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- Ohio University Press 2013; US$ 15.99
In Dragging Wyatt Earp essayist Robert Rebein explores what it means to grow up in, leave, and ultimately return to the iconic Western town of Dodge City, Kansas. In chapters ranging from memoir to reportage to revisionist history, Rebein contrasts his hometown?s Old West heritage with a New West reality that includes salvage yards, beefpacking... 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$ 14.96
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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 49.99
This is a reinterpretation of the political and intellectual history of Puritan Massachusetts, envisioning the Bay colony as a 17th-century one-party state. The author argues that ideologies, as well as ideological politics, are produced by self-conscious and class-conscious thinkers. more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 19.95
From its birth as interdependent towns on the Missouri River frontier to its emergence as a metropolis straddling two states, Omaha?Council Bluffs has been one of the great urban construction projects in the nation?s history. Upstream Metropolis provides the first comprehensive history of this unique urban region that ranks 60th among the 370 major... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 25.00
When Canoe Country and Snowshoe Country were first published, in 1938 and 1944, respectively, readers were charmed by their loving portrayal of the wilderness of northern Minnesota. Florence Page Jaques and her husband, Francis Lee Jaques, became celebrated champions of the Boundary Waters and its majestic environs. Now, for the first time, these classics... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1992; US$ 51.00
After a brief taste of urban life, and convinced that nothing equaled the formidable challenge of life in the heart of the vast woods, Peter M. Leschak returned to northern Minnesota. Letters from Side Lake chronicles the marvelous range of adventures and reflections?described with thoughtfulness and humor?springing from his pioneer-like existence.... more...