Tells the story of the Oglala Lakota visionary and healer Nicholas Black Elk (1863–1950) and his people during momentous twilight years of the 19th century. Reprint. 424 pp.
A concise and accessible introduction to the oldest form of writing in the world, this book traces the history of cuneiform from its beginnings in the fourth millennium BC to its eventual demise in the face of the ever expanding use of alphabetic Aramaic in the first millennium BC. 112 pp.
"Drawing on primary and secondary sources as well as interviews, Lipstadt’s book details the manner in which the Shoah moved from a little-understood, horrific casualty of WWII to its present impact on American culture, politics, and the US Jewish community ... Lipstadt’s exceptional book deserves to be in libraries as well as in colleges and universities that offer courses on the Holocaust and its aftermath ... Summing up: Essential. All levels/libraries." —"Choice". Simultaneous. Hardcover available. 204 pp.
Tells the tales of women who created the whisky industry, from Mesopotamia's first beer brewers and distillers to America's rough-and-tough bootleggers during Prohibition. 236 pp.
“There is no true social revolution without the liberation of women," explains leader of the 1983–87 revolution in Burkina Faso. Workers and peasants in that African country established a popular revolutionary government and began to combat the hunger, illiteracy and economic backwardness imposed by imperialist domination. Original. 69 pp.