Empire of the summer moon

Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history
  • 371 Pages
  • 3.95 MB
  • 251 Downloads
  • English
by
Scribner , New York
StatementS.C. Gwynne
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE99.C85 P3835 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 371 p., [8] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24409196M
ISBN 139781416591054, 9781416597155, 9781416591061
LC Control Number2009049747

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In Empire of the Summer Moon, Gwynne details not only what the daily lives were like for the Comanche people, but how their presence and strength hindered America's westward expansion into the great plains. It provides much needed perspective for people who do not understand the intricacies and danger of a life lived in the "wild west".

Empire of the Summer Moon Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History Book Summary: Describes the actions of both whites and Comanches during a 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.

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The story of Comanche warrior and chief Quanah.