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                                                                                       AWARD-WINNING TITLES
African American Women Confront the West, 1600–2000,	Taylor/Wilson	Moore	       43
Battleship Oklahoma, BB-37,	Phister	                                              3
Behind Every Man,	Stauffer	                                                     41
Between Two Rivers,	Sánchez	                                                    26
Big Sycamore Stands Alone,	Record	                                              28
Black Hawk War of 1832, The,	Jung	                                              45
Cash, Color, and Colonialism,	Cramer	                                           43
Cherokee Thoughts,	Conley	                                                        4
Choctaws in Oklahoma, The,	Kidwell	                                             45
Coming Down from Above,	Irwin	                                                  33
Crazy Horse,	Bray	                                                              40
Daughters of Gaia,	Vivante	                                                     44    Charles M. Russell                  Harpsong                           Gall
Disappearing Desert,	Schipper	                                                  14    A	Catalogue	Raisonné                By	Rilla	Askew                     Lakota	War	Chief
Earthlings,	McGarry	                                                            27    Edited	by	B.	Byron	Price            Western	Heritage	Award,	Best	      By	Robert	W.	Larson
Fall of a Black Army Officer, The,	Robinson	                                    20    Western	Heritage	Award,	Best	       Western	Novel	–	National           Spur	Award,	Best	Western		
                                                                                      Art	Book	–	National Cowboy and      Cowboy and Western Heritage        Biography	–	Western Writers
Feeding Chilapa,	Kyle	                                                          39
                                                                                      Western Heritage Museum             Museum,	Oklahoma	Book	             of America
Fire Light,	Waggoner	                                                           35    SEE	PAGE	48	                        Award,	Best	Fiction	–		            SEE	PAGE	48
Full Court Quest,	Peavy/Smith	                                                    1                                       Oklahoma Center for the Book
Game Without End,	Malamud-Goti	                                                 44                                        SEE	PAGE	48
Grappling with Demon Rum,	Klein	                                                20
Heart of the Rock,	Fortunate	Eagle	                                             40
Heart of the West,	Denver	Art	Museum	                                       10–11
I Choose Life,	Schwarz	                                                         32
Iliad, The,	Homer/Jordan	                                                       37
In Contemporary Rhythm,	Hassrick/Cunningham	                                16–17
Inkpaduta,	Beck	                                                                29
Innocent Blood,	Bigler/Bagley	                                                  46
Insurgency, Terrorism, and Crime,	Manwaring	                                    38
John Sutter,	Hurtado	                                                           40
Journey to the West,	Shuck-Hall	                                                34
Leonard J. Arrington,	Topping	                                                  46
Magnificent Failure,	Campbell	                                                  12
Making Peace with Cochise,	Sladen	                                              43    Crazy Horse                         Jay Cooke’s Gamble                  John Sutter
Maya Sacred Geography,	Bassie-Sweet	                                            39    A	Lakota	Life                       The	Northern	Pacific	Railroad,	     A	Life	on	the	North	
Mean Things Happening in This Land,	Mitchell	                                   41    By	Kingsley	M.	Bray                 the	Sioux,	and	the	Panic	of	1873    American	Frontier
                                                                                      Spur	Award,	Best	Western	           By	M.	John	Lubetkin                 By	Albert	L.	Hurtado
Means of Transit,	Miller	                                                         5   Biography	–	Western Writers of      John	M.	Carroll	Award	(Book	of	     Co-founders	Best	Book	Award	
Men without Bliss,	González	                                                     15   America,	Outstanding	Academic	      the	Year)	–	Little Bighorn          –	Westerners International,	
Oklahoma,	Baird/Goble	                                                            2   Title	–	Choice Magazine,	Best	      Associates,	Best	Book	Award	        Caughey	Western	History	
Oklahoma Rough Rider,	McGinty/Fulbright/Stehno	                              7,	46    Book	of	2006	–	Custer Battlefield   –	Northern Pacific Railway          Association	Prize	–	Western
Once Upon a Time in War,	Humphrey	                                                6   Historical and Museum Association   Historical Association,	High	       History Association
                                                                                      SEE	PAGE	40                         Plains	Best	New	Book	Award	–	       SEE	PAGE	40
Place of Refuge, A,	Smith	                                                      19                                        Parmly Billings Library
Placing Memory,	Stewart	                                                          9                                       SEE	PAGE	49
Plains Apache Ethnobotany,	Jordan	                                               31
Pueblos, Spaniards, and the Kingdom of New Mexico,	Kessell	                       8
Race and the War on Poverty,	Bauman	                                            25
Redrawing Boundaries,	Denver	Art	Museum	                                    10–11
Roman Political Thought and the Modern Theoretical Imagination,	Hammer	         36
Seminole Baptist Churches of Oklahoma, The,	Schultz	                            42
Sentimental Journey,	Strong	                                                    18
Sweet on the West,	Denver	Art	Museum	                                       10–11
Texas Devils,	Collins	                                                           13
“They Are All Red Out Here,”	Johnson	                                           23
To Change Them Forever,	Ellis	                                                  42
Uncomfortable Wars Revisited,	Fishel/Manwaring	                                 45
University of Oklahoma, The,	Levy	                                              41     Calamity Jane                      Historical Atlas of Oklahoma,         High Country
Voices from Exile,	Montejo	                                                     44     The	Woman	and	the	Legend           4th Edition                           A	Novel
Washita Memories,	Hardorff	                                                     42     By	James	D.	McLaird	               By	Charles	Robert	Goins	and	          By	Willard	Wyman	
                                                                                       Co-founders	Best	Book	Award	       Danney	Goble	                         Spur	Award,	Best	Novel	of	the	
West Point Points West,	Denver	Art	Museum	                                  10–11
                                                                                       –	Westerners International         Oklahoma	Book	Award	(Non-             West	–	Western Writers of America,	
Western Echoes of the Harlem Renaissance,	Coleman/Davis/Mitchell	               24     SEE	PAGE	49                        fiction)	–	Oklahoma Center for        Spur	Award,	Best	First	Novel	
William Wayne Red Hat, Jr.,	Red	Hat/Schlesier	                                  30                                        the Book                              –	Western Writers of America
With Zeal and with Bayonets Only,	Spring	                                       21                                        SEE	PAGE	49                           SEE	PAGE	49

Previously	Announced	Paperbacks	                                                47
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The	Arthur	H.	Clark	Company	Books	                                              46                        Of A Sheepherder, 1939.
Recent	Releases	                                                            48–49                         COURTESy OF THE NATIONAL
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Best-Selling	Paperbacks	                                                     50–51                        HERITAGE MUSEUM,
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Index	                                                                          53
fall/winter         2008                                                Sports History/American Indian/Women’s History                        1   new books

The Girls from Fort Shaw Indian School
Basketball Champions of the World
By	Linda	Peavy	and	Ursula	Smith
How ten girls shattered prevailing perceptions toward indian peoples and women
athletes, one game at a time
Most fans of women’s basketball would be startled to learn that girls’ teams were
making their mark more than a century ago—and that none was more prominent
than a team from an isolated Indian boarding school in Montana. Playing like
“lambent flames” across the polished floors of dance halls, armories, and gym-
nasiums, the girls from Fort Shaw stormed the state to emerge as Montana’s first
basketball champions. Taking their game to the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair, these
young women introduced an international audience to the fledgling game and
returned home with a trophy declaring them champions.
World champions. And yet their triumphs were forgotten—until Linda Peavy and
Ursula Smith chanced upon a team photo and embarked on a ten-year journey
of discovery. Their in-depth research and extensive collaboration with the team-
mates’ descendents and tribal kin have resulted in a narrative as entertaining as it
is authentic.
Full-Court Quest offers a rare glimpse into American Indian life and into the
world of women’s basketball before “girls’ rules” temporarily shackled the
sport. For anyone captivated by Sea Biscuit, A League of Their Own, and other
accounts of unlikely champions, this book rates as nothing but net.
Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith began their collaborative work in women’s his-
tory and biography in Bozeman, Montana. In the intervening years they have
coauthored ten books, including Women in Waiting in the Westward Movement,
                                                                                                  additional books by linda peavy and ursula smith
Pioneer Women, Frontier Children, and Frontier House. Currently residing in
                                                                                                  Pioneer Women
Vermont, they have given presentations and workshops across the nation,                           The	Lives	of	Women	on	the	Frontier
                                                                                                  978-0-8061-3054-5	$24.95 Paper
including at the Library of Congress and the White House.
                                                                                                  Frontier Children
                                                                                                  978-0-8061-3505-2	$19.95 Paper
                                                                                                  Women in Waiting in the Westward Movement
                                                                                                  Life	on	the	Home	Frontier
                                                                                                  978-0-8061-2619-7	$24.95 Paper

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new books           2   Oklahoma History                                                                                         

                                                           A History
                                                           By	W.	David	Baird	and	Danney	Goble
                                                           The only single-volume narrative history of Oklahoma for a general audience
                                                           The product of two of Oklahoma’s foremost authorities on the history of the 46th
                                                           state, Oklahoma: A History is the first comprehensive narrative to bring the story
                                                           of the Sooner State to the threshold of its centennial.
                                                           From the tectonic formation of Oklahoma’s varied landscape to the recovery and
                                                           renewal following the Oklahoma City bombing, this readable book includes both
                                                           the well-known and the not-so-familiar of the state’s people, events, and places.
                                                           W. David Baird and Danney Goble offer fresh perspectives on such widely
                                                           recognized history makers as Sequoyah, the 1889 Land Run, and the Glenn Pool
                                                           oil strike. But they also give due attention to Black Seminole John Horse, Tulsa’s
                                                           Greenwood District, Coach Bertha Frank Teague’s 40-year winning streak with
                                                           the Byng Lady Pirates, and other lesser-known but equally important milestones.
                                                           The result is a rousing, often surprising, and ever-fascinating story.
                                                           Oklahoma history is an intricate tapestry of themes, stories, and perspectives,
                                                           including those of the state’s diverse population of American Indians, the land’s
                                                           original human occupants. An appendix provides suggestions for trips to Oklaho-
                                                           ma’s historic places and for further reading. Enhanced by more than 40 illustra-
                                                           tions, including 11 maps, this definitive history of the state ensures that experi-
                                                           ences shared by Oklahomans of the past will be passed on to future generations.
                                                           W. David Baird is Dean of Seaver College and Howard A. White Professor of
                                                           History at Pepperdine University, Malibu, California. Danney Goble (1946–2007)
                                                           was Professor of Classics at the University of Oklahoma. Baird and Goble, both
                                                           Oklahoma natives, cowrote the high school textbook The Story of Oklahoma,
of related interest                                        2nd edition. The first edition was named the Oklahoma History Book of the Year
Historical Atlas of Oklahoma                               by the Oklahoma Historical Society.
Fourth	Edition
By	Charles	R.	Goins	and	Danney	Goble
978-0-8061-3482-6	$39.95 Cloth
The Indians in Oklahoma
By	Rennard	Strickland	
978-0-8061-1675-4	$16.95 Paper
Ghost Towns of Oklahoma
By	John	W.	Morris
978-0-8061-1420-0	$19.95 Paper

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fall/winter       2008                                                                                  Military History/Oklahoma                       3   new books

By Jeff Phister, with Thomas Hone and Paul Goodyear
Returning to Pearl Harbor to revisit the fate of a ship and its crew
On a quiet Sunday morning in 1941, a ship designed to keep the peace was
suddenly attacked. This book tells the remarkable story of a battleship, its brave
crew, and how their lives were intertwined.
Jeff Phister and his coauthors have written the comprehensive history of the USS
Oklahoma from its christening in 1914 to its final loss in 1947. Phister tells how
the Oklahoma served in World War I, participated in the Great Cruise of 1925,
and evacuated refugees from Spain in 1936. But the most memorable event of the
ship’s history occurred on December 7, 1941.
Phister weaves the personal narratives of surviving crewmen with the necessary
technical information to recreate the attack and demonstrate the full scope of its
devastation. Captured Japanese photographs and dozens of historic U.S. Navy
photographs deepen our understanding of this monumental event.
Raised after the attack, the Oklahoma sank again while being towed stateside
and now rests on the ocean floor, 540 miles northeast of Oahu. Battleship
Oklahoma: BB-37 tells the complete story of a proud ship and her fall through
the eyes of those who survived her loss.
Jeff Phister is a freelance biographer in Phoenix, Arizona, and an active member
of the USS Oklahoma Family, Inc., a nonprofit corporation dedicated to preserving
the memory of the USS Oklahoma. Thomas Hone has spent his career teaching,
working in defense organization and management, and is the author of numerous
books on naval subjects, including Battle Line: The United States Navy, 1919–
1939. Paul Goodyear, a USS Oklahoma survivor, lives in Casa Grande, Arizona
and is involved in an effort to identify the remains of the USS Oklahoma’s 380
                                                                                                       of related interest
crewmembers that were buried as Unknowns.
                                                                                                       To Shining Sea
                                                                                                       A	History	of	the	United	States	Navy,	1775-1998
                                                                                                       By	Stephen	Howarth
                                                                                                       978-0-8061-3026-2	$32.95(s) Paper

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new books            4   History/American Indian/Literature                                                                    

                                                               Original Paperback
                                                               CHEROKEE THOUGHTS
                                                               Honest and Uncensored
                                                               By	Robert	J.	Conley
                                                               A popular writer reflects on Cherokee history and culture—and on his own career
                                                               “Robert Conley clears away the romanticism surrounding Cherokee culture to
                                                               tell a much deeper and more accurate story.”–Joseph E. Bruchec III, author of Jim
                                                               Thorpe, Original All-American and editor of Breaking Silence
                                                               Gaming and chiefing. Imposters and freedmen. Distinguished novelist Robert J.
                                                               Conley examines some of the most interesting facets of the Cherokee world. In
                                                               26 essays laced with humor, understatement, even open sarcasm, this popular writer
                                                               takes on politics, culture, his people’s history, and what it means to be Cherokee.
                                                               Readers who think they know Conley will find an abundance of surprises in these
                                                               pages. He reveals historical information not widely known or written about,
                                                               such as Cherokee Confederate general Stand Watie’s involvement in the infamous
                                                               Reconstruction treaty forced upon his people in 1866, and he explains his admi-
                                                               ration for such characters as Ned Christie and Henry Starr, whom some might
                                                               consider criminals. From legendary figures Dragging Canoe and Nancy Ward to
                                                               popular icons like Will Rogers to contemporary “Cherokee Wannabes”—people
                                                               seeking ancestral roots whether actual or fanciful—Conley traces the dogged
                                                               persistence of the Cherokee people in the face of relentless incursions upon their
                                                               land and culture.
                                                               “Cherokees are used to controversy,” observes Conley; “in fact, they enjoy it.”
                                                               As provocative as it is entertaining, Cherokee Thoughts will intrigue tribal
                                                               members and anyone with an interest in the Cherokee people.
additional books by robert j. conley                           Robert J. Conley, an enrolled member of the United Keetoowah Band of Chero-
Mountain Windsong                                              kee Indians, is Sequoyah Distinguished Professor of Cherokee Studies at Western
A	Novel	of	the	Trail	of	Tears
By	Robert	J.	Conley                                            Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina. His poetry, short stories,
978-0-8061-2746-0	$16.95 Paper
                                                               novels, and nonfiction works have been published in several languages and have
Cherokee Medicine Man
The	Life	and	Work	of	a	Modern-Day	Healer                       received many awards.
By	Robert	J.	Conley
978-0-8061-3877-0	$14.95 Paper
Cherokee Dragon
A	Novel
By	Robert	J.	Conley
978-0-8061-3370-6	$5.95 Paper

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fall/winter       2008                                                                                                             Memoir   5   new books

A Slightly Embellished Memoir
By	Teresa	Miller
A celebrated writer and celebrator of writers tells what has shaped her life and career
“Like all great memoirs, Teresa Miller’s Means of Transit takes us on a deep jour-
ney during the writer’s emotional roller coaster ride to a rich emotional life. The
dilemma of family both tortures and exalts her—the way it does all of us.”
—Pat Conroy, author of The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini
For the longest time, Teresa Miller wanted to get as far from Oklahoma as possible—to
escape from her distant father and abusive stepmother, from the ache of her mother’s
death, and from the small-town insularity of Tahlequah. She longed for New York and
Hollywood, for all the glamorous settings that transcended grief—at least on television.
Miller never made it out of Oklahoma permanently, though she came to treasure
the region that kept her heart anchored even as her spirit cast far and wide. In
Means of Transit—A Slightly Embellished Memoir, Miller writes of journeys that
turned into life-altering experiences as she learned to “story” her way beyond the
impasses. Still other trips, begun with great promise, found her wandering through
confusing back roads, relying on more seasoned storytellers for direction. Eventu-
ally she established a literary center simply by reaching out to such authors as Jim
Lehrer, Maya Angelou, and Isabel Allende, fellow travelers who taught her as much
about life as about writing.
The author takes readers from her early childhood, to a short stint in a New York
acting school, to the writing of her first novel, and the painful decades of writer’s
block that followed its publication. We also learn of the author’s terrifying encounter
with a stalker, a dark sort of Everyman who personified her late-night suspicions
about even the people closest to her.
Told with humor, candor, and the same haunting lyricism that distinguished her                    stories and storytellers titles
early work, Miller’s story is about learning the ultimate life lesson—that when we do             Mack to the Rescue
                                                                                                  By	Jim	Lehrer
lose our way, our hearts can guide us.                                                            978-0-8061-3915-9	$24.95 Cloth
                                                                                                  Way Down yonder in the Indian Nation
Teresa Miller is author of the novels Remnants of Glory and Family Correspon-                     Writings	from	America’s	Heartland
dence. In 1994 she founded the Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers, based at                    By	Michael	Wallis
                                                                                                  978-0-8061-3824-4	$16.95 Paper
Oklahoma State University–Tulsa, where she teaches advanced fiction. She is host                  Some of Tim’s Stores
and executive producer of the television interview program Writing Out Loud, now                  By	S.	E.	Hinton
                                                                                                  978-0-8061-3835-0	$9.95 Cloth
entering its eleventh season on OETA, Oklahoma’s PBS affiliate.

