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  • Black Elk Speaks
    208 kr

    Black Elk Speaks
    av John G. Neihardt

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803283916
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    Black Elk Speaks, the story of the Oglala Lakota visionary and healer Nicholas Black Elk (1863-1950) and his people during momentous twilight years of the nineteenth century, offers readers much more than a precious glimpse of a vanished time. Black…

  • Hard Hitting Songs for Hard-Hit People
    279 kr

    Hard Hitting Songs for Hard-Hit People

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803244757
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    Twenty-seven years in the making (1940-67), this tapestry of nearly two hundred American popular and protest songs was created by three giants of performance and musical research: Alan Lomax, indefatigable collector and preserver; Woody Guthrie, per…

  • Wooden Leg
    204 kr

    Wooden Leg
    av Thomas B. Marquis

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803282889
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    Told with vigor and insight, this is the memorable story of Wooden Leg (1858-1940), one of sixteen hundred warriors of the Northern Cheyennes who fought with the Lakotas against Custer at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Wooden Leg remembers the wo…

  • Patterns in Comparative Religion
    299 kr

    Patterns in Comparative Religion
    av Mircea Eliade

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803267336
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    In this era of increased knowledge the essence of religious phenomena eludes the psychologists, sociologists, linguists, and other specialists because they do not study it as religious. According to Mircea Eliade, they miss the one irreducible eleme…

  • Arabs at War
    327 kr

    Arabs at War
    av Kenneth M. Pollack

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803287839
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    Kenneth M. Pollack, formerly a Persian Gulf military analyst at the CIA and Director for Persian Gulf Affairs at the National Security Council, describes and analyzes the military history of the six key Arab states-Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Saudi…

  • Artemisia
    163 kr

    Artemisia
    av Anna Banti

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803262133
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    Artemisia Gentileschi, born in 1598, the daughter of an esteemed painter, taught art in Naples and painted the great women of Roman and biblical history. She could neither read nor write, and she was the reviled victim in a public rape trial, reject…

  • All the Strange Hours
    208 kr

    All the Strange Hours
    av Loren Eiseley

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803267411
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    A native of Lincoln, Nebraska, Loren Eiseley began his lifelong exploration of nature in the salt flats and ponds around his hometown and in the mammoth bone collection hoarded in the old red brick museum at the University of Nebraska, where he cond…

  • Shakespeare and Company
    203 kr

    Shakespeare and Company
    av Sylvia Beach
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803260979
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    Sylvia Beach was intimately acquainted with the expatriate and visiting writers of the Lost Generation, a label that she never accepted. Like moths of great promise, they were drawn to her well-lighted bookstore and warm hearth on the Left Bank. Sha…

  • Altmann's Tongue
    208 kr

    Altmann's Tongue
    av Brian Evenson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803267442
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    Brian Evenson has added an O. Henry Award-winning short story, "Two Brothers," to this controversial book and a new afterword, in which he describes the troubling aftermath of the book's publication in 1994.

  • The Lost Battalion
    215 kr

    The Lost Battalion
    av Thomas M. Johnson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803276130
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    For a generation the Lost Battalion exemplified the best of America's involvement in World War I. Until World War II pushed the Lost Battalion out of the national memory with its own scenes of horror and heroism, mention of the unit's name summoned…

  • The Gospel in Brief
    140 kr

    The Gospel in Brief
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803294325
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    "Are you acquainted with Tolstoy's The Gospel in Brief? At its time, this book virtually kept me alive. . . . If you are not acquainted with it, then you cannot imagine what an effect it can have upon a person."-Ludwig Wittgenstein, in a letter to L…

  • Eyewitness at Wounded Knee
    290 kr

    Eyewitness at Wounded Knee
    av Richard E. Jensen

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803236097
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    On a wintry day in December 1890, near a creek named Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, the Seventh Cavalry of the U.S. Army opened fire on an encampment of Sioux Indians. This assault claimed more than 250 lives, including…

  • The Expulsion of the Triumphant Beast
    245 kr

    The Expulsion of the Triumphant Beast
    av Giordano Bruno

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803262348
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    The itinerant Neoplatonic scholar Giordano Bruno (1548-1600), one of the most fascinating figures of the Renaissance, was burned at the stake for heresy by the Inquisition in Rome on Ash Wednesday in 1600. The primary evidence against him was the bo…

