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Finding Texas: Exploration in New Lands (Paperback)

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Book Description: TEACHER CREATED MATERIALS, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 224 x 175 mm. Brand New Book. In the 1500s, European explorers arrived in Texas in search of gold and glory. The Spanish were the first Europeans to arrive. Readers get to discover early Texas history in this fascinating nonfiction book that uses colorful images, intriguing facts, supportive text, and an accommodating glossary, index, and table of contents to introduce readers to various explorers such as Christopher Colombus, Cabeza de Vaca, Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, and La Salle. Children will be excited and engaged as they read through to also learn about the many American Indian tribes of the past. From the Caddo to the Apache, the Comanche to the Karankawa, readers will be captivated from beginning to end!. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9781433350429

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Native American Saddlery and Trappings: A History in Paper Dolls (Paperback)

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Book Description: Texas Tech Press,U.S., United States, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 298 x 242 mm. Brand New Book. Illustrating the diversity and beauty of Native American horse tack and gear, Jaye Oliver traces their evolution from the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth century. Drawing upon objects from North American museum and historical society collections, Oliver?s lush, full-color paintings sample equine finery of the various tribes of the North American Southwest, Plateau, and Great Plains. Including a historical narrative and illustrated glossary, as well as curatorial descriptions of each object portrayed, this work is as instructive as it is breathtaking. Including pictorial instructions for assembling the tack and gear, this work is for students, collectors, and aficionados of all ages, offering an unprecedented survey of the following collections: Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming; Denver Art Museum; Glenbow Museum, Alberta, Canada; Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Brown University; Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Museum of New Mexico; Montana Historical Society; Minnesota Historical Society; State Historical Society of North Dakota; Nez Percé National Historical Park, National Park Service; National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution; National Museum of Natural History/Department of Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution; Portland Art Museum, Oregon; School of American Research, Santa Fe. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780896724938

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Finding Texas: Exploration in New Lands (Paperback)

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Book Description: TEACHER CREATED MATERIALS, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 224 x 175 mm. Brand New Book. In the 1500s, European explorers arrived in Texas in search of gold and glory. The Spanish were the first Europeans to arrive. Readers get to discover early Texas history in this fascinating nonfiction book that uses colorful images, intriguing facts, supportive text, and an accommodating glossary, index, and table of contents to introduce readers to various explorers such as Christopher Colombus, Cabeza de Vaca, Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, and La Salle. Children will be excited and engaged as they read through to also learn about the many American Indian tribes of the past. From the Caddo to the Apache, the Comanche to the Karankawa, readers will be captivated from beginning to end!. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9781433350429

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Narrative of the Captivity and Extreme Sufferings of Mrs. Clarissa Plummer: Wife of the Late Mr. James Plummer, of Franklin County, State of New-York, Who, with Mrs. Caroline Harris . Were, in the Spring of 1835, with Their Unfortunate Families, . (Paperback)

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Book Description: Gale, Sabin Americana, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Title: Narrative of the captivity and extreme sufferings of Mrs. Clarissa Plummer: wife of the late Mr. James Plummer, of Franklin County, state of New-York, who, with Mrs. Caroline Harris . were, in the spring of 1835, with their unfortunate families, surprised and taken prisoners by a party of the Camanche tribe of Indians, while emigrating . to Texas: and after having been held nearly two years in captivity, and witnessed the deaths of their husbands, were fortunately redeemed from the hands of the savages by an American fur trader, a native of Georgia.Author: Rachael PlummerPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin s famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and more.Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of original works are available via print-on-demand, making them readily accessible to libraries, students, independent scholars, and readers of all ages.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++SourceLibrary: Huntington LibraryDocumentID: SABCP02643100CollectionID: CTRG98-B2071PublicationDate: 18380101SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin s Dictionary of books relating to AmericaNotes: Fictitious: a made up compilation taken partly from the story of Mrs. Horn and Mrs. Harris (no. 134) and partly from the narrative of Mrs. Rachel Plummer (no. 221) . --Ayer Coll. 209.Collation: 23 p., [1] leaf of plates: ill.; 24 cm. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781275740662

