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  • Route 66

    Route 66
    av Susan Croce Kelly

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806122915

    U.S. Highway 66 was always different from other roads. During the decades it served American travelers, Route 66 became the subject of a world-famous novel, an Oscar-winning film, a hit song, and a long running television program. The 2,000 mile con…

  • International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds

    International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds
    av Bonnie L. Hendricks

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806138848

    A standard reference on horse breeds - illustrated and updatedCelebrating the animal that has been a stalwart servant to humankind for countless generations, Bonnie Hendricks's International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds is the most thorough compilat…

  • 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

  • Native People of Southern New England, 1500-1650

    Native People of Southern New England, 1500-1650
    av Kathleen J. Bragdon

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806128030

    In this first comprehensive study of American Indians of southern New England from 1500 to 1650, Kathleen J. Bragdon discusses common features and significant differences among the Pawtucket, Massachusett, Nipmuck, Pocumtuck, Narragansett, Pokanoket…

  • Native People of Southern New England, 1500-1650

    Native People of Southern New England, 1500-1650
    av Kathleen J. Bragdon

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806131269

    In this first comprehensive study of American Indians of southern New England from 1500 to 1650, Kathleen J. Bragdon discusses common features and significant differences among the Pawtucket, Massachusett, Nipmuck, Pocumtuck, Narragansett, Pokanoket…

  • The Sacred Pipe

    The Sacred Pipe
    av Joseph Epes Brown

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806121246

    Black Elk of the Sioux has been recognized as one of the truly remarkable men of his time in the matter of religious belief and practice. Shortly before his death in August, 1950, when he was the ""keeper of the sacred pipe,"" he said, ""It is my pr…

  • Napoleon and Berlin

    Napoleon and Berlin
    av Michael V. Leggiere

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806133997

    At a time when Napoleon needed all his forces to reassert French dominance in Central Europe, why did he fixate on the Prussian capital of Berlin? Instead of concentrating his forces for a decisive showdown with the enemy, he repeatedly detached lar…

  • Napoleon and Berlin

    Napoleon and Berlin
    av Michael V. Leggiere

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806146560

    At a time when Napoleon needed all his forces to reassert French dominance in Central Europe, why did he fixate on the Prussian capital of Berlin? Instead of concentrating his forces for a decisive showdown with the enemy, he repeatedly detached lar…

  • The Dream Seekers

    The Dream Seekers
    av Lee Irwin

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806128931

    In The Dream Seekers, Lee Irwin demonstrates the central importance of visionary dreams as sources of empowerment and innovation in Plains Indian religion.Irwin draws on 350 visionary dreams from published and unpublished sources that span 150 years…

  • The Call of the Wild

    The Call of the Wild
    av Jack London

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806129204

    The Call of the Wild, by Jack London, is one of America's best-known novels. Currently published in more than twenty separate editions in English alone, this novel about the Klondike Gold Rush of 1896 to 1899 has been continuously in print since it…

  • The Sioux of the Rosebud

    The Sioux of the Rosebud
    av Henry W. Hamilton

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806116228

    In the late 1880s, John A. Anderson, a young Swedish-born settler near Fort Niobrara, Nebraska, bought a camera with earnings from carpentry work. He soon became a full-fledged photographer, and in 1889 General George Crook asked him to serve as of…

  • Indian Dances of North America

    Indian Dances of North America
    av Reginald Laubin

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806121727

    Many thousands of persons here and abroad have been introduced to authentic Indian dancing through the Laubin's dance concerts, lectures, and seminars. Their admirers, as well as other dancers, anthropologists, historians, students of Indian culture…

  • Women in Prehistory

    Women in Prehistory
    av Margaret Ehrenberg

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806122373

    ocial attitudes in our culture have led to the assumption that early advances in human knowledge were the achievements of men; the role of women in prehistoric times has been largely overlooked. In this thought-provoking book, however, Margaret Ehr…

  • The Dismissal of Miss Ruth Brown

    The Dismissal of Miss Ruth Brown
    av Louise S. Robbins

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806133140

    In 1950 Ruth W. Brown, librarian at the Bartlesville, Oklahoma, Public Library, was summarily dismissed from her job after thirty years of exemplary service, ostensibly because she had circulated subversive materials. In truth, however, Brown was fi…

