American History

PGW175
$17.99  
Hardcover, Julie Bertagna, 128pages, 7 x 10, ISBN: 9781930238947
John Muir led an adventurous life, starting with his wild and playful boyhood in Scotland to his legendary exploits in America, where he became an inventor, a global explorer, and the first modern environmentalist—and even made friends with a president! His heart was always in the outdoors and...
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LPP024
$12.95  
Paperback, M. A. Macpherson, 240pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781551051642
The American frontier in its early days was a rough place where only the tough survived. Gold and cattle were king, and many took up stealing the former and rustling the latter. Stage coaches and trains presented themselves for the taking. Billy the Kid, the Daltons, Jesse James, the Reno...
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RAN509
$19.99  
Paperback, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, 480pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781426217173
With nuanced observations from the star author and historian, here are the celebrated journals documenting Lewis and Clark's legendary expedition into the uncharted American West, abridged into a single volume and translated into modern English. At the start of the 19th century, Meriwether...
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QRT025
$25.00  
Hardcover, Michael Karl Witzel, 208pages, 8 x 10, ISBN: 9780760354179
When you open  Strange 66,  take a look beyond the all-American sheen to the seedy, creepy, and just plain weird stories behind America's Mother Road. Route 66 conjures images of an  innocent golden age of car travel : shiny V8s powering down hot, two-lane...
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PGW257
$20.00  
Paperback, Carrie Gibson, 480pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780802124319
Ever since Christopher Columbus stepped off the  Santa Maria  and announced that he had arrived in the Orient, the Caribbean has been a stage for projected fantasies and competition between world powers. In  Empire’s Crossroads , historian Carrie Gibson offers a vivid, panoramic...
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CBP016
$9.95  
Paperback, Robin Johnson, 48pages, 7 x 10, ISBN: 50
Discusses the California Gold Rush in American history, describing the first discovery of gold, prospectors, boomtowns, and how the gold rush changed the landscape of America.
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PGN292
$17.00  
Paperback, Daniel James Brown, 404pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780143125471
The #1  New York Times –bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany and now the inspiration for the PBS documentary “The Boys of ‘36” For readers of  Unbroken , out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and...
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PGN284
$17.00  
Paperback, Charles C. Mann, 541pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781400032051
In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492.   Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre-Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled in a...
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PGN283
$16.00  
Paperback, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, 312pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780807057834
2015 Recipient of the American Book Award The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples   Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, descendants of...
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PGN282
$20.00  
Paperback, Peter Nabokov, 528pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780140281590
From the author of  How the World Moves --the classic collection of more than 500 years of Native American History In a series of powerful and moving documents, anthropologist  Peter Nabokov  presents a history of Native American and white relations as seen though Indian eyes...
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HMC342
$15.99  
Paperback, Andrés Reséndez, 448pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: Andrés Reséndez
“Long-awaited and important . . . No other book before has so thoroughly related the broad history of Indian slavery in the Americas.”— San Francisco Chronicle “A necessary work . . . [Reséndez’s] reportage will likely surprise you.”—NPR “One of the most profound contributions to...
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STL295
$14.95  
Paperback, Joseph A. Citro, 288pages, 8 x 8, ISBN: 9781402778421
It may seem like clambakes, the Red Sox, and the Patriots define New England, but boy did the Pilgrims land in one very strange spot! These six states are filled with odd curiosities and bizarre legends, such as the elusive Vermont hum, the hibernating hill folk, hillside whale tales, and the...
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PGN239
$18.95  
Paperback, Andrea Wulf, 368pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780307390684
From the bestselling author of  The Invention of Nature , a fascinating look at the Founding Fathers like none you've seen before. For the Founding Fathers, gardening, agriculture, and botany were elemental passions: a conjoined interest as deeply ingrained in their characters as the...
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IPS010
$14.99  
Paperback, Richard F. Fleck, 124pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781941821466
No two persons in the United States have written with as much passion and power about the bond between human beings and the natural world as Thoreau of WALDEN and Muir of MOUNTAINS OF CALIFORNIA. For both, Native Americans best exemplified the innate need of the human spirit to merge with the...
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HMC340
$15.95  
Paperback, Timothy Egan, 352pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780547394602
In THE WORST HARD TIME, Timothy Egan put the environmental disaster of the Dust Bowl at the center of a rich history, told through characters he brought to indelible life. Now he performs the same alchemy with the Big Burn, the largest-ever forest fire in America and the tragedy that cemented...
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FAR019
$12.95  
Paperback, Barbara Fifer, 48pages, 8 x 11, ISBN: 9781560373544
Children ages 8 to 12 will learn about the journeys of emigrants who traveled 2,000 miles across mountains and prairies to start new lives. From 1851 to the mid-1860s, nearly 350,000 Americans traveled west to Oregon Country or California.  Going Along the Emigrant Trails  details their...
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RAN482
$16.95  
Hardcover, Julie Danneberg, 32pages, 8.5 x 0.2 x 10.2, ISBN: 9781580895866
The now iconic figure John Muir, while living at the base of Yosemite Falls in California, ventures up the trail from his cabin one night and has a harrowing waterfall adventure. Back matter roots the story in Muir’s life’s work as a conservationist and naturalist.