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Native American Saddlery and Trappings: A History in Paper Dolls (Paperback)

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Book Description: Texas Tech Press,U.S., United States, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 298 x 242 mm. Brand New Book. Illustrating the diversity and beauty of Native American horse tack and gear, Jaye Oliver traces their evolution from the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth century. Drawing upon objects from North American museum and historical society collections, Oliver?s lush, full-color paintings sample equine finery of the various tribes of the North American Southwest, Plateau, and Great Plains. Including a historical narrative and illustrated glossary, as well as curatorial descriptions of each object portrayed, this work is as instructive as it is breathtaking. Including pictorial instructions for assembling the tack and gear, this work is for students, collectors, and aficionados of all ages, offering an unprecedented survey of the following collections: Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming; Denver Art Museum; Glenbow Museum, Alberta, Canada; Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Brown University; Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Museum of New Mexico; Montana Historical Society; Minnesota Historical Society; State Historical Society of North Dakota; Nez Percé National Historical Park, National Park Service; National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution; National Museum of Natural History/Department of Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution; Portland Art Museum, Oregon; School of American Research, Santa Fe. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780896724938

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Narrative of the Captivity and Extreme Sufferings of Mrs. Clarissa Plummer: Wife of the Late Mr. James Plummer, of Franklin County, State of New-York, Who, with Mrs. Caroline Harris . Were, in the Spring of 1835, with Their Unfortunate Families, . (Paperback)

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Book Description: Gale, Sabin Americana, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Title: Narrative of the captivity and extreme sufferings of Mrs. Clarissa Plummer: wife of the late Mr. James Plummer, of Franklin County, state of New-York, who, with Mrs. Caroline Harris . were, in the spring of 1835, with their unfortunate families, surprised and taken prisoners by a party of the Camanche tribe of Indians, while emigrating . to Texas: and after having been held nearly two years in captivity, and witnessed the deaths of their husbands, were fortunately redeemed from the hands of the savages by an American fur trader, a native of Georgia.Author: Rachael PlummerPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin s famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and more.Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of original works are available via print-on-demand, making them readily accessible to libraries, students, independent scholars, and readers of all ages.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++SourceLibrary: Huntington LibraryDocumentID: SABCP02643100CollectionID: CTRG98-B2071PublicationDate: 18380101SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin s Dictionary of books relating to AmericaNotes: Fictitious: a made up compilation taken partly from the story of Mrs. Horn and Mrs. Harris (no. 134) and partly from the narrative of Mrs. Rachel Plummer (no. 221) . --Ayer Coll. 209.Collation: 23 p., [1] leaf of plates: ill.; 24 cm. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781275740662

