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- NYU Press 2005; US$ 40.00
John T. Flynn, a prolific writer, columnist for the New Republic , Harper's Magazine , and Collier's Weekly , radio commentator, and political activist, was described by the New York Times in 1964 as ?a man of wide-ranging contradictions.? In this new biography of Flynn, John E. Moser fleshes out his many contradictions and profound influence... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2011; US$ 31.99
American incomprehension of the outside world has been the chief problem in international affairs since the end of World War II. In America and the Imperialism of Ignorance, veteran political journalist Andrew Alexander constructs a meticulous case, including evidence gleaned from the steady opening up of Soviet archives, demonstrating why this is... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2010; US$ 18.99
Murder, He Wrote And he wrote the true story. Investigative and military reporter Robert Wilcox unravels the mystery surrounding the death of one of history?s preeminent war heroes: George S. Patton. Wilcox cries foul play and reveals the shocking truth behind Old Blood and Guts' untimely demise in Target: Pattonthe Plot to Assassinate General... more...
- Columbia University Press 2001; US$ 34.99
The Cold War was the longest conflict in American history, and the defining event of the second half of the twentieth century. Since its recent and abrupt cessation, we have only begun to measure the effects of the Cold War on American, Soviet, post-Soviet, and international military strategy, economics, domestic policy, and popular culture. The... more...
- UNP - Bison Original 2012; US$ 16.95
In the days following the Battle of Birch Coulie, the decisive battle in the deadly Dakota War of 1862, one of President Lincoln?s private secretaries wrote: ?There has hardly been an outbreak so treacherous, so sudden, so bitter, and so bloody, as that which filled the State of Minnesota with sorrow and lamentation.? Even today, at the 150th anniversary... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2012; US$ 60.00
This edition of A Thrilling Narrative of Indian Captivity rescues from obscurity a crucially important work about the bitterly contested U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. Written by Mary Butler Renville, an Anglo woman, with the assistance of her Dakota husband, John Baptiste Renville, A Thrilling Narrative was printed only once as a book in 1863 and has... more...
- Savas Beatie 2011; US$ 19.95
In August of 1862, hundreds of Dakota warriors opened without warning a murderous rampage against settlers and soldiers in southern Minnesota. The vortex of the Dakota Uprising along the Minnesota River encompassed thousands of people in what was perhaps the greatest massacre of whites by Indians in American history. To read about the fast paced and... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2002; US$ 29.95
This collection of essays brings together diverse approaches to the analysis of Native American culture in the protohistoric period. For most Native American peoples of the Southeast, almost two centuries passed between first contact with European explorers in the 16th century and colonization by whites in the 18th century?a temporal span commonly... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2002; US$ 34.95
This valuable book is an excellent overview of long-term archaeological investigations in the valley that remains at the forefront of studies on the First Americans. In southwest Nebraska, a stretch of Medicine Creek approximately 20 kilometers long holds a remarkable concentration of both late Paleoindian and late prehistoric sites. Unlike... more...