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Product Description: Why did Elizabethan adventurers believe that the interior of America hid vast caches of gold? Who started the rumor that British officers purchased revolutionary white women’s scalps, packed them by the bale, and shipped them to their superiors? And why are people today still convinced that white settlers―hardly immune as a group to the disease―routinely distributed smallpox-tainted blankets to the natives?Rumor―spread by colonists and Native Americans alike―ran rampant in early America...read more

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9781421418650 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, November 17, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Why did Elizabethan adventurers believe that the interior of America hid vast caches of gold?

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Product Description: Follow the real Laura Ingalls and her family as they make their way west and discover that truth is as remarkable as fiction. Hidden away since the 1930s, Laura Ingalls Wilder s never-before-published autobiography reveals the true stories of her pioneering life...read more
By Pamela Smith Hill (editor)

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9780984504176 | South Dakota State Historical, November 15, 2014, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Follow the real Laura Ingalls and her family as they make their way west and discover that truth is as remarkable as fiction.

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Product Description: “Offers readers interesting snapshots of life at these five frontier forts, all of them hotly contested places in the mid-eighteenth century… Ingram makes a powerful case for the local nature of the British frontier.”—Journal of American Ethnic History “Provides uncommon depth and detail in demonstrating Indian influence at these five forts within the localized world of each community...read more

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9780813037974 | Univ Pr of Florida, February 5, 2012, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: “A refreshing view of the British-Indian frontier in which Indians figure as prominently within the walls of the fort as beyond them.

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9780813060385 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Florida, May 15, 2014), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: “Offers readers interesting snapshots of life at these five frontier forts, all of them hotly contested places in the mid-eighteenth century… Ingram makes a powerful case for the local nature of the British frontier.

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Product Description: “The Book of Genesis for conservationists”—Dave Foreman Roderick Nash’s classic study of changing attitudes toward wilderness during American history, as well as the origins of the environmental and conservation movements, has received wide acclaim since its initial publication in 1967...read more
By Char Miller (foreword by)

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9780300190380 | 5th edition (Yale Univ Pr, January 28, 2014), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: “The Book of Genesis for conservationists”—Dave Foreman Roderick Nash’s classic study of changing attitudes toward wilderness during American history, as well as the origins of the environmental and conservation movements, has received wide acclaim since its initial publication in 1967.

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Product Description: This book takes an in-depth look at every aspect of American Indian life―food, dress, customs, and more―during the almost 300 years of conflict with Anglo-Americans.• A complete chronology of military and political events in American Indian history, ranging from colonial times through the 19th century• A collection of images, documenting the lives and cultural practices of American Indian warriors and family members• A multicultural bibliography of significant materials from the fields of history, ethnography, and anthropology, pointing readers toward additional informatio...read more

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9780313364549 | 1 edition (Greenwood Pub Group, December 16, 2010), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: This book takes an in-depth look at every aspect of American Indian life―food, dress, customs, and more―during the almost 300 years of conflict with Anglo-Americans.

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