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Book Description: A Plus Printing Co., Tucson, Arizona. Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". Tales of Kansas in the Civil War: The Fifth, Sixth and Ninth Cavalry Regiments Compiled from excerpts from various volumes of the Kansas State Historical Society, this NEW spiral-bound 75 page booklet is photocopied on 8.5" x 11" 60# paper. The front cover is protected by a vinyl sheet. CONTENTS "Sixth Kansas Cavalry and Its Commander" -- The commander referred to by the author, Charles E. Cory, was Lieutenant Colonel Lewis R. Jewell. The Sixth Kansas Cavalry was "different from most regiments of the United States army." Most rode their own horses, many wore civilian clothes and they were the "finest foragers that ever went to war since the days of vandals." Among the incidents related are "The Burning of Fort Scott -- Which Didn't Happen," an incidental (but friendly) meeting with Quantrill, and the Battle of Cane Hill including a sketch of the battleground. (Vol. XI 1909-1911) "A Kansas Soldier's Escape from Camp Ford, Texas" -- George W. Martin writes the story of Capt Robert Henderson, Company G, Sixth Kansas volunteer cavalry, who was captured by Confederates and sent to Camp Ford. He and two companions met numerous obstacles as they tried to make their way back to Union lines. (Vol. VIII 1903-1904) "Campaigning in the Army of the Frontier" -- Albert Robinson Greene of Company A, Ninth Kansas Cavalry, gives a colorful account of his Civil War adventures -- falling asleep his first night on guard duty, eating milk and donuts, an impromptu horse race, and even getting in some fighting now and then. He wrote from memory, aided by a diary he kept during part of his service. Here's a sample of his writing: On the 28th of November our advance guard was fired on while crossing Turkey creek, a few miles north of Neosho, Mo. We had one man badly wounded, and had no means of knowing whether the guerrillas suffered or not, as they were in a safe place and got away after a few shots at them. The next day we reached Neosho, and the officers got up a dance in the office of the Herald newspaper. The "sesesh" ladies didn't seem at all averse to having "Federals" for partners, and the fun was fast and furious until a late hour. (Vol. XIV 1915-1918) "Massacre of Confederates by Osage Indians" -- This article, by W.L. Bartles, a member of Company G, Ninth Kansas, tells of a bloody incident that occurred in the area of Humboldt. The Civil War in the west sometimes involved Indian nations. In the Humboldt area, the Osage tribe sided with the Unionists, while the Cherokees supported the Confederacy. (Vol. VIII 1903-1904) "An (Unrecorded) Incident of the War, 1862" -- "In the summer of 1862, a detachment of the Fifth Kansas cavalry of less than 200 men accomplished one of the most perilous feats of the civil war, and of which little is known except by those now living who participated therein."Thus begins a tale by John Francis, a follower of John Brown, and a member of Company D, Fifth Kansas regiment. (Vol. VII 1901-1902). Bookseller Inventory # 000473

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Life Among the Apaches (Paperback)

John C Cremony
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Book Description: Wildside Press, United States, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 140 x 216 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. The author s intention is to furnish a plain, unvarnished tale of actual occurrences and facts illustrative of the various tribes of Indians occupying that vast region which extends from the Colorado River on the west to the settlements of Texas. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781434408365

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Narrative of the Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet in California, Sonora, and Western Texas. (Paperback)

Captain Frederick Marryat
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Book Description: Gale Ecco, Sabin Americana, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Title: Narrative of the travels and adventures of Monsieur Violet in California, Sonora, and western Texas.Author: Frederick MarryatPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin s famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and more.Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of original works are available via print-on-demand, making them readily accessible to libraries, students, independent scholars, and readers of all ages.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++SourceLibrary: Huntington LibraryDocumentID: SABCP02223500CollectionID: CTRG97-B1420PublicationDate: 18430101SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin s Dictionary of books relating to AmericaNotes: First published earlier in the same year under title: The travels and romantic adventures of Monsieur Violet among the Snake Indians and wild tribes of the great western prairies.Collation: 133 p.; 23 cm. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781275709706

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Native Americans in Texas (Paperback)

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Book Description: Rosen Classroom, United States, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 208 x 173 mm. Brand New Book. Presents detailed information about the various Indian tribes of Texas, describing their history, social customs, and fateful encounters with white men following the arrival of the Europeans in the sixteenth century. Bookseller Inventory # FLT9781615324514

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Life Among the Apaches (Paperback)

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Book Description: Wildside Press, United States, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 216 x 140 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.The author s intention is to furnish a plain, unvarnished tale of actual occurrences and facts illustrative of the various tribes of Indians occupying that vast region which extends from the Colorado River on the west to the settlements of Texas. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781434408365

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Topographical Description of Texas: To Which Is Added an Account of the Indian Tribes. (Paperback)

