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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

S.C. Gwynne
Format
Book
Published
New York : Scribner, c2010.
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed
Language
English
ISBN
9781416591054 (hardcover), 1416591052 (hardcover), 9781416591061 (pbk.), 1416591060 (pbk.), 9781416597155 (ebook), 1416597158 (ebook)
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.
Description
viii, 371 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-355) and index.
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