  • Selections from Herodotus

    Selections from Herodotus
    av Amy L. Barbour

    Häftad - 2011 - 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…

  • Selections from Herodotus

    Selections from Herodotus
    av Amy L. Barbour

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806114279

    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 were chosen, says the editor, ""to carry out in a single volume the a…

  • Zhukov

    Zhukov
    av Otto Preston Chaney

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806144603

    Marshal Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov, hero of Leningrad, defender of Moscow and Stalingrad, commander of the victorious Red Army at Berlin, was the most decorated soldier in Soviet history. Yet for many years Zhukov was relegated to the status of "…

  • Creating Characters

    Creating Characters
    av Dwight V. Swain

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806139180

    A jargon-free manual on the basics of developing interesting fictional charactersVibrant, believable characters help drive a fictional story. Along with a clever plot, well-drawn characters make us want to continue reading a novel or finish watching…

  • The Third Wave

    The Third Wave
    av Samuel P. Huntington

    Pocket - 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…

  • A British Profession of Arms

    A British Profession of Arms
    av Ian F. W. Beckett

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806161716

    You offer yourself to be slain,"" General Sir John Hackett once observed, remarking on the military profession. ""This is the essence of being a soldier."" For this reason as much as any other, the British army has invariably been seen as standing a…

  • The Roseto Story

    The Roseto Story
    av John G. Bruhn

    Häftad - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806136134

    Roseto is a small Italian-American community in east-central Pennsylvania. This fifteen-year study drawing on medical histories, physical examinations, and laboratory tests, compared a large sample of Rosetans to inhabitants of two neighboring commu…

  • Al Sieber

    Al Sieber
    av Dan L. Thrapp

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806127705

    General George Crook planned and organized the principal Apache campaign in Arizona, and General Nelson Miles took credit for its successful conclusion on the 1800s, but the men who really won it were rugged frontiersmen such as Al Sieber, the renow…

  • Tarahumara Medicine

    Tarahumara Medicine
    av Fructuoso Irigoyen-Rascon

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806143620

    The Tarahumara, one of North America's oldest surviving aboriginal groups, call themselves Rarámuri, meaning ""nimble feet"" - and though they live in relative isolation in Chihuahua, Mexico, their agility in long-distance running is famous worldwid…

  • Clash of Arms

    Clash of Arms
    av Russell A Hart

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806136059

    Honored as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title by the American Library AssociationClash of Arms examines how the Western Allies learned--on the battlefield--to defeat the Nazi war machine. Beginning with an investigation of the interwar neglect that…

  • A Military History of the Cold War, 1962-1991

    A Military History of the Cold War, 1962-1991
    av Jonathan M. House

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806167084

    Study of the Cold War all too often shows us the war that wasn't fought. The reality, of course, is that many 'hot' conflicts did occur, some with the great powers' weapons and approval, others without. It is this reality, and this period of quasi-w…

  • Gall

    Gall
    av Robert W. Larson

    Häftad - 2020 - 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…

  • Custer's Luck

    Custer's Luck
    av Edgar I. Stewart

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806116327

    This is undoubtedly a remarkable book on a period of American history about which much has been written - the period of the Indian wars in the Northwest, from the close of the Civil War until the Custer disaster on the Little Big Horn. It presents i…

  • Tony Hillerman

    Tony Hillerman

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806175980

    The author of eighteen spellbinding detective novels set on the Navajo Nation, Tony Hillerman simultaneously transformed a traditional genre and unlocked the mysteries of the Navajo culture to an audience of millions. His best-selling novels added N…

  • Gender and Sexuality in Juvenal's Rome

    Gender and Sexuality in Juvenal's Rome
    av Chiara Sulprizio

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806164885

    The poet Juvenal is one of the most important ancient Roman authors, and his sixteen satires have left a strong mark on western literature. Despite his great influence, little is known about the poet's life, beyond unreliable details gleaned from hi…

  • We Pointed Them North

    We Pointed Them North
    av E.C. ""Teddy Blue"" Abbott

    Häftad - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806113661

    E. C. Abbott was a cowboy in the great days of the 1870's and 1880's. He came up the trail to Montana from Texas with the long-horned herds which were to stock the northern ranges; he punched cows in Montana when there wasn't a fence in the territor…

