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  • Friendly Fireby Gerald Hensley

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    In 1984, the newly elected Labour Government?s antinuclear policy collided with a United States foreign policy based on nuclear deterrence. After two years of angry meetings, fraught diplomacy, and free-wheeling press conferences, this outbreak of ?friendly fire? led to the unraveling of the Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty (ANZUS)... more...

  • Harry S Trumanby E. Ray Canterbery

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 62.00

    Harry S Truman is best remembered as the President who witnessed the swift arrival of the Cold War in the tumultuous years after World War Two. Little however has been written to show that he was also the populist President who set the political economic course for the United States to win it merely 40 years later. In this timely biography, E Ray Canterbery... more...

  • Reagan's Path to Victoryby Kiron K. Skinner; Annelise Anderson; Martin Anderson; George P. Shultz

    Free Press 2004; US$ 35.00

    In the last years of Ronald Reagan's life, his voluminous writings on politics, policy, and people finally emerged and offered a Rosetta stone by which to understand him. From 1975 to 1979, in particular, he delivered more than 1,000 radio addresses, of which he wrote at least 680 himself. When drafts of his addresses were first discovered, and a selection... more...

  • Indian Wars of Canada, Mexico and the United States, 1812-1900by Bruce Vandervort

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 42.95

    Fully illustrated, this unique and fascinating study sheds new light on familiar events. Drawing on anthropology and ethnohistory as well as the 'new military history', this book interprets and compares the way Indians and European Americans waged wars in Canada, Mexico, the USA and Yucatán during the nineteenth century. more...

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

    University of North Texas Press 2005; US$ 44.00

    John Gregory Bourke kept a monumental set of diaries as aide-de-camp to Brigadier General George Crook. This second volume opens as Crook prepares for the expedition that would lead to his infamous and devastating Horse Meat March. It continues with the Powder River Expedition and ends with a retrospective of his service in Tucson, Arizona. more...

  • Give Me Eighty Menby Shannon D. Smith

    University of Nebraska Press 2008; US$ 39.95

    In Give Me Eighty Men, Shannon D. Smith reexamines the works of the two Mrs. Carringtons in the context of contemporary evidence. No longer seen as an arrogant firebrand, Fetterman emerges as an outstanding officer who respected the Plains Indians' superiority in numbers, weaponry, and battle skills. Give Me Eighty Men both challenges standard... more...

  • The Yamasee Warby William L. Ramsey

    University of Nebraska Press 2008; US$ 50.00

    The Yamasee War was a violent and bloody conflict between southeastern American Indian tribes and English colonists in South Carolina from 1715 to 1718. Ramsey’s discussion of the war itself goes far beyond the coastal conflicts between Yamasees and Carolinians, however, and evaluates the regional diplomatic issues that drew Indian nations as... more...

  • Life of Black Hawk, or Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiakby Black Hawk; J. Gerald Kennedy

    Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 14.00

    A rediscovered, defiant work of Native American literature, presented here on the 175th anniversary of its first publication Upon its publication in 1833, this unflinching narrative by the vanquished Sauk leader Black Hawk was the first thoroughly adversarial account of frontier hostilities between white settlers and Native Americans. Black Hawk,... more...

  • The Diaries of John Gregory Bourke Vol 4by John Gregory Bourke; Charles M. Robinson

    University of North Texas Press 2009; US$ 44.00

    John Gregory Bourke kept a set of diaries as aide-de-camp to Brigadier General George Crook. This fourth volume chronicles the political and managerial affairs in Crook's Department of the Platte. It focuses on the controversy concerning the forced relocation of the Ponca Indians from their ancient homeland along the Dakota-Nebraska line. more...

  • Pieces of Intelligenceby Hart Seely

    Free Press 2010; US$ 9.99

    Until now, the poetry of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has been hidden, "embedded" within comments made at press briefings and in interviews. His preferred medium is the spoken word, and his audience has been limited to hard-bitten reporters and hard-core watchers of C-SPAN. Just as The Iliad and The Odyssey were spoken aloud by many... more...