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CBP003
$10.95  
Paperback, Lynn Peppas, 48pages, 7.1 x 0.2 x 9.1 inches, ISBN: 9780778725732
This revealing book examines how First Nations and Native Peoples have been displaced in the United States and Canada through treaties, empty promises, and military force. Through close examination of primary source images, documents, and first-hand accounts, readers will gain an understanding...
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CBP004
$9.95  
Paperback, Lisa Dalrymple, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.6 inches, ISBN: 9780778717058
This fascinating book follows the travels of Italian navigator John Cabot along the northeast coast of North America. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an entertaining tabloid style that guides readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries....
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CBP005
$9.95  
Paperback, Rachel Stuckey, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.5 inches, ISBN: 9780778712596
This entertaining book follows the travels of Americans Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, explorers of the American West. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an entertaining tabloid style that guides readers through a voyage of discovery. Topics include what...
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CBP007
$8.95  
Paperback, Cynthia O'Brien, 32pages, 10.5 x 8.3 x 0.2 inches, ISBN: 9780778723486
As settlers came west, they discovered there were already people living on this "new" land. Discover how this mass invasion of settlers impacted the indigenous peoples of the West: their first contacts with explorers such as Lewis and Clark; the gradual encroachment of white settlers on their...
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CBP011
$8.95  
Paperback`, Bobbie Kalman, 32pages, 8.5 x 0.1 x 10.7 inches, ISBN: 9780778735250
This book is for ages 6 to 12 years. How did the plains nations benefit from the buffalo? How did they use other animals to make warm clothing for winter? This illustrated dictionary introduces the way of life of the early Native peoples who lived on the Great Plains. Themes include: homes,...
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CBP013
$8.95  
Paperback, R a Beales, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.8 inches, ISBN: 9780778724513
This book is suitable for ages 8-14. In the 1700s, the voyages of British Captain James Cook shed light on what life was really like in the uncharted Pacific. Hired to seek an undiscovered continent known by astronomers and geographers as Terra Australis Incognita, or unknown southern land, Cook...
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STL255
$6.95  
Paperback, Neta Lohnes Frazier, 208pages, 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.2, ISBN: 9781402736179
Based on a true story originally written by one of the survivors, Neta Lohnes Frazier’s account of seven children traveling westward still has the power to astonish. In the 1840s, the Sager family set off on the Oregon Trail, a dangerous and adventure-filled journey. Tragedy struck when both the...
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FBP007
$14.95  
Paperback, Robert D. Bolen, 182pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781616236373
American Indian Tribes of Idaho is a summation of the sedentary Indian Tribes dwelling in the region that became the State of Idaho. There were seven tribes that lived in this region. An additional three tribes roamed through at will.
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FBP005
$7.48 $14.95  
Paperback, Robert D. Bolen, 180pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781599759999
2011 Fort Boise Publishing trade paperback, assumed first edition, no printing given. Loaded with wonderful B&W/sepia-tone era photos and some fascinating reproductions of Winold Reiss' portrait paintings of Blackfeet tribal members (c. 1943). Bibliography and Glossary.
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FBP004
$4.98 $9.95  
Paperback, Robert D. Bolen, 54pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781467587297
The Snake People, The Northern Shoshoni Indians is a history of the Shoshoni Indian Tribe in what is now present day Idaho and the surrounding states.All of the seven bands are described in detail. The "Walking Indian in the beginning became the "Horse Indians" of the Plains. The Indian was...
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FBP003
$7.48 $14.95  
Paperback, Robert D. Bolen, 182pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781450773331
The Horse Indians is the story of the history of the Wind River Wyoning Eastern Shoshoni Indians that left that region in 1500 and traveled into northern Texas and New Mexico. They subsequently came to be called the comanche Indians and the "LOrds of the Southern Plains.
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FBP002
$7.48 $14.95  
Paperback, Robert D. Bolen, 180pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781467581844
"The Snake People"The Northern Shoshoni Indians is a history of the Shoshoni Indian Nation. The Northern Shoshoni were centered in present day Idaho. All seven bands of the Shoshoni tribe are described in this account. The Shoshoni flourished when they received the horse from the Comanche...
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FBP001
$10.47 $14.95  
Paperback, Robert D. Bolen, 182pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781467534109
The Medicine Crow Indians is a history of the Crow Indian tribe. It includes the stories Of the mighty Chiefs, Medicine Crow and Plenty Coups. The Crow Indian tribe was always a friend to the white Man, only one time a wild Crow chief went to war with them. The Crow especially became Scouts for...
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FBP006
$10.47 $14.95  
Paperback, Robert D. Bolen, 184pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781450795203
The Lakota Sioux Indians is a history of the Sioux people. The Sioux were a Plains Indian that depended on the buffalo. Their ways and life style is told. They were a powerful tribe, dreaded by other tribes. They fought to gain ground to dwell on and hunt. The Sioux are the only American Indians...
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NBN020
$16.95  
Paperback, Gail Jenner, 208pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781493018093
If redwood trees could share their stories, what would they say? Some of these giants are thousands of years old, but all have witnessed some truly unique moments in history.  Historic Redwood National and State Parks  is a vibrant collection of essays sharing different parts of Redwood...
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