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  • Grand Avenue

    A Novel in Stories

    series American Indian Literature and Critical Studies Series #65
    Grand Avenue runs through the center of the Northern California town of Santa Rosa. One stretch of it is home not only to Pomo Indians making a life outside the reservation but also to Mexicans, blacks, and some Portuguese, all trying to find their way among the many obstacles in their turbulent world.Bound together by a lone ancestor, the lives of the American Indians form the core of these ... Read more

    $15.99 USD $14.39 USD

  • After My Lai: My Year Commanding First Platoon, Charlie Company

    My Year Commanding First Platoon, Charlie Company

    by Gary W Bray ...
    In the fall of 1969, Gary Bray landed in South Vietnam as a recently married, freshly minted second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. His assignment was not enviable: leading the platoon whose former members had committed the My Lai massacre—the murder of hundreds of Vietnamese civilians—eighteen months earlier. In this compelling memoir, he shares his experiences of Vietnam in the direct wake of that ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • Contours of a People

    Metis Family, Mobility, and History

    series New Directions in Native American Studies Series #6
    What does it mean to be Metis? How do the Metis understand their world, and how do family, community, and location shape their consciousness? Such questions inform this collection of essays on the northwestern North American people of mixed European and Native ancestry who emerged in the seventeenth century as a distinct culture. Volume editors Nicole St-Onge, Carolyn Podruchny, and Brenda ... Read more

    $23.99 USD $21.59 USD

  • A History of the Indians of the United States

    by Angie Debo ...
    series The Civilization of the American Indian Series #106
    In 1906 when the Creek Indian Chitto Harjo was protesting the United States government's liquidation of his tribe's lands, he began his argument with an account of Indian history from the time of Columbus, "for, of course, a thing has to have a root before it can grow." Yet even today most intelligent non-Indian Americans have little knowledge of Indian history and affairs those lessons have not ... Read more

    $19.99 USD $17.99 USD

  • Brummett Echohawk

    Pawnee Thunderbird and Artist

    A true American hero who earned a Purple Heart, a Bronze Star, and a Congressional Gold Medal, Brummett Echohawk was also a Pawnee on the European battlefields of World War II. He used the Pawnee language and counted coup as his grandfather had done during the Indian wars of the previous century. This first book-length biography depicts Echohawk as a soldier, painter, writer, humorist, and actor ... Read more

    $19.99 USD $17.99 USD

  • A Polish Doctor in the Nazi Camps

    My Mother's Memories of Imprisonment, Immigration, and a Life Remade

    Jadwiga Lenartowicz Rylko, known as Jadzia (Yah′-jah), was a young Polish Catholic physician in Łódź at the start of World War II. Suspected of resistance activities, she was arrested in January 1944. For the next fifteen months, she endured three Nazi concentration camps and a forty-two-day death march, spending part of this time working as a prisoner-doctor to Jewish slave laborers. A Polish ... Read more

    $19.49 USD

  • The River Was Dyed with Blood

    Nathan Bedford Forrest and Fort Pillow

    The battlefield reputation of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest, long recognized as a formidable warrior, has been shaped by one infamous wartime incident. At Fort Pillow in 1864, the attack by Confederate forces under Forrest’s command left many of the Tennessee Unionists and black soldiers garrisoned there dead in a confrontation widely labeled as a “massacre.” In The River Was Dyed ... Read more

    $19.49 USD $15.89 USD

  • New Mexico

    A History

    Since the earliest days of Spanish exploration and settlement, New Mexico has been known for lying off the beaten track. But this new history reminds readers that the world has been beating paths to New Mexico for hundreds of years, via the Camino Real, the Santa Fe Trail, several railroads, Route 66, the interstate highway system, and now the Internet.This first complete history of New Mexico in ... Read more

    $19.49 USD

  • The Unkechaug Indians of Eastern Long Island

    A History

    series The Civilization of the American Indian Series #269
    Few people may realize that Long Island is still home to American Indians, the region’s original inhabitants. One of the oldest reservations in the United States—the Poospatuck Reservation—is located in Suffolk County, the densely populated eastern extreme of the greater New York area. The Unkechaug Indians, known also by the name of their reservation, are recognized by the State of New York but ... Read more

    $15.89 USD

  • From Praha to Prague

    Czechs in an Oklahoma Farm Town

    Around the turn of the twentieth century, thousands of Czechs left their homelands in Bohemia and Moravia and came to the United States. While many settled in major American cities, others headed to rural areas out west where they could claim their own land for farming. In From Praha to Prague, Philip D. Smith examines how the Czechs who founded and settled in Prague, Oklahoma, embraced the ... Read more

    $15.89 USD

  • House Built on Ashes

    A Memoir

    series Chicana and Chicano Visions of the Américas Series #20
    The year is 2009, and José Antonio Rodríguez, a doctoral student at Binghamton University in upstate New York, is packing his suitcase, getting ready to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with his parents in South Texas. He soon learns from his father that a drug cartel has overtaken the Mexican border village where he was born. Now, because of the violence there, he won’t be able to visit his early ... Read more

    $15.99 USD $14.39 USD

  • Bandido

    The Life and Times of Tiburcio Vasquez

    Tiburcio Vasquez is, next to Joaquin Murrieta, America's most infamous Hispanic bandit. After he was hanged as a murderer in 1875, the Chicago Tribune called him "the most noted desperado of modern times." Yet questions about him still linger. Why did he become a bandido? Why did so many Hispanics protect him and his band? Was he a common thief and heartless killer who got what he deserved, or was ... Read more

    $19.99 USD $17.99 USD