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  • König Philipp und seine Kroneby Jan-Dirk Müller

    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...

  • Moon of Popping Treesby Rex Alan Smith

    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...

  • On the Border with Crookby John Gregory Bourke

    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...

  • The President, the State and the Cold Warby James Bilsland

    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...

  • Re-Collecting Black Hawkby Nicholas A. Brown; Sarah E. Kanouse

    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...

  • The Secret Coalitionby Gary A. Donaldson

    Carrel Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    Gary A. Donaldson is the Keller Foundation Chair in American History at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans. He is the author of numerous books on American political and diplomatic history. more...

  • Sitting Bullby Roben Alarcon

    Shell Education 2005; US$ 8.99

    Sitting Bull was a powerful Hunkpapa Lakota Indian Chief who—along with the Lakota Indians and other nearby tribes—was 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...

  • The Sputnik Challengeby Robert A. Divine

    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...

  • This Torrent of Indiansby Larry E. Ivers

    University of South Carolina Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    The military history and analysis of the lengthy Yamasee War in South Carolina more...

  • A Thrilling Narrative of Indian Captivityby Mary Butler Renville; Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola; Carrie Reber Zeman

    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...