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new books            6    Military History/World War II                                                                                               

                                                                       ONCE UPON A TIME IN WAR
                                                                       The 99th division in World War II
                                                                       By	Robert	E.	Humphrey
                                                                       Harrowing combat experiences revealed—many for the first time
                                                                       For the soldier on the front lines of World War II, a lifetime of terror and suffer-
                                                                       ing could be crammed into a few horrific hours of combat. This was especially
                                                                       true for members of the 99th Infantry Division who repelled the Germans in
                                                                       the Battle of the Bulge and engaged in some of the most dramatic, hard-fought
                                                                       actions of the war.
                                                                       Once Upon a Time in War presents a stirring view of combat from the perspec-
                                                                       tive of the common soldier. Author Robert E. Humphrey personally retraced the
                                                                       path of the 99th through Belgium and Germany and conducted extensive inter-
                                                                       views with more than three hundred surviving veterans.
                                                                       When Humphrey discovered that many 99ers had gone to their graves without
                                                                       telling their stories, he set about to honor their service and coax recollections
                                                                       from survivors. The memories recounted here, many of them painful and long
                                                                       repressed, are remarkable for their clarity. These narratives, seamlessly woven to
                                                                       create a collective biography, offer a gritty reenactment of World War II from the
                                                                       enlisted man’s point of view.
                                                                       Although focused on a single division, Once Upon a Time in War captures the
                                                                       experiences of all American GIs who fought in Europe. For readers captivated by
                                                                       Band of Brothers, this book offers an often tragic, sometimes heartwarming, but
                                                                       always compelling read.
                                                                       Volume 18 in the Campaigns and Commanders series
                                                                       Robert E. Humphrey is Professor of Communication Studies at California State
of related interest                                                    University, Sacramento. He has published numerous articles in The Checkerboard,
Shot At and Missed                                                     the newspaper for the 99th Infantry Division, and is author of Children of Fan-
Recollections	of	a	World	War	II	Bombardier
By	Jack	R.	Myers
                                                                       tasy: The First Rebels of Greenwich Village, 1910–1920.
978-0-8061-3695-0	$19.95 Paper
The Wrong Stuff
The	Adventures	and	Misadventures	of	an	8th	Air	Force	Aviator
By	Truman	Smith
978-0-8061-3422-2	$19.95 Paper
Finding a Fallen Hero
The	Death	of	a	Ball	Turret	Gunner
By	Bob	Korkuc
978-0-8061-3892-3	$24.95 Cloth

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fall/winter       2008                                                                   Autobiography/Spanish-American War                     7   new books

Original Paperback
Billy McGinty’s Own Story
Edited	with	Commentary	and	Notes	by	
Jim	Fulbright	and	Albert	Stehno
Recounting a colorful career, from San Juan Hill to points West
When Americans answered the call-to-arms after the sinking of the USS Maine
in 1898, a wiry little Oklahoman was in the front ranks. Veteran cowboy Billy
McGinty put his horseman’s skills to work as one of Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough
Riders and participated in the battle of Las Guasimas, the attack on San Juan
Heights, and the siege of Santiago.
Oklahoma Rough Rider recounts McGinty’s exploits on the battlefield and later
on the stage. It contains his firsthand account of how he began cowboying at
fourteen and went on to become a world champion bronco buster. After the
Spanish-American War, he performed in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show and won
the Cowboy Hall of Fame’s Great Westerner award. Yet his colorful career has
remained largely untold—until now.
Editors Jim Fulbright and Albert Stehno provide historical context for McGinty’s
story—especially his common-soldier’s view of the war with Spain as the Rough
Riders voyaged from Port Tampa to Cuba and into the heart of battle. When he
died at age ninety, McGinty had accomplished many things, but none made him
as proud as having served with Roosevelt. McGinty’s story, with more than two
dozen photographs, takes readers on the charge up San Juan Hill—and on to
points West—to attest to his wide-ranging adventures.
Jim Fulbright, a native Oklahoman, researches and writes about the Old West. A
former broadcast journalist, he is author of W. D. Bill Fossett, Pioneer and Peace              of related interest
Officer and Trails to Old Pond Creek. Albert Stehno is a rancher in Billings,                   A Texas Cowboy’s Journal
                                                                                                Up	the	Trail	to	Kansas	in	1868
Oklahoma, and an avid historian of the Cherokee Strip Cowpunchers’ Association.                 By	Jack	Bailey
He serves on the board of directors of the Noble County, Oklahoma, Cherokee                     Edited	by	David	Dary
                                                                                                978-0-8061-3737-7	$24.95(s) Cloth
Strip Historical Society.                                                                       The 101 Ranch
                                                                                                By	Ellsworth	Collings	and	Alma	Miller	England
                                                                                                978-0-8061-1047-9	$19.95 Paper
                                                                                                Will Rogers Says . . .
                                                                                                By	Reba	Collins
                                                                                                978-1-934397-03-9	$12.95 Cloth

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new books            8    Western History                                                                                                    

                                                                     PUEBLOS, SPANIARDS, AND
                                                                     THE KINGDOM OF NEW MExICO
                                                                     By	John	L.	Kessell
                                                                     A distinguished historian paints an evenhanded picture of uneasy coexistence
                                                                     For more than four hundred years in New Mexico, Pueblo Indians and Spaniards
                                                                     have lived “together yet apart.” Now the preeminent historian of that region’s colo-
                                                                     nial past offers a fresh, balanced look at the origins of a precarious relationship.
                                                                     John L. Kessell has written the first narrative history devoted to the tumultuous
                                                                     seventeenth century in New Mexico. Setting aside stereotypes of a Native
                                                                     American Eden and the Black Legend of Spanish cruelty, he paints an evenhanded
                                                                     picture of a tense but interwoven coexistence. Beginning with the first permanent
                                                                     Spanish settlement among the Pueblos of the Rio Grande in 1598, he proposes
                                                                     a set of relations more complicated than previous accounts envisioned and then
                                                                     reinterprets the Pueblo Revolt of 1680 and the Spanish reconquest in the 1690s.
                                                                     Kessell clearly describes the Pueblo world encountered by Spanish conquistador
                                                                     Juan de Oñate and portrays important but lesser-known Indian partisans, all
                                                                     while weaving analysis and interpretation into the flow of life in seventeenth-
                                                                     century New Mexico.
                                                                     Brimming with new insights embedded in an engaging narrative, Kessell’s work
                                                                     presents a clearer picture than ever before of events leading to the Pueblo Revolt.
                                                                     Pueblos, Spaniards, and the Kingdom of New Mexico is the definitive account of
                                                                     a volatile era.
                                                                     John L. Kessell, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of New Mexico,
                                                                     specializes in the American Southwest during the Spanish colonial period. He
                                                                     is the author of Spain in the Southwest: A Narrative History of Colonial New
of related interest                                                  Mexico, Arizona, Texas, and California and numerous other volumes. He resides
Spain in the Southwest
                                                                     near Durango, Colorado.
A	Narrative	History	of	Colonial	New	Mexico,	
Arizona,	Texas,	and	California
By	John	L.	Kessell
978-0-8061-3484-0	$24.95 Paper
Navajo Land, Navajo Culture
The	Utah	Experience	in	the	Twentieth	Century	
By	Robert	McPherson
978-0-8061-3410-9	$19.95 Paper
The Pueblo Revolt of 1680
Conquest	and	Resistance	in	Seventeenth-Century	New	Mexico
By	Andrew	L.	Knaut
978-0-8061-2992-1	$19.95(s) Paper

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fall/winter     2008                                                                              American History/Photography                   9   new books

A Photographic Exploration of
Japanese American Internment
Photographs	by	Todd	Stewart
Essays	by	Natasha	Egan	and	Karen	J.	Leong
Afterword	by	John	Tateishi
A photographic perspective on the Japanese American
internment camps
When the U.S. government incarcerated 120,000 Japanese Ameri-
cans as “domestic enemy aliens” during World War II, most
other Americans succumbed to their fears and endorsed the con-
finement of their fellow citizens. Ten “relocation centers” were
scattered across the West. Today, in the crumbling foundations,
overgrown yards, and material artifacts of these former intern-
ment camps, we can still sense the injustices suffered there.
Placing Memory is a powerful visual record of the internment. Featuring
Todd Stewart’s stunning color photographs of the sites as they appear today, the
book provides a rigorous visual survey of the physical features of the camps—
roads, architectural remains, and monuments—along with maps and statistical
                                                                                                     of related interest
Also included in this volume—juxtaposed with Stewart’s modern-day images—are                         Peoples of the Plateau
the black-and-white photographs commissioned during the 1940s by the War                             The	Indian	Photographs	of	Lee	Moorhouse,	1898-1915
                                                                                                     By	Steven	L.	Grafe
Relocation Authority. Thoughtful essays by Karen Leong, Natasha Egan, and                            978-0-8061-3742-1	$29.95 Paper

John Tateishi provide provocative context for all the photographs.                                   A Northern Cheyenne Album
                                                                                                     Photographs	by	Thomas	B.	Marquis
                                                                                                     Edited	by	Margot	Liberty
Volume 3 in The Charles M. Russell Center Series on Art and Photography of the                       978-0-8061-3893-0	$29.95 Paper
American West
Todd Stewart is Assistant Professor of Photography at the University of Oklahoma.
His work has been shown nationally in more than twenty exhibitions. Natasha
Egan is Associate Director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography in
Chicago. Karen Leong is Director of the Asian Pacific American Studies program
and Associate Professor of women’s and gender studies at Arizona State University.
John Tateishi, who as a child was an internee at the Manzanar Relocation Center,
is former National Executive Director of the Japanese American Citizens League.

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fall/winter          2008                                                                                              Art/Photography                11   new books

WEST POINT POINTS WEST                       SWEET ON THE WEST                   REDRAWING BOUNDARIES                          HEART OF THE WEST
July                                         HOW CANDy BUILT A                   PERSPECTIVES ON                               NEW PAINTING AND
80	 pages                                    COLORADO TREASURE                   WESTERN AMERICAN ART                          SCULPTURE OF THE
9	 x	 12                                     July                                July                                          AMERICAN WEST
36	 b&w,	 50	 color	 illus.,	 1	 map         80	 pages                           80	 pages                                     July
978-0-8061-9968-9                            9	 x	 12                            9	 x	 12                                      64	 pages
$21.95	 Paper                                13	 b&w,	 68	 color	 illus.         90	 color	 Illus.                             9	 x	 12
Celebrates the contributions of West         978-0-8061-9969-6                   978-0-8061-9970-2                             3	 b&w,	 50	 color	 illus.
Point artists to the interpretation of the   $21.95	 Paper                       $21.95	 Paper                                 978-0-8061-9971-9
American West                                                                                                                  $21.95	 Paper
                                             Explores the legacy of the          Thoughtful essays on the status of
                                             Harmsen family                                                                    A tribute to contemporary realist
To twenty-first-century                                                          western American art
                                                                                                                               western art
observers, artistic training                 William and Dorothy Harm-           Memorial to a passing era?
may seem an unnecessary frill                sen were true American entre-       Mistress to history? Illustration             Because western art is by
in a soldier’s education. But                preneurs whose ice-cream            of popular legend? Where is the               definition topical, it is also
during the nineteenth and                    store, founded in 1949, grew        art in traditional narrative west-            by necessity representational,
even the twentieth centuries,                into the wildly successful Jolly    ern art? Is it kitsch or Kunst?               and often narrative. Western
military officers were expected              Rancher Candy Company.                                                            artists must therefore rely on
to sketch battlefields and                                                       In this volume, seven distin-                 a certain degree of realism to
                                             This volume highlights the
design fortifications. Officers                                                  guished specialists on art and                express themselves visually.
                                             Harmsens’ legacy as Colorado
of the Army Corps of Topo-                                                       popular culture—Brian W.                      While this tendency toward
                                             businesspeople and philan-
graphical Engineers, which                                                       Dippie, Erika Doss, Peter H.                  realism is out of keeping with
organized exploring expedi-                                                      Hassrick, Patricia Limerick,                  abstract impressionism, which
                                             Bill and Dorothy lived their        Angela Miller, Martha A.
tions, were asked to return                                                                                                    dominated the art world in
                                             passion for the West, among         Sandweiss, and William H.
with the information needed                                                                                                    the latter half of the twentieth
                                             other ways, through art.            Truettner—survey the terrain
to map the expanding Ameri-                                                                                                    century, it resonates positively
                                             Beginning in 1967, they built       of western art in the twenty-
can West. Thus, the Military                                                                                                   with today’s audiences.
                                             a collection that broadly           first century, tracing and refin-
Academy at West Point incor-
                                             encompassed the American            ing its boundaries in the areas               Since the early 1990s, the
porated art into its curriculum
                                             West. They bought works             of aesthetics and national                    Denver Art Museum has col-
within a year after its creation
                                             by recognized masters of            identity. Their sharp-eyed                    lected and exhibited the works
in 1802.
                                             American western art such           observations support a newly                  of living American artists
West Point Points West cel-                  as George Catlin and Ernest         emerging history of western                   who celebrate western themes
ebrates the confluence of                    L. Blumenschein, but they           art that places it in a social,               through representational
military mission and artistic                also acquired works by art-         psychological, and politi-                    forms of creative expression.
pursuit. Five distinguished                  ists exploring contemporary         cal—as well as aesthetic—con-                 Heart of the West pays tribute
scholars—B. Byron Price,                     approaches to time-honored          text. The result is a refreshing,             to those artists, in particular
David Reel, John Pultz, Roger                western themes.                     vigorous, and substantial                     to the remarkable George
Echo-Hawk, and Joan Car-                                                         contribution to American art                  Carlson. Their images embody
                                             Ann Scarlett Daley’s lively
penter Troccoli—offer varying                                                    history.                                      the essence of the evolving
                                             introductory essay details the
perspectives on the seminal                                                                                                    American West.
                                             story of the Harmsens’ success
role played by West Point and
                                             in building both their business
the U.S. Army in the develop-
                                             and their collection. Following          PROMOTION
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                                             American art.
new books            12   Photography                                                                                                   

                                                             New to OU Press
                                                             MAGNIFICENT FAILURE
                                                             A Portrait of the Western Homestead Era
                                                             By	John	Martin	Campbell
                                                             With	an	introduction	by	Kenneth	W.	Karsmizki
                                                             Stunning photographic testimony to the hard realities of western farming
                                                                              “An evocative marriage of the visual and the verbal, Magnificent
                                                                              Failure stands as a poignant essay on the human condition that will
                                                                              appeal to everyone interested in the American West.”—Carlos A.
                                                                              Schwantes, author of The Pacific Northwest: An Interpretive History
                                                                              In words that are as clean and precise as his haunting, starkly beauti-
                                                                              ful photographs, John Martin Campbell vividly recreates the life and
                                                                              times of the western homestead era, the period from about 1885 when
                                                                              the prairie lands lying west of the longitude of the western Dakotas
                                                                              became available to pioneering farmers. More than 70 black-and-
                                                                              white duotone photographs, with detailed captions, record bleak
                                                                              landscapes and abandoned farms, outbuildings, farm implements, and
                                                                              hand tools—mute testimonies to the failed hopes of several million
                                                                              families who settled on these arid and semi-arid lands.
                                                                           Campbell explains how their failure resulted from a deadly combina-
                                                                           tion of natural and economic causes. Historians of the western United
                                                             States have largely ignored the homesteaders, despite the lessons their experiences
                                                             teach about irrigation and dry farming on the northern plains and the impact of
                                                             the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. There is little romance in farming, especially
                                                             when compared with that attached to cowboys, Indians, and explorers. Still, the
                                                             homesteaders were heroes in the opening of the West, and this book, with its mov-
                                                             ing text, historical introduction, and stunning photographs, tells their story.
                                                             John Martin Campbell is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Research
                                                             Professor and Research Curator of the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at the
                                                             University of New Mexico. He is the author of two other photographic works,
                                                             Few and Far Between: Moments on the North American Desert and The Prairie
                                                             Schoolhouse. Kenneth W. Karsmizki is Executive Director and Curator of History
                                                             at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, The Dalles, Oregon.

