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Being Comanche

a social history of an American Indian community
  • 230 Pages
  • 1.49 MB
  • English
University of Arizona Press , Tucson
Comanche Indians -- History -- Sources, Comanche Indians -- Social conditions, Comanche Indians -- Ethnic identity, Social structure -- Okl



StatementMorris W. Foster.
LC ClassificationsE99.C85 F67 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 230 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1534903M
ISBN 100816512469
LC Control Number91012781

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Yet we know relatively little about the community that Comanches have shared and continue. S.C. Gwynne is the author of Hymns of the Republic and the New York Times bestsellers Rebel Yell and Empire of the Summer Moon, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle spent most of his career as a journalist, including stints with Time as bureau chief, national correspondent, and senior editor, and with Texas Monthly as executive editor.4/4().

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The book examines this continuity by focusing on the ways Author: Morris W. Foster. Get this from a library. Being Comanche: a social history of an American Indian community. [Morris W Foster] -- "Comanches have engaged Euro-Americans' curiosity for three centuries. Their relations with Spanish, French, and Anglo-Americans on the southern Plains have become a.

Which is exactly why you won't be able to put this book down once you start. It is a refreshing change from the standard unsuspecting resident moving into a haunted house tale. The book opens in Comanche, Texas with the emergence of a recently deceased outlaw named 'The Piney Woods Kid' and detailing the back story of his capture.

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Free shipping for many products. Rachel Parker Plummer (Ma – Ma ) was the daughter of James W. Parker and the cousin of Quanah Parker, last free-roaming chief of the Anglo-Texan woman of Scots-Irish descent, she was kidnapped at the age of seventeen, along with her son, James Pratt Plummer, age two, and her cousins, by a Native American raiding party.

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It is a story that challenges the idea of indigenous peoples as victims of European expansion and offers a new model for the history of colonial expansion, colonial frontiers, and Native. If you want to read about Comanche's beating their slave wives, or what wild horses think about as they are being captured and broken by cruel horsemen, this book is your ticket.

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Comanche Captives In mid-Septembera band of 40 Noconi Comanches raided through Wise County, Texas, and struck John Babb’s ranch. Theodore (age 14), called “Dot” by the family, and Bianca (10) were at play when they saw riders approaching their : Historynet Staff.

But by the mids life was becoming impossible for the nomadic Comanche, and on June 2, Quanah led his village into captivity, the last Comanche commander to do : Oliver Tree. With an active marketplace of over million items, use the Alibris Advanced Search Page to find any item you are looking for.

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Ages ago, I picked up S.C. Gwynne’s book “Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History.”I think I’d seen a positive blurb on it being nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in nonfiction, and so picked it up to get an Amazon order up to.

Comanche Nation NW Bingo RD Lawton, OK (Physical) PO Box Lawton, OK (Mailing) Ph: () or Hours Of Operation. Comanche Bibliography. Compiled by Pat Clark. Reference Department, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library. Telephone: () Email: @ See also "Comanche" and "Indians: Texas" in the Reference Files list.

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