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American Gun: A History of the U.S. in Ten Firearms

By: Chris Kyle and William Doyle

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, William Morrow: 2014

Seller ID: 002747


Now in paperback!: The #1 NYT bestselling author of AMERICAN SNIPER and former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle explores U.S. history through the lens of the nation's most iconic guns. Drawing on his legendary firearms knowledge and combat experience, U.S. Navy SEAL and #1 bestselling author of American Sniper Chris Kyle dramatically chronicles the story of America-from the Revolution to the present-through the lens of ten iconic guns and the remarkable heroes who used them to shap... View more info

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The Gangs of New York: An Informal History of the Underworld [used book]

By: Herbert Asbury

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Arrow Books: 2003

Seller ID: 000987


The Gangs of New York is a tour through a now unrecognisable city of abysmal poverty and habitual violence centred around the infamous slum of Five Points, with its rival Irish and American gangs. Cobbled from legend, memory, police records, the self-aggrandizements of aging crooks, popular journalism, and solid historical research, this is a powerful account of New York City's tumultuos past. Asbury presents the definitive work on this subject, an illumination of the ga... View more info

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The Wild West in Australia and America

By: Jack Drake

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2012

Seller ID: 003982


In this volume of The Wild West, Drake tells stories about the squattocracy, the cattle kings and the land barons; mounted police, sheriffs and posses in the pursuit of their elusive prey; bushrangers and outlaws and why they are so loved in popular fantasy; stockmen, ringers and cowboys; early white settlement and both friendly and hostile contact with indigenous peoples; and six shooters, gun slingers, snider rifles and infamous shoutouts. View more info

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The Outback Vs the Wild West # Sequel to The Wild West in Australia and America

By: Jack Drake

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2012

Seller ID: 003983


In this volume Drake, focuses on the famous pastoral explorers, drovers and trail drivers; the poddydodgers, horse-thieves and rustlers; the wars of the land grabbers with Australian Aborigines and the American Indians; the clashes of lawless western entrepreneurs with the laws of the bit cities in the east; the colourful females who ventured our into a man's world and made their names, the transport by puffing billies and famous stage coach lines and buckjumpers, roughr... View more info

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Lost to Time: Unforgettable Stories That History Forgot

By: Martin W. Sandler

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA, Sterling: 2015

Seller ID: 002892


"Stories that history forgot... but readers will remember." "The only thing new in the world," said Harry S. Truman, "is the history you don't know." In this fascinating collection of historical vignettes, Martin W. Sandler (author of "Resolute" and "Atlantic Ocean") restores to memory important events, people, and developments that have been lost to time. Though barely known today, these are major historical stories, from Ziryab, an eighth-century black slave whose infl... View more info

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The Mystic Warriors of the Plains: The culture, arts, crafts and religion of the Plains Indians [used book][hard to get]

By: Thomas E. Mails

Price: $50.00

Publisher: UK, Aurum Press: 2995

Seller ID: A1271


The Mystic Warriors of the Plains: The culture, arts, crafts and religion of the Plains Indians by Thomas E. Mails is a very heavy book weighing 2.3kg. "A comprehensive encyclopedia of Plains Indian lore, a reference to be consulted time and again throughout one's lifetime" Dee Brown, American History. This treasures, definitive work re-creates the life and times of the Plainsmen, the most colourful of all Native Americans, as they were before the white man built towns... View more info