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- NYU Press 2009; US$ 89.00
While it lasted only sixteen months, King Philips War (1675-1676) was arguably one of the most significant of the colonial wars that wracked early America. As the first major military crisis to directly strike one of the Empires most important possessions: the Massachusetts Bay Colony, King Philips War marked the first time that Massachusetts... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
In June of 1876, the U.S. government?s plan to pressure the Lakota and Cheyenne people onto reservations came to a dramatic and violent end with a battle that would become enshrined in American memory. In the eyes of many Americans at the time, the Battle of Little Bighorn represented a symbolic struggle between the civilized and the savage. Known... more...
- University of North Texas Press 2013; US$ 44.00
John Gregory Bourke kept a monumental set of diaries beginning as a young cavalry lieutenant in Arizona in 1872, and ending the evening before his death in 1896. As aide-de-camp to Brigadier General George Crook, he had an insider's view of the early Apache campaigns, the Great Sioux War, the Cheyenne Outbreak, and the Geronimo War. Bourke's writings... more...
- 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 48.53
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...
- Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 14.00
With the courage and resilience embodied by their legendary leader Tecumseh, the Shawnees waged a war of territorial and cultural resistance for half a century. Noted historian Colin G. Calloway details the political and legal battles and the bloody fighting on both sides for possession of the Shawnees? land, while imbuing historical figures such as... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 50.00
Indians and whites navigated a complex terrain of economic and social factors (including land use, access to power, availability of white women, etc.) that profoundly affected their loyalty to the Crown and caused them to wreak incredible violence on their neighbors. more...