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The Resource Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history, S.C. Gwynne

Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history, S.C. Gwynne

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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
Title remainder
Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history
Statement of responsibility
S.C. Gwynne
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the actions of both whites and Comanches during a 40-year war over territory, in a story that begins with the kidnapping of a white girl, who grew up to marry a Comanche chief and have a son, Quanah, who became a great warrior
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gwynne, S. C.
Dewey number
  • 978.004/974572
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E99.C85
LC item number
P3835 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parker, Quanah
  • Comanche Indians
  • Comanche Indians
  • Comanche Indians
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
Label
Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history, S.C. Gwynne
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-355) and index
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 -- Peac, 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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
viii, 371 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416591054
Lccn
2009049747
Other control number
9781416591054
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • sky126035665
  • (OCoLC)424555364
  • 781760
Label
Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history, S.C. Gwynne
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-355) and index
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 -- Peac, 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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
viii, 371 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416591054
Lccn
2009049747
Other control number
9781416591054
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • sky126035665
  • (OCoLC)424555364
  • 781760

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