On the Eve of Conquest
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Joseph L. Peyser
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-04-30 - Publisher: MSU Press

In 1754, Charles de Raymond, chevalier of the Royal and Military Order of Saint Louis and a captain in the Troupes de la Marine wrote a bold, candid, and revealing expose; on the French colonial posts and settlements of New France. On the Eve of the Conquest, more than an
The Conquest of the Russian Arctic
Language: en
Pages: 453
Authors: Paul R. Josephson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-09 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Spanning nine time zones, the Russian Arctic was mostly unexplored before the twentieth century. Paul Josephson describes the massive effort under Stalin to assimilate the Arctic into the Soviet empire--effects still being felt today, as Putin redoubles efforts to secure the Arctic, which he sees as key to Russia's economic
Daily Life of the Aztecs, on the Eve of the Spanish Conquest
Language: en
Pages: 321
Authors: Jacques Soustelle
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1970 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

The author describes the advancing civilization of the Aztecs destroyed by Spanish conquest
Conquest of the Atlantic
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: William H. Miller
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-16 - Publisher: Fonthill Media

Cunard, the most famous name in shipping, turns 175 years old in 2015. Cunard began back in 1840 with paddlewheel steamers, but grew and progressed and created some of the largest, fastest and most luxurious liners in their time. The final 'golden age' on the Atlantic run between Europe and
The Pueblo Revolt and the Mythology of Conquest
Language: en
Pages: 334
Authors: Michael Vincent Wilcox, Michael V. Wilcox
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-03 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

In a groundbreaking book that challenges familiar narratives of discontinuity, disease-based demographic collapse, and acculturation, Michael V. Wilcox upends many deeply held assumptions about native peoples in North America. His provocative book poses the question, What if we attempted to explain their presence in contemporary society five hundred years after