  • Shackleton of the Antarctic
    163 kr

    Shackleton of the Antarctic
    av T. H. Baughman

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803219441
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    Twenty-eight men stood on a desolate Antarctic ice floe one thousand miles from the nearest human contact. In a few months the ice would melt. To survive they would have to be safely on land before that happened-if they did not starve first. The odd…

  • The Cheyenne Indians, Volume 2
    197 kr

    The Cheyenne Indians, Volume 2
    av George Bird Grinnell

    Häftad - 1972 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803257726
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    The Cheyenne Indians: Their History and Their Ways of Life is a classic ethnography, originally published in 1928, that grew out of George Bird Grinnell's long acquaintance with the Cheyennes. In Volume I he wrote about the tribe's early history and…

  • The Cheyenne Indians, Volume 1
    288 kr

    The Cheyenne Indians, Volume 1
    av George Bird Grinnell

    Häftad - 1972 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803257719
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    The Cheyenne Indians: Their History and Their Ways of Life is a classic ethnography, originally published in 1928, that grew out of George Bird Grinnell's long acquaintance with the Cheyennes. Volume I looks at the tribe's early history and migratio…

  • The Question
    181 kr

    The Question
    av Henri Alleg

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803259607
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    Originally published in 1958, The Question is the book that opened the torture debate in France during Algeria's war of independence and was the first book since the eighteenth century to be banned by the French government for political reasons. At…

  • The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce
    245 kr

    The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce
    av Ambrose Bierce

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803260719
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    Before he trailed off into the wilds of Mexico, never to be heard from again, Ambrose Bierce achieved a public persona as "bitter Bierce" and "the devil's lexicographer." He left behind a nasty reputation and more than ninety short stories that are…

  • Prisoner of the Vampires of Mars
    265 kr

    Prisoner of the Vampires of Mars
    av Gustave Le Rouge

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803218963
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    Robert Darvel, a young and penniless French engineer at the turn of the twentieth century, is an amateur astronomer obsessed with the planet Mars. Transported by a combination of science and psychic powers to Mars, Robert must navigate the dangers o…

  • Crazy Horse
    199 kr

    Crazy Horse
    av Mari Sandoz

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803217874
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    Crazy Horse, the legendary military leader of the Oglala Sioux whose personal power and social nonconformity contributed to his reputation as being "strange," fought in many famous battles, including the Little Bighorn, and held out tirelessly again…

  • The Dull Knifes of Pine Ridge
    254 kr

    The Dull Knifes of Pine Ridge
    av Joe Starita

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803292949
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    Joe Starita tells the triumphant and moving story of a Lakota-Northern Cheyenne family. In 1878, the renowned Chief Dull Knife, who fought alongside Crazy Horse, escaped from forced relocation in Indian Territory and led followers on a desperate six…

  • Gravity and Grace
    219 kr

    Gravity and Grace
    av Simone Weil

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803298002
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    Simone Weil, the French philosopher, political activist, and religious mystic, was little known when she died young in 1943. Four years later the philosopher-farmer Gustave Thibon compiled La pesanteur et la grace from the notebooks she left in his…

  • Harvest of Barren Regrets
    243 kr

    Harvest of Barren Regrets
    av Charles K. Mills

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803236844
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    Frederick William Benteen (1834-98) was a military officer during the Civil War and the Black Hills War against the Lakotas and the Northern Cheyennes. He was in command of a battalion at the Battle of Little Bighorn, and some say that his controver…

  • To Hell and Back
    217 kr

    To Hell and Back
    av Samira Bellil

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803213562
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    Every now and then violence erupts in the banlieues of France allowing the world a glimpse into the grimmest corners of these multiethnic suburban ghettos. From such a corner comes the story of Samira Bellil, who by raising her voice and telling her…

  • The Final Invasion
    169 kr

    The Final Invasion
    av Colonel David Fitz-Enz

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803227941
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    On September 1, 1814, under the command of Lt. Gen. Sir George Prevost, nearly 15,000 veteran British troops, fresh from victory over Napoleon, crossed the Canadian-American border-the largest foreign army ever to invade the United States. Opposing…

  • My People the Sioux
    174 kr

    My People the Sioux
    av Luther Standing Bear

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803293328
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    When it was first published in 1928, Luther Standing Bear's autobiographical account of his tribe and tribesmen was hailed by Van Wyck Brooks as "one of the most engaging and veracious we have ever had." It remains a landmark in Indian literature, a…