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Rangers and Regulars on
the Lower Rio Grande, 1846–1861
By	Michael	L.	Collins
Reconsidering the myth of “good guys in white hats”
The Texas Rangers have been the source of tall tales and the stuff of legend as
well as a growing darker reputation. But the story of the Rangers along the
Mexican border between Texas statehood and the onset of the Civil War has been
largely overlooked—until now.
This engaging history pulls readers back to a chaotic time along the lower Rio
Grande in the mid-nineteenth century. Texas Devils challenges the time-honored
image of “good guys in white hats” to reveal the more complicated and sobering
reality behind the Ranger Myth.
Michael L. Collins demonstrates that, rather than bringing peace to the region,
the Texas Rangers contributed to the violence and were often brutal in their
injustices against Spanish-speaking inhabitants, who dubbed them los diablos
Tejanos—the Texas devils. Collins goes beyond other, more laudatory Ranger
histories to focus on the origins of the legend, casting Ranger immortals such as
John Coffee “Jack” Hays, Ben McCulloch, and John S. “Rip” Ford in a new and
not always flattering light.
In revealing a barbaric code of conduct on the Rio Grande frontier, Collins shows
that much of the Ranger Myth doesn’t hold up to close historical scrutiny.
Texas Devils offers exciting true stories of the Rangers for anyone captivated by
their legend, even as it provides a corrective to that legend.
Michael L. Collins, Regents Professor of History at Midwestern State University,
Wichita Falls, Texas, is coauthor of Profiles in Power: Twentieth-Century Texans
                                                                                                   other texas titles
in Washington and author of That Damned Cowboy: Theodore Roosevelt and
                                                                                                   The Conquest of Texas
the American West, 1883–1898.                                                                      Ethnic	Cleansing	in	a	Promised	Land,	1820–1875
                                                                                                   By	Gary	Clayton	Anderson
                                                                                                   978-0-8061-3698-1	$29.95 Cloth
                                                                                                   Sam Houston
                                                                                                   By	James	L.	Haley
                                                                                                   978-0-8061-3644-8	$24.95 Paper
                                                                                                   Ghost Towns of Texas
                                                                                                   By	T.	Lindsay	Baker
                                                                                                   978-0-8061-2189-5	$24.95 Paper

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new books           14   Environment/20th Century West                                                                            

                                                             DISAPPEARING DESERT
                                                             The Growth of Phoenix and the Culture of Sprawl
                                                             By	Janine	Schipper
                                                             Explores the cultural forces that contribute to suburban sprawl
                                                             Phoenix, Arizona, is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the United
                                                             States. The city’s expansion—at the rate of one acre per hour—comes at the
                                                             expense of its Sonoran Desert environment. For some residents, the American
                                                             Dream has become a nightmare.
                                                             In this provocative book, Janine Schipper examines the cultural forces that
                                                             contribute to suburban sprawl in the United States. Focusing on the Phoenix area,
                                                             she examines sustainable development in Cave Creek, various master-planned
                                                             suburbs, and the Salt Creek Pima-Maricopa Indian Reservation to explore
                                                             suburbanization and ecological destruction. She also explains why sprawl continues
                                                             despite the heavy toll it takes on the environment.
                                                             Schipper gives voice to community members who have experienced the pressures
                                                             of sprawl and questioned fundamental assumptions that sustain it. She presents
                                                             the perspectives of the many players in the sprawl debate—from developers and
                                                             politicians to environmentalists and property-rights advocates—not merely to docu-
                                                             ment the phenomenon but also to reveal how seemingly natural ways of think-
                                                             ing about the land are influenced by cultural forces that range from notions of a
                                                             “rational society” to the marketing of the American Dream.
                                                             Disappearing Desert speaks to land-use dilemmas nationwide and shows that
                                                             curtailing suburban development requires both policy shifts and new ways of relat-
                                                             ing to the land. For anyone seeking to understand the cultural basis for rampant
                                                             development, this book uncovers the forces that drive sprawl and searches for
                                                             solutions to its seeming inevitability.
                                                             Janine Schipper is Associate Professor of Sociology and Social Work at the
                                                             University of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff.

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fall/winter         2008                                                                              Literature/Chicano & Chicana               15   new books

By	Rigoberto	González
Short stories that assess the silent suffering of men
In cities and fields, Mexican American men are leading lives of quiet desperation.
In this collection of thirteen startling stories, Rigoberto González weaves complex
portraits of Latinos leading ordinary, practically invisible lives while navigating
the dark waters of suppressed emotion—true-to-life characters who face emotional
hurt, socioeconomic injustice, indignities in the workplace, or sexual repression.
But because their culture expects men to symbolize power and control, they dare
not risk succumbing to displays of weakness.
González shines an empathetic light into the shadows of Mexican culture to por-
tray characters who suffer in silence—men both straight and gay who must come
to terms with their grief, loneliness, and pain. By exploring the private moments
of men trapped inside unforgiving stereotypes, he critiques long-held assumptions
of Latino behavior. He shows us individuals who must break out of various clos-
ets to become fully realized adults, and makes us feel the emotional pain of men
in a culture that recognizes only the pain and hardship of women.
Men without Bliss conveys the silent suffering of all men, not just Latinos. It will
open readers’ eyes to unexpected facets of Latino culture, and perhaps of their
own lives.
Volume 6 in the Chicana and Chicano Visions of the Américas series
Rigoberto González is the author of seven books including Crossing Vines, win-
ner of ForeWord Magazine’s 2003 Book of the Year Award. The recipient of
a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts grant, and the
American Book Award, he is currently Associate Professor of English at Rutgers
                                                                                                       also in the chicana and chicano
                                                                                                       visions of the américas series
                                                                                                       Crossing Vines
                                                                                                       A	Novel
                                                                                                       By	Rigoberto	Gonzalez
                                                                                                       978-0-8061-3528-1	$24.95 Cloth
                                                                                                       Confessions of a Berlitz-Tape Chicana
                                                                                                       Demetria	L.	Martinez
                                                                                                       978-0-8061-3722-3	$16.95 Paper
                                                                                                       The Man Who Could Fly and Other Stories
                                                                                                       By	Rudolfo	Anaya
                                                                                                       978-0-8061-3738-4	$12.95 Cloth

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new books   16   Art/American West

    In ContemPorary
    the art of ernest L. Blumenschein
fall/winter           2008                                                                                             Art/American West        17   new books

                                               The definitive retrospective on this prominent
                                               twentieth-century American artist
                                               By	Peter	H.	Hassrick	and	Elizabeth	J.	Cunningham
                                               Foreword	by	James	K.	Ballinger,	Lewis	I.	Sharp,	and	Cathy	L.	Wright

                                                                  One of the founders of the Taos        illustrator and then a painter, revealing how his
                                                                  Society of Artists, Ernest L.          technique evolved and how his schooling and the
                                                                  Blumenschein (1874–1960) was           artistic movements of his time informed his work.
                                                                  perhaps the most complex and           Additional contributions by noted art historians
                                                                  accomplished of all the painters       focus on particular paintings and certain aspects
                                                                  associated with that pioneer-          of the artist’s work, including his promotion of
                                                                  ing organization. His critical         American Indian rights.
                                                                  acclaim transcended regional           As the only book of its kind available on this
                                                                  confines, and his work contin-         influential artist, In Contemporary Rhythm is a
                                                                  ues to be greatly admired.             major contribution to American art history. It is
                                                               This volume is the definitive             also a visual feast.
                                                               work on Blumenschein’s life and           Volume 2 in The Charles M. Russell Center
                                                               art, reproducing masterworks              Series on Art and Photography of the
                                                               from a new exhibit along with             American West
                                                               additional works and historical
                                                               photographs to form the most              Peter H. Hassrick is Director of the Institute of
                                                               comprehensive assemblage of his           Western American Art, Denver Art Museum,
                                                               paintings ever published. In Con-         and the author or coauthor of numerous books,
AfternOOn Of A Sheepherder, 1939
COURTESy OF THE NATIONAL COWBOy AND           temporary Rhythm describes not only his place              including Drawn to Yellowstone: Artists in Amer-
OKLAHOMA                                      in the Taos colony and western art but also his            ica’s First National Park. Elizabeth J. Cunning-
hAyStAck, tAOS VAlley, PRIOR TO 1927,
                                              far-reaching influence on mainstream American              ham, an independent art scholar, curator, lectur-
                                              art and national aesthetic developments.                   er, and writer who lives in Joseph, Oregon, is an
                                                                                                         authority on Blumenschein. James K. Ballinger
chief’S twO SOnS, 1915), REWORKED 1920s       The text by Peter H. Hassrick and Elizabeth J.             is Director and Curator of American Art, Phoe-
HARMSEN COLLECTION, DENVER ART MUSEUM,        Cunningham draws on Blumenschein’s papers                  nix Art Museum. Lewis I. Sharp is Frederick
                                              as well as other archival sources to explore in            and Jan Mayer Director, Denver Art Museum.
the cAnyOn (ORIGINALLy Strength Of the
eArth, 1944; CROSS-REFERENCED AS riO grAnde   depth the dimensions of his multifaceted life and          Cathy L. Wright is Director, The Albuquerque
                                              his place in American history and culture. They            Museum of Art and History.
                                              examine his 64-year artistic career, first as an

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Western Legacies                                                                        	 publications                            Mexico
The	National	Cowboy	and	Western	History	
Museum                                        $55.00(s)	 Cloth
By	The	National	Cowboy	and	Western	History	
Museum                                        978-0-8061-3948-7
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Thomas Moran
The	Field	Sketches,	1856-1923
By	Anne	Morand
978-0-8061-2704-0	$45.00(s) Cloth
new books            18   Art/American West                                                                                               

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                                                             SENTIMENTAL JOURNEy
                                                             The Art of Alfred Jacob Miller
                                                             By	Lisa	Strong
                                                             “An outstanding achievement. Strong’s book is a major contribution to studies
                                                             not just of western art but American art in general.”—Alex Nemerov, Professor
                                                             of the History of Art, Yale University

                                                             A groundbreaking study of the first western artist to journey into
                                                             the heart of the Rockies
                                                             Alfred Jacob Miller (1810–1874) was the first artist to journey into the heart of
                                                             the Rocky Mountains. He did so as the commissioned expedition artist for William
                                                             Drummond Stewart (1795–1871), a Scottish nobleman and veteran of a five-year
                                                             hunting tour in America. Their destination would be the annual fur traders’ rendez-
                                                             vous at Horse Creek, near the present-day border of Colorado and Wyoming.
                                                             Miller, Stewart, and the rest of their party departed from Independence, Missouri,
                                                             in mid-May 1837. They arrived at the rendezvous two months later and, after a
                                                             week among the trappers and traders, headed into the Wind River Mountains to
                                                             the source of the Green River. There, they spent the waning summer hunting moose
                                                             and elk before returning to St. Louis in early October. Miller executed some one
                                                             hundred watercolor and pen-and-ink sketches during the expedition, and he later
                                                             reworked them into finished watercolors and oils for a variety of patrons.
                                                             Over the past two decades, much valuable scholarship has emerged on how
                                                             western American art has reflected American nationalist or expansionist ideolo-
                                                             gies. In Sentimental Journey: The Art of Alfred Jacob Miller, Lisa Strong takes a
                                                             new approach, however, by examining how Miller tailored his western scenes to
                                                             suit the specific needs and interests of local American audiences. She also crosses
                                                             national boundaries to explore how Miller’s paintings helped promote a vision of
                                                             Scottish aristocratic identity.
                                                             Lisa Strong holds a Ph.D. in Art History from Columbia University. An inde-
                                                             pendent scholar and author, Strong served as guest curator of the Amon Carter
                                                             Museum exhibition Sentimental Journey: The Art of Alfred Jacob Miller (2008).

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Maynard Dixon’s Arizona
By	Thomas	Brent	Smith	with	an	additional	essay		
by	Donald	J.	Hagerty
Depictions of Arizona by a preeminent artist of the American West
Western painter Maynard Dixon once pronounced “Arizona” “the magic
name of a land bright and mysterious, of sun and sand, of tragedy and
stark endeavor.” “So long had I dreamed of it,” he professed, “that when I
came there it was not strange to me. Its sun was my sun; its ground was my
ground.” The California-born Dixon (1875–1946) first traveled to Arizona
in 1900 to absorb what he believed was a vanishing West. Dixon found
Arizona a visually inspiring and spiritual place that shaped the course of his
paintings and ultimately defined him. A Place of Refuge: Maynard Dixon’s
Arizona is the first exhibition to focus solely on the renowned painter’s
depictions of Arizona subjects.
As early as 1903 Dixon referred to Arizona as home. Although he spent
most of his life in San Francisco, Dixon lamented to friends that he longed
for Arizona and the solitude of the desert, and he frequently traversed the
land’s varied expanses. In 1939 he made Tucson his winter home and spent
his remaining years painting his beloved desert landscape. In the confluence
of Arizona’s natural and cultural landscapes, Dixon would become one of the
West’s most distinctive painters, creating a body of work that established his place
among the vanguard of artists who portrayed western subjects.
Thomas Brent Smith explores Dixon’s remarkable departure from traditional
depictions of human conflict in the “Old West” rendered by such predecessors
as Frederic Remington, Charles M. Russell, and Charles Schreyvogel. Smith’s
essay describes this shift in artistic ideology and analyzes the tranquil images that
emerged on Dixon’s canvases. Donald J. Hagerty’s biographical essay highlights
Dixon’s travels and his affinity for the people and landscape of Arizona.
Thomas Brent Smith is Curator of Art of the American West at the Tucson
Museum of Art. Donald J. Hagerty, an independent scholar, is author of Desert
Dreams: The Art and Life of Maynard Dixon.

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new books            20    Military History/Western History                                                                                     

                                                                             THE FALL OF A BLACK ARMy OFFICER
                                                                             Racism and the Myth of Henry O. Flipper
                                                                             By	Charles	M.	Robinson	III
                                                                             Questioning the claim of racism in an infamous court-martial
                                                                             Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper was a former slave who rose to become the first
                                                                             African American graduate of West Point. While serving as commissary officer
                                                                             at Fort Davis, Texas, in 1881, he was charged with embezzlement and conduct
                                                                             unbecoming an officer and a gentleman. A court-martial board acquitted Flipper
                                                                             of the embezzlement charge but convicted him of conduct unbecoming. He was
                                                                             then dismissed from the service of the United States. The Flipper case became
                                                                             known as something of an American Dreyfus Affair, emblematic of racism in the
                                                                             frontier army. Because of Flipper’s efforts to clear his name, many assumed that
                                                                             he had been railroaded because he was black.
                                                                             In The Fall of a Black Army Officer, Charles M. Robinson III challenges that
                                                                             assumption. In this complete revision of his earlier work, The Court-Martial of
                                                                             Lieutenant Henry Flipper, Robinson finds that Flipper was the author of his
                                                                             own problems.
                                                                             The taint of racism on the Flipper affair became so widely accepted that in 1999
                                                                             President Bill Clinton issued a posthumous pardon for Flipper. The Fall of a Black
                                                                             Army Officer boldly moves the arguments regarding racism—in both Lt. Flipper’s
                                                                             case and the frontier army in general—beyond political correctness. Solidly
                                                                             grounded in archival research, it is a thorough and provocative reassessment of
                                                                             the Flipper affair, at last revealing the truth.
                                                                             Charles M. Robinson III is the author of many books, including The Men Who
                                                                             Wear the Star: The Story of the Texas Rangers and General Crook and the
                                                                             Western Frontier. He lives in San Benito, Texas.
of related interest
Soldier, Surgeon, Scholar
The	Memoirs	of	William	Henry	Corbusier,	1844–1930
By	William	Henry	Corbusier;	edited	by	Robert	Wooster
978-0-8061-3549-6	$29.95(s) Cloth
Fanny Dunbar Corbusier
Recollections	of	Army	Life	in	the	Frontier	West
By	Fanny	D.	Corbusier;	edited	by	Patricia	Y.	Stallard
978-0-8061-3531-1	$29.95(s) Cloth
Carbine and Lance
The	Story	of	Old	Fort	Sill
By	Wilbur	Sturtevant	Nye
978-0-8061-1856-7	$24.95 Paper

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fall/winter        2008                                                                    Military History/Eighteenth Century                       21    new books

The British Army on Campaign in
North America, 1775–1783
By	Matthew	H.	Spring
A thorough reinterpretation of British performance during
the American Revolution
The image is indelible: densely packed lines of slow-moving Redcoats picked off
by American sharpshooters. Now Matthew Spring reveals how British infantry in
the American Revolutionary War really fought.
This groundbreaking book offers a new analysis of the British Army during the
“American rebellion” at both operational and tactical levels. Presenting fresh
insights into the speed of British tactical movements, Spring discloses how the
system for training the army prior to 1775 was overhauled and adapted to the
peculiar conditions confronting it in North America.
First scrutinizing such operational problems as logistics, manpower shortages,
and poor intelligence, Spring then focuses on battlefield tactics to examine how
troops marched to the battlefield, deployed, advanced, and fought. In particular,
he documents the use of turning movements, the loosening of formations, and
a reliance on bayonet-oriented shock tactics. Highlighting the army’s ability to
tailor its tactical methods to local conditions, Spring demonstrates both the pro-
fessional competence of officers and their confidence in the men under them to
perform tactics far removed from the drill manuals. Although the British were
constrained in many ways, they moved rapidly to correct tactical inadequacies.
Written with flair and a wealth of details that will engage scholars and history
enthusiasts alike, With Zeal and with Bayonets Only offers a thorough reinter-
pretation of how the British Army’s North American campaign progressed and
                                                                                                       also in the campaigns and
invites serious reassessment of most of its battles. After reading this book, no one                   commanders series
will picture Redcoats the same way again.                                                              Volunteers on the Veld
                                                                                                       Britain’s	Citizen	Soldiers	and	the	South	African	War,	1899–1902
Volume 19 in the Campaigns and Commanders series                                                       By	Stephen	M.	Miller
                                                                                                       978-0-8061-3864-0	$29.95(s) Cloth
Matthew Spring holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of Leeds and teaches                       The Black Hawk War of 1832
                                                                                                       By	Patrick	J.	Jung
history at Truro School, an independent secondary school in Cornwall, England.                         978-0-8061-3811-4	$29.95(s) Cloth
                                                                                                       George Thomas
                                                                                                       Virginian	for	the	Union
                                                                                                       Christopher	J.	Einolf
                                                                                                       978-0-8061-3867-1	$29.95 Cloth