George William Bonnell
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Book Description: Gale Ecco, Sabin Americana, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Title: Topographical description of Texas: to which is added an account of the Indian tribes.Author: George William BonnellPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin s famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and more.Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of original works are available via print-on-demand, making them readily accessible to libraries, students, independent scholars, and readers of all ages.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++SourceLibrary: Huntington LibraryDocumentID: SABCP03945900CollectionID: CTRG02-B309PublicationDate: 18400101SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin s Dictionary of books relating to AmericaNotes: Error in pagination: p. 128 omitted.Collation: viii, [7]-150 p.; 15 cm. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781275835054

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Native Americans in Texas (Paperback)

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Book Description: Rosen Classroom, United States, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 208 x 173 mm. Brand New Book. Presents detailed information about the various Indian tribes of Texas, describing their history, social customs, and fateful encounters with white men following the arrival of the Europeans in the sixteenth century. Bookseller Inventory # FLT9781615324514

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Narrative of the Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet in California, Sonora, and Western Texas. (Paperback)

Captain Frederick Marryat
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Book Description: Gale Ecco, Sabin Americana, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Title: Narrative of the travels and adventures of Monsieur Violet in California, Sonora, and western Texas.Author: Frederick MarryatPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin s famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and more.Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of original works are available via print-on-demand, making them readily accessible to libraries, students, independent scholars, and readers of all ages.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++SourceLibrary: Huntington LibraryDocumentID: SABCP02223500CollectionID: CTRG97-B1420PublicationDate: 18430101SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin s Dictionary of books relating to AmericaNotes: First published earlier in the same year under title: The travels and romantic adventures of Monsieur Violet among the Snake Indians and wild tribes of the great western prairies.Collation: 133 p.; 23 cm. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781275709706

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The Military Conquest of the Southern Plains

Leckie, William H.
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Book Description: University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, 1963. Hard Back. Book Condition: VG. Dust Jacket Condition: VG-. First Edition. Book is bound in gray cloth-covered boards with gilt title on the spine. Only defect on the book is previous owner's bookplate inside front cover. The dust jacket has rubs with scuff on the lower spine and two closed tears at top of spine. Book covers the in the Southern Plains conflicts between the Cavalry and the various tribes including indigent to Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and parts of Arkansas and Colorado. Black and white illustrations. 269 pages including the Index. Bookseller Inventory # 011117

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Topographical Description of Texas: To Which Is Added an Account of the Indian Tribes. (Paperback)

George William Bonnell
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Book Description: Gale Ecco, Sabin Americana, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Title: Topographical description of Texas: to which is added an account of the Indian tribes.Author: George William BonnellPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin s famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and more.Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of original works are available via print-on-demand, making them readily accessible to libraries, students, independent scholars, and readers of all ages.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++SourceLibrary: Huntington LibraryDocumentID: SABCP03945900CollectionID: CTRG02-B309PublicationDate: 18400101SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin s Dictionary of books relating to AmericaNotes: Error in pagination: p. 128 omitted.Collation: viii, [7]-150 p.; 15 cm. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781275835054

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Book Description: University of Oklahoma Press, United States, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New edition. 216 x 139 mm. Brand New Book. In A Texas Frontier: The Clear Fork Country and Fort Griffin, 1849-1887. Ty Cashion surveys the formative development of northwest Texas where the Clear Fork of the Brazos cuts a path between the timbered region and the treeless plains beyond. Despite the unfamiliar and often harsh environment, the first pioneers - mainly southern stock raisers - persisted through conflicts with Plains Indians, the Civil War, Reconstruction, outlawry, rapid settlement, and diversification to form a ranching-based social and economic way of life. The process turned a largely southern people into westerners. Others helped shape the history of the Clear Fork country as well. Notable among them were Anglo men and women - some of them earnest settlers, others unscrupulous opportunists - who followed the first pioneers; Indians of various tribes who claimed the land as their own or who were forcibly settled there by the white government; and African Americans, both former slaves and buffalo soldiers and their families, who remained on the land after their terms of enlistment expired. A dominant theme in Cashion s depiction of the Clear Fork country is that from its earliest days boom-and-bust cycles have characterized the region as a result of the land s fickle nature, the policies of various governments, and the business decisions of men as far away as the East Coast. An even more prominent theme is that a strain of violence touched almost every aspect of life. Soldiers and Indians, cowboys and buffalo hunters, vigilantes and outlaws provide a colorful backdrop for this history. Yet Cashion forsakes the romantic image of gunslingers and a casual acceptance of violence by portraying the more prosaic peopleand events in which a larger regional story unfolds. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780806128559

