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  • Forts of the West

    Forts of the West
    av Robert W. Frazer

    Häftad - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806112503

    The number and variety of forts and posts, together with changes of location, name, and designation, have posed perplexing problems for students of western history. Now Robert W. Frazer has prepared a systematic listing of all presidios and military…

  • Death in the Greek World

    Death in the Greek World
    av Maria Serena Mirto

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806141879

    In our contemporary Western society, death has become taboo. Despite its inevitability, we focus on maintaining youthfulness and well-being, while fearing death's intrusion in our daily activities. In contrast, observes Maria Serena Mirto, the ancie…

  • Wrecked Lives and Lost Souls

    Wrecked Lives and Lost Souls
    av Jerry Thompson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806164366

    Growing up, Jerry Thompson knew only that his grandfather was a gritty, ""mixed-blood"" Cherokee cowboy named Joe Lynch Davis. That was all anyone cared to say about the man. But after Thompson's mother died, the award-winning historian discovered a…

  • The Third Wave

    The Third Wave
    av Samuel P. Huntington

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806125169

    Between 1974 and 1990 more than thirty countries in southern Europe, Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe shifted from authoritarian to democratic systems of government. This global democratic revolution is probably the most important politi…

  • Charles M. Russell: The Life and Legend of America's Cowboy Artist

    Charles M. Russell: The Life and Legend of America's Cowboy Artist
    av John Taliaferro

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806134956

    This first comprehensive biography of Charles M. Russell examines the colorful life and times of Montana's famed Cowboy Artist. Born to an affluent St. Louis family in 1864, young Russell read thrilling tales of the West and filled sketchbooks with…

  • Frontiers of Boyhood

    Frontiers of Boyhood
    av Martin Woodside

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806164762

    When Horace Greeley published his famous imperative, ""Go West, young man, and grow up with the country,"" the frontier was already synonymous with a distinctive type of idealized American masculinity. But Greeley's exhortation also captured popular…

  • Selections from Herodotus

    Selections from Herodotus
    av Amy L. Barbour

    Häftad - 1929 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806141701

    The writings of Herodotus, historian, observer, and delightful storyteller, have long been favorites among teachers and students of the Greek language. The selections in this book will provide reading in the second year for the student who has begun…

  • Indian Legends from the Northern Rockies

    Indian Legends from the Northern Rockies
    av Ella E. Clark

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806120874

    The stories in this unusual collection come from the twelve tribes of Indians that, in historic times, have lived in the present states of Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. They include myths, legends, personal narratives, and historical traditions prese…

  • Centennial Campaign

    Centennial Campaign
    av John S. Gray

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806121529

    "A fine book...In the twenty-two chapters that comprise the background and the campaign narrative, the author is at his best when he moves away from the Washington scene to detail the field operations. But it is the second part of the book--seven ch…

  • The Masterworks of Charles M. Russell

    The Masterworks of Charles M. Russell

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806140971

    In the decades bracketing the turn of the twentieth century, Charles M. Russell depicted the American West in a fresh, personal, and deeply moving way. To this day, Russell is celebrated for his paintings and sculptures of cowboys at work and play,…

  • Massacre in Minnesota

    Massacre in Minnesota
    av Gary Clayton Anderson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806164342

    In August 1862 the worst massacre in U.S. history unfolded on the Minnesota prairie, launching what has come to be known as the Dakota War, the most violent ethnic conflict ever to roil the nation. When it was over, between six and seven hundred whi…

  • Time and Reality in the Thought of the Maya

    Time and Reality in the Thought of the Maya
    av Miguel Leon- Portilla

    Övrigt - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806123080

    In this second English-language edition of one of his most notable works, Miguel Le n-Portilla explores the Maya Indians' remarkable concepts of time. At the book's first appearance Evon Z. Vogt, Curator of Middle American Ethnology in Harvard Unive…

  • Indeh

    Indeh
    av Eve Ball

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806121659

    A fascinating account of Apache history and ethnography. All the narratives have been carefully chosen to illustrate important facets of the Apache experience. Moreover, they make very interesting reading....This is a major contribution to both Apac…

  • The Custer Reader

    The Custer Reader

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806134659

    George Armstrong Custer, America's most famously unfortunate soldier, has been the subject of scores of books, but The Custer Reader is unique as a substantial source of classic writings about and by him. Here is Custer as seen by himself, his conte…

