at a range of legal, social, racial, educational, and economic issues in this latest collection of his controversial, never boring, always thought-provoking essays. From "gun control myths" to "mealy mouth media" to "free lunch medicine," Sowell gets to the heart of the matters we all care about with his characteristically unsparing... more...
- Encounter Books 2013; US$ 15.99
James Piereson examines the bizarre aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination: Why in the years after the assassination did the American Left become preoccupied with conspiratorial thinking? How and why was Kennedy transformed in death into a liberal icon and a martyr for civil rights? In what way was the assassination linked to the collapse of... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 15.65
Walther von der Vogelweide?s two commentaries on the double German royal election of 1198, in which he campaigns for the contender Philipp of Swabia, reveal unique ideas concerning legitimacy and the outward signs of authority. He does not ground legitimacy in legal abstractions, but rather on Philipp?s appearance. This kind of thinking... more...
- University of New Mexico Press 2003; US$ 29.95
First published in 1984, Robert Utley's The Indian Frontier of the American West 1846-1890 is considered a classic for both students and scholars. For this revision, Utley includes scholarship and research that has become available in recent years. more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2014; US$ 29.95
In Frontier Regulars Robert M. Utley combines scholarship and drama to produce an impressive history of the final, massive drive by the Regular Army to subdue and control the American Indians and open the West during the twenty-five years following the Civil War. Here are incisive accounts of the campaign directed by Major General William Tecumseh... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 45.99
As historian and author John W. Malsberger writes in The General and the Politician: Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Nixon and American Politics , no two political figures could have taken more different routes to the Presidency than did America?s 34 th and 37 th Commanders in Chief. Thrown together largely for political convenience by a... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 18.95
The last significant clash of arms in the American Indian Wars took place on December 29, 1890, on the banks of Wounded Knee Creek in South Dakota. Of the 350 Teton Sioux Indians there, two-thirds were women and children. When the smoke cleared, 84 men and 62 women and children lay dead, their bodies scattered along a stretch of more than a mile where... more...
- Casemate 2014; US$ 39.95
Gordon Harpers remarkable book, Fights on the Little Horn: Unveiling the Mysteries of Custers Last Stand (Casemate Publishing, 2014) was conceived, researched, compiled, and written over a fifty-year period. After becoming fascinated with the story of the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Gordie (as he was known) discovered that many of the... more...
- Carrel Books 2014; US$ 34.99
The politics of the 1950s revolved around two primary leaders, one Republican and one Democratboth moderate, and both willing to compromise to move the nation forward. The Republican leader was President Dwight Eisenhower. His two administrations changed American politics. Ike?s desire to be president of all the people, to run his administration... more...