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LIFE AMONG THE APACHES

Cremony, John C.
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Book Description: A. Roman & Company, San Francisco, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: FINE. TimeLife Books, Reprinted from the 1868 edition. "A plain, unvarnished tale of actual occurrences and facts illustrative of the various tribes of Indians occupying that vast region which extends from the Colorado river on the west, to the settlements of Texas on the east, and from Taos in New Mexico to Durango in the Mexican Republic." 322 pp. Slightest wear to extremities. Gilt lettering to spine and front board, fancy design tooled to front board, all edges gilt. Leather boards, marbled endpapers, silk ribbon marker. Blank bookplate for new owner. Clena, tight, bright. Bookseller Inventory # 66877

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Narrative of the captivity and extreme sufferings of Mrs. Clarissa Plummer: wife of the late Mr. James Plummer, of Franklin County, state of New-York, . of 1835, with their unfortunate families,.

Rachael Plummer
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Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. Title: Narrative of the captivity and extreme sufferings of Mrs. Clarissa Plummer : wife of the late Mr. James Plummer, of Franklin County, state of New-York, who, with Mrs. Caroline Harris . . . were, in the spring of 1835, with their unfortunate families, surprised and taken prisoners by a party of the Camanche tribe of Indians, while emigrating . . . to Texas : and after having been held nearly two years in captivity, and witnessed the deaths of their husbands, were fortunately redeemed from the hands of the savages by an American fur trader, a native of Georgia. Author: Rachael PlummerPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabins famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U. S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more. Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and more. Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of original works are available via print-on-demand, making them readily accessible to libraries, students, independent scholars, and readers of all ages. The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: SourceLibrary: Huntington LibraryDocumentID: SABCP02643100CollectionID: CTRG98-B2071PublicationDate: 18380101SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabins Dictionary of books relating to AmericaNotes: Fictitious: a made up compilation taken partly from the story of Mrs. Horn and Mrs. Harris (no. 134) and partly from the narrative of Mrs. Rachel Plummer (no. 221) . . . --Ayer Coll. 209. Collation: 23 p. , 1 leaf of plates : ill. ; 24 cm This item ships from La Vergne,TN. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9781275740662

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The Alabama-Coushatta Indians

Hook, Jonathan B.
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Book Description: Texas A&M University Press, College Station, TX, 1997. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Photos (illustrator). First Edition. 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall. xvi, 152 pp, red cloth covered boards, glossy dj w/black-and-wht pictorial front. The author discovers the earlier tradition and influences that caused the tribe to evolve to its present form. He describes how various European intrusions changed the tribal life of the Alabamas and Coushattas. He describes village organization, leadership succession, the "law of retaliation," the jubilee celebraton of the Green Corn Festival, the matri-clan social pattern and marriage practices, burial rites, and religious practices. Bookseller Inventory # 032316

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The Caddo Indians: Tribes at the Convergence of Empires, 1542-1854 (Paperback)