  • The Indian Tipi

    The Indian Tipi
    av Reginald Laubin

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806122366

    When the first edition of this book was published in 1957, the art of making a tipi was almost lost, even among American Indians. Since that time a tremendous resurgence of interest in the Indian way of life has occurred, resurgence due in part, at…

  • Washita Memories

    Washita Memories
    av Richard G. Hardorff

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806139906

    The Battle of the Washita is one of the most tragic - and disturbing - events in American history. On November 27, 1868, the U.S. Cavalry under Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer attacked a peaceful Southern Cheyenne village along the Washita River in…

  • Ethnic Cleansing and the Indian

    Ethnic Cleansing and the Indian
    av Gary Clayton Anderson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806151748

    Mention ""ethnic cleansing"" and most Americans are likely to think of ""sectarian"" or ""tribal"" conflict in some far-off locale plagued by unstable or corrupt government. According to historian Gary Clayton Anderson, however, the United States ha…

  • Handbook of Mediterranean Roman Pottery

    Handbook of Mediterranean Roman Pottery
    av John W. Hayes

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806129396

    In the past, Roman pottery has been judged as inferior to Greek pottery. Recent excavations, however, have led to an increase in knowledge and appreciation of Roman wares. These wares now constitute an important body of evidence for the understandin…

  • Billy the Kid

    Billy the Kid
    av Richard W. Etulain

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806166278

    A central character in legends and histories of the Old West, Billy the Kid rivals such western icons as Jesse James and General George Armstrong Custer for the number of books and movies his brief, violent life inspired. Billy the Kid: A Reader's G…

  • Chutzpah!

    Chutzpah!

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806148700

    To Westerners China has often seemed a monolith, speaking with one voice - whether that of an ancient dynasty, a socialist state, or an economic powerhouse. Chutzpah! New Voices from China shatters this illusion, giving Western readers a rare chance…

  • Plato's Apology of Socrates: A Commentary

    Plato's Apology of Socrates: A Commentary
    av Paul Allen Miller

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806140254

    The significance of Plato's Apology of Socrates is impossible to overestimate. An account of the famous trial of Socrates in 399 b.c., it appeals to historians, philosophers, political scientists, classicists, and literary critics. It is also essent…

  • Custer Died for Your Sins

    Custer Died for Your Sins
    av Vine Deloria

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806121291

    The author speaks for his people in this witty confutation of almost everything the white man "knows" about Native Americans

  • Techniques of the Selling Writer

    Techniques of the Selling Writer
    av Dwight V. Swain

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806111919

    Techniques of the Selling Writer provides solid instruction for people who want to write and sell fiction, not just to talk and study about it. It gives the background, insights, and specific procedures needed by all beginning writers. Here one can…

  • A Generous and Merciful Enemy

    A Generous and Merciful Enemy
    av Daniel Krebs

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806148441

    Some 37,000 soldiers from six German principalities, collectively remembered as Hessians, entered service as British auxiliaries in the American War of Independence. At times, they constituted a third of the British army in North America, and thousa…

  • Rosebud, June 17, 1876

    Rosebud, June 17, 1876
    av Paul L. Hedren

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806162324

    The Battle of the Rosebud may well be the largest Indian battle ever fought in the American West. The monumental clash on June 17, 1876, along Rosebud Creek in southeastern Montana pitted George Crook and his Shoshone and Crow allies against Sioux a…

  • Rosebud, June 17, 1876

    Rosebud, June 17, 1876
    av Paul L. Hedren

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806166162

    The Battle of the Rosebud may well be the largest Indian battle ever fought in the American West. The monumental clash on June 17, 1876, along Rosebud Creek in southeastern Montana pitted George Crook and his Shoshone and Crow allies against Sioux a…

  • The Campaigns of Sargon II, King of Assyria, 721-705 B.C.

    The Campaigns of Sargon II, King of Assyria, 721-705 B.C.
    av Sarah C. Melville

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806154039

    Backed by an unparalleled military force, Sargon II outwitted and outfought powerful competitors to extend Assyrian territory and secure his throne. As Sarah C. Melville shows through a detailed analysis of each of his campaigns, the king used his a…

  • Selections from Homer's Iliad

    Selections from Homer's Iliad
    av Allen Rogers Benner

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806133638

    First published in 1903, Selections from Homer's Iliad has become a classic Greek textbook. Allen Rogers Benner presents selections from twelve books of the Iliad both in Greek and English. Short summaries between books bridge the narrative and aid…

