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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 21.00
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...
- 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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
The definitive look at one of the most famous American generals of the American Indian Wars. After serving over fifteen years with General George Crook, John Gregory Bourke, his right-hand man, sat down to write of his time with the legendary US Army officer in the postCivil War West. On the Border with Crook is a firsthand account of Crook?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
US foreign policy during the Cold War has been analysed from a number of perspectives, generating large bodies of literature attempting to explain its origins, its development and its conclusion. However, there are still many questions left only partially explained. In large part this is because these accounts restrict themselves to a single level... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2015; US$ 39.95
The name Black Hawk permeates the built environment in the upper midwestern United States. It has been appropriated for everything from fitness clubs to used car dealerships. Makataimeshekiakiak, the Sauk Indian war leader whose name loosely translates to ?Black Hawk,? surrendered in 1832 after hundreds of his fellow tribal members were slaughtered... more...
- Shell Education 2005; US$ 8.99
Sitting Bull was a powerful Hunkpapa Lakota Indian Chief whoalong with the Lakota Indians and other nearby tribeswas involved in brutal battles with the United States over land issues. All tribes that were fighting to avoid the reservation eventually surrendered, and the Lakota people were no exception. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1993; US$ 48.99
On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched a 184-pound metal ball called Sputnik into orbit around the Earth, and America plummeted into a panic. Nuclear weapon designer Edward Teller claimed that the United States had lost "a battle more important and greater than Pearl Harbor," and magazine articles appeared with such headlines as "Are... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2012; US$ 60.00
Mary Butler Renville (1830?1895) and John Baptiste Renville (1831?1903) dedicated their lives to education and mission work among the Dakotas. Carrie Reber Zeman is an independent historian specializing in the context and historiography of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola is a professor of English at the University of... more...