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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1996; US$ 26.99
Especially good as an historical survey, but also provides a useful overview of borderlands economy and society in the NAFTA era. Its compilation of historical and contemporary perspectives, together with its balanced regional coverage, make it highly suitable for a short course on the border. more...
- The Heritage Foundation 2013; US$ 10.95
It's easy to be overwhelmed by the hundreds of books about Ronald Reagan, but this short monograph stands out from the rest by providing a clear, accessible, and engaging "Basic Introduction" to the accomplishments of the President who defined an age.Lee Edwards, Distinguished Fellow in Conservative Thought at The Heritage Foundation,... more...
- Trinity University Press 2013; US$ 7.99
During the 1930s in the United States, the Works Progress Administration developed the Federal Writers? Project to support writers and artists while making a national effort to document the country?s shared history and culture. The American Guide series consists of individual guides to each of the states. Little-known authors—many of whom would later... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 24.95
Bent's Fort was a landmark of the American frontier, a huge private fort on the upper Arkansas River in present southeastern Colorado. Established by the adventurers Charles and William Bent, it stood until 1849 as the center of the Indian trade of the central plains. David Lavender's chronicle of these men and their part in the opening of the West... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2013; US$ 21.95
?In one very real sense,? David Lavender writes, ?the story of the Oregon Trail begins with Columbus.? This opening suggests the panoramic sweep of his history of that famous trail. In chiseled, colorful prose, Lavender illustrates the ?westward vision? that impelled the early explorers of the American interior looking for a northwest passage and... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2013; US$ 35.00
From the earliest Spanish explorations in the late 1500s through the present, California's history and growth have been both tumultuous and phenomenal. All the historical facts are here: the missions and the Indians, the struggles between the Mexicans and the Americans, the fabulous gold rushes, statehood in 1850, railroad wars, furious labor upheavals,... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 2.99
Having pulled off the incredible feat of traveling the entire world -- largely by train -- in the span of seven months, author Charles J. Gillis undertakes another ambitious journey in Another Summer. This epic tour involves Alaska, Yellowstone, and much of the Pacific Northwest. Gillis' complicated itinerary and soul-stirring descriptions of the... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 19.95
Whatever his name or alias at the moment?Henry McCarty, Henry Antrim, Kid Antrim, Billy Bonney?people always called him the Kid. Not until his final month did anyone call him Billy the Kid. Newspapers pictured him as a king of outlaws; and his highly publicized capture, trial, escape, and end fixed his image in the public mind for all time. He was... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 15.95
Generations of readers have delighted in Elinore Pruitt Stewart's Letters of a Woman Homesteader (1914) and Letters on an Elk Hunt (1915), among the most engaging accounts of life in the American West. Stewart related her adventures on an isolated Wyoming homestead with such vividness, gusto, and sympathy that she has become the woman homesteader.... more...