  • Cripple Creek Days
    217 kr

    Cripple Creek Days
    av Mabel Barbee Lee

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803279124
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    Mabel Barbee Lee has written a rousing tale of early days in Cripple Creek, Colorado. She speaks with authority because she arrived there as a child in 1892, and with wide-eyed wonder saw the whole place turn to gold. With his divining rod, Mabel's…

  • Enemies
    152 kr

    Enemies
    av John Christgau

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803228061
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    They were called aliens and enemies. But the World War II internees John Christgau writes about were in fact ordinary people victimized by the politics of a global war. The Alien Enemy Control Program in America was born with the United States's dec…

  • Fighting Liberal
    252 kr

    Fighting Liberal
    av George W. Norris

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803226760
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    Though George Norris was born and grew up in Ohio, he headed west after earning his law degree and set up practice in Nebraska, eventually settling in McCook. Elected to the House of Representatives in 1902 and the Senate in 1912, Norris was a Repub…

  • In the Ballpark
    219 kr

    In the Ballpark
    av George Gmelch

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803271272
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    In the Ballpark is a collection of interviews with twenty-one people who work in all parts of Major and Minor League Baseball: usher and broadcaster, beer vendor and sportswriter, clubhouse attendant and field manager, ticket seller and owner, scout…

  • The Life of Hon. William F. Cody
    208 kr

    The Life of Hon. William F. Cody
    av William F. Cody

    Häftad - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803263031
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    The real achievements of William F. (Buffalo Bill) Cody as a plainsman, hunter, scout, and Indian fighter have tended to be obscured by his fame as a showman. From its opening performance in 1883, Buffalo Bill's Wild West (it was never advertised as…

  • The Heart of the Sound
    174 kr

    The Heart of the Sound
    av Marybeth Holleman

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803230354
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    How does one recover from disaster? That question is at the heart of Marybeth Holleman's lyrical, elegiac response to the repercussions of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, which devastated Alaska's Prince William Sound in 1989. Intertwining the destructi…

  • Grasping the Ring
    172 kr

    Grasping the Ring
    av Gene A. Budig

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803226357
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    Over the course of his varied career, Gene A. Budig has served as a professor, the president of the American League of Major League Baseball, the head of three major universities, a major general in the Air National Guard, a newspaper man, and co-ow…

  • Blue Skies, Black Wings
    217 kr

    Blue Skies, Black Wings
    av Samuel L. Broadnax

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803217744
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    At the age of seventeen, Samuel L. Broadnax, enamored with flying, enlisted and trained as a pilot at the Tuskegee Army Air Base. Although he left the Air Corps at the end of the Second World War, his experiences inspired him to talk with other pilo…

  • A Celebration of Work
    140 kr

    A Celebration of Work
    av Norman Best

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803261273
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    "Nothing is better for a person than to have an opportunity to do meaningful work," says Norman Best in this memoir detailing his forty-eight years as a blue-collar worker. During those years, he built and maintained highways and bridges in Idaho, W…

  • A Ticket for a Seamstitch
    128 kr

    A Ticket for a Seamstitch
    av Mark Harris

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803272248
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    This is the third novel narrated by Henry Wiggen, a six-foot three-inch, 195-pound, left-handed pitcher for the New York Mammoths. Henry, who began as a rookie in The Southpaw and developed into a pro in Bang the Drum Slowly, is a mature veteran in…

  • Breaking into the Backcountry
    165 kr

    Breaking into the Backcountry
    av Steve Edwards

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803226531
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    In 2001 Steve Edwards won a writing contest. The prize was seven months of "unparalleled solitude" as the caretaker of a ninety-two-acre backcountry homestead along the Rogue National Wild and Scenic River in southwestern Oregon. Young, recently div…

  • No Time on My Hands
    274 kr

    No Time on My Hands
    av Grace Snyder

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803291645
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    When Grace Snyder, the matriarch of a pioneer Nebraska family, wrote these reminiscences in her eightieth year, she felt she had been blessed "by having no time on my hands." The story of her busy life begins on the high plains of Nebraska, where he…

