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  • 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 World Sixties Madeby Van Gosse; Richard Moser

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 28.95

    How can we make sense of the fact that after decades of right-wing political mobilizing the major social changes wrought by the Sixties are more than ever part of American life? The World the Sixties Made, the first academic collection to treat the last quarter of the twentieth century as a distinct period of U.S. history, rebuts popular accounts... 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...

  • Die USA im Vietnamkriegby Erik Fischer

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 50.17

    Hauptbeschreibung Am Morgen des 16. März 1968 machte sich eine amerikanische Einheit auf den Weg in ein kleines südvietnamesisches Dorf: My Lai. Innerhalb von vier Stunden brachten sie so gut wie alle Bewohner in einem grauenvollen Exzess um. My Lai ist eine Zäsur; es ist der Höhepunkt eines grausamen Krieges. Erschreckender noch als das Ereignis... more...

  • Custer on Canvasby Norman K Denzin

    Left Coast Press 2011; US$ 94.00

    The 1876 events known as Custer’s Last Stand, Battle of Little Big Horn, or Battle of Greasy Grass have been represented over 1000 times in various artistic media, from paintings to sculpture to fast food giveaways. Norman Denzin shows how these representations demonstrate the changing perceptions—often racist—of Native America by... more...