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- 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$ 43.99
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...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 27.00
Frontiersmen in Blue is a comprehensive history of the achievements and failures of the United States Regular and Volunteer Armies that confronted the Indian tribes of the West in the two decades between the Mexican War and the close of the Civil War. Between 1848 and 1865 the men in blue fought nearly all of the western tribes. Robert Utley describes... 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...
- Herder Verlag 2011; US$ 10.49
Ob über Elvis oder Michael Jackson, ob über die Freimaurer oder die Illuminaten, ob über Vampire, Schweinegrippe oder den angeblichen Weltuntergang: Es gibt immer mehrere Versionen einer Geschichte. Und nicht selten ranken sich verblüffende Tatsachen und bizarre Spekulationen um einen Kern von Wahrheit. Das »Lexikon der unterdrück ten Wahrheiten« stellt... 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...
- Indiana Historical Society Press 2015; US$ 9.95
What happened to the Indians of the Old Northwest Territory? Conflicting portraits emerge and answers often depend on who?s telling the story, with each participant bending and stretching the truth to fit their own view of themselves and the world. This volume presents biographical sketches and first-person narratives of Native Americans, Indian traders,... more...