Records, Reports, and Recollections of Military Life and Service in the West
By Frank N. Schubert
$24.95 Paperback 978-0-8263-2310-1 January 2009
All students of the frontier army as well as aficionados with a special interest in the Buffalo Soldiers will find this an invaluable tool. Drawing on a wide variety of periodicals, military records, and letters, the book covers such key topics as the legislative origin of the inclusion of black soldiers in the army.
This history and guidebook is composed of two parts: first, narratives of the Plains Indian conflicts and, second, directions to battle sites in Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming.
First published in 1984, Robert Utley's The Indian Frontier of the American West 1846-1890 is considered a classic for both students and scholars. For this revision, Utley includes scholarship and research that has become available in recent years.
The first full ethnohistory of American Indian responses to, and participation in, World War II; beginning with the drift toward war in the 1930s, including their reactions to propaganda campaigns directed at them by Nazi sympathizers.
Missing Records from the Civil War in the Southwest, 1861-1862
By John P. Wilson
$24.95 Hardcover 978-0-8263-2290-6 October 2001
Newly-available records from the Civil War in the Southwest, drawn from both Union and Confederate sources, give a much-improved understanding of that period through the words of those who shaped and participated in events at that time.
"Ramirez has given us a rather unique and clear-eyed view inside the life and times and thoughts of a young Chicano who joins the marines and goes to Vietnam to find his destiny. . . . Fascinating reading."--Joseph L. Galloway, author of We Were Soldiers Once . . . And Young.