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Two Toms

Author : Thomas H. Johnson
ISBN : 9781607819868
Genre : History
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Presented as an engaging narrative, "Two Toms "reveals details about the Shoshone culture and it chronicles the story of the friendship between a Tom Johnson, a young anthropologist, and Tom Wesaw, an 83-year-old Shoshone doctor and religious leader on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.
Category: History

Regional Cultures And Mortality In America

Author : Stephen J. Kunitz
ISBN : 9781107079632
Genre : Social Science
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Examines how state government policies and their historic beginnings have present-day effects on their residents' political lives and on population health, especially for marginalized groups.
Category: Social Science


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ISBN : WISC:89114717812
Genre : Frontier and pioneer life
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Category: Frontier and pioneer life

Emily Dickinson

Author : Thomas H. Johnson
ISBN : 0674863909
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The Hero Two Doors Down Based On The True Story Of Friendship Between A Boy And A Baseball Legend

Author : Sharon Robinson
ISBN : 9780545804530
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Stephen Satlow is an eight-year-old boy living in Brooklyn, New York, which means he only cares about one thing - the Dodgers. Steve and his father spend hours reading the sports pages and listening to games on the radio. Aside from an occasional run-in with his teacher, life is pretty simple for Steve. But then Steve hears a rumor that an African American family is moving to his all-Jewish neighborhood. It's 1948 and some of his neighbors are against it. Steve knows this is wrong. His hero, Jackie Robinson, broke the color barrier in baseball the year before. Then it happens--Steve's new neighbor is none other than Jackie Robinson! Steve is beyond excited about living two doors down from the Robinson family. He can't wait to meet Jackie. This is going to be the best baseball season yet! How many kids ever get to become friends with their hero?
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Celestial Bar

Author : Tom Youngholm
ISBN : 0385316631
Genre : Fiction
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Drifting from place to place and from job to job, Jonathan "Digger" Taylor knows something is missing from his life, but only when his meditations carry him to the Celestial Bar does he find indications of what it is
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God S Red Son

Author : Louis S. Warren
ISBN : 9780465098682
Genre : History
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In 1890, on Indian reservations across the West, followers of a new religion danced in circles until they collapsed into trances. In an attempt to suppress this new faith, the US Army killed over two hundred Lakota Sioux at Wounded Knee Creek. Louis Warren's God's Red Son offers a startling new view of the religion known as the Ghost Dance, from its origins in the visions of a Northern Paiute named Wovoka to the tragedy in South Dakota. To this day, the Ghost Dance remains widely mischaracterized as a primitive and failed effort by Indian militants to resist American conquest and return to traditional ways. In fact, followers of the Ghost Dance sought to thrive in modern America by working for wages, farming the land, and educating their children, tenets that helped the religion endure for decades after Wounded Knee. God's Red Son powerfully reveals how Ghost Dance teachings helped Indians retain their identity and reshape the modern world.
Category: History

The Contract Surgeon

Author : Dan O'Brien
ISBN : 0618087834
Genre : Fiction
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Dr. Valentine MacGillycuddy, a contract surgeon pulled from a prestigious practice to become a surgeon for the U.S. Army, meets Crazy Horse, as the two discover they had met once before, and they develop a friendship despite the war surrounding them. Winner of the Western Heritage Award. Reprint.
Category: Fiction

Shoshonean Peoples And The Overland Trail

Author : Dale L Morgan
ISBN : 0874216516
Genre : History
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This compilation of Dale Morgan’s historical work on Indians in the Intermountain West focuses primarily on the Shoshone who lived near the Oregon and California trails. Three connected works by Morgan are included: First is his classic article on the history of the Utah Superintendency of Indian Affairs. This is followed by an important set of government reports and correspondence from the National Archives concerning the Eastern Shoshone and their leader Washakie. Morgan heavily annotated these for serial publication in the Annals of Wyoming. He also wrote a previously unpublished history of early relations among the Western Shoshone, emigrants, and the government along the California Trail. Morgan biographer Richard L. Saunders introduced, edited, and further annotated this collection. His introduction includes an intellectual biography of Morgan that focuses on the place of the anthologized pieces in Morgan’s corpus. Gregory E. Smoak, a leading historian of the Shoshone, contributed an ethnohistorical essay as additional context for Morgan’s work.
Category: History