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- University of Iowa Press 2005; US$ 29.95
In this unusual blend of chronological and personal history, Dorothy Hubbard Schwieder combines scholarly sources with family memories to create a loving and informed history of Presho, South Dakota, and her family's life there from the time of settlement in 1905 to the mid 1950s. more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2009; US$ 13.99
A fascinating collection of thirty compelling stories about events that shaped the Mount Rushmore State, It Happened in South Dakota describes everything from Lewis and Clark raising an American flag on the Missouri to the continuing creation of a monument to Crazy Horse. more...
- Insider's Guide 2011; US$ 17.99
Insiders' Guide to South Dakota's Black Hills is indespenisble for any visitors to this historic old landscape. This guide points to the best places in the area for lodging, dining, shopping, recreation and relocation. Written by a local (and true insider), it offers a personal and practical perspective of South Dakota's Black Hills including... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1989; US$ 29.95
"In this well-written monograph Paula M. Nelson tells the story of the settlement of 'west river country,' that part of South Dakota west of the Missouri River....Nelson's major contribution is her reconstruction of the social life of this generation of settlers....Nelson is particularly sensitive to the experience of pioneer women, both those who... more...
- Falcon Guides 2012; US$ 11.99
Each book in the Adventures with the Parkers series for kids 8-13 takes the Parker family to a popular national park and is packed with adventure as well as interesting facts about park activities, natural history, outdoor safety, and much more. more...
- Temple University Press 2007; US$ 24.95
In the mid-1960s, Winberg Chai, a young academic and the son of Chinese immigrants, married an Irish-American artist. In Hapa Girl ("hapa" is Hawaiian for "mixed") their daughter tells the story of this loving family as they moved from Southern California to New York to a South Dakota farm by the 1980s. In their new Midwestern home, the family... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1990; US$ 44.95
In July 1909 twenty-one-year-old Elizabeth Corey left her Iowa farm to stake her claim to a South Dakota homestead. Over the next ten years, as she continued her schoolteaching career and carved out a home for herself in this inhospitable territory, she sent a steady stream of letters to her family back in Iowa. From the edge of modern America,... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1996; US$ 25.00
Between 1900 and 1915, in the last great land rush, over one hundred thousand homesteaders flooded into the west river country of South Dakota, a land noted for its aridity and unpredictable weather, its treelessness, and its endless sky. The settlers of ?the last, best west? weathered their first crisis in the severe drought of 1910-1911, which... more...