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Civil War Period (1850-1877)

  • Treaties with American Indiansby

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 285.00

    Treaties with American Indians: An Encyclopedia of Rights, Conflicts, and Sovereignty is the first comprehensive introduction to the treaties that promised land, self-government, financial assistance, and cultural protections to many of the over 500 tribes of North America (including Alaska, Hawaii, and Canada). Going well beyond describing terms and... more...

  • African American History in New Mexicoby

    University of New Mexico Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    Bruce Glasrud assembles the best information available on the themes, events, and personages of black New Mexico history. more...

  • Best Little Stories from the White Houseby

    Sourcebooks 2012; US$ 18.99

    Behind the White House's impressive facade lies the long history of the men who have lived and governed within it's walls. From births to deaths, weddings to funerals, the White House has seen it all. In Best Little Stories from the White House, author C. Brian Kelly takes us on a tour of the White House's fascinating history, giving us a glimpse... more...

  • The Battle of Gettysburgby 50MINUTES.COM

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99

    On 1st July 1863, America was poised for the deadliest episode of the Civil War, which saw two opposing camps: the Southern Confederacy, fervent defenders of slavery, and the Union, who wished to abandon the practice altogether. The fighting raged on for three days, before the resistance of the Unionists finally triumphed over the Confederates. This... more...

  • The Battle of Austerlitzby 50MINUTES.COM

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99

    On the night of 1st December 1805, the armies of the French Emperor Napoleon I, the Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, Francis II, and the Russian Tsar Alexander I, positioned themselves on the plains of Austerlitz, ready to fight in what would later become the infamous ?Battle of the Three Emperors?. The next morning, before the sun had fully risen,... more...

  • George Washingtonby 50MINUTES.COM

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99

    Recognized as one of the founding fathers of the United States of America, George Washington played a part in the birth of the nation. From the Seven Years? War against the French to the definition of American protectionism, right up to the development of the Constitution and the creation of US federal organs, he laid the foundations for the values... more...

  • In Trace of TRby Dan Aadland

    University of Nebraska Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    As a student of American history, as a hunter, horseman, and former Marine, and as someone passionate about the West, Dan Aadland had long felt a kinship with Theodore Roosevelt. One day, on a single-footing horse, lever-action rifle under his knee, Aadland set out to become acquainted with TR as only those who shared his experiences could. In Trace... more...

  • The Unwritten Warby Daniel Aaron

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 44.95

    In The Unwritten War , Daniel Aaron examines the literary output of American writers?major and minor?who treated the Civil War in their works. He seeks to understand why this devastating and defining military conflict has failed to produce more literature of a notably high and lasting order, why there is still no "masterpiece" of Civil War fiction.... more...

  • From Slave Abuse to Hate Crimeby Ely Aaronson

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 72.00

    This book explores how political debates and legal reforms on criminalization of racial violence have shaped American racial history. more...

  • Oblivionby Héctor Abad; Anne McLean; Rosalind Harvey

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012; US$ 15.99

    Oblivion is a heartbreaking, exquisitely written memorial to the author's father, Héctor Abad Gómez, whose criticism of the Colombian regime led to his murder by paramilitaries in 1987. Twenty years in the writing, it paints an unforgettable picture of a man who followed his conscience and paid for it with his life during one of the darkest periods... more...