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By Ray A. Billington
Foreword by W. Turrentine Jackson
 
paper / 978-1-58544-263-8 / $14.95
 
In this little classic, first published in 1977, Ray A. Billington outlines the threecenturylong process of westering that forged the American characteristics of resourcefulness, individualism and democracy, and ... More
By Joe B. Frantz
Foreword by W. Eugene Hollon
 
cloth / 978-0-89096-023-3 / $11.95 s
 
Few historians know and love the American West better than Joe Frantz does, and few have written more critically about it. His addresses and articles, marked by ... More
By H. Henrietta Stockel
 
cloth / 978-0-89096-921-2 / $24.95
 
White Painted Woman appears in ancient myths of the Chiricahua Apaches as the virgin mother of the people and the origin of women’s ceremonies. Such Chiricahua myths and ... More
Edited by L. D. Clark
 
paper / 978-0-89096-983-0 / $15.95
 
A surprising number of Texans disagreed with their state's decision to secede from the Union in 1860. Most of them immigrants from Northern or Border states, many had ... More
By H. Sophie Burton and F. Todd Smith
 
paper / 978-1-62349-206-9 / $19.95
 
Strategically located at the western edge of the Atlantic World, the French post of Natchitoches thrived during the eighteenth century as a trade hub between the well-supplied settlers ... More
By Gerald Betty
 
paper / 978-1-58544-491-5 / $22.95 s
 
Once called the Lords of the Plains, the Comanches were long portrayed as loose bands of marauding raiders who capitalized on the Spanish introduction of horses to raise ... More
Daniel J. Gelo and Christopher J. Wickham
With contributions by Heide Castañeda
 
cloth / 978-1-62349-594-7 / $35.00 s
 
In 1851, an article appeared in a German journal, Geographisches Jahrbuch (Geographic Yearbook), that sought to establish definitive connections, using language observations, among the Comanches, Shoshones, and Apaches. Heinrich ... More
By Kelly F. Himmel
 
paper / 978-1-62349-490-2 / $22.95
 
In 1821, although Spain claimed what is now Texas, American Indian groups occupied it. Less than forty years later, they had been largely displaced, and their subsistence economy, ... More
By Wallace Ohrt
 
cloth / 978-0-89096-778-2 / $29.95 s
 
However much the extending of America's borders may have seemed like destiny at the time, much of the process was not as noble as its early proponents declared, ... More

H. Henrietta Stockel with Marian D. Kelley

 
cloth / 978-1-60344-230-5 / $29.95
 
Wisdom from the past . . . hope for the future . . . In 1945 the hot wind from a nuclear explosion at Trinity Site on a nearby ... More