  • Rodeo

    Rodeo
    av Susan Nance

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806165028

    What would rodeo look like if we took it as a record, not of human triumph and resilience, but of human imperfection and stubbornness?"" asks animal historian Susan Nance. Against the backdrop of the larger histories of ranching, cattle, horses, and…

  • Rodeo

    Rodeo

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806190136

    "What would rodeo look like if we took it as a record, not of human triumph and resilience, but of human imperfection and stubbornness?” asks animal historian Susan Nance. Against the backdrop of the larger histories of ranching, cattle, hors…

  • The Miami Indians

    The Miami Indians
    av Bert Anson

    Häftad - 1970 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806131979

    One of the small group of tribes comprising the Illinois division of the Algonquian linguistic family, the Miamis emerged as a pivotal tribe only during the French and British imperial wars, the Miami Confederacy wars of the eighteenth century, and…

  • The Chinook Indians

    The Chinook Indians
    av Robert H. Ruby

    Häftad - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806121079

    The Chinook Indians, who originally lived at the mouth of the Columbia River in present-day Oregon and Washington, were experienced traders long before the arrival of white men to that area. When Captain Robert Gray in the ship Columbia Rediviva, fo…

  • Nicholas Black Elk

    Nicholas Black Elk
    av Michael F. Steltenkamp

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806159676

    Since its publication in 1932, Black Elk Speaks has moved countless readers to appreciate the American Indian world that it described. John Neihardt's popular narrative addressed the youth and early adulthood of Black Elk, an Oglala Sioux religious…

  • Course in Musical Composition

    Course in Musical Composition
    av Vincent d'Indy

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806141343

    The first English translation of lectures by a French contemporary of Debussy and Ravel French composer and educator Vincent d'Indy differed from contemporaries Debussy and Ravel in his conservative political and philosophical ideas and in his music…

  • A Whirlwind Passed through Our Country

    A Whirlwind Passed through Our Country
    av Rani-Henrik Andersson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806160191

    The inception of the Ghost Dance religion in 1890 marked a critical moment in Lakota history. Yet, because this movement alarmed government officials, culminating in the infamous massacre at Wounded Knee of 250 Lakota men, women, and children, histo…

  • A Whirlwind Passed through Our Country

    A Whirlwind Passed through Our Country
    av Rani-Henrik Andersson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806160078

    The inception of the Ghost Dance religion in 1890 marked a critical moment in Lakota history. Yet, because this movement alarmed government officials, culminating in the infamous massacre at Wounded Knee of 250 Lakota men, women, and children, histo…

  • Albert Bierstadt

    Albert Bierstadt

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806160047

    As one of America's most prominent nineteenth-century painters, Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) is justly renowned for his majestic paintings of the western landscape. Yet Bierstadt was also a painter of history, and his figural works, replete with ima…

  • Junipero Serra

    Junipero Serra
    av Rose Marie Beebe

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806165981

    Franciscan missionary friar Junípero Serra (1713-1784), one of the most widely known and influential inhabitants of early California, embodied many of the ideas and practices that animated the Spanish presence in the Americas. In this definitive bio…

  • Confederates and Comancheros

    Confederates and Comancheros

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806175607

    A vast and desolate region, the Texas-New Mexico borderlands have long been an ideal setting for intrigue and illegal dealings-never more so than in the lawless early days of cattle trafficking and trade among the Plains tribes and Comancheros. This…

  • Hitler's Panzers East

    Hitler's Panzers East
    av R.H.S. Stolfi

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806125817

    How close did Germany come to winning World War II? Did Hitler throw away victory in Europe after his troops had crushed the Soviet field armies defending Moscow by August 1941? R.H.S. Stolfi offers a dramatic new picture of Hitler's conduct in Worl…

  • Spotted Tail's Folk

    Spotted Tail's Folk
    av George E. Hyde

    Häftad - 1974 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806113807

    Spotted Tail, the great head chief of the Brule Sioux, was an intelligent and farseeing man who realized alone of all the Sioux that the old way of life was doomed and that to war with the white soldiers was certain suicide. Although he was branded…

