Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

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  • Author : Timothy Egan
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Pages : 390 pages
  • ISBN : 0618969020
  • Rating : 4/5 from 26 reviews
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Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher
  • Author : Timothy Egan
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 02 December 2022
GET THIS BOOK Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

A narrative account of the pioneering photographer's life-risking effort to document a disappearing North American Indian nation offers insight into the danger and resolve behind his venture, his elevation to an impassioned advocate and the posthumous discovery of his considerable achievements. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Big Burn. 75,000 first printing.

Shadow Catcher

Shadow Catcher
  • Author : Michael Burgan
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release : 02 December 2022
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"Chronicles the life of Edward S. Curtis and his 20-volume life's work, The North American Indian"--

Prophets and Ghosts

Prophets and Ghosts
  • Author : Samuel J. Redman
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 19 October 2021
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A searching account of nineteenth-century salvage anthropology, an effort to preserve the culture of ÒvanishingÓ Indigenous peoples through dispossession of the very communities it was meant to protect. In the late nineteenth century, anthropologists, linguists, archaeologists, and other chroniclers began amassing Indigenous cultural objectsÑcrafts, clothing, images, song recordingsÑby the millions. Convinced that Indigenous peoples were doomed to disappear, collectors donated these objects to museums and universities that would preserve and exhibit them. Samuel Redman dives into the archive

Understanding Others

Understanding Others
  • Author : Dominick LaCapra
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release : 15 September 2018
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To what extent do we and can we understand others—other peoples, species, times, and places? What is the role of others within ourselves, epitomized in the notion of unconscious forces? Can we come to terms with our internalized others in ways that foster mutual understanding and counteract the tendency to scapegoat, project, victimize, and indulge in prejudicial and narcissistic impulses? How do various fields or disciplines address or avoid such questions? And have these questions become particularly pressing and

The Readers Advisory Guide to Genre Fiction Third Edition

The Readers  Advisory Guide to Genre Fiction  Third Edition
  • Author : Neal Wyatt,Joyce G. Saricks
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 03 July 2019
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Everyone’s favorite guide to fiction that’s thrilling, mysterious, suspenseful, thought-provoking, romantic, and just plain fun is back—and better than ever in this completely revamped and revised edition. A must for every readers’ advisory desk, this resource is also a useful tool for collection development librarians and students in LIS programs. Inside, RA experts Wyatt and Saricks cover genres such as Psychological Suspense, Horror, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Mystery, Literary and Historical Fiction, and introduce the concepts of

The Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899

The Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899
  • Author : John J. Michalik
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 11 August 2021
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In 1899, one of America's wealthiest men assembled an interdisciplinary team of experts--many of whom would become legendary in their fields--to join him, entirely at his expense, on a voyage to the largely unknown territory of Alaska. The Harriman Expedition remains unparalleled in its conception and execution. This book follows the team closely: where they went, what they did, and what they learned--including finding early evidence of glacial retreat, assessing the nature and future of Alaska's natural resources, making important scientific

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works
  • Author : Christopher Riches,Michael Cox
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 29 January 2015
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Over 3,200 entries An essential guide to authors and their works that focuses on the general canon of British literature from the fifteenth century to the present. There is also some coverage of non-fiction such as biographies, memoirs, and science, as well as inclusion of major American and Commonwealth writers. This online-exclusive new edition adds 60,000 new words, including over 50 new entries dealing with authors who have risen to prominence in the last five years, as well as fully updating the entries

Read On History

Read On   History
  • Author : Tina Frolund
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 21 October 2013
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Make history come alive! This book helps librarians and teachers as well as readers themselves find books they will enjoy—titles that will animate and explain the past, entertain, and expand their minds. This invaluable resource offers reading lists of contemporary and classic non-fiction history books and historical fiction, covering all time periods throughout the world, and including practically all manner of human endeavors. Every book included is hand-selected as an entertaining and enlightening read! Organized by appeal characteristics, this

First Citizen

First Citizen
  • Author : Joseph Lambert, Jr.,Rick Shale
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 03 November 2022
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In 1919, the doors of Youngstown's Butler Institute of American Art were opened for the first time. Dubbed "the lighthouse of culture," both the beautiful marble museum and the artwork inside were the gift of 19th-century industrialist Joseph G. Butler, Jr., in what was the crowning achievement of a long life. Butler earned his successes with hard work, a competitive spirit and business savvy. He earned a fortune in the iron and steel industry crowded by such figures as Andrew Carnegie,

Beautiful Wasteland

Beautiful Wasteland
  • Author : Rebecca J. Kinney
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release : 18 October 2016
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According to popular media and scholarship, Detroit, the once-vibrant city that crumbled with the departure of the auto industry, is where dreams can be reborn. It is a place that, like America itself, is gritty and determined. It has faced the worst kind of adversity, and supposedly now it’s back. But what does this narrative of “new Detroit” leave out? Beautiful Wasteland reveals that the contemporary story of Detroit’s rebirth is an upcycled version of the American Dream,

On the Edge of Extinction

On the Edge of Extinction
  • Author : Royal Sutton
  • Publisher : Author House
  • Release : 01 December 2013
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It was nearly the turn of the century. Not only was the century changing but the ways of life were changing. Many new inventions were making life easier. Electricity was becoming more and more available. Travel was becoming more comfortable and convenient. The awareness of the plight of the Native American Indians was more widely known. The Wounded Knee Massacre was a recent occurrence. As more and more people were exposed to the manner in which Indians were treated, attitudes

Objects of Survivance

Objects of Survivance
  • Author : Lindsay M. Montgomery,Chip Colwell
  • Publisher : University Press of Colorado
  • Release : 21 November 2019
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Between 1893 and 1903, Jesse H. Bratley worked in Indian schools across five reservations in the American West. As a teacher Bratley was charged with forcibly assimilating Native Americans through education. Although tasked with eradicating their culture, Bratley became entranced by it—collecting artifacts and taking glass plate photographs to document the Native America he encountered. Today, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s Jesse H. Bratley Collection consists of nearly 500 photographs and 1,000 pottery and basketry pieces, beadwork, weapons, toys, musical instruments,

Invisible Reality

Invisible Reality
  • Author : Rosalyn R. LaPier
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release : 01 September 2017
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-Invisible Reality presents a vital look at Blackfeet history and the traditional belief that Blackfeet made nature adapt to them.---Provided by publisher.

Dead Wake

Dead Wake
  • Author : Erik Larson
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 12 March 2015
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On 1 May 1915, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool. The passengers - including a record number of children and infants - were anxious. Germany had declared the seas around Britain to be a war zone. For months, its submarines had brought terror to the North Atlantic. But the Lusitania's captain, William Thomas Turner, had faith in the gentlemanly terms of warfare that had, for a century, kept