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  • The California and Oregon Trailby Francis Parkman

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 12.99

    The classic account of one man?s journey into the wild American frontier. In the spring of 1846, Francis Parkman, a Harvard-educated Boston-born aristocrat, headed west to experience the untamed regions of America, to acquaint himself with the wild mountain men in the Rockies, and to visit the surviving Indian tribes before all were absorbed by... more...

  • GREAT PIONEER PROJECTSby Rachel Dickinson; Shawn Braley

    Nomad Press 2007; US$ 12.99

    What was it like to be an American pioneer during the 1800s? Great Pioneer Projects You Can Build Yourself introduces readers ages 9 and up to the settling of the great American frontier with over 25 hands-on building projects and activities. Young learners build replica sod houses, log cabins, and covered wagons and create their own printing presses... more...

  • Hometown Chinatownby Eva Armentrout Ma

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Focusing on the local history of the Chinese in Oakland, California, this study examines common stereotypes in the early Chinese community and Chinatown organizations. more...

  • Ethnicity and Citizenshipby Jean Laponce; Safran William

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Examining past and present policies on immigration, current arguments regarding the evolution of the Canadian constitutional system and the continuing search for new definitions of citizenship; this book looks at the components of citizenship in Canada and the diversity of attitudes. more...

  • Highland Cowboysby Rob Gibson

    Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 11.99

    From droving to driving, heilan coos to long horns, "Highland Cowboys" explores the links between the two cattle cultures of Scotland and America through music, song, dance, and folklore. The vast number of Scots who emigrated to North America, whether through forcible eviction during the Highland Clearances or voluntarily in the hope of a better life,... more...

  • The Adventures of The Woman Homesteaderby Susanne George Bloomfield

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 15.95

    Generations of readers have delighted in Elinore Pruitt Stewart's Letters of a Woman Homesteader (1914) and Letters on an Elk Hunt (1915), among the most engaging accounts of life in the American West. Stewart related her adventures on an isolated Wyoming homestead with such vividness, gusto, and sympathy that she has become the woman homesteader.... more...

  • Making Model Railway Buildingsby Andy McMillan

    Crowood 2014; US$ 33.99

    This invaluable book is essential reading for all railway modellers, whatever their level of expertise. The author provides an overall understanding of the purpose of making buildings for a model railway and covers their construction, their positioning and how to light them.Topics covered include railway and non-railway buildings, explaining how the... more...

  • Lewis and Clark among the Indians (Bicentennial Edition)by James P. Ronda

    UNP - Bison Books 2014; US$ 19.95

    "Particularly valuable for Ronda's inclusion of pertinent background information about the various tribes and for his ethnological analysis. An appendix also places the Sacagawea myth in its proper perspective. Gracefully written, the book bridges the gap between academic and general audiences."? Choice more...

  • Dust Bowl Diaryby Ann Marie Low

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 18.00

    ?Life in what the newspapers call ?the Dust Bowl? is becoming a gritty nightmare,? Ann Marie Low wrote in 1934. Her diary vividly captures that ?gritty nightmare? as it was lived by one rural family?and by millions of other Americans.   The books opens in 1927??the last of the good years??when Ann Marie is a teenager living with her parents, brother,... more...

  • The Pacific Northwestby Carlos Arnaldo Schwantes

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 29.95

    Carlos Arnaldo Schwantes has revised and expanded the entire work, which is still the most comprehensive and balanced history of the region. This edition contains significant additional material on early mining in the Pacific Northwest, sea routes to Oregon in the early discovery and contact period, the environment of the region, the impact of the... more...