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- NYU Press 2014; US$ 47.00
In the wake of the Civil War, many white northern leaders supported race-neutral laws and anti-discrimination statutes. These positions helped amplify the distinctions they drew between their political economic system, which they saw as forward-thinking in its promotion of free market capitalism, and the now vanquished southern system, which had been... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2015; US$ 16.95
The stories seem simple?they left, they traveled, they settled?yet the restless westering impulse of Americans created one of the most enduring figures in our frontier pantheon: the hardy pioneer persevering against all odds. Undeterred by storms, ruthless bandits, towering mountains, and raging epidemics, the women in these volumes suggest why the... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2015; US$ 16.95
Forty years after the legendary overland travels of Oregon pioneers in the 1840s, Lucy Clark Allen wrote, ?the excitement continues.? Economic hard times in Minnesota sent Allen and her husband to Montana in hopes of evading the droughts, grasshoppers, and failed crops that had plagued their farm. Allen and her compatriots, in this volume of Covered... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2015; US$ 19.95
When Martha Summerhayes (1844?1926) came as a bride to Fort Russell in Wyoming Territory in 1874, she ?saw not much in those first few days besides bright buttons, blue uniforms, and shining swords,? but soon enough the hard facts of army life began to intrude. Remonstrating with her husband, Jack Wyder Summerhayes, that she had only three rooms and... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00
The crossing of America's first great divide -- the Appalachian Mountains -- has been a source of much fascination but has received little attention from modern historians. In the eighteenth century, the Wilderness Road and Ohio River routes into Kentucky presented daunting natural barriers and the threat of Indian attack. Running Mad for Kentucky... more...
- Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft 2010; US$ 36.41
Das erste Gesamt-Lexikon zu allen Bereichen der hannoverschen Stadtgeschichte: Verfassung und Verwaltung, Politik und Parteien, Industrie, Gewerbe, Handwerk und Handel, Banken und Versicherungen, Vereine und Verbände, Bau-, Technik- und Verkehrsgeschichte, Sozial,- Gesundheits- und Bildungswesen, Religion, Kunst, und Kultur, Sport, dazu wichtige Straßen,... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 35.00
History of Nebraska was originally created to mark the territorial centennial of Nebraska and then revised to coincide with the statehood centennial. This one-volume history quickly became the standard text for the college student and reference for the general reader, unmatched for generations as the only comprehensive history of the state. This... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95
The classic journal and firsthand account of one of the most disastrous military battles of the American frontier. On July 17, 1866, two soldiers and six wagoners were killed by Sioux Indians. In the next two weeks, fourteen more men died in Sioux attacks. The attacks continued through the summer and fall. On December 21, disaster struck. Recklessly... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 34.95
The colonization of Spanish America resulted in the mixing of Natives, Europeans, and Africans and the subsequent creation of a casta system that discriminated against them. Members of mixed races could, however, free themselves from such burdensome restrictions through the purchase of a gracias al sacar ?a royal exemption that provided the privileges... more...
- University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 74.95
Despite the contributions of enslaved African Americans to our country?s economy, culture, and history, records of their existence are all but expunged from plantation sites, which are reluctant to show and interpret the homes and lives of the enslaved. One such site is Mount Clare near Baltimore, Maryland, where Teresa Moyer?s work examines the lives... more...