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Book Description: Texas A M University Press, United States, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 230 x 154 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. In 1542 members of the thriving Caddo Indian culture came face to face with Luis de Moscoso, successor to Hernando de Soto as leader of a Spanish exploration party. That encounter marked a turning point for this centuries-old people, whose history from then on would be dominated by the interaction of the native confederacies with the empires of various European adventurers and settlers.Much has been written about the confrontations of Euro-Americans with Native Americans, but most of it has focused on the Anglo-Indian relations of the eastern part of the continent or on the final phases of the western wars. This thorough and engaging history is the first to focus intensively on the Caddos of the Texas-Louisiana border area. Primarily from the perspective of the Caddos themselves, it traces the development and effect of relations over the three hundred years from the first meeting with the Spaniards until the resettlement of the tribes on the Brazos Reserve in 1854.In an impressive work of scholarship and lucid writing, F. Todd Smith chronicles all three of the Caddo confederacies-Kadohadacho, Hasinai, and Natchitoches-as they consolidated into a single tribe to face the waves of soldiers, traders, and settlers from the empires of Spain, France, the United States, Mexico, and the Republic of Texas. It describes the delicate balance the Caddos struck with the various nations claiming the region and how that gradually evolved into a less beneficial relationship. Caught in the squeeze between Euro-American nations, the Caddos eventually sacrificed their independence and much of their culture to gain the benefits offered by the invaders. Falling victim to swindlers, they at last lost their lands and were moved to a reservation. This intriguing new view of a little-known aspect of history will fascinate those interested in the culture and fate of American Indians. Thorough in its research and comprehensive in scope, it offers valuable insight into the differing approaches of the various European and American nations to the native peoples and a compelling understanding of the futility of the efforts of even some of the most sophisticated tribes in coping successfully with the changes wrought. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780890969816

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Sam Houston: For Texas and the Union

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Book Description: Brilliance Corporation, United States, 2011. CD-Audio. Book Condition: New. Unabridged. 163 x 137 mm. Brand New. The Library of American Lives and Times ? Biographies For Grades 4-8 Correlated to the Curriculum Extend the learning through this new biography series. The Library of American Lives and Times use extensive primary resources as it brings American history to life for your students. Learn about some of the greatest players who helped in shaping America as it grew from a colony to a world super power. Through a chronological narrative, enriched with diary entries, letters, and other primary documents, students will learn about the various stages of our nation s development, as well as learning to think about history from the perspective of both individuals and society. By learning about history from a particular and unique biographical perspective, each student will learn about the following themes that form the framework for the social studies standards: Culture; People, Places, and Environments; Individual Development and Identity; Individuals, Groups, and Institutions; Power, Authority, and Governance; Production, Distribution, and Consumption; Global Connections: Civic Ideals and Practices. These books are comprehensive biographical treatments of important Americans, emphasizing not just their lives, but the times in which they lived. Each book is 112 pages with dynamic full-color photos throughout. Text is designed to make the navigation and comprehension of these more extensive supplemental books an easy transition from the third-grade material under the PowerKids Press imprint. Sam Houston: One of the leaders and founders of Texas, Sam Houston confronted all of the prevailing issues of his day. Adopted into a Native American tribe, he fought for fair treatment of Indians in the halls of Congress. Faced with the dissolution of the Union during the Civil War, he tried to lead Texas away from secession. A frontiersman, soldier, and patriot, Houston s influence can be felt well beyond the borders of the Lone Star State. A great book for your biography collection. ? Puget Sound Council These attractive titles serve not only as quality report sources, but also as general interest titles. - School Library Journal. Bookseller Inventory # BRI9781611064841

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The Caddo Indians: Tribes at the Convergence of Empires, 1542-1854 (Paperback)

