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- Oxford University Press, USA 1991; US$ 49.99
After such conflicts as World War II, Vietnam, and now the Persian Gulf, the First World War seems a distant, almost ancient event. It conjures up images of trenches, horse-drawn wagons, and old-fashioned wide-brimmed helmets--a conflict closer to the Civil War than to our own time. It hardly seems an American war at all, considering we fought for... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2002; US$ 29.95
This collection of essays brings together diverse approaches to the analysis of Native American culture in the protohistoric period. For most Native American peoples of the Southeast, almost two centuries passed between first contact with European explorers in the 16th century and colonization by whites in the 18th century—a temporal span... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2002; US$ 29.95
This valuable book is an excellent overview of long-term archaeological investigations in the valley that remains at the forefront of studies on the First Americans. In southwest Nebraska, a stretch of Medicine Creek approximately 20 kilometers long holds a remarkable concentration of both late Paleoindian and late prehistoric sites.... more...
- University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 29.95
The pace of change of Miami since its incorporation in 1896 is staggering. The seaside land that once was home to several thousand Tequesta is now congested with roads and millions of people while skyscrapers and artificial lights dominate the landscape. Ironically, Miami's development both continually erases monuments and traces of indigenous people... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2010; US$ 22.00
Most people would not consider north central Kansas? Waconda Lake to be extraordinary. The lake, completed in 1969 by the federal Bureau of Reclamation for flood control, irrigation, and water supply purposes, sits amid a region known?when it is thought of at all?for agriculture and, perhaps to a few, as the home of "The World?s Largest Ball of Twine"... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 70.00
The end of the Pleistocene era brought dramatic environmental changes to small bands of humans living in North America: changes that affected subsistence, mobility, demography, technology, and social relations. The transition they made from Paleoindian (Pleistocene) to Archaic (Early Holocene) societies represents the first major cultural shift... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 16.95
Beginning with the assassination of McKinley and ending with the defeat of the League of Nations by the United States Senate, the twenty-year period covered by John Dos Passos in this lucid and fascinating narrative changed the whole destiny of America. This is the story of the war we won and the peace we lost, told with a clear historical perspective... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 34.95
Saints and Citizens is a bold new excavation of the history of Indigenous people in California in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, showing how the missions became sites of their authority, memory, and identity. Shining a forensic eye on colonial encounters in Chumash, Luiseņo, and Yokuts territories, Lisbeth Haas depicts how native painters... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 69.99
The book is about John Eliot and his mission to Massachusetts Bay in the seventeenth century; it analyses the English-speaking and Algonquian?speaking communities which coalesced in the process of this missionary project. In this context, the study pays special attention to the reception of speech and text in relation to English, colonial and praying... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 35.00
In May of 1919, women from around the world gathered in Zurich, Switzerland, and proclaimed, "We dedicate ourselves to peace!" Just months after the end of World War I, the Womens International League for Peace and Freedom--a group led by American progressive Jane Addams and comprising veteran campaigners for social reform--knew that a peaceful world... more...