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- 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...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 325.00
The Encyclopedia of Politics in the American West is an A to Z reference work on the political development of one of America?s most politically distinct, not to mention its fastest growing, region. more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 24.95
Critics have called David Lavender a "master storyteller" ( Library Journal ), his prose "virile, disciplined, yet personal" ( New York Times ), and his book "a balanced, learned, and lively history of an epochal human exploit" ( Choice ). Lavender sets the stage with a lucid account of the imperial rivalries between England, Spain, France, and... more...
- UNP - Bison Original 2011; US$ 27.95
What we know of Buffalo Bill Cody (1846?1917) is more myth than man. Yet the stage persona that took audiences by storm was based on the very real encounters of William F. Cody with the American West. This autobiography, infused with the drama of dime novels and stage melodramas that would transform the author into an American icon, recounts a boy?s... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 61.42
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...
- 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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 29.95
In this beautiful collection, veteran travel writer Mark Bedor takes readers on a journey through twenty of the great ranches of today?s Wild West. With over 200 stunning full-color photographs, reading Great Ranches of Today?s Wild West is almost as good as being there. Take a horseback ride through the snowy woods at Vista Verde Ranch in Steamboat... more...