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by Mary Dartt
Night and Darkness in Ancient Mesoamerica is the first volume to explicitly incorporate how nocturnal aspects of the natural world were imbued with deep cultural meanings and expressed by different peoples from various time periods in Mexico and Central America.
The Memoir of a World War II Japanese American Draft Resister of Conscience
Beyond the Betrayal is a lyrically written memoir by Yoshito Kuromiya, a Nisei member of the Fair Play Committee (FPC) that was organized at the Heart Mountain War Relocation Authority camp.
During the morning hours of September 17, 1868, on a sandbar in the middle of the Republican River in eastern Colorado, a large group of Cheyenne Dog Men, Arapaho, and Sioux attacked about fifty civilian scouts under the command of Major George A. Forsyth.
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