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- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 14.95
In 1832, Washington Irving, America?s first literary superstar, returned to the United States after seventeen years abroad and swiftly set out to explore Pawnee country?the wild uncharted territory deep in the young nation?s interior. It was a part of the country few white men had set foot in and even fewer had written about it?and certainly none... more...
- Trinity University Press 2013; US$ 5.99
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...
- Hunter Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
This state is an extraordinary mix of nature, history and culture. Big cities and all-but-deserted small towns. Breathtakingly beautiful mountains and miles of flatland. World-class art collections and the World Championship Cow Chip Throw. Here is a guide that will help you discover the real Oklahoma - whether you're an avid sportsperson or a... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 8.99
Based on our larger guide titled Enchanted Summer: A Romantic Guide to Cape Cod, Nantucket & Martha's Vineyard, this book deals primarily with Nantucket, with color maps and photographs added. Following are some reviews of the larger edition: "A superb travel guide. This book is what travel guides are supposed to be: informative, interesting,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 13.99
The 1921 Tulsa Race Riot was America's bloodiest civil disturbance of the century. In this text, Alfred Brophy draws on his own extensive research into contemporary accounts and court documents to chronicle this devastating riot, showing how and why the rule of law quickly eroded. more...
- NYU Press 2011; US$ 79.00
The early French Wars (1689-1748) in North America saw provincial soldiers, or British white settlers, in Massachusetts and New Hampshire fight against New France and her Native American allies with minimal involvement from England. Most British officers and government officials viewed the colonial soldiers as ill-disciplined, unprofessional, and incompetent:... more...
- LSU Press 1992; US$ 17.95
When a crows began to gather outside the jail in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on the evening of May 31, 1921., the fate of one of its prisoners, a young black male, seemed assured. Accused of attempting to rape a white woman, Dick Rowland was with little doubt about to be lynched. But in another part of town, a small group of black men, many of them World War... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 32.95
This major contribution to contact period studies points to the Lasley Vore site in modern Oklahoma as the most likely first meeting place of Plains Indians and Europeans more than 300 years ago. In 1718, Jean-Baptiste Benard, Sieur de la Harpe, departed St. Malo in Brittany for the New World. La Harpe, a member of the French bourgeoisie,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 81.00
Life for the individuals who chose to come to New England during the Colonial Period was anything but easy. This reference resource explores the everyday details of colonial life in New England and exposes as myth much of what we might believe about this era, environment and people. How exactly and why did their religious beliefs help structure their... more...