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new books            22   Oklahoma History/Western History                                                                       

                                                               GRAPPLING WITH DEMON RUM
                                                               The Cultural Struggle over Liquor in Early Oklahoma
                                                               By	James	E.	Klein
                                                               Social classes collide over morality and social propriety in a brand-new state
                                                               Well before the Volstead (or National Prohibition) Act of 1919, Oklahoma was
                                                               dry. Oklahomans banned liquor at their state’s inception in 1907 and maintained
                                                               the ban even after the repeal of national prohibition. In this book, James E. Klein
                                                               examines the social and cultural conflicts that led Oklahomans to outlaw liquor
                                                               and discusses the economic and political consequences of the ban.
                                                               Grappling with Demon Rum identifies who favored and who opposed prohibition,
                                                               showing that its proponents were largely middle-class citizens who disdained
                                                               public drinking establishments and who sought respectability for a young state
                                                               still considered a frontier society. Klein tells how the Oklahoma Anti-Saloon
                                                               League orchestrated a dry campaign to raise moral standards, reduce crime, and
                                                               improve the quality of life, twice convincing voters to support prohibition.
                                                               Going beyond the usual evangelical-versus-ritualist, rural-versus-urban, and
                                                               ethnocultural oppositions used by other historians to explain prohibition, Klein
                                                               shows that Oklahoma’s immigrant and Catholic populations were too small to
                                                               account for those voting against the measure—or for the large customer base that
                                                               supported bootleggers. He points instead to the large number of working-class
                                                               Oklahomans who patronized saloons, whether legal or not, and focuses on class
                                                               conflict in early efforts to control alcohol. He also describes the trials of enforce-
                                                               ment officers who worked to plug leaks in statewide and later national prohibition.
                                                               A cultural and social history of liquor in early Oklahoma, Grappling with Demon
                                                               Rum provides a fresh look at crusaders against vice at the regional level. In
                                                               portraying this conflict between middle- and working-class definitions of social
of related interest                                            propriety, Klein provides new insight into forces at work throughout America
Oklahoma Tough                                                 during the Progressive Era.
My	Father,	King	of	the	Tulsa	Bootleggers
By	Ron	Padgett
978-0-8061-3732-2	$19.95(s) Paper
                                                               James E. Klein is Assistant Professor of History at Del Mar College in Corpus
                                                               Christi, Texas.

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fall/winter        2008                                                                                       Western History              23   new books

The Socialist Party in the Pacific Northwest, 1895–1925
By	Jeffrey	A.	Johnson
The most successful socialists America has ever seen
One of early-twentieth-century America’s most fertile grounds for political radi-
calism, the Pacific Northwest produced some of the most dedicated and success-
ful socialists the country has ever seen. As a radicalized labor force emerged in
mining, logging, and other extractive industries, socialists employed intensive
organizational and logistical skills to become an almost permanent third party
that won elections and shook the confidence of establishment rivals. At the height
of Socialist Party influence just before World War I, a Montana member declared,
“They are all red out here.”
In this first book to fully examine the development of the American Socialist
Party in the Northwest, Jeffrey A. Johnson draws a sharp picture of one of the
most vigorous left-wing organizations of this era. Relying on party newspapers,
pamphlets, and correspondence, he allows socialists to reveal their own strategies
as they pursued their agendas in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana. And
he explores how the party gained sizable support in Butte, Spokane, and other
cities seldom associated today with left-wing radicalism.
“They Are All Red Out Here” employs recent approaches to labor history by
restoring rank-and-file workers and party organizers as active participants in
shaping local history. The book marks a major contribution to the ongoing debate
over why socialism never grew deep roots in American soil and no longer thrives
here. It is a work of political and labor history that uncovers alternative social
and political visions in the American West.
Jeffrey A. Johnson is Assistant Professor of History at Augustana College, Sioux
Falls, South Dakota.                                                                          of related interest
                                                                                              Books on Trial
                                                                                              Red	Scare	in	the	Heartland
                                                                                              By	Shirley	A.	Wiegand	and	Wayne	a.	Wiegand
                                                                                              978-0-8061-3868-8	$24.95 Cloth

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new books          24   Literature/Ethnic Studies                                                                                   

                                                           WESTERN ECHOES OF
                                                           THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE
                                                           The Life and Writings of Anita Scott Coleman
                                                           Edited	by	Cynthia	Davis	and	Verner	D.	Mitchell
                                                           Recovers Coleman’s life and literary legacy
                                                           One of the most distinctive and prolific writers of the Harlem Renaissance, Anita
                                                           Scott Coleman (1890–1960) found popular and critical success in the flourishing
                                                           African American press of the early twentieth century. Yet unlike many of her
                                                           New York–based contemporaries, Coleman lived her life in the American West,
                                                           first in New Mexico and later in California. Her work thus offers a rare view of
                                                           African American life in that region.
                                                           Broader in scope than any previous anthology of Coleman’s writings, this volume
                                                           collects the author’s finest stories, essays, and poems, including many not pub-
                                                           lished since they first appeared in African American newspapers during the 1920s,
                                                           ’30s, and ’40’s. Editors Cynthia Davis and Verner D. Mitchell introduce these
                                                           writings with an in-depth biographical essay that places Coleman in the context
                                                           of the Harlem Renaissance movement.
                                                           The volume also features vintage family photographs, a detailed chronology, and
                                                           a genealogical tree covering five generations of the Coleman family. Based on
                                                           extensive research and written with the full cooperation of the Coleman family,
                                                           Western Echoes of the Harlem Renaissance gives readers new understanding of
                                                           this overlooked writer’s life and literary accomplishments.
                                                           Cynthia Davis is Associate Professor of English at the University of Maryland,
                                                           University College. She is coauthor of Dynamic Communication for Engineers.
                                                           Verner D. Mitchell is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in
                                                           English at the University of Memphis. He is the author of This Waiting for Love:
                                                           Helene Johnson, Poet of the Harlem Renaissance and, with Cynthia Davis, editor
                                                           of Dorothy West: Where the Wild Grape Grows.

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fall/winter        2008                                                     Multicultural Studies/Chicano/Latino Studies               25   new books

From Watts to East L.A.
By	Robert	Bauman
The dynamics of race in Los Angeles viewed through the prism of the War on Poverty
President Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty did more than offer aid to needy
Americans; in some cities, it also sparked both racial conflict and cooperation.
Race and the War on Poverty examines the African American and Mexican
American community organizations in Los Angeles that emerged to implement
War on Poverty programs. It explores how organizers applied democratic vision
and political savvy to community action, and how the ongoing African American,
Chicano, and feminist movements in turn shaped the contours of the War on
Poverty’s goals, programs, and cultural identity.
Robert Bauman describes how the Watts riots of 1965 accelerated the creation of
a black community-controlled agency, the Watts Labor Community Action Com-
mittee. The example of the WLCAC, combined with a burgeoning Chicano move-
ment, inspired Mexican Americans to create The East Los Angeles Community
Union (TELACU) and the Chicana Service Action Center. Bauman explores the
connections that wove together the War on Poverty, the Watts revolt, and local
movements in ways that empowered the participants economically, culturally, and
politically. Although heated battles over race and other cultural issues sometimes
derailed the programs, these organizations produced lasting positive effects for
the communities they touched.
Despite Nixon-era budget cuts and the nation’s turn toward conservatism, the
War on Poverty continues to be fought today as these agencies embrace the
changing politics, economics, and demographics of Los Angeles. Race and the
War on Poverty shows how the struggle to end poverty evolved in ways that
would have surprised its planners, supporters, and detractors—and that what
began as a grand vision at the national level continues to thrive on the streets of
the community.
Volume 3 in the Race and Culture in the American West series
Robert Bauman is Assistant Professor of History at Washington State University,
Tri-Cities. He lives in Richland, Washington.

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                                                              BETWEEN TWO RIVERS
                                                              The Atrisco Land Grant in Albuquerque
                                                              History, 1692–1968
                                                              By	Joseph	P.	Sánchez
                                                              How an Hispano community maintained its identity over four centuries
                                                              Located in Albuquerque’s south valley, Atrisco is a vibrant community that predates
                                                              the city, harking back to a land grant awarded in 1692. Joseph P. Sánchez explores
                                                              the evolution of this parcel over the four centuries since the first Spanish settlers
                                                              arrived. He tracks its transformation from an individual to a community grant,
                                                              peeling away the layers of historical events that have made Atrisco the last piece of
                                                              undeveloped real estate in a growing metropolitan area.
                                                              Sánchez examines the creation of Atrisco as a frontier community during the
                                                              Spanish and Mexican periods and shows how it maintained its identity and land
                                                              ownership into the American era. He describes the historical processes of colo-
                                                              nization, land tenures and transfers, and social and economic activity. He also
                                                              assesses the transfer of the land grant to a private corporation and its subsequent
                                                              fate, and considers Atrisco’s role in the future of Albuquerque.
                                                              Today more than 30,000 New Mexicans are descended from the early settlers of
                                                              Atrisco; and because few places in the United States have retained their Spanish and
                                                              Mexican influences as have the New Mexican land grants, the history of Atrisco
                                                              offers a unique perspective. Sánchez’s study preserves Atrisco’s origins as part of
                                                              that area’s Hispano heritage, depicting people who learned to defend their culture
                                                              against outside challenges and embedding local history in a larger regional saga.
                                                              Joseph P. Sánchez, founding director of the Spanish Colonial Research Center at
                                                              the University of New Mexico, is the author and editor of numerous books on
                                                              the history of Spain in North America, including Explorers, Traders, and Slavers:
of related interest                                           Forging the Old Spanish Trail, 1678–1850. He is also Superintendent of Petroglyph
Roots of Resistance                                           National Monument, which has strong ties to the Atrisco Land Grant. In 2005
A	History	of	Land	Tenure	in	New	Mexico
By	Roxanne	Dunbar-Ortiz                                       he was inducted into the Orden de Isabel la Católica, Spain’s highest civic honor
978-0-8061-3833-6	$19.95(s) Paper
                                                              conferred on a foreigner.
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
A	Legacy	of	Conflict
By	Richard	Griswold	del	Castillo
978-0-8061-2478-0	$24.95 Paper

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fall/winter          2008                                                                                                Art   27   new books

Distributed by OU Press
The Paintings of Tom Palmore
By	Susan	Hallsten	McGarry
Foreword	by	Adam	Harris
It feels like you could touch that cougar’s nose. Is that a Miro painting
in the background? I’ll bet the fox picked the chicken wallpaper. Wow,
that’s one bodacious bird!
Such are the observations that filter through the galleries during Tom
Palmore’s exhibitions in which animals steal the show.
Born in Ada and living in Oklahoma, Palmore emerged from the 1970s
Photorealist movement as a maverick. His career includes more than a
decade on the East Coast, where he refined his skills at the Pennsylvania
Academy of Fine Arts and exhibited in New York’s prominent contem-
porary galleries. Palmore used his technical virtuosity to explore his pas-
sion for the animal kingdom. Then as today, his monumental paintings
received critical acclaim, and his incongruous juxtapositions of realistic
primates in silk-and-velvet interiors earned him the nickname Gorilla Man.
Palmore’s fidelity to an animal’s visage is intended to make it proud.
However, the contexts in which he places them are pure Palmore, infused
with his penchant for wit and the unexpected. His portrait of Oscar, the famed
rodeo bull, is set against Palmore-designed wallpaper of cowboys catapulted into
the air. A rooster surveys its Grant Wood countryside, and an imposing lion is
oblivious to the diminutive monarch butterfly that shares its epithet. In all cases,
Palmore’s paintings loom large not only in scale but also in raised consciousness
of the “earthlings with whom we share this planet,” as he says.
In this first book to chronicle Palmore’s four-decade career, Susan Hallsten
McGarry explores the stories behind the man, his philosophy and techniques, and
the themes that weave throughout his remarkable oeuvre. McGarry, who was
editor in chief of Southwest Art magazine from 1979 to 1997, has authored
numerous catalogs and monographs on American artists. Adam Harris, Curator
of Art at the National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, Wyoming, contributes
the foreword.

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new books           28   Ethnohistory/American Indian

                                                            BIG SyCAMORE STANDS ALONE
                                                            The Western Apaches, Aravaipa, and
                                                            the Struggle for Place
                                                            By	Ian	W.	Record
                                                            A trailblazing synthesis of oral and written histories
                                                            The corner of Arizona encompassing Aravaipa Canyon is known to the Western
                                                            Apaches as Aravaipa, their sacred homeland. This book examines the connection
                                                            between people and place to show how Aravaipa is intimately tied to Apache identity.
                                                            Big Sycamore Stands Alone: The Western Apaches, Aravaipa, and the Struggle for
                                                            Place articulates Aravaipa’s cultural legacy as seen through the eyes of some of
                                                            its descendants, bringing Apache voices, knowledge, and perspectives to the fore.
                                                            Ian Record employs a unique approach that reflects how the Apaches conceptual-
                                                            ize their history and identity, interweaving four distinct narrative threads: con-
                                                            temporary oral histories of individuals from the San Carlos reservation, historic
                                                            documentation of Apache relationships to Aravaipa following the reservation’s
                                                            establishment, descriptions of pre-reservation subsistence practices, and a history
                                                            of early Apache struggles to maintain their connection with Aravaipa in the face
                                                            of hostility from outsiders.
                                                            In addition, Record has mined the research notes of Grenville Goodwin to docu-
                                                            ment important elements of Apache economic, political, and social organization
                                                            in pre-reservation times.
                                                            A landmark ethnohistory, Big Sycamore Stands Alone documents a story that
                                                            goes far beyond Cochise, Geronimo, and the Chiricahuas. Record’s is a trailblaz-
                                                            ing synthesis of historical and anthropological materials that lends new insight
                                                            into the relationship between people and place.

of related interest                                         Volume 1 in the New Directions in Native American Studies series
Chiricahua	Apache	Chief
                                                            Ian W. Record is Senior Lecturer for the American Indian Studies Department at
By	Edwin	R.	Sweeney                                         the University of Arizona, as well as Curriculum Development Manager at the
978-0-8061-2606-7	$24.95 Paper
                                                            Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy at the Udall
A	History	and	Culture	Portrait                              Center for Studies in Public Policy. He has published numerous articles in various
By	James	L.	Haley
978-0-8061-2978-5	$24.95 Paper                              scholarly journals.
The	Man,	His	Time,	His	Place
By	Angie	Debo
978-0-8061-1828-4	$24.95 Paper

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fall/winter         2008                                                                           American Indian/Biography              29   new books

Dakota Leader
By	Paul	N.	Beck
Reassesses a Sioux warrior long presumed a villain
Leader of the Santee Sioux, Inkpaduta (1815–79) participated in some of the
most decisive battles of the northern Great Plains, including Custer’s defeat at the
Little Bighorn. But the attack in 1857 on forty white settlers known as the Spirit
Lake Massacre gave Inkpaduta the reputation of being the most brutal of all the
Sioux leaders.
Paul N. Beck now challenges a century and a half of bias to reassess the life
and legacy of this important Dakota leader. In the most complete biography of
Inkpaduta ever written, Beck draws on Indian agents’ correspondence, journals,
and other sources to paint a broader picture of the whole person, showing him
to have been not only a courageous warrior but also a dedicated family man and
tribal leader who got along reasonably well with whites for most of his life.
Beck sheds new light on many poorly understood aspects of Inkpaduta’s life,
including his journeys in the American West after the Spirit Lake Massacre. Beck
reexamines Euro-American attitudes toward Indians and the stereotypes that
shaped nineteenth-century writing, showing how they persisted in portrayals of
Inkpaduta well into the twentieth century, even after more generous appreciations
of American Indian cultures had become commonplace.
Long considered a villain whose passion was murdering white settlers, Inkpaduta
is here restored to more human dimensions. Inkpaduta: Dakota Leader shatters
the myths that surrounded his life for too long and provides the most extensive
reassessment of this leader’s life to date.
Paul N. Beck is Professor of History at Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee,
                                                                                                  of related interest
and author of The First Sioux War: The Grattan Fight and Blue Water Creek,
                                                                                                  Crazy Horse
1854–1856.                                                                                        A	Lakota	Life
                                                                                                  By	Kingsley	Bray
                                                                                                  978-0-8061-3785-8	$34.95 Cloth
                                                                                                  Lakota	War	Chief
                                                                                                  By	Robert	W.	Larson
                                                                                                  978-0-8061-3830-5	$24.95 Cloth
                                                                                                  Apache	Warrior	and	Chief
                                                                                                  By	Kathleen	P.	Chamberlain
                                                                                                  978-0-8061-3843-5	$24.95 Cloth

