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  • The First Way of Warby John Grenier

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 22.00

    This 2005 book shows how war waged against Indian noncombatant population and agricultural resources became the method early Americans employed. more...

  • The Diaries of John Gregory Bourkeby John G. Bourke; Charles M. Robinson

    University of North Texas Press 2003; US$ 39.96

    John Gregory Bourke kept a set of diaries beginning as a young cavalry lieutenant in Arizona in 1872 and ending the evening before his death in 1896. This work begins with Bourke's years as aide-de-camp to General Crook during the Apache campaigns and in dealings with Cochise. more...

  • Killing for Land in Early Californiaby Frank H. Baumgardner

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95

    The California frontier wars gave land and gold to Whites and reservations to the few surviving Native Americans. Through eyewitness accounts this highly researched work brings to light the graft, greed, and conflicting roles played by the US Army, the St more...

  • A Terrible Gloryby James Donovan

    Little, Brown and Company 2008; US$ 9.99

    In June of 1876, on a desolate hill above a winding river called "the Little Bighorn," George Armstrong Custer and all 210 men under his direct command were annihilated by almost 2,000 Sioux and Cheyenne. The news of this devastating loss caused a public uproar, and those in positions of power promptly began to point fingers in order to avoid responsibility.... more...

  • Altered Statesby Jeremy Black

    Reaktion Books 2006; US$ 19.95

    Red states versus blue states. Metro versus retro. North or South, East or West. Pundits, politicians, and social scientists love to carve out categories in an attempt to make sense of political and social divisions that run through the American landscape. As the home of nearly 300 million people spread over approximately 3.7 million square miles of... more...

  • The Pueblo Revolt and the Mythology of Conquestby Michael V. Wilcox

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 47.95

    In a groundbreaking book that challenges familiar narratives of discontinuity, disease-based demographic collapse, and acculturation, Michael V. Wilcox upends many deeply held assumptions about native peoples in North America. His provocative book poses the question, What if we attempted to explain their presence in contemporary society five hundred... more...

  • Custerologyby Michael A. Elliott

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 16.00

    On a hot summer day in 1876, George Armstrong Custer led the Seventh Cavalry to the most famous defeat in U.S. military history. Outnumbered and exhausted, the Seventh Cavalry lost more than half of its 400 men, and every soldier under Custer’s direct command was killed. It’s easy to understand why this tremendous defeat shocked the... more...

  • The Last Standby Nathaniel Philbrick

    Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 30.00

    "An engrossing, thoughtfully researched, and tautly written account of a critical chapter in American history." - Los Angeles Times With a fantastic body of work that includes In the Heart of the Sea and Pulitzer Prize finalist Mayflower , Nathaniel Philbrick has emerged as a historian with a unique ability to bring history to life. The... more...

  • The Cold War and Postwar America 1946-1963by Tim McNeese

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    "Discovering U.S. History" spans the complex and varied history of the United States from prehistoric times to the present day. This new chronological set can be read as a whole, providing readers with a comprehensive history, or as standalone v more...

  • Kennedy v. Nixonby Edmund F Kallina

    UPF 2006; US$ 69.95

    Based upon research conducted at four presidential libraries--those of Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon--Kallina is able to make observations and share insights unavailable in the immediate aftermath of one of the closest races in American presidential history more...