Plain & Fancy: American Women and Their Needlework, 1700-1850

(Research, History) 9 1/4″ X 8 3/8″. Hardcover. PO Name. Some Writing on first page. Near Fine/Very Good.

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Armitage`s Native Plants for North American Gardens

The popularity of native North American plants has soared in recent years, for many good reasons. Whatever draws you to native plants, you’ll find no better or more authoritative guide than Allan Armitage. Widely acknowledged as one of the world‘s foremost horticulturists, Armitage describes more than 630 species and cultivars of perennials, biennials, and annuals [...]

The Captivity of the Oatman Girls Among the Apache and Mohave Indians (Native American)

In 1851, nine members of the Oatman family — on their way by covered wagon to California — were savagely attacked by Apache Indians near Fort Yuma, Arizona. Two girls in the family, Olive Ann, 14, and Mary Ann, 8, were taken captive by their attackers. An older brother, Lorenzo, 15, was left for [...]

The Invasion of Indian Country in the Twentieth Century: American Capitalism and Tribal Natural Resources

The struggle between Indians and whites for land did not end on the battlefields in the 1800s. When this hostile era closed with Native Americans forced onto reservations, no one expected that rich natural resources lay beneath these lands that white America would desperately desire. Yet oil, timber, fish, coal, water, and other resources [...]

American Nomads Travels With Lost Conquistadors Mountain Men Cowboys Indians Hoboes Truckers And Bullriders American Nomads

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Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains (Native American)

Raised as a Santee Sioux in the 1860s and 1870s, Charles A. Eastman (Ohiyesa) wrote eleven books in which he attempted to correct misapprehensions whites had about Indians and to bring the two races closer together.In the present volume he offers biographical sketches of 15 great Indian leaders, most of them Sioux and some [...]

The Danger Trail & Nomads of the North: Two Classic Adventure Books (James Oliver Curwood: American Adventure Classics Book 4)

• Two of James Curwood’s adventure classics are in this Kindle ebook: The Danger Trail & Nomads of the North

Danger Trail (1910)

Jack Howland is a Chicago hustler. But for 15 of his 31 years he’s hoped for an opportunity to turn things around. That opportunity may have arrived. Howland is put in charge [...]

The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend

An acclaimed New York Times bestseller, selected by Salon as a best book of the year, the astonishing untold story of the life and times of Sioux warrior Red Cloud: “a page-turner with remarkable immediacy…and the narrative sweep of a great Western” (The Boston Globe).

Red Cloud was the only American Indian in history to [...]

Mapping Indigenous Presence: North Scandinavian and North American Perspectives (Critical Issues in Indigenous Studies)

Despite centuries of colonization, many Indigenous peoples’ cultures remain distinct in their ancestral territories, even in today’s globalized world. Yet they exist often within countries that hardly recognize their existence. Struggles for political recognition and cultural respect have occurred historically and continue to challenge Native American nations in Montana and Sámi people of northern [...]

Nomads of the North (James Oliver Curwood: American Adventure Classics Book 13)

• Two of American author James Curwood’s westerns are bound together in this Kindle book: Nomads of the North (1919) & The Hunted Woman.(1916)

Nomads of the North (1919)

A Canadian Mountie allows an innocent fugitive to escape with the woman he loves. A story of romance and adventure under the open stars. Curwood’s book [...]