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                                                                        WILLIAM WAyNE RED HAT, JR.
                                                                        Cheyenne Keeper of the Arrows
                                                                        By	William	Wayne	Red	Hat,	Jr.
                                                                        Edited	by	Sibylle	M.	Schlesier
                                                                        A tribal leader preserves Cheyenne history, beliefs, and culture
                                                                        As Keeper of the Arrows, William Wayne Red Hat, Jr., is charged with protecting
                                                                        one of the most sacred possessions of the Cheyenne people and serves his tribe as
                                                                        a revered cultural authority. The Arrow Keeper also oversees and maintains the
                                                                        tribe’s spiritual connection to the land.
                                                                        Sibylle Schlesier—whose father, anthropologist Karl Schlesier, was a close associ-
                                                                        ate of Red Hat’s family—recorded and transcribed this memoir of Bill Red Hat’s
                                                                        life. Through his words, we meet an intelligent, humble man who cares deeply
                                                                        about the perpetuation of his people’s cultural identity and the preservation of
                                                                        their beliefs. His descriptions of ceremonies and traditions will serve as a guide
                                                                        to help keep them alive for posterity. Red Hat conveys an oral tradition that pre-
                                                                        serves stories and memories of his people as well as accounts of historical events
                                                                        passed down within his family.
                                                                        William Wayne Red Hat, Jr., served two tours in Vietnam as a member of the
                                                                        Marine Corps, earning a Purple Heart and numerous other awards and medals.
                                                                        After working for various aircraft companies in Wichita, Kansas, Red Hat aided his
                                                                        grandfather Edward Red Hat in his duties as Keeper of the Arrows. In 1993, Red
                                                                        Hat himself became Arrow Keeper. He now lives with his wife, Nellie, and their
                                                                        extended family near Longdale, Oklahoma. Sibylle M. Schlesier holds a Ph.D. in
                                                                        English from the University of New Mexico and has taught German and English at
                                                                        UNM and Native American Literature at the Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Insti-
                                                                        tute. Currently she teaches German at Albuquerque Academy, a private secondary
of related interest                                                     school. She has written articles for several Austrian and German publications.
A Navajo Legacy
The	Life	and	Teachings	of	John	Holiday
By	John	Holiday
Edited	by	Robert	McPherson
978-0-8061-3668-4	$29.95(s) Cloth
Crow Is My Boss
The	Oral	Life	History	of	a	Tanacross	Athabaskan	Elder
By	Kenny	Thomas,	Sr.
Edited	by	Craig	W.	Mishler
978-0-8061-3659-2	$32.95(s) Cloth
The Peace Chiefs of the Cheyenne
By	Stan	Hoig
978-0-8061-2262-5	$19.95(s) Paper

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By	Julia	A.	Jordan
Foreword	by	Paul	E.	Minnis	and	Wayne	J.	Elisens
One tribe’s traditional knowledge of plants, presented for the first time
Residents of the Great Plains since the early 1500s, the Apache people were well
acquainted with the native flora of the region. In Plains Apache Ethnobotany, Julia
A. Jordan documents more than 110 plant species valued by the Plains Apache and
preserves a wealth of detail concerning traditional Apache collection, preparation,
and use of these plant species for food, medicine, ritual, and material culture.
The traditional Apache economy centered on hunting, gathering, and trading
with other tribes. Throughout their long history the Apache lived in or traveled
to many different parts of the plains, gaining an intimate knowledge of a wide
variety of plant resources. Part of this traditional knowledge, especially that per-
taining to plants of Oklahoma, has been captured here by Jordan’s fieldwork,
conducted with elders of the Apache Tribe of Oklahoma in the mid-1960s, a time
when much traditional knowledge was being lost.
Plains Apache Ethnobotany is the most comprehensive ethnobotanical study of a
southern plains tribe. Handsomely illustrated, this book is a valuable resource for
ethnobotanists, anthropologists, historians, and anyone interested in American
Indian use of native plants.
Julia A. Jordan holds a master’s degree in anthropology from the University of
Oklahoma. As a research anthropologist, she conducted extensive fieldwork
among Indians of western Oklahoma as a part of the Doris Duke Indian Oral
History Project at the University of Oklahoma. Later at the Sam Noble Oklahoma
Museum of Natural History she served as consultant and co–principal investigator
for several anthropological projects. Now retired, she lives in Norman, Oklahoma.
Paul E. Minnis, Professor of Anthroplogy at the University of Oklahoma, is the                    of related interest
editor of Ethnobotany: A Reader and coeditor of Biodiversity and Native Amer-                     Biodiversity and Native America
                                                                                                  Edited	by	Paul	E.	Minnis	and	Wayne	J.	Elisens
ica. Wayne J. Elisens, Professor of Botany and curator of the Bebb Herbarium at                   978-0-8061-3232-7 $34.95(s) Cloth
                                                                                                  978-0-8061-3345-4	$16.95(s) Paper
the University of Oklahoma, is coeditor of Biodiversity and Native America.
                                                                                                  A	Reader
                                                                                                  Edited	by	Paul	E.	Minnis
                                                                                                  978-0-8061-3180-1	$24.95(s) Paper
                                                                                                  Tobacco Use by Native North Americans
                                                                                                  Sacred	Smoke	and	Silent	Killer
                                                                                                  By	Joseph	C.	Winter
                                                                                                  978-0-8061-3262-4	$65.00(s) Cloth

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new books            32    American Indian/Anthropology/Health                                                                      

                                                              “I CHOOSE LIFE”
                                                              Contemporary Medical and Religious
                                                              Practices in the Navajo World
                                                              By	Maureen	Trudelle	Schwarz
                                                              How Navajos navigate the complex world of medicine
                                                              Surgery, blood transfusions, CPR, and organ transplantation are common
                                                              biomedical procedures for treating trauma and disease. But for Navajo Indians,
                                                              these treatments can conflict with their traditional understanding of health and
                                                              well-being. This book investigates how Navajos navigate their medically and reli-
                                                              giously pluralistic world while coping with illness. Focusing on Navajo attitudes
                                                              toward invasive procedures, Maureen Trudelle Schwarz reveals the ideological
                                                              conflicts experienced by Navajo patients and the reasons behind the choices they
                                                              make to promote their own health and healing.
                                                              Schwarz has conducted extensive interviews with patients, traditional herbalists and
                                                              ceremonial practitioners, and members of Native American Church and Christian
                                                              denominations to reveal the variety of perspectives toward biomedicine that
                                                              prevail on the reservation and to show how each group within the tribe copes
                                                              with health-related issues. She describes how Navajos interpret numerous health
                                                              issues in terms of local understanding, drawing on both their own and biomedical
                                                              or Christian traditions. She also provides insight into how Navajos use ceremonial
                                                              practice and prayer to deal with the consequences of amputation or transplantation.
                                                              Volume 2 in the New Directions in Native American Studies series
                                                              Maureen Trudelle Schwarz is Professor of Anthropology at Syracuse University,
                                                              Syracuse, New York. Her previous publications include Blood and Voice: Navajo
                                                              Women Ceremonial Practitioners; Navajo Lifeways: Contemporary Issues,
                                                              Ancient Knowledge; and Molded in the Image of Changing Woman: Navajo
o f r e l at e d i n t e r e s t
                                                              Views on the Human Body and Personhood.
Navajo Lifeways
Contemporary	Issues,	Ancient	Knowledge
By	Maureen	Trudelle	Schwarz
978-0-8061-3310-2 $29.95 Cloth
The Navajos
Revised	Edition
By	Ruth	M.	Underhill
978-0-8061-1816-1 $19.95 Paper
The Peyote Religion among the Navajo
Second	Edition
By	David	F.	Aberle
978-0-8061-2382-0 $34.95(s) Paper

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fall/winter        2008                                                                        History/American Indian/Religion                    33    new books

Prophecy, Resistance, and Renewal in
Native American Religions
By	Lee	Irwin
A comprehensive sourcebook on American Indian prophecy and prophets
For longer than five centuries, Native Americans have struggled to adapt to
colonialism, missionization, and government control policies. This first compre-
hensive survey of prophetic movements in Native North America tells how
religious leaders blended indigenous beliefs with Christianity’s prophetic traditions
to respond to those challenges.
Lee Irwin gathers a scattered literature to provide a single-volume overview that
depicts American Indians’ creative synthesis of their own religious beliefs and
practices with a variety of Christian theological ideas and moral teachings. He
traces continuities in the prophetic tradition from eighteenth-century Delaware
prophets to Western dream dance visionaries, showing that Native American
prophecy was not merely borrowed from Christianity but emerged from an
interweaving of Christian and ancient North American teachings integral to
Native religions.
From the highly assimilated ideas of the Puget Sound Shakers to such resistance
movements as that of the Shawnee Prophet, Irwin tells how the integration of
non-Native beliefs with prophetic teachings gave rise to diverse ethnotheologies
with unique features. He surveys the beliefs and practices of the nation to which
each prophet belonged, then describes his or her life and teachings, the codification
of those teachings, and the impact they had on both the community and the history
of Native religions. Key hard-to-find primary texts are included in an appendix.
An introduction to an important strand within the rich tapestry of Native religions,
Coming Down from Above shows the remarkable responsiveness of those beliefs                          of related interest
                                                                                                     The Dream Seekers
to historical events. It is an unprecedented, encyclopedic sourcebook for anyone                     Native	American	Visionary	Traditions	of	the	Great	Plains
interested in the roots of Native theology.                                                          By	Lee	Irwin
                                                                                                     978-0-8061-2893-1	$19.95 Paper
Volume 258 in the Civilization of the American Indian Series                                         Dreamer-Prophets of the Columbia Plateau
                                                                                                     Smohalla	and	Skolaksin
                                                                                                     By	Robert	H.	Ruby,	John	A.	Brown,	and	Herman	J.	Viola
Lee Irwin, Department Chair and Professor of Religious Studies at the College                        978-0-8061-3430-7	$19.95 Paper
of Charleston, is author of The Dream Seekers: Native American Visionary                             yellowtail: Crow Medicine Man and Sun Dance Chief
                                                                                                     An	Autobiography
Traditions of the Great Plains and editor of Native American Spirituality: A                         By	Thomas	Yellowtail	and	Michael	Oren	Fitzgerald
Critical Reader.                                                                                     978-0-8061-2602-9	$16.95 Paper

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                                                                       JOURNEy TO THE WEST
                                                                       The Alabama and Coushatta Indians
                                                                       By	Sheri	Marie	Shuck-Hall
                                                                       A history of two affiliated peoples through five centuries of strife and survival
                                                                       When Europeans battled for control over North America in the eighteenth century,
                                                                       American Indians were caught in the cross fire. Two such peoples, the Alabamas
                                                                       and Coushattas, made the difficult decision to migrate from their ancestral lands
                                                                       and thereby preserve their world on their own terms. In this book, Sheri Marie
                                                                       Shuck-Hall traces the gradual movement of the Alabamas and Coushattas from
                                                                       their origins in the Southeast to their nineteenth-century settlement in East Texas,
                                                                       exploring their motivations for migrating west and revealing how their shared
                                                                       experience affected their identity.
                                                                       The first book to examine these peoples over such an extensive period, The
                                                                       Alabama and Coushatta Indians tells how they built and maintained their sover-
                                                                       eignty despite five hundred years of trauma and change. Blending oral tradition,
                                                                       archaeological data, and archival sources, Shuck-Hall shows how they joined
                                                                       forces in the seventeenth century after their first contact with Europeans, then used
                                                                       trade and diplomatic relations to ally themselves with these newcomers and with
                                                                       larger Indian groups—including the Creeks, Caddos, and Western Cherokees—to
                                                                       ensure their continuing independence.
                                                                       In relating how the Alabamas and Coushattas determined their own future
                                                                       through careful reflection and forceful action, this book provides much-needed
                                                                       information on these overlooked peoples and places southeastern Indians within
                                                                       the larger narratives of southern and American history. It shows how diaspora
                                                                       and migration shaped their worldview and identity, reflecting similar stories of
                                                                       survival in other times and places.
of related interest                                                    Volume 256 in The Civilization of the American Indian Series
Pre-removal Choctaw History
Exploring	New	Paths                                                    Sheri Marie Shuck-Hall is Associate Professor of History at Christopher Newport
By	Greg	O’Brien
978-0-8061-3916-6	$39.95(s) Cloth                                      University in Newport News, Virginia.
Contrary Neighbors
Southern	Plains	and	Removed	Indians	in	Indian	Territory
By	David	La	Vere
978-0-8061-3299-0	$24.95 Paper
History of the Choctaw, Chickasaw and Natchez Indians
By	H.B.	Cushman	and	Angie	Debo
978-0-8061-3127-6	$24.95 Paper

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fall/winter         2008                                                                          Biography/American Indian                  35   new books

The Life of Angel De Cora, Winnebago Artist
By	Linda	M.	Waggoner
The first biography of this important American Indian artist
Artist, teacher, and Red Progressive, Angel De Cora (1869–1919) painted Fire Light
to capture warm memories of her Nebraska Winnebago childhood. In this biogra-
phy, Linda M. Waggoner draws on that glowing image to illuminate De Cora’s life
and artistry, which until now have been largely overlooked by scholars.
One of the first American Indian artists to be accepted within the mainstream art
world, De Cora left her childhood home on the Winnebago reservation to find
success in the urban Northeast at the turn of the twentieth century. Despite scant
documentary sources that elucidate De Cora’s private life, Waggoner has rendered
a complete picture of the woman known in her time as the first “real Indian artist.”
She depicts De Cora as a multifaceted individual who as a young girl took pride in
her traditions, forged a bond with the land that would sustain her over great
distances, and learned the role of cultural broker from her mother’s Métis family.
After studying with famed illustrator Howard Pyle at his first Brandywine
summer school, De Cora eventually succeeded in establishing the first “Native
Indian” art department at Carlisle Indian School. A founding member of the
Society of American Indians, she made a significant impact on the American Arts
and Crafts movement by promoting indigenous arts throughout her career.
Waggoner brings her broad knowledge of Winnebago culture and history to this
gracefully written book, which features more than forty illustrations. Fire Light
shows us both a consummate artist and a fully realized woman, who learned how
to traverse the borders of Red identity in a white man’s world.
Linda M. Waggoner, an independent scholar residing in Healdsburg, California, is
                                                                                                  of related interest
a specialist in Great Lakes Métis history and Winnebago culture and genealogy.
                                                                                                  Folklore of the Winnebago Tribe
                                                                                                  By	David	Lee	Smith
                                                                                                  978-0-8061-2976-1	$19.95 Cloth
                                                                                                  Te Ata
                                                                                                  Chickasaw	Storyteller,	American	Legend
                                                                                                  By	Richard	Green
                                                                                                  978-0-8061-3754-4	$16.95 Paper
                                                                                                  Singing the Songs of My Ancestors
                                                                                                  The	Life	and	Music	of	Helma	Swan,	Makah	Elder
                                                                                                  By	Linda	J.	Goodman
                                                                                                  978-0-8061-3451-2	$24.95(s) Cloth

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new books            36   Classics/Political Science                                                                                     

                                                                ROMAN POLITICAL THOUGHT AND THE
                                                                MODERN THEORETICAL IMAGINATION
                                                                By	Dean	Hammer
                                                                Links modern political theorists with the Romans who inspired them
                                                                Roman contributions to political theory have been acknowledged primarily in the
                                                                province of law and administration. Even with a growing interest among classicists
                                                                in Roman political thought, most political theorists view it as merely derivative of
                                                                Greek philosophy.
                                                                Focusing on the works of key Roman thinkers, Dean Hammer recasts the legacy
                                                                of their political thought, examining their imaginative vision of a vulnerable
                                                                political world and the relationship of the individual to this realm. By bring-
                                                                ing modern political theorists into conversation with the Romans who inspired
                                                                them—Arendt with Cicero, Machiavelli with Livy, Montesquieu with Tacitus,
                                                                Foucault with Seneca—the author shows how both ancient Roman and modern
                                                                European thinkers seek to recover an attachment to the political world that we
                                                                actually inhabit, rather than to a utopia—a “perfect nowhere” outside of the
                                                                existing order.
                                                                Brimming with fresh interpretations of both ancient and modern theorists, this
                                                                book offers provocative reading for classicists, political scientists, and anyone
                                                                interested in political theory and philosophy. It is also a timely meditation on the
                                                                hidden ways in which democracy can give way to despotism when the animating
                                                                spirit of politics succumbs to resignation, cynicism, and fear.
                                                                Volume 34 in the Oklahoma Series in Classical Culture
                                                                Dean Hammer is the John W. Wetzel Professor of Classics and Professor of Gov-
                                                                ernment at Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He is the
of related interest                                             author of The Puritan Tradition in Revolutionary, Federalist, and Whig Political
The iliad as Politics                                           Theory: A Rhetoric of Origins and The Iliad as Politics: The Performance of
The	Performance	of	Political	Thought                            Political Thought.
By	Dean	Hammer
Edited	by	Susan	Ford	Wiltshire
978-0-8061-3366-9	$34.95(s) Cloth
Ancient Rome
An	Introductory	History
By	Paul	A.	Zoch
978-0-8061-3287-7	$24.95 Paper