  • A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect

    A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect
    av R. J. Cunliffe

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806143088

    For nearly a century, Richard John Cunliffe's Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect has served as an invaluable resource for students and scholars of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. As both an English-Homeric dictionary and a concordance, the Lexicon lists and…

  • The Modocs and Their War

    The Modocs and Their War
    av Keith A. Murray

    Häftad - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806113319

    Along the shores of Tule Lake in northern California, in the fall of 1872 three small bands of Modoc Indians joined forces to hold off more than a thousand United States soldiers and settlers trying to dislodge them from their ancient refuge in the…

  • A Very Small Farm

    A Very Small Farm
    av William Paul Winchester

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806137780

    In the tradition of Thoreau's Walden, William Paul Winchester offers a chronicle of everyday life on Southwind, his farm of twenty acres. As a subsistence farmer, he builds his own house and barn, puts in a garden and an orchard, acquires a milk cow…

  • From Wounded Knee to the Gallows

    From Wounded Knee to the Gallows
    av Philip S. Hall

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806164915

    On December 28, 1894, the day before the fourth anniversary of the massacre at Wounded Knee, Lakota chief Two Sticks was hanged in Deadwood, South Dakota. The headline in the Black Hills Daily Times the next day read ""A GOOD INDIAN"" - a spiteful t…

  • Maya Sacred Geography and the Creator Deities

    Maya Sacred Geography and the Creator Deities
    av Karen Bassie-Sweet

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806139579

    The K'iche' Maya creation story preserved in the sixteenth-century manuscript Popol Vuh describes the origin of the world and its people in a setting long assumed to be the Guatemalan central highlands. Now a scholar with a deep knowledge of Maya hi…

  • Women and Monarchy in Macedonia

    Women and Monarchy in Macedonia
    av Elizabeth Donnelly Carney

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806132129

    In this groundbreaking work, Elizabeth Donnelly Carney examines the role of royal women in the Macedonian Argead dynasty from the sixth century B.C. to 168 B.C. Women were excluded from the exercise of power in most of the Hellenic world. However, C…

  • Women and Monarchy in Macedonia

    Women and Monarchy in Macedonia
    av Elizabeth Donnelly Carney

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806168746

    In this groundbreaking work, Elizabeth Donnelly Carney examines the role of royal women in the Macedonian Argead dynasty from the sixth century B.C. to 168 B.C. Women were excluded from the exercise of power in most of the Hellenic world. However, C…

  • Tulsa, 1921

    Tulsa, 1921
    av Randy Krehbiel

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806163314

    In 1921 Tulsa's Greenwood District, known then as the nation's "Black Wall Street", was one of the most prosperous African American communities in the United States. But on May 31 of that year, a white mob, inflamed by rumors that a young black man…

  • Tulsa, 1921

    Tulsa, 1921
    av Randy Krehbiel

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806168715

    In 1921 Tulsa's Greenwood District, known then as the nation's 'Black Wall Street,' was one of the most prosperous African American communities in the United States. But on May 31 of that year, a white mob, inflamed by rumors that a young Black man…

  • The Covenants with Earth and Rain

    The Covenants with Earth and Rain
    av John D. Monaghan

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806131924

    In this book, John Monaghan explores the culture of the Mixtecs, today one of the largest Native American groups in Mexico. Focusing on the community of Santiago Nuyoo, located in the mountainous Mixteca Alta region, he describes Nuyooteco marriage…

  • Regeneration Through Violence

    Regeneration Through Violence
    av Richard Slotkin

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806132297

    In Regeneration Through Violence, the first of his trilogy on the mythology of the American West, Richard Slotkin shows how the attitudes and traditions that shape American culture evolved from the social and psychological anxieties of European sett…

  • Eyewitness to the Fetterman Fight

    Eyewitness to the Fetterman Fight

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806161884

    The Fetterman Fight ranks among the most crushing defeats suffered by the U.S. Army in the nineteenth-century West. On December 21, 1866 - during Red Cloud's War (1866-1868) - a well-organized force of 1,500 to 2,000 Oglala Lakota, Northern Cheyenne…

  • Eyewitness to the Fetterman Fight

    Eyewitness to the Fetterman Fight

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806155821

    The Fetterman Fight ranks among the most crushing defeats suffered by the U.S. Army in the nineteenth-century West. On December 21, 1866 - during Red Cloud's War (1866-1868) - a well-organized force of 1,500 to 2,000 Oglala Lakota, Northern Cheyenne…