  • The Oneida Creation Story
    183 kr

    The Oneida Creation Story
    av Demus Elm

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803267428
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    The Oneida Creation Story is the oldest tradition of the Onyota'aka (People of the Standing Stone) and is one of the greatest pieces of oral literature of Native North America. Ancient elements of Iroquoian cosmology are the heart of the saga: Sky-w…

  • Going Back
    194 kr

    Going Back
    av Charles Furey

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803269132
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    Like millions of other young Americans in the 1930s, Charles Furey grew up surrounded by the images and memories of World War I, not knowing that he was part of a generation bred for another war. Pearl Harbor changed all that. In 1942 he enlisted in…

  • Mormon Resistance
    292 kr

    Mormon Resistance

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803273573
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    In 1857 President Buchanan quietly sent new officials to rule the Utah Territory and replace Brigham Young as the territorial governor. With no official announcement, the new leaders were accompanied by a twenty-five-hundred-member troop under the l…

  • Michael and the Whiz Kids
    219 kr

    Michael and the Whiz Kids
    av John Christgau

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803245891
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    Imagine a boy, five feet tall and one hundred pounds, who wants to play high school basketball. Now imagine that he was blind until the age of six and that he's the first black student to attend his suburban school. And there you have Michael Thomps…

  • The Song of the Axe
    174 kr

    The Song of the Axe
    av Paul O. Williams

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803298460
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    Twenty years after the great battle at Northwall, the disparate warring tribes are moving toward a peaceful unity for the first time since before the Time of the Fire. With the comfort of peace, the running bands of nomadic Shumai Axemen are settlin…

  • Red Haze
    203 kr

    Red Haze
    av Christian Gailly

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803271128
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    "One day unlike the others, he'll run into a husband worse than the others, he'll run into trouble. I often thought this. Well, I was wrong, it was a woman he ran into, a woman worse than the others, here's what happened." What happened is the shock…

  • The Sacred White Turkey
    174 kr

    The Sacred White Turkey
    av Frances Washburn

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803228467
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    There is nothing particularly noteworthy about an Easter turkey. But when the turkey is stark white and appears on Easter Sunday on the doorstep of a Lakota medicine woman and her teenage granddaughter, it is clearly out of the ordinary. Taking turn…

  • The Self-Propelled Island
    208 kr

    The Self-Propelled Island
    av Jules Verne

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803276710
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    The Self-Propelled Island is the first unabridged English translation of Jules Verne's original story featuring a famous French string quartet that is abducted by an American businessman and taken to Standard Island to perform for its millionaire in…

  • The Self-Propelled Island
    306 kr

    The Self-Propelled Island
    av Jules Verne

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803245822
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    The Self-Propelled Island is the first unabridged English translation of Jules Verne's original story featuring a famous French string quartet that is abducted by an American businessman and taken to Standard Island to perform for its millionaire in…

  • Why Sacagawea Deserves the Day Off and Other Lessons from the Lewis and Clark Trail
    199 kr

    Why Sacagawea Deserves the Day Off and Other Lessons from the Lewis and Clark Trail
    av Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803215856
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    More than two hundred years later, the "voyage of discovery"-with its outsized characters, geographic marvels, and wondrous moments of adventure and mystery-continues to draw us along the Lewis and Clark Trail. Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs first fell und…

  • The Gathering of Zion
    217 kr

    The Gathering of Zion
    av Wallace Stegner

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803292130
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    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Wallace Stegner tells about a thousand-mile migration marked by hardship and sudden death-but unique in American history for its purpose, discipline, and solidarity. Other Bison Books by Wallace Stegner include Mormon C…

  • Jesse James Was His Name; or, Fact and Fiction concerning the Careers of the Notorious James Brothers of Missouri
    208 kr

    Jesse James Was His Name; or, Fact and Fiction concerning the Careers of the Notorious James Brothers of Missouri
    av William A. Settle

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803258600
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    "Jesse James," said Carl Sandburg, "is the only American bandit who is classical, who is to this country what Robin Hood or Dick Turpin is to England, whose exploits are so close to the mythical and apocryphal." For this definitive study no signific…

  • The National Grasslands
    254 kr

    The National Grasslands
    av Francis Moul

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803283206
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    The four million windswept acres of wildflowers and grass in the twenty national grasslands in the United States are scattered across a region extending from the Pacific Ocean to the eastern edge of North Dakota. Although all were once seas of grass…