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Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history
Title:
Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history
ISBN:
9781416591054
Publication Information:
New York : Scribner, 2010.
Physical Description:
viii, 371 p. : ill. (8 plates), map ; 24 cm.
Contents:
A new kind of war -- A lethal paradise -- Worlds in collision -- High lonesome -- The wolf's howl -- Blood and smoke -- Dream visions and Apocalypse -- White squaw -- Chasing the wind -- Death's innocent face -- War to the knife -- White queen of the Comanches -- The rise of Quanah -- Uncivil wars -- Peace, and other horrors -- The anti-Custer -- Mackenzie unbound -- The hide men and the messiah -- The Red River War -- Forward, in defeat -- This was a man -- Resting here until day breaks.
Abstract:
A stunning historical account of the battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West?-in the tradition of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. --publisher
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Book