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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Tennessee soldier and politician David Crockett played a significant role in his home state's history, but it is his legendary skill as a frontiersman and hunter that earned him an outsized reputation, eventually landing him a spot in the pantheon of American folk heroes. This engaging volume combines a factual account of Crockett's life along... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
Daniel Boone is regarded as the first real American folk hero. Without his cunning bravery, settlement west of the Appalachians may not have been made possible for years. Boone?s Wilderness Road, which is still used today, helped bridge the Cumberland Gap, granting access to the state of Kentucky from Pennsylvania. Thanks to the writing of John S.... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 29.95
The Formative Period in Alabama, 1815-1828 is a beautifully crafted history of the evolution of the state written by Thomas Perkins Abernethy in 1922. The work shows how Alabama grew out of the Mississippi Territory and discusses the economic and political development during the years just before and just after Alabama became a state. Abernethy?s... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 158.00
Indigenous peoples around the world are calling for control over their education in order to reaffirm their identities and defend their rights. In Latin America the indigenous peoples, national governments and international organisations have identified intercultural education as a means of contributing to this process. The book investigates education... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1998; US$ 45.00
The rich and diversified archaeological record recovered at Asana--which spans from 10,000 to 3,500 years ago--includes the earliest houses as well as public and ceremonial buildings in the central cordillera. Built, used, and abandoned over many millennia, the Asana structures completely transform our understanding of the antiquity and development... more...
- University of North Texas Press 2011; US$ 26.36
Ira Aten was the epitome of a frontier lawman. He enrolled in Company D of the Texas Rangers during the transition from Indian fighters to peace officers. The years Ira spent as a Ranger were packed with adventure, border troubles, shoot-outs, major crimes, and manhunts. Aten's role in these events earned him a spot in the Ranger Hall of Fame. more...
- University of North Texas Press 2013; US$ 23.96
The Texas-Mexico border is trouble. Haphazardly splashing across the meandering Rio Grande into Mexico is?or at least can be?risky business, hazardous to one?s health and well-being. Kirby W. Dendy, the Chief of Texas Rangers, corroborates the sobering reality: ?As their predecessors for over one hundred forty years before them did, today?s Texas Rangers... more...