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Translated	by	Herbert	Jordan
Introduction	by	E.	Christian	Kopff
An accessible Iliad for twenty-first-century readers
“A splendid achievement”—Henry Taylor, Pulitzer Prize–winning poet
“A remarkably fresh and clear translation. As deceptively simple as an Attic
frieze, it is at once true to its ancient original and inviting to readers today.”
—Luc Sante, translator of Félix Fénéon’s Novels in Three Lines
A classic of Western literature for three millennia, Homer’s Iliad captivates mod-
ern readers—as it did ancient listeners—with its tale of gods and warriors at the
siege of Troy. Now Herbert Jordan’s line-for-line translation brilliantly renders
the original Greek into English blank verse—the poetic form most closely resem-
bling our spoken language.
Raising the bar set by Richmond Lattimore in 1951, Jordan employs a pleasing
five-beat meter and avoids unnecessary filler. Whereas other verse renditions are
longer than the original, owing to the translators’ indulgence in personal poetics,
Jordan avoids “line inflation.” The result, an economical translation, captures the
force and vigor of the original poem.
E. Christian Kopff’s introduction to this volume sets the stage and credits Jordan
with conveying the action and movement of the Iliad in “contemporary language
and a supple verse.” This new Iliad offers twenty-first-century readers the thrill of a
timeless epic and affords instructors a much-needed alternative for literature surveys.
Volume 35 in the Oklahoma Series in Classical Culture
Herbert Jordan, an attorney, is an independent scholar of Greek. He resides in
Roxbury, New York. E. Christian Kopff, Associate Director of the Honors Pro-
gram at the University of Colorado, Boulder, is the author of The Devil Knows                   of related interest
                                                                                                Homeric Greek
Latin: Why America Needs the Classical Tradition and the editor of a Greek                      A	Book	for	Beginners,	Revised	Edition
edition of Euripides’ Bacchae.                                                                  By	Clyde	Pharr	and	John	Wright
                                                                                                978-0-8061-1937-3	$29.95(s) Paper
                                                                                                Selections from Homer’s iliad
                                                                                                By	Allen	R.	Benner
                                                                                                978-0-8061-3363-8	$24.95(s) Paper

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new books            38   Social Science/Political Science/International Affairs                                                                   

                                                                          INSURGENCy, TERRORISM, AND CRIME
                                                                          Shadows from the Past and Portents for the Future
                                                                          By	Max	G.	Manwaring
                                                                          Foreword	and	afterword	by	Edwin	G.	Corr
                                                                          New insights for understanding and combating Al Qaeda and other
                                                                          contemporary security threats
                                                                          Wars were once fought mainly between nations—a presumption put to rest
                                                                          on September 11, 2001. Al Qaeda showed that nonstate actors could threaten
                                                                          a traditional nation-state and pursue strategic objectives without conventional weap-
                                                                          onry, thereby altering the nature of war and often rendering military
                                                                          firepower meaningless.
                                                                          National security expert Max G. Manwaring examines the emergence of nonstate
                                                                          actors in a geopolitical world. Manwaring invites policy makers to look past familiar
                                                                          insurgencies such as those in Vietnam and Iraq and consider global security problems
                                                                          from multiple perspectives. He concludes that the use of calculated political and psy-
                                                                          chological power may be the most effective response in many situations.
                                                                          The power to make war no longer rests solely in the hands of traditional govern-
                                                                          ments. Manwaring analyzes the context, conduct, and outcome of today’s irregular
                                                                          wars and applies proven methods of effective response to seven case studies: Colom-
                                                                          bia, Al Qaeda, Portugal, Uruguay, Venezuela, Italy, and Central American gangs and
                                                                          criminal organizations.
                                                                          Insurgency, Terrorism, and Crime translates the cogent lessons of recent events into
                                                                          workable strategies for tomorrow’s leaders. This book is required reading for students
                                                                          of national security policy and foreign-policy analysis.
                                                                          Volume 5 in the International and Security Affairs Series
also in the international and security affairs series
                                                                          Max G. Manwaring has studied and observed security issues for over forty years. A
Uncomfortable Wars Revisited
By	John	T.	Fishel	and	Max	G.	Manwaring                                    former colonel in the U.S. Army, he is Professor of Military Strategy at the U.S. Army
978-0-8061-3711-7	$45.00(s) Cloth
                                                                          War College, where he holds the General Douglas MacArthur Chair of Research. He
An	Inside	Story	of	the	1994	Jordanian-Israeli	Treaty                      is the author of numerous books, including Uncomfortable Wars Revisited, coau-
By	HRH	Prince	El	Hassan	bin	Talal,	Abdul	S.	Majali,		
Jawad	A.	Anani,	and	Munther	J.	Haddadin                                   thored with John T. Fishel. Edwin G. Corr was United States Ambassador to Peru,
978-0-8061-3765-0	$39.95(s) Cloth
                                                                          Bolivia, and El Salvador and is retired as Associate Director of the International Pro-
Water in the Middle East
Cooperation	and	Technological	Solutions	in	the	Jordan	Valley              grams Center and Professor of Political Science at the University of Oklahoma.
By	K.	David	Hambright,	F.	Jamil	Ragep,	and	Joseph	Ginat	
978-0-8061-3758-2	$39.95(s) Cloth

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    Latin America/Anthropology                                                                       Latin America/Anthropology                 39    new books

FEEDING CHILAPA                                                                    MAyA SACRED GEOGRAPHy AND
The Birth, Life, and Death of                                                      THE CREATOR DEITIES
a Mexican Region                                                                   By	Karen	Bassie-Sweet
By	Chris	Kyle
                                                                                   A groundbreaking study linking Maya mythology to the landscape
How industrialization undid a region in Mexico
                                                                                                            The K’iche’ Maya creation story preserved
                      Scholars once treated regions as fun-                                                 in the sixteenth-century manuscript Popol
                      damental units of social organization,                                                Vuh describes the origin of the world and
                      influencing the affairs of communities and                                            its people in a setting long assumed to be
                      households. Chris Kyle renews that per-                                               the Guatemalan central highlands. Now a
                      spective by charting the history of a pre-                                            scholar with a deep knowledge of Maya
                      industrial region in the southern Mexican                                             history shows that all of these mythological
                      state of Guerrero. Examining the city of                                              events occurred at specific locations and
                      Chilapa and its surrounding countryside,                                              that this landscape was the template for the
                      he documents a region’s initial formation,                                            Maya worldview.
                      subsequent evolution, and ultimate disso-
                                                                                   Examining the primary Maya deities, Karen Bassie-Sweet links
lution, brought about by the forces of industrialization.
                                                                                   geographic features to gods and beliefs. She reconstructs key ele-
Feeding Chilapa traces the emergence of Chilapa as a textile                       ments of the Popol Vuh to argue that the three volcanoes around
center in the late eighteenth century, the reorganization of the                   Lake Atitlan were the three thunderbolt gods and that the lake
city’s hinterland in the mid-nineteenth century, and the ulti-                     was the center of the world. She also shows that the Maya view
mate dissolution of the region in the mid-twentieth century.                       of the creation of humans is centered on corn and examines core
When improved transportation enabled the movement of cheap                         beliefs about the corn cycle to propose that the creation myth
goods over long distances, subsistence and artisanal production                    was established much earlier in Maya history than previously
declined or disappeared, and labor relations, settlement geogra-                   supposed. Generously illustrated, Maya Sacred Geography and
phy, and migration patterns were transformed. Kyle offers a new                    the Creator Deities is a detailed ethnohistorical analysis of Maya
perspective on the immigration debate, exploring the factors that                  religion, cosmology, and ritual practice that convincingly links
lead rural citizens to leave economically depressed regions for                    mythology to the land. A comprehensive treatment of Maya
larger Mexican cities, border industries, or the United States.                    religion, it provides an essential resource for scholars and will
Written to be accessible to undergraduates, this volume offers                     fascinate any reader captivated by these ancient beliefs.
a counterpoint to traditional community-based studies and our                      Volume 257 in the Civilization of the American Indian Series
understanding of change in Latin America.
                                                                                   Karen Bassie-Sweet is Research Associate at the University of
Chris Kyle is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the Univer-                   Calgary and codirects the Joljá Cave Project in Mexico. She is
sity of Alabama at Birmingham and author of numerous schol-                        the author of From the Mouth of the Dark Cave: Commemora-
arly articles on rural Mexico.                                                     tive Sculpture of the Late Classic Maya and At the Edge of the
                                                                                   World: Caves and Late Classic Maya World View.

     August                       Promotion                                             November                          Promotion
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     288	 pages                      logical	 journals                                  384	 pages                           American	 and	 ethnographic	 journals
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     17	 b&w	 illus.,	 10	 maps      anthropology	 publications                         60	 drawings,	 2	 b&w	 illus.,	      anthropology	 publications
     978-0-8061-3920-3                                                                  2	 maps
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                 New in Paperback                         New in Paperback                        New in Paperback
                 CRAZy HORSE                              JOHN SUTTER                             HEART OF THE ROCK
                 A LAKOTA LIFE                            A LIFE ON THE NORTH                     THE INDIAN INVASION OF
                 By	Kingsley	M.	Bray                      AMERICAN FRONTIER                       ALCATRAZ
                 American	 Indian/Biography               By	Albert	L.	Hurtado                    By	Adam	Fortunate	Eagle
                 September	                               Biography/Western	 History              In	collaboration	with	
                 528	 pages                               October                                 Tim	Findley
                 7	 x	 10                                 432	 pages                              Foreword	by	Vine	Deloria,	Jr.
                 17	 b&w	 illus.,	 7	 maps                7	 x	 10
                 978-0-8061-3986-9                                                                History/American	 Indian
                                                          21	 b&w	 illus.,	 3	 maps
                 $24.95	 Paper                                                                    October
                                                                                                  232	 pages
                 A monumental biography                   $24.95	 Paper
                                                                                                  6	 x	 9
                 of the great Lakota                      The authoritative biography             71	 b&w	 illus.
                 warrior-leader                           of California’s renowned                978-0-8061-3989-0
                 In Crazy Horse: A Lakota Life,           gold-rush entrepreneur                  $19.95	 Paper
                 Kingsley Bray corrects older,            In the history of the American          A intimate firsthand account of a pivotal
                 idealized accounts—and draws on          frontier, John Sutter (1803–1880)       event in American Indian history
                 a greater variety of sources than        looms large. A Swiss expatriate
                 other recent biographies—to expose                                               Surrounded by San Francisco Bay,
                                                          who attempted to create a personal
                 the real Crazy Horse: not the brash                                              Alcatraz Island was once the loca-
                                                          empire in California’s Sacramento
                 Sioux warrior we have come to                                                    tion of an infamous federal prison.
                                                          Valley, he founded New Helvetia, a
                 expect but a modest, reflective man                                              In 1969, Richard Oakes and Adam
                                                          cosmopolitan settlement that drew
                 whose courage was anchored in                                                    Fortunate Eagle, then known as
                                                          overland immigrants to California in
                 Lakota piety. Bray has plumbed                                                   Adam Nordwall, instigated an
                                                          the 1840s and then—after gold was
                 interviews given by Crazy Horse’s                                                invasion of Alcatraz by American
                                                          discovered by Sutter’s employees—a
                 contemporaries in the early twenti-                                              Indians. The occupation of Alca-
                                                          flood of fortune seekers. Sutter was
                 eth century and has consulted                                                    traz remains what historian Vine
                                                          poised to become one of the rich-
                 modern Lakotas to fill in vital                                                  Deloria, Jr., has called “perhaps the
                                                          est men in the West, but rapacious
                 details of Crazy Horse’s life. The                                               most significant Indian action since
                                                          settlers and his own poor business
                 result is a comprehensive and                                                    the Little Bighorn.” In Heart of the
                                                          sense sent his dreams crashing.
                 fully annotated work that tells the                                              Rock, Fortunate Eagle provides an
                                                          Albert L. Hurtado has written the       intimate memoir of the occupa-
                 unknown story of Crazy Horse,
                                                          definitive biography of Sutter, min-    tion he helped orchestrate and the
                 tracing the forces and events that
                                                          ing a wealth of sources to create       events leading up to it. Illustrated
                 shaped his inner life and determined
                                                          the first fully documented account      with photographs that capture
                 the course of his career.
                                                          of the man and his times. John          the people, places, and actions
                 Crazy Horse: A Lakota Life is a          Sutter: A Life on the North             involved, this book brings these
                 singular achievement, scholarly and      American Frontier, a compelling         turbulent times vividly to life.
                 authoritative, offering a complete       portrait of an enigmatic figure,
                 portrait of the man and a fuller                                                 Adam Fortunate Eagle, a hereditary
                                                          explores Sutter’s life in the broader
                 understanding of his place in history.                                           member of the Ojibwe Nation, is
                                                          context of America’s rush for
                                                                                                  an artist, writer, and frequent guest
                 Volume 254 in The Civilization of        westward expansion while plumbing
                                                                                                  lecturer. He has been awarded an
                 the American Indian Series               the inner dynamics of this erstwhile
                                                                                                  honorary Doctorate of Humane
                 Kingsley M. Bray is an independent                                               Letters from the State University of
                 scholar who lives in Manchester,         Albert L. Hurtado, a native of          New York, New Paltz. Tim Findley,
                 England. He has spent the past           Sacramento, is Professor and Paul       a reporter who covered the Alca-
                 twenty years researching Plains          H. and Doris Eaton Travis Chair of      traz occupation for the San Fran-
                 Indian, especially Lakota, history       Modern American History at the          cisco Chronicle, is now a freelance
                 and ethnology. Crazy Horse was           University of Oklahoma. He is the       writer and investigative reporter
                 named Best Book of 2006 by the           author of Indian Survival on the        living in Fallon, Nevada. Vine
                 Custer Battlefield Historian and         California Frontier and Intimate        Deloria, Jr., is author of Custer
                 Museum Association, and won a            Frontiers: Sex, Gender, and Culture     Died for Your Sins and American
                 Spur Award for Best Western              in Old California. John Sutter won      Indian Policy in the Twentieth
                 Biography from the Western Writ-         the Caughey Western History             Century.
                 ers of America.                          Association Prize and was named
                                                          Co-Founder Best Book by Western-
                                                          ers International.
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New in Paperback                         New to OU Press                               New to OU Press
THE UNIVERSITy OF                        MEAN THINGS HAPPENING                         BEHIND EVERy MAN
OKLAHOMA                                 IN THIS LAND                                  THE STORy OF NANCy
A HISTORy: VOLUME 1,                     THE LIFE AND TIMES OF                         COOPER RUSSELL
1890–1917                                H. L. MITCHELL,                               By	Joan	Stauffer
By	David	W.	Levy                         CO-FOUNDER OF THE                             Biography	
History/State	 and	 Local                SOUTHERN TENANT                               August
October                                  FARMERS UNION                                 384	 pages
336	 pages                               By	H.	L.	Mitchell                             6	 x	 9
7	 x	 10                                                                               40	 b&w	 illus.
                                         Labor/History                                 978-0-8061-3952-4
76	 b&w	 illus.,	 2	 maps
                                         September                                     $19.95	 Paper
                                         384	 pages
$19.95	 Paper                                                                          C. M. Russell’s “best booster and
                                         6	 x	 9
The early history of the University of   978-0-8061-3984-5                             pardner”
Oklahoma                                 $19.95(s)	 Paper                               After Nancy Cooper married
The first in a projected three-vol-                                                    Charlie Russell in 1895, she helped
                                         A rare firsthand chronicle of one of the
ume definitive history, this book                                                      turn a journeyman cowboy and
                                         most racially progressive unions in twenti-
traces the University’s progress                                                       ranch hand who sketched and
                                         eth-century America
from territorial days to 1917.                                                         sculpted in his spare time into a
                                         When, during the Great Depres-                full-time artist who sold and exhib-
David W. Levy examines the people
                                         sion, tenant farmers and share-               ited all over the globe. In Behind
and events surrounding the school’s
                                         croppers were pushed off the land             Every Man: The Story of Nancy
formation and development, chron-
                                         they had worked but never owned,              Cooper Russell, Joan Stauffer offers
icling the determined ambition of
                                         many sought power in numbers                  the first biography of the person
pioneers to raise from an appar-
                                         by organizing unions. In 1934,                whom Charles Russell called “the
ently barren landscape a worthy
                                         seven black men and eleven white              best booster and pardner a man
institution of higher education.
                                         men organized the Southern Ten-               ever had.” Stauffer’s portrait,
Levy captures the many fac-              ant Farmers Union. Socialist Harry            evoked in the voice of its subject and
tors—academic, political, financial,     Leland Mitchell was one of those              based on a decade of research, offers
religious—that shaped the Uni-           men. Mean Things Happening in                 readers both a complete life story of
versity. Drawing on a wealth of          This Land is his autobiographical             Nancy Russell and creative insight
primary documents, he depicts the        account of SFTU struggles—against             into her thoughts and feelings.
University’s struggles with political    poverty, New Deal agencies, com-
interference, financial uncertainty,                                                   Stauffer reveals that Nancy and
                                         munists, and above all, the south-
and troubles ranging from disas-                                                       Charles’s union created a practical
                                         ern planter class—to achieve eco-
trous fires to populist witch hunts.                                                   synergy. Always an advocate for
                                         nomic justice in the cotton fields.
Yet he also portrays determined                                                        her husband, a steward of his art,
                                         In addition to its original foreword,         and a liaison to his admirers and
teachers and optimistic students
                                         by renowned socialist intellectual            critics, Nancy’s greatest contribu-
who understood the value of a col-
                                         Michael Harrington, this edition              tion may have been the inspiration
lege education.
                                         contains a new preface by Samuel              she provided Charles. “I done my
This volume is testimony to the          Mitchell, a new foreword by Carlos            best work for her,” the cowboy art-
citizens who overcame formidable         Muñoz, Jr., and the author’s post-            ist once remarked.
obstacles to build a school that sat-    humous corrections and additions.
isfied their ambitions and embodied                                                    Joan Stauffer has performed her
                                         H. L. Mitchell (1906–89) was                  one-woman stage presentation of
their hopes for the future.
                                         briefly a sharecropper in Tennes-             the life and times of Nancy Coo-
David W. Levy is the Irene and           see before cofounding the STFU                per Russell more than a hundred
Julian J. Rothbaum Professor of          and becoming a labor organizer.               times before enthusiastic audiences
Modern American History and              Samuel Mitchell, son of the author            across the country. A former chair
David Ross Boyd Professor at             and former Professor of Education,            of the Board of Directors of the
the University of Oklahoma. He           University of Calgary, is the author          Gilcrease Institute of American His-
is the author of The Debate over         of The Leader of Sharecroppers,               tory and Art in Tulsa, Oklahoma,
Vietnam and Herbert Croly of             Migrants, and Farm Workers: H.                she was honored in 1983 with the
the New Republic: The Life and           L. Mitchell and Friends. Carlos               Oklahoma Governor’s Award for
Thought of an American Progres-          Muñoz, Jr., Professor Emeritus of             Community Service. Stauffer lives
sive and coeditor of seven volumes       Ethnic Studies, University of Cali-           in Tulsa with her husband, Dale,
of the letters of Supreme Court          fornia, Berkeley, has been a central          who assisted in the research for
Justice Louis D. Brandeis.               figure in the struggles for civil and         this book.
                                         human rights, social justice, and
                                         peace since he was a student activ-
                                         ist in the 1960s.
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                 New in Paperback                         New in Paperback                         New in Paperback
                 WASHITA MEMORIES                         THE SEMINOLE                             TO CHANGE
                 EyEWITNESS VIEWS OF                      BAPTIST CHURCHES                         THEM FOREVER
                 CUSTER’S ATTACK ON                       OF OKLAHOMA                              INDIAN EDUCATION AT
                 BLACK KETTLE’S VILLAGE                   MAINTAINING A                            THE RAINy MOUNTAIN
                 By	Richard	G.	Hardorff                   TRADITIONAL                              BOARDING SCHOOL,
                 Western	 History/American	 Indian
                                                          COMMUNITy                                1893–1920
                 October                                  By	Jack	M.	Schultz                       By	Clyde	Ellis
                 464	 pages                               History/American	 Indian                 History/American	 Indian
                 6	 1/8	 x	 9	 1/4                        August                                   August
                 14	 maps                                 276	 pages                               288	 pages
                 978-0-8061-3990-6                        6	 x	 9                                  6	 x	 9
                 $26.95(s)	 Paper                         12	 b&w	 illus.,	 1	 map                 21	 illus.,	 2	 maps
                                                          978-0-8061-3980-7                        978-0-8061-3991-3
                 Firsthand testimonies by Indians and     $24.95(s)	 Paper                         $21.95(s)	 Paper
                 whites of the battle that ended tradi-
                 tional Cheyenne buffalo culture          A contemporary ethnography of            A case history of the U.S. attempt to
                                                          the role of religion in an American      assimilate American Indians
                 “The definitive work on this             indian society
                 battle.”—Journal of Military                                                      “A welcome addition to the study
                 History                                  In this contemporary ethnography,        of cultural transformation and
                                                          Jack M. Schultz examines the role        Indian struggle for survival.”—
                 On November 27, 1868, the U.S.           of religion in one American Indian       Southern Historian
                 Cavalry under Lt. Col. George            society: the Seminole Baptists of
                 Armstrong Custer attacked a peace-                                                Reservation boarding schools repre-
                                                          Oklahoma. Basing his study on
                 ful Southern Cheyenne village                                                     sented an important component in
                                                          four years of fieldwork, Schultz
                 along the Washita River in pres-                                                  the U.S. government’s campaign in
                                                          shows how the Seminole Baptist
                 ent-day western Oklahoma. This                                                    the late nineteenth and early twen-
                                                          church system helps maintain a
                 U.S. victory signaled the end of the                                              tieth century to “civilize” American
                                                          traditional community.
                 Cheyennes’ traditional way of life                                                Indians according to Anglo-Ameri-
                 and resulted in the death of Black       As Schultz explains, the Oklahoma        can standards. The history of the
                 Kettle, their most prominent peace       Seminole Baptists, rather than pas-      Rainy Mountain School in south-
                 chief.                                   sively adopting existing non-Native      western Oklahoma reveals much
                                                          structures, have actively adapted        about the form and function of the
                 In his extensive research for this       them to meet their community             Indian policy and its consequences
                 documentary history, Richard G.          needs. The people Schultz encoun-        for the Kiowa children who attend-
                 Hardorff turned up firsthand writ-       tered are Baptist: they gather           ed the school.
                 ten accounts and oral histories          several times weekly in steepled
                 of this clash of cultures on the                                                  In To Change Them Forever, Clyde
                                                          churches for prayers, hymn sing-
                 southern plains, including oral                                                   Ellis surveys changes in government
                                                          ing, and sermons based on biblical
                 narratives that had been handed                                                   policy and tells how the Kiowa
                                                          texts. But they are also Seminole,
                 down through Cheyenne families                                                    people resisted and accommodated
                                                          conducting services primarily in the
                 until they were finally recorded                                                  the efforts of school personnel to
                                                          Mvskoke language and practicing
                 or transcribed. Each document is                                                  transform them. Ellis combines
                                                          Native customs.
                 reproduced in full with an intro-                                                 archival research with personal
                 duction and extensive annotation,        Schultz surveys the history of the       memoirs, conversations with for-
                 and a general introduction places        Seminoles and discusses Seminole         mer students, and the school’s
                 the campaign and its aftermath in        Baptist beliefs and practices, leader-   official records to portray a school
                 historical context. This collection      ship roles, and the church’s             often at odds with official policy
                 of writings, along with 14 maps,         organizational structure.                and frequently neglected by the
                 allows readers to more fully recon-      Volume 233 in The Civilization of        Indian Service’s bureaucracy.
                 struct and interpret the Battle of       the American Indian Series               Clyde Ellis is Associate Professor
                 the Washita.                             Jack M. Schultz is Professor of          of History at Elon University, Elon,
                 Richard G. Hardorff, an inde-            Anthropology at Concordia Univer-        North Carolina. He is author of A
                 pendent scholar, is the author of        sity, Irvine, California.                Dancing People: Powwow Culture
                 numerous works on Custer and the                                                  on the Southern Plains. To Change
                 Plains Indians, including Indian                                                  Them Forever was named an Out-
                 Views of the Custer Fight: A Source                                               standing Book by the Gustavus
                 Book. He resides in Genoa, Illinois.                                              Myers Center for the Study of Big-
                                                                                                   otry and Human Rights.
fall/winter        2008                                                                                                      43   new books