  • Mixedblood Messages

    Mixedblood Messages
    av Louis Owens

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806133812

    In this challenging and often humorous book, Louis Owens examines issues of Indian identity and relationship to the environment as depicted in literature and film and as embodied in his own mixedblood roots in family and land. Powerful social and hi…

  • American Indian Policy in the Twentieth Century

    American Indian Policy in the Twentieth Century
    av Vine Deloria

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806124247

    Until now, books about American Indian Policy have dealt with laws and acts long since adopted and in effect. In AmericanIndian Policy in the Twentieth Century, edited by Vine Deloria, Jr., a group of writers deals with present realities and future…

  • How America Lost Its Mind

    How America Lost Its Mind
    av Thomas E. Patterson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806164328

    Americans are losing touch with reality. On virtually every issue, from climate change to immigration, tens of millions of Americans have opinions and beliefs wildly at odds with fact, rendering them unable to think sensibly about politics. In How A…

  • The U.S. Army in the West, 1870-1880

    The U.S. Army in the West, 1870-1880
    av Douglas C. McChristian

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806137827

    The U.S. Army in the West, 1870-1880, Douglas C. McChristian describes the development of army uniforms, equipment, and small arms during a pivotal decade of experimentation and against the backdrop of a highly influential military operation-the Ind…

  • Bruce Goff

    Bruce Goff
    av Arn Henderson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806156101

    Renowned today as one of the most important architects of the twentieth century, Bruce Goff (1904-1982) was only twelve years old when a Tulsa architectural firm took him on as an apprentice. Throughout his career he defied expectations, not only as…

  • Ritual of the Bacabs

    Ritual of the Bacabs

    Häftad - 1965 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806111216

    The Mayas believed the four gods, the Bacabs, held up the sky. The Bacabs were also invoked to heal disease. Ritual of the Bacabs: A Book of Maya Incantations is the first English translation of this Maya manuscript, dating back to colonial times. D…

  • Ancient Egyptian Medicine

    Ancient Egyptian Medicine
    av John F. Nunn

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806135045

    The skills of the ancient Egyptians in preserving bodies through mummification are well known, but less recognized is their expertise in the everyday medical practices needed to treat the living. John F. Nunn draws on his own experience as a physici…

  • All Because of a Mormon Cow

    All Because of a Mormon Cow

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806161532

    On August 19, 1854, U.S. Army lieutenant John L. Grattan led a detachment of twenty-nine soldiers and one civilian interpreter to a large Lakota encampment near Fort Laramie to arrest an Indian man accused of killing a Mormon emigrant's cow. The ter…

  • The Athenian Democracy in the Age of Demosthenes

    The Athenian Democracy in the Age of Demosthenes
    av Mogens Herman Hansen

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806131436

    The Athenian democracy of the fifth and fourth centuries B.C. is the most famous and perhaps the most nearly perfect example of direct democracy. Covering the period 403-322 B.C., Mogens Herman Hansen focuses on the crucial last thirty years, which…

  • Building the Ultimate Dam

    Building the Ultimate Dam
    av Donald C. Jackson

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806137339

    Most water control projects in the American West depend on huge gravity dams, whose stability lies in massive quantities of concrete and earth or rock fill. In the early twentieth century, John S. Eastwood designed novel dams that minimized the conc…

  • Thunder in the West

    Thunder in the West
    av Richard W. Etulain

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806166254

    Even before he was shot and killed in 1881, Billy the Kid's charisma and murderous career were generating stories that belied his brief life - and that only multiplied, growing to legendary proportions after his death at age twenty-one. In Thunder i…

  • Gall

    Gall
    av Robert W. Larson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806140360

    Called the ""Fighting Cock of the Sioux"" by U.S. soldiers, Hunkpapa warrior Gall was a great Lakota chief who, along with Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse, resisted efforts by the U.S. government to annex the Black Hills. It was Gall, enraged by the sl…

  • Small Boats and Daring Men

    Small Boats and Daring Men
    av Benjamin Armstrong

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806162829

    Two centuries before the daring exploits of Navy SEALs and Marine Raiders captured the public imagination, the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps were already engaged in similarly perilous missions: raiding pirate camps, attacking enemy ships in the dark of…

  • Small Boats and Daring Men

    Small Boats and Daring Men
    av Benjamin Armstrong

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806168708

    Two centuries before the daring exploits of Navy SEALs and Marine Raiders captured the public imagination, the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps were already engaged in similarly perilous missions: raiding pirate camps, attacking enemy ships in the dark of…