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- The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86
The harmony between great castles and their ornamental grounds is rarely seen in such a perfect form as at Johnstown Castle. The gardens and grounds were designed by Daniel Robertson, of Powerscourt fame, and they provide the perfect setting for this turreted, battlemented castle of gleaming silver-grey ashlar. The castle itself was home to two prominent... more...
- TwoDot 2010; US$ 15.99
The romance of the West is built on an endless armature of shootouts and train robberies, cowboys versus Indians, white hat versus black, and everybody versus the wilderness. From John Colter?s harrowing escape from the Blackfeet to Hugh Glass?s six week crawl to civilization after a grizzly attack, from Custer?s final moments to John Wesley Powell?s... more...
- TwoDot 2006; US$ 13.99
The lawless days Old West lasted only a short time, but the stories of its outlaws and the havoc they wreaked are legendary. Tough Towns reveals the small American towns that fought back when criminal gangs invaded their quiet streets, making heroes of ordinary citizens and local lawmen who wouldn't be pushed around by armed hoodlums. ... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99
Ellis the Elephant is back and ready for another adventure in American history! In From Sea to Shining Sea , the fourth installment of Callista Gingrich?s New York Times bestselling series, Ellis explores the early years of the United States and heads west into uncharted territory with Lewis and Clark. In previous books, Sweet Land of Liberty... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
In these days, when the experience of living right up against nature are fast becoming a thing of the past, the story is of special interest. The mountaineers as a class were unique. Life itself had little value in their estimation. They were adventurous and fearless men, who pushed the boundaries of what it meant to be alive and thought nothing of... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 39.95
In the early sixteenth century, as voyages across the Atlantic became more feasible and consequently more frequent, international competition for possession of the New World intensified. Occupied by numerous Indian tribes, western North America was home to vast natural resources, alleged riches and a fabled waterway that would connect the Mississippi... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 19.99
This frontier classic is one of the best books written about the world?s greatest cattle trail, the Chisholm Trail, a trail that was approximately eight hundred miles long, running from San Antonio, Texas to Abilene, Kansas. It is a comprehensive book about the cattle drives of our western frontier and the interesting characters associated with them.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 39.00
Sacagawea, kidnapped as an adolescent and sold as a slave to a French-Canadian fur trader, is best known for her role as interpreter and symbol of goodwill for Lewis and Clark on their journey west. Despite her pivotal role in this era of Manifest Destiny and blending cultures, much of her ensuing life story remains uncertain, thanks to a larger focus... 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...