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AFRICAN AMERICAN                            MAKING PEACE                           CASH, COLOR,
WOMEN CONFRONT THE                          WITH COCHISE                           AND COLONIALISM
WEST, 1600–2000                             THE 1872 JOURNAL                       THE POLITICS OF TRIBAL
Edited	by	Quintard	Taylor	                  OF CAPTAIN JOSEPH                      ACKNOWLEDGMENT
and	Shirley	Ann	                            ALTON SLADEN                           By	Renee	Ann	Cramer
Wilson	Moore                                Edited	by	Edwin	R.	Sweeney             History/American	 Indian/	
Social	 Science/Women                       Foreword	by	                           Political	 Science
August                                      Joseph	Alton	Sladen,	Jr.               October
400	 pages                                                                         256	 pages
                                            History/American	 Indian/Military	
6	 1/8	 x	 9	 1/4                                                                  6	 x	 9
10	 b&w	 illus.                                                                    978-0-8061-3987-6
978-0-8061-3979-1                                                                  $16.95(s)	 Paper
                                            208	 pages
$24.95(s)	 Paper                                                                   A comprehensive analysis of the
                                            5	 1/2	 x	 8	 1/2
Reconstructs the history of black women’s   978-0-8061-3978-4                      federal acknowledgment process for
participation in western settlement         $19.95	 Paper                          American Indian tribes

“A stellar collection of essays by          A tribute to the legendary chief and   “A powerful and timely compara-
talented authors who explore fasci-         his people and a remembrance of two    tive work.”—David E. Wilkins,
nating topics.”—Journal of Ameri-           courageous officers                    coauthor of Uneven Ground:
can Ethnic History                                                                 American Indian Sovereignty and
                                            “Cochise” was a name that              the Federal Law
African American Women Confront             struck terror in hearts across the
the West, 1600–2000 is the first            Southwest. Yet in the autumn of        Within the context of U.S.-Indian
major historical anthology on the           1872, Brigadier General Oliver         law, federal acknowledgment estab-
topic. The editors argue that Afri-         O. Howard and his aid-de-camp,         lishes a trust relationship between
can American women in the West              Lieutenant Joseph Alton Sladen,        an Indian tribe and the U.S. gov-
played active, though sometimes             entered Arizona’s rocky Dragoon        ernment. As a result of that trust,
unacknowledged, roles in shaping            Mountains in search of the elusive     the tribe receives significant ben-
the political, ideological, and social      Chiricahua Apache chief. Accom-        efits, including tax-exempt status,
currents that have influenced the           panied only by a guide and two         reclamation rights, and—of perhaps
United States over the past three           Apache scouts, they sought to          greatest modern-day interest to
centuries.                                  convince Cochise that the bloody       the American public—the right to
                                            fighting between his people and the    administer and profit from its own
Contributors to this volume                                                        casinos.
                                            Americans must stop. Cochise had
explore African American women’s
                                            already reached that conclusion,       Some tribes, however, have not
life experiences in the West, their
                                            but he had found no American offi-     been federally acknowledged, or, in
influences on the experiences of the
                                            cial he could trust.                   more common language, “recog-
region’s diverse peoples, and their
legacy in rural and urban com-              Sladen, Howard’s devoted aide,         nized.” In Cash, Color, and Colo-
munities from Montana to Texas              maintained a journal during their      nialism, Reneé Ann Cramer offers
and from California to Kansas. The          two-month quest from Fort Tularo-      a comprehensive analysis of the
essayists explore what it has meant         sa, New Mexico, to Cochise’s           federal acknowledgment process,
to be an African American woman,            stronghold. Joseph Sladen’s jour-      placing it in historical, legal, and
from the era of Spanish colonial            nal—enriched by Edwin R. Swee-         social context.
rule in eighteenth-century New              ney’s introduction, epilogue, and      Exploring the formal and informal
Mexico to the black power era of            lively notes—is a unique source on     struggles over acknowledgment in
the 1960s and 1970s.                        Chiricahua lifeways and an engross-    two pioneer cases, Cramer argues
                                            ing tale of travel and adventure.      that we cannot fully understand
Quintard Taylor is Scott and Doro-
thy Bullitt Professor of American           Edwin R. Sweeney is author of          the process until we understand
History at the University of Wash-          the award-winning Cochise: Chir-       the contexts within which it oper-
ington, Seattle. He is author of            icahua Apache Chief and Mangas         ates—the growth of casino interests
In Search of the Racial Frontier:           Coloradas: Chief of the Chirica-       since 1988, the prevalence of racial
African Americans in the American           hua Apaches. Frank J. Sladen, Jr.,     attitudes concerning Indian identity,
West. Shirley Ann Wilson Moore,             grandson of Joseph Alton Sladen,       and the colonial legacy of U.S.-
Professor of History at California          served in the 100th Infantry Divi-     Indian law.
State University, Sacramento, is            sion in the European theater during    Renée Ann Cramer is Assistant Pro-
author of To Place Our Deeds: The           World War II.                          fessor of Law, Politics, and Society at
African American Community in                                                      Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa.
Richmond, California, 1910–1963.
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                 New to OU Press                         New in Paperback                         New in Paperback
                 DAUGHTERS OF GAIA                       GAME WITHOUT END                         VOICES FROM ExILE
                 WOMEN IN THE ANCIENT                    STATE TERROR AND THE                     VIOLENCE AND SURVIVAL
                 MEDITERRANEAN WORLD                     POLITICS OF JUSTICE                      IN MODERN MAyA HISTORy
                 By	Bella	Vivante                        By	Jaime	Malamud-Goti                    By	Victor	Montejo
                 Classical	 Studies/Women’s	 Studies     Social	 Science/Political	 Science       Latin	 America/Anthropology
                 October                                 November                                 October
                 264	 pages                              256	 pages                               304	 pages
                 6	 1/8	 x	 9	 1/4                       5	 1/2	 x	 8	 1/2                        5	 1/2	 x	 8	 1/2
                 60	 b&w	 Illus.,	 3	 maps               978-0-8061-3977-7                        7	 b&w	 illus.
                 978-0-8061-3992-0                       $19.95(s)	 Paper                         978-0-8061-3985-2
                 $19.95(s)	 Paper                                                                 $19.95(s)	 Paper
                                                         An insider’s honest assessment of
                 Examines the origins and extent of      Argentina’s human rights trials          A searing portrayal of the consequences
                 women’s agency in ancient Western                                                of state violence against the Mayas of
                 civilization                            During the “dirty war” of the
                                                         1970s, the military junta that con-      Guatemala
                 The experiences of women in             trolled Argentina was responsible        “[Montejo’s] scholarly training
                 ancient cultures were certainly         for the kidnapping, torturing, and       in anthropology and a passionate
                 very different from those of most       killing of thousands. In 1985, dem-      commitment to his people bring
                 women today. Yet a tendency to          ocratically elected president Raul       both authority and authenticity
                 focus too much on the restrictions      Alfónsín decreed that former com-        to this work.”—Human Rights
                 early Western women faced has           manders of the dictatorship be tried     Quarterly
                 until now provided readers with         for human rights abuses. In Game
                 an incomplete picture. Daughters                                                 Elilal, exile, is the condition of
                                                         Without End, Jaime Malamud-Goti
                 of Gaia explores women’s lives in                                                thousands of Mayas who have fled
                                                         argues that, by scapegoating a few
                 four ancient civilizations of the                                                their homelands in Guatemala to
                                                         former leaders and prosecuting
                 Mediterranean: Egypt, Mesopota-                                                  escape repression and even death
                                                         only certain violations, the trials
                 mia, Greece, and Rome. Looking                                                   at the hands of their government.
                                                         helped politicize the national judi-
                 at this era with a women-centered                                                In this book, Victor Montejo, who
                                                         ciary, whose duty it was to imple-
                 perspective, Bella Vivante                                                       is both a Maya expatriate and an
                                                         ment democratic principles.
                  highlights women’s agency and                                                   anthropologist, gives voice to those
                 explains the social, political, and     As senior adviser to President           who until now have struggled in
                 cultural factors that fostered female   Alfónsín and as solicitor of the         silence—but who nevertheless have
                 empowerment.                            Supreme Court, Malamud-Goti was          found ways to reaffirm and
                                                         one of two architects of the 1984        celebrate their Mayaness.
                 Beginning with powerful images of       trials of the Argentine generals.
                 goddesses and women’s roles in the                                               Voices from Exile is the authentic
                                                         In this rare insider’s account of a
                 religious sphere, Vivante lays the                                               story of one group of Mayas from
                                                         pivotal moment in Argentinian his-
                 foundation for women’s activities                                                the Kuchumatan highlands of
                                                         tory, he demonstrates that the trials
                 in other social realms—health, eco-                                              Guatemala who fled a counterin-
                                                         failed to treat all citizens as equal
                 nomics, governance, war, philoso-                                                surgency war and sought refuge in
                                                         before the law and thus perpetu-
                 phy, and poetry. By examining the                                                Mexico. Montejo’s combination
                                                         ated the us-versus-them mentality
                 similarities and differences among                                               of autobiography, history, political
                                                         that enabled the junta to establish
                 the four Mediterranean civiliza-                                                 analysis, and testimonial narrative
                                                         authoritarian rule in the first place.
                 tions, she offers a deeper under-                                                offers a profound exploration of
                 standing of the lives of women in       Jaime Malamud-Goti was a legal           state terror and its inescapable
                 each. Drawing on her extended           adviser to political prisoners during    human cost.
                 contact with Native American            the 1976–83 military dictatorship in
                                                                                                  Victor Montejo is Professor of
                 peoples and her knowledge of            Argentina. He is author of several
                                                                                                  Native American Studies at the
                 Native concepts of women’s identi-      books including Smoke and Mirrors:
                                                                                                  University of California, Davis.
                 ties, Vivante applies new models        The Paradox of the Drug Wars.
                                                                                                  He is the author of El Q’anil: The
                 for viewing women’s roles in the        Libbet Crandon-Malamud was
                                                                                                  Man of Lightning, Testimony: The
                 ancient world.                          Associate Professor of Anthropol-
                                                                                                  Death of a Guatemalan Village,
                                                         ogy at Columbia University and
                 Bella Vivante is Associate Profes-                                               The Bird Who Cleans the World
                                                         the author of numerous publica-
                 sor of Classics at the University                                                and Other Mayan Fables, and
                                                         tions, including From the Fat of
                 of Arizona, Tucson, and editor of                                                Sculpted Stones: Poems.
                                                         Our Souls: Social Change, Political
                 Women’s Roles in Ancient Civiliza-      Process, and Medical Pluralism in
                 tions: A Reference Guide.               Bolivia.
fall/winter        2008                                                                                                   45   new books

