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- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99
Although the American cowboy has long been a favorite subject for novelists, filmmakers, and illustrators, too often the picture they paint bears little relation to reality. Philip Ashton Rollins, who lived in the West on and off between 1892 and 1924, set out to create a more accurate portrait of this enduring icon. Based on what he himself witnessed,... more...
- C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 23.34
Seit dem Ende des Kalten Krieges ist die Welt nicht übersichtlicher und auch nicht friedlicher geworden. Die Erweiterung und Krise der Europäischen Union, der 11. September, die Kriege in Afghanistan und Irak, die globale Finanzkrise, der ?arabische Frühling?, der Konflikt um die Ukraine und die Bedrohung durch den ?Islamischen Staat? ? das sind nur... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1979; US$ 60.00
Together, using her journal and his sketches from a winter's journey on Gunflint Lake in northern Minnesota, the Jaqueses produced this delightful book, first published in 1944 and now reissued in its original format. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody was a "boy extra," a bullwhacker, cattle driver, hunter, and an American Indian fighter on the Great Plains of the 1850s, all before becoming a teenager. He claimed to have killed nearly 5,000 buffalo to supply construction crews of the Kansas Pacific Railroad. In time, trading on his fame as Buffalo... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 13.00
On Christmas Day, 1926, twelve-year-old Clotilde ôCocoö Irvine received a blank diary as a present. Coco loved to writeùand to get into scrapesùand her new diary gave her the opportunity to explain her side of the messes she created: ôI'm in deep trouble through no fault of my own,ö her entries frequently began. The daughter... more...
- UNP - Bison Original 2011; US$ 27.95
Frank Christianson is an associate professor of English at Brigham Young University. He is the author of Philanthropy in British and American Fiction: Dickens, Hawthorne, Eliot, and Howells . more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 56.77
Cotton Mather (1663?1728) ist lange als »letzter Puritaner« und Übergangsfigur zwischen »Puritanismus« und »Aufklärung« gesehen worden. Er ist jedoch rezeptionsgeschichtlich reflektiert in der Frühaufklärung zu verorten. Besonders die erst am Anfang ihrer Erschließung stehenden Teile seines Werkes scheinen geeignet, die ihm eigene theologische Position... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
The lives of American cowboys have been both real and mythic. This work explores cowboy music, dress, humour, films and literature in sixteen essays and a bibliography. These essays demonstrate that the American cowboy is a knight of the road who, with a large hat, tall boots and a big gun, rode into legend and into the history books. more...
- TCU Press 2013; US$ 15.95
This thoroughly researched and superbly written book combines history, myth, folklore, and fiction to tell the story not only of the buffalo but of the relationship between buffalo and man on the North American continent. Synthesizing larger and longer histories of this unique animal, this book traces the history of the buffalo from the time it led... more...