Category: American History (Native Americans/American West) - pbk

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The Long, Bitter Trail: Andrew Jackson and the Indians (Hill and Wang Critical Issues)

By: Anthony F. C. Wallace

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Hill and Wang: July 1993

Seller ID: 17572

ISBN: 0809015528

Condition: New


The Hill and Wang Critical Issues Series: concise, affordable works on pivotal topics in American history, society, and politics. This account of Congress's Indian Removal Act of 1830 focuses on the plight of the Indians of the Southeast--Cherokees, Creeks, Choctaws, Chickasaws, and Seminoles--who were forced to leave their ancestral lands and relocate to what is now the state of Oklahoma. Revealing Andrew Jackson's central role in the government's policies, Wallace examines the racist attitudes toward Native Americans that led to their removal and, ultimately, their tragic fate. View more info

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West

By: Dee Brown

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Picador: May 2007

Seller ID: 17001

ISBN: 0805086846

Condition: New


Immediately recognized as a revelatory and enormously controversial book since its first publication in 1971, "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee" is universally recognized as one of those rare books that forever changes the way its subject is perceived. Now repackaged with a new introduction from bestselling author Hampton Sides to coincide with a major HBO dramatic film of the book, "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.""Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee "is Dee Brown's classic, eloquent, meticulously documented account of the systematic destruction of the American Indian during the second half of the ... View more info

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Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn

By: Evan S. Connell

Price: $10.95

Publisher: North Point Press: October 1997

Seller ID: 5058

ISBN: 0865475105

Condition: New


Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. NEW off the shelf. NOT remaindered or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day from Richmond VA with FREE tracking. Promise. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. NEW off the shelf. NOT remaindered or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day from Richmond VA with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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Blood and Thunder: The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West

By: Hampton Sides

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Anchor: October 2007

Seller ID: 18032

ISBN: 1400031109

Condition: New


In the summer of 1846, the Army of the West marched through Santa Fe, en route to invade and occupy the Western territories claimed by Mexico. Fueled by the new ideology of "Manifest Destiny," this land grab would lead to a decades-long battle between the United States and the Navajos, the fiercely resistant rulers of a huge swath of mountainous desert wilderness.In "Blood and Thunder," Hampton Sides gives us a magnificent history of the American conquest of the West. At the center of this sweeping tale is Kit Carson, the trapper, scout, and soldier whose adventures made him a legend. Sides sh... View more info

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Pages from Hopi History

By: Harry C. James

Price: $15.95

Publisher: University of Arizona Press: July 1974

Seller ID: 17909

ISBN: 0816505004

Condition: New


Over the past thirty years, late Quaternary environments in the arid interior of western North America have been revealed by a unique source of fossils: well-preserved fragments of plants and animals accumulated locally by packrats and quite often encased, amberlike, in large masses of crystallized urine. These packrat middens are ubiquitous in caves and rock crevices throughout the arid West, where they can lie preserved for tens of thousands of years. More than a thousand of these deposits have been dated and analyzed, and middens have supplanted pollen records as a touchstone for studying v... View more info

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A Terrible Glory: Custer and the Little Bighorn - the Last Great Battle of the American West

By: James Donovan

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Back Bay Books: May 2009

Seller ID: 3517

ISBN: 0316067474

Condition: New


Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 528 p. Contains: Unspecified, Illustrations, black & white, Maps. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 528 p. Contains: Unspecified, Illustrations, black & white, Maps. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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Lame Deer, Seeker Of Visions: The Life Of A Sioux Medicine Man

By: John (Fire) Lame Deer,Richard Erdoes

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Touchstone: March 1973

Seller ID: 17689

ISBN: 0671215353

Condition: New


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The American West: Out of Myth, into Reality

By: Peter H. Hassrick,Mississippi Museum of Art

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Trust for Museum Exhibition: June 2000

Seller ID: 17938

ISBN: 1882507088

Condition: New


Western art of America's frontier years, from about 1825 to 1925, has traditionally been perceived as the art most representative of the country's cultural and historical essence. European American explorers were accompanied or soon followed by adventuresome artists whose drawings and paintings provided the first glimpses that eastern audiences had of this vast region and captured both its romantic allure and its commercial possibilities. The artists -- Albert Bierstadt, George Catlin, Marsden Hartley, Alfred Jacob Miller, Thomas Moran, Fanny R. Palmer, Frederick Remington, Charles M. Russell,... View more info

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Crow Killer: The Saga of Liver-Eating Johnson (Midland Book)

By: Raymond W. Thorp Jr.,Robert Bunker

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Indiana University Press: August 1983

Seller ID: 17584

ISBN: 0253203120

Condition: New


The true story (on which the film Jeremiah Johnson was partially based) of John Johnson, who in 1847 found his wife and her unborn child had been killed by Crow braves. Out of this tragedy came one of the most gripping feuds--one man against a whole tribe--in American history. View more info

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Beyond the Missouri: The Story of the American West

By: Richard W. Etulain

Price: $27.95

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: October 2006

Seller ID: 18189

ISBN: 0826340334

Condition: New


This new historical overview tells the dramatic story of the American West from its prehistory to the present. A narrative history, it covers the region from the North Dakota-to-Texas states to the Pacific Coast. This West has always been home to richly diverse cultural groups, including today's growing numbers of Indian, Hispanic, Asian and African Americans.Other distinctions have marked the western past: first, the differences among prehistoric peoples and among hundreds of Indian tribes at first white contact; next, the varied western subcultures that emerged in the nineteenth and tw... View more info

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The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey

By: Rinker Buck

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: June 2016

Seller ID: 18245

ISBN: 1451659172

Condition: New


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Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History

By: S. C. Gwynne

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Scribner: May 2011

Seller ID: 18031

ISBN: 1416591060

Condition: New


In the tradition of "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, "a stunningly vivid historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West, centering on Quanah, the greatest Comanche chief of them all. S. C. Gwynne's "Empire of the Summer Moon" spans two astonishing stories. The first traces the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history. The second entails one of the most remarkable narratives ever to come out of the Old West: the epic saga of the pioneer woman Cynthia Ann Parker and her mixed-bl... View more info

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Down the Santa Fe Trail and into Mexico: The Diary of Susan Shelby Magoffin, 1846-1847 (Yale Western Americana Paperbound, Yw-3.)

By: Susan Shelby Magoffin

Price: $12.95

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: August 1982

Seller ID: 17995

ISBN: 0803281161

Condition: New


In June 1846 Susan Shelby Magoffin, eighteen years old and a bride of less than eight months, set out with her husband, a veteran Santa Fe trader, on a trek from Independence, Missouri, through New Mexico and south to Chihuahua. Her travel journal was written at a crucial time, when the Mexican War was beginning and New Mexico was occupied by Stephen Watts Kearny and the Army of the West.Her journal describes the excitement, routine, and dangers of a successful merchant's wife. On the trail for fifteen months, moving from house to house and town to town, she became adept in Spanish and the ... View more info