New in Paperback                        New in Paperback                         New in Paperback
THE BLACK HAWK WAR                      UNCOMFORTABLE WARS                       THE CHOCTAWS IN
OF 1832                                 REVISITED                                OKLAHOMA
By	Patrick	J.	Jung                      By	John	T.	Fishel	and	                   FROM TRIBE TO NATION,
American	 Indian/Military	 History      Max	G.	Manwaring                         1855–1970
August                                  Foreword	and	Afterword	by	               By	Clara	Sue	Kidwell
288	 pages
                                        Edwin	G.	Corr                            Foreword	by	
6	 x	 9
16	 b&w	 illus.,	 4	 maps               Political	 Science
                                                                                 Lindsay	G.	Robertson
978-0-8061-3994-4                       September                                History/American	 Indian
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                                        6	 x	 9                                  344	 pages
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                                        Presents an updated model for conduct-
The most up-to-date narrative of the    ing unconventional warfare in today’s    The story of a people
Black Hawk War                          world                                    overcoming colonization
In 1832, facing white expansion,        In this timely book, John T. Fishel      The Choctaws in Oklahoma begins
the Sauk warrior Black Hawk             and Max G. Manwaring present a           with the Choctaws’ removal from
attempted to forge a pan-Indian         much-needed strategy for conduct-        Mississippi to Indian Territory in
alliance to preserve the homelands      ing unconventional warfare in an         the 1830s and then traces the histo-
of the confederated Sauk and Fox        increasingly violent world.              ry of the tribe’s subsequent efforts
tribes on the eastern bank of the                                                to retain and expand its rights and
                                        Developed in the early 1990s, the
Mississippi. Patrick J. Jung here                                                to reassert tribal sovereignty in the
                                        Manwaring Paradigm or SWORD
re-examines the causes, course, and                                              late twentieth century.
                                        (Small Wars Operations Research
consequences of the ensuing war
                                        Directorate) model has been tested       As Clara Sue Kidwell tells it, the
with the United States, a conflict
                                        successfully by scholars and practi-     Choctaws’ story illuminates a key
that decimated Black Hawk’s band.
                                        tioners and refined in the wake of       point in contemporary scholar-
Correcting mistakes that plagued
                                        “uncomfortable wars” around the          ship on the history of American
previous histories, and drawing on
                                        world, most notably the conflicts        Indians: that they were not passive
recent ethnohistorical interpreta-
                                        in Afghanistan and Iraq. Uncom-          victims of colonization and did not
tions, Jung shows that the outcome
                                        fortable Wars Revisited broadens         assimilate quietly into American
can be understood only by discuss-
                                        the original paradigm and applies        society. Adapting to the very struc-
ing the complexity of intertribal
                                        it to specific situations, including     tures imposed on them by their
rivalry, military ineptitude, and
                                        counterinsurgency in El Salvador,        colonizers, tribal politicians quickly
racial dynamics.
                                        Peru, and Somalia; the “Drug War”        learned to use the rhetoric of
Volume 10 in the Campaigns and          in Latin America; the invasion of        dependency on the government, but
Commanders series                       Panama; the First Gulf War; and          they also demanded justice in the
Patrick J. Jung is Assistant Profes-    more broadly, terrorism in the           form of fulfillment of their treaty
sor of History at the Milwaukee         United States and abroad.                rights. Adroitly negotiating with
School of Engineering, Milwau-          Volume 2 in the International and        the United States, the Choctaws
kee, Wisconsin, and the author of       Security Affairs Series                  have created the Choctaw Nation
numerous articles on military and                                                that exists today.
                                        John T. Fishel is Professor of
American Indian history.                                                         Volume 2 in the American Indian
                                        National Security Policy and
                                        Research Director at the Center          Law and Policy Series
                                        for Hemispheric Defense Studies          Clara Sue Kidwell is Director of the
                                        of the National Defense University.      American Indian Center at the Uni-
                                        Max G. Manwaring is Professor            versity of North Carolina, Chapel
                                        of Military Strategy at the U.S.         Hill. She is the author of numer-
                                        Army War College. Edwin G. Corr,         ous articles and books, including
                                        former United States Ambassador          Choctaws and Missionaries in Mis-
                                        to Peru, Bolivia, and El Salvador,       sissippi, 1818–1918. Lindsay G.
                                        is retired as Associate Director of      Robertson, Professor of Law at the
                                        the International Programs Center,       University of Oklahoma, is author
                                        University of Oklahoma.                  of Conquest by Law: How the
                                                                                 Discovery of America Dispossessed
                                                                                 Indigenous Peoples of Their Lands.
46   The ArThur h. ClArk CompAny
             LEONARD J. ARRINGTON                      INNOCENT BLOOD                            OKLAHOMA ROUGH RIDER
             A HISTORIAN’S LIFE                        A DOCUMENTARy                             (COLLECTOR’S EDITION)
             By	Gary	Topping                           HISTORy OF THE                            BILLy MCGINTy’S
             Biography	 and	 Autobiography/            MOUNTAIN MEADOWS                          OWN STORy
             History                                   MASSACRE                                  By	Billy	McGinty
             December                                  By	David	L.	Bigler	                       Edited	by	Jim	Fulbright	
             256	 pages                                and	Will	Bagley                           and	Albert	Stehno
             6	 x	 9	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	
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                                                                                                 Biography	 and	 Autobiography/Western	
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             historian                                                                           6	 x	 9
                                                                                                 26	 b&w	 illus.,	 1	 map
             One of the foremost American his-         $45.00(s)	 Cloth
             torians of his generation, Leonard                                                  $75.00(s)	 Cloth
                                                       Sources documenting a frontier atrocity
             J. Arrington (1913–1999) revolu-
                                                       and its cover-up
             tionized the writing of Mormon
             history and established the domi-         The slaughter of a wagon train of         Recounts a colorful career, from San Juan
             nant interpretation of the Mormon         some 120 people in southern Utah          Hill to points West
             experience. Yet until now, there has      on September 11, 1857, has long
             been little analysis of his contribu-     been the subject of controversy           Collector’s edition of 200 numbered
             tion to western history.                  and debate. Innocent Blood gath-          copies
                                                       ers key primary sources describing
             Focusing on Arrington’s intellectual                                                When Americans answered the call-
                                                       the tangled story of the Mountain
             career, Gary Topping examines                                                       to-arms after the sinking of the USS
                                                       Meadows massacre. The documents
             the facets of Arrington’s life that                                                 Maine in 1898, a wiry little Okla-
                                                       offer a clearer understanding of the
             influenced his historical ideas: how                                                homan was in the front ranks. Vet-
                                                       victims, the perpetrators, and the
             his Idaho farm background shaped                                                    eran cowboy Billy McGinty put his
                                                       reasons a frontier American theoc-
             his values and interests, and how                                                   horseman’s skills to work as one
                                                       racy sought to justify or conceal the
             his nontraditional upbringing dif-                                                  of Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Riders
                                                       participants’ guilt.
             fered from that of other young                                                      and participated in the battle of Las
             Mormons.                                  The sources allow readers to track        Guasimas, the attack on San Juan
                                                       the evolution of such myths as the        Heights, and the siege of Santiago.
             Both an engaging biography and
                                                       Southern Paiute’s guilt, the emi-
             a sharp appraisal of Arrington’s                                                    In Oklahoma Rough Rider,
                                                       grants’ provocation of their murder-
             methods and interpretive work,                                                      McGinty recounts his exploits on
                                                       ers, Brigham Young’s ignorance of
             Topping’s book expands on                                                           the battlefield and later on the
                                                       what happened, and John D. Lee’s
             Arrington’s own autobiography by                                                    stage. After the Spanish-American
                                                       sole culpability.
             offering the first thorough analysis                                                War, McGinty performed in Buffalo
             of his contributions.                     Volume 12 in the Kingdom in the           Bill’s Wild West show and won the
                                                       West series                               Cowboy Hall of Fame’s Great West-
             Gary Topping is Professor of Histo-
             ry at Salt Lake Community College,        David L. Bigler is an independent         erner award. Yet his colorful career
             Utah. He is the author of several         historian whose award-winning             has remained largely untold—until
             books, including Utah Historians          books on Utah, California, and            now. Editors Jim Fulbright and
             and the Reconstruction of Western         western American history include          Albert Stehno provide historical
             History.                                  Forgotten Kingdom: The Mormon             context for McGinty’s story.
                                                       Theocracy in the American West,           Jim Fulbright, a native Oklahoman,
                                                       1847–1896. Will Bagley, an inde-          researches and writes about the
                                                       pendent historian of the West, is         Old West. A former broadcast jour-
                                                       author of Blood of the Prophets:          nalist, he is author of W. D. Bill
                                                       Brigham Young and the Mountain            Fossett: Pioneer and Peace Officer
                                                       Meadows Massacre and many                 and Trails to Old Pond Creek.
                                                       other books on the West.                  Albert Stehno is a rancher in Bill-
                                                                                                 ings, Oklahoma; avid historian of
                                                                                                 the Cherokee Strip Cowpunchers’
                                                                                                 Association; and member of the
                                                                                                 board of directors of the Cherokee
                                                                                                 Strip Historical Society.
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A                                          Fire Light,	Waggoner,	35                     M                                         Schwarz,	I Choose Life,	32
African American Women Confront the        Fishel,	Uncomfortable Wars Revisited,	45     Magnificent Failure,	Campbell,	12         Seminole Baptist Churches of Oklahoma,
    West, 1600–2000,	Taylor/Wilson-	       Fortunate	Eagle,	Heart of the Rock,	40       Making Peace with Cochise,	Sladen,	43         The,	Schultz,	42
	 Moore,	43                                Full Court Quest,	Peavy/Smith,	1             Malamud-Goti,	Game Without End,	44        Sentimental Journey,	Strong,	18
                                                                                        Manwaring,	Insurgency, Terrorism,         Shuck-Hall,	Journey to the West,	34
B                                          G
                                                                                            and Crime,	38                         Sladen,	Making Peace with Cochise,	43
Baird/Goble,	Oklahoma,	2                   Game Without End,	Malamud-Goti,	44
                                                                                        Maya Sacred Geography,	Bassie-Sweet,	39   Smith,	Place of Refuge, A,	19
Bassie-Sweet,	Maya Sacred Geography,	39    González,	Men without Bliss,	15	
                                                                                        McGarry,	Earthlings,	27                   Spring,	With Zeal and with
Battleship Oklahoma,	Phister,	3            Grappling with Demon Rum,	Klein,	22
                                                                                        McGinty/Fulbright/Stehno,	Oklahoma            Bayonets Only,	21
Bauman,	Race and the War on Poverty,	25
                                           H                                                Rough Rider,	7,	46                    Stauffer,	Behind Every Man,	41
Beck,	Inkpaduta,	29
                                           Hammer,	Roman Political Thought and          Mean Things Happening in This Land,		     Stewart,	Placing Memory,	9
Behind Every Man,	Stauffer,	41	
                                               the Modern Theoretical Imagination,	36   	 Mitchell,	41                            Strong,	Sentimental Journey,	18
Between Two Rivers,	Sánchez,	26
                                           Hardorff,	Washita Memories,	42               Means of Transit,	Miller,	5               Sweet on the West,	Denver	Art	Museum,	
Big Sycamore Stands Alone,	Record,	28
                                           Hassrick/Cunningham,	In                      Men without Bliss,	González,	15           	 10–11
Bigler/Bagley,	Innocent Blood, 46
                                               Contemporary Rhythm,	16–17               Miller,	Means of Transit,	5
Black Hawk War of 1834, The,	Jung,	45                                                                                             T
                                           Heart of the Rock,	Fortunate	Eagle,	40       Mitchell,	Mean Things Happening in
Bray,	Crazy Horse,	40	                                                                                                            Taylor/Wilson	Moore,	African American
                                           Heart of the West,	Denver	Art	Museum,	           This Land, 41
                                                                                                                                      Women Confront the West,
C                                          	 10–11                                      Montejo,	Voices from Exile,	44
                                                                                                                                      1600–2000,	43
Campbell,	Magnificent Failure,	12          Homer/Jordan,	Iliad, The,	37
                                                                                        O                                         Texas Devils,	Collins,	13
Cash, Color, and Colonialism,	Cramer,	43   Humphrey,	Once Upon a Time in War,	6
                                                                                        Oklahoma,	Baird/Goble,	2                  They Are All Red Out Here,	Johnson,	23
Cherokee Thoughts,	Conley,	4               Hurtado,	John Sutter,	40
                                                                                        Oklahoma Rough Rider,	                    To Change Them Forever,	Ellis,	42
Choctaws in Oklahoma, The,	Kidwell,	45
                                           I                                            	 McGinty/Fulbright/Stehno,	7,	46         Topping,	Leonard J. Arrington,	46
Coleman/Davis/Mitchell,	Western
                                           I Choose Life,	Schwarz,	32                   Once Upon a Time in War,	Humphrey,	6
    Echoes of the Harlem Renaissance, 24                                                                                          U
                                           Iliad, The,	Homer/Jordan,	37
Collins,	Texas Devils,	13                                                               P                                         Uncomfortable Wars Revisited,	Fishel,	45
                                           In Contemporary Rhythm,	
Coming Down from Above,	Irwin,	33                                                       Peavy/Smith,	Full Court Quest,	1          University of Oklahoma, The,	Levy,	41
                                           	 Hassrick/Cunningham,	16–17
Conley,	Cherokee Thoughts,	4                                                            Phister,	Battleship Oklahoma,	3
                                           Inkpaduta,	Beck,	29                                                                    V
Cramer, Cash, Color, and Colonialism,	43                                                Place of Refuge, A,	Smith,	19
                                           Innocent Blood,	Bigler/Bagley,	46                                                      Vivante,	Daughters of Gaia,	44
Crazy Horse,	Bray,	40                                                                   Placing Memory,	Stewart,	9
                                           Insurgency, Terrorism, and                                                             Voices from Exile,	Montejo,	44
                                                                                        Plains Apache Ethnobotany,	Jordan,	31
D                                              Crime,	Manwaring,	38
                                                                                        Pueblos, Spaniards, and the Kingdom of    W
Daughters of Gaia,	Vivante,	44             Irwin,	Coming Down from Above,	33
                                                                                            New Mexico,	Kessell,	8                Waggoner,	Fire Light,	35
Denver	Art	Museum,	Heart of the West,	
                                           J                                                                                      Washita Memories,	Hardorff,	42
	 10–11                                                                                 R
                                           John Sutter,	Hurtado,	40                                                               West Point Points West,	Denver	
Denver	Art	Museum,	Redrawing                                                            Race and the War on Poverty,	Bauman,	25
                                           Johnson,	They Are All Red Out Here,	23                                                 	 Art	Museum,	10–11
    Boundaries,	10–11                                                                   Record,	Big Sycamore Stands Alone,	28
                                           Jordan,	Plains Apache Ethnobotany,	31                                                  Western Echoes of the Harlem
Denver	Art	Museum,	Sweet on the                                                         Red	Hat/Schlesier,	William Wayne
                                           Journey to the West,	Shuck-Hall,	34                                                        Renaissance,	Coleman/Davis/
    West,	10–11                                                                             Red Hat, Jr.,	30
                                           Jung,	Black Hawk War of 1834, The, 45                                                  	 Mitchell,	24
Denver	Art	Museum,	West Point                                                           Redrawing Boundaries,	Denver	Art	
                                                                                                                                  William Wayne Red Hat, Jr.,	Red	Hat/
    Points West,	10–11                     K                                            	 Museum,	10–11
                                                                                                                                  	 Schlesier,	30	
Disappearing Desert,	Schipper,	14          Kessell,	Pueblos, Spaniards and the          Robinson,	Fall of a Black Army
                                                                                                                                  With Zeal and with Bayonets
                                               Kingdom of New Mexico,	8                     Officer, The,	20
E                                                                                                                                     Only,	Spring,	21
                                           Kidwell,	Choctaws in Oklahoma, The,	45       Roman Political Thought and the Modern
Earthlings,	McGarry,	27
                                           Klein,	Grappling with Demon Rum,	22              Theoretical Imagination,	Hammer,	36
Ellis,	To Change Them Forever,	42
                                           Kyle,	Feeding Chilapa, 39
                                           L                                            Sánchez,	Between Two Rivers,	26
Fall of a Black Army Officer,	The,	
                                           Leonard J. Arrington,	Topping,	46            Schipper,	Disappearing Desert,	14
	 Robinson,	20
                                           Levy,	University of Oklahoma, The,	41        Schultz,	Seminole Baptist Churches of
Feeding Chilapa, Kyle, 39
                                                                                            Oklahoma, The,	42
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