  • Nashville's Songwriting Sweethearts

    Nashville's Songwriting Sweethearts
    av Bobbie Malone

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806164861

    You might not know the names of Boudleaux and Felice Bryant, but you know their music. Arriving in Nashville in 1950, the songwriting duo became the first full-time independent songwriters in that musical city. In the course of their long careers, t…

  • History of the Chichimeca Nation

    History of the Chichimeca Nation

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806163994

    A descendant of both Spanish settlers and Nahua (Aztec) rulers, Don Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl (ca. 1578-1650) was an avid collector of indigenous pictorial and alphabetic texts and a prodigious chronicler of the history of pre-conquest and conq…

  • History of the Chichimeca Nation

    History of the Chichimeca Nation

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806163987

    A descendant of both Spanish settlers and Nahua (Aztec) rulers, Don Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl (ca. 1578-1650) was an avid collector of indigenous pictorial and alphabetic texts and a prodigious chronicler of the history of pre-conquest and conq…

  • Fatal Sunday

    Fatal Sunday
    av Mark Edward Lender

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806157481

    Historians have long considered the Battle of Monmouth one of the most complicated engagements of the American Revolution. Fought on Sunday, June 28, 1778, Monmouth was critical to the success of the Revolution. It also marked a decisive turning poi…

  • A Military History of the Cold War, 1944-1962

    A Military History of the Cold War, 1944-1962
    av Jonathan M. House

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806142623

    The Cold War did not culminate in World War III as so many in the 1950s and 1960s feared, yet it spawned a host of military engagements that affected millions of lives. This book is the first comprehensive, multinational overview of military affairs…

  • A Military History of the Cold War, 1944-1962

    A Military History of the Cold War, 1944-1962
    av Jonathan M. House

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806168753

    The Cold War did not culminate in World War III as so many in the 1950s and 1960s feared, yet it spawned a host of military engagements that affected millions of lives. This book is the first comprehensive, multinational overview of military affairs…

  • Napoleon's Enfant Terrible

    Napoleon's Enfant Terrible

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806169057

    A dedicated career soldier and excellent division and corps commander, Dominique Vandamme was a thorn in the side of practically every officer he served. Outspoken to a fault, he even criticized Napoleon, whom he never forgave for not appointing him…

  • Napoleon's Enfant Terrible

    Napoleon's Enfant Terrible
    av John G. Gallaher

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806138756

    A dedicated career soldier and excellent division and corps commander, Dominique Vandamme was a thorn in the side of practically every officer he served. Outspoken to a fault, he even criticized Napoleon, whom he never forgave for not appointing him…

  • The Taken

    The Taken
    av Javier Valdez Cardenas

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806155760

    A massive wave of violence has rippled across Mexico over the past decade. In the western state of Sinaloa, the birthplace of modern drug trafficking, ordinary citizens live in constant fear of being ""taken"" - kidnapped or held against their will…

  • Whose Names Are Unknown

    Whose Names Are Unknown
    av Sanora Babb

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806137124

    Sanora Babb's long-hidden novel Whose Names Are Unknown tells an intimate story of the High Plains farmers who fled drought dust storms during the Great Depression. Written with empathy for the farmers' plight, this powerful narrative is based upon…

  • Indeh

    Indeh
    av Eve Ball

    Häftad - 2018 - 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 Great Goddesses of Egypt

    The Great Goddesses of Egypt
    av Barbara S. Lesko

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806132020

    The great goddesses of Egypt inspired magnificent temples and art and a literature that speaks of their supreme importance to the ancients--men and women, royalty and commoners. In this book Barbara S. Lesko follows the changing fortunes, over thous…

  • 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…

  • The Cherokee Nation in the Civil War

    The Cherokee Nation in the Civil War
    av Clarissa W. Confer

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806142678

    No one questions the horrific impact of the Civil War on America, but few realize its effect on American Indians. Residents of Indian Territory found the war especially devastating. Their homeland was beset not only by regular army operations but al…

  • American Indian Holocaust and Survival

    American Indian Holocaust and Survival
    av Russell Thornton

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806122205

    This demographic overview of North American Indian history describes in detail the holocaust that, even today, white Americans tend to dismiss as an unfortunate concomitant of Manifest Destiny. They wish to forget that, as Euro-Americans invaded Nor…