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Book Description: Texas A M University Press, United States, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 230 x 154 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.In 1542 members of the thriving Caddo Indian culture came face to face with Luis de Moscoso, successor to Hernando de Soto as leader of a Spanish exploration party. That encounter marked a turning point for this centuries-old people, whose history from then on would be dominated by the interaction of the native confederacies with the empires of various European adventurers and settlers.Much has been written about the confrontations of Euro-Americans with Native Americans, but most of it has focused on the Anglo-Indian relations of the eastern part of the continent or on the final phases of the western wars. This thorough and engaging history is the first to focus intensively on the Caddos of the Texas-Louisiana border area. Primarily from the perspective of the Caddos themselves, it traces the development and effect of relations over the three hundred years from the first meeting with the Spaniards until the resettlement of the tribes on the Brazos Reserve in 1854.In an impressive work of scholarship and lucid writing, F. Todd Smith chronicles all three of the Caddo confederacies-Kadohadacho, Hasinai, and Natchitoches-as they consolidated into a single tribe to face the waves of soldiers, traders, and settlers from the empires of Spain, France, the United States, Mexico, and the Republic of Texas. It describes the delicate balance the Caddos struck with the various nations claiming the region and how that gradually evolved into a less beneficial relationship. Caught in the squeeze between Euro-American nations, the Caddos eventually sacrificed their independence and much of their culture to gain the benefits offered by the invaders. Falling victim to swindlers, they at last lost their lands and were moved to a reservation. This intriguing new view of a little-known aspect of history will fascinate those interested in the culture and fate of American Indians. Thorough in its research and comprehensive in scope, it offers valuable insight into the differing approaches of the various European and American nations to the native peoples and a compelling understanding of the futility of the efforts of even some of the most sophisticated tribes in coping successfully with the changes wrought. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780890969816

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A Texas Frontier: The Clear Fork Country and Fort Griffin, 1849-1887 (Paperback)

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Book Description: University of Oklahoma Press, United States, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New edition. 216 x 139 mm. Brand New Book. In A Texas Frontier: The Clear Fork Country and Fort Griffin, 1849-1887. Ty Cashion surveys the formative development of northwest Texas where the Clear Fork of the Brazos cuts a path between the timbered region and the treeless plains beyond. Despite the unfamiliar and often harsh environment, the first pioneers - mainly southern stock raisers - persisted through conflicts with Plains Indians, the Civil War, Reconstruction, outlawry, rapid settlement, and diversification to form a ranching-based social and economic way of life. The process turned a largely southern people into westerners. Others helped shape the history of the Clear Fork country as well. Notable among them were Anglo men and women - some of them earnest settlers, others unscrupulous opportunists - who followed the first pioneers; Indians of various tribes who claimed the land as their own or who were forcibly settled there by the white government; and African Americans, both former slaves and buffalo soldiers and their families, who remained on the land after their terms of enlistment expired. A dominant theme in Cashion s depiction of the Clear Fork country is that from its earliest days boom-and-bust cycles have characterized the region as a result of the land s fickle nature, the policies of various governments, and the business decisions of men as far away as the East Coast. An even more prominent theme is that a strain of violence touched almost every aspect of life. Soldiers and Indians, cowboys and buffalo hunters, vigilantes and outlaws provide a colorful backdrop for this history. Yet Cashion forsakes the romantic image of gunslingers and a casual acceptance of violence by portraying the more prosaic peopleand events in which a larger regional story unfolds. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780806128559

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Life Among the Apaches (Classics of the Old West)

Cremony, John C.
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Book Description: Time Life Books, Alexandria, VA, 1981. Hardbound. Book Condition: FINE. As new - gift quality! Reprinted from 1868 A. Roman edition. Embossed leather binding, gilt lettering and page edges, attached ribbon book mark, and marbleized endpapers. No dust jacket, as issued. "The author's intention is, to furnish a plain unvarnished tale of actual occurrences and facts illustrative of the various tribes of Indians occupying that vast regions which extends from the Colorado River on the West, to the settlements of Texas on the east, and from Taos in New Mexico to Durango in the Mexican Republic." The author was "Interpreter to the U.S. Boundary Commission, under the Hon. John R. Bartlett in 1949, '50 and '51. and late Major of California volunteer cavalry, operating in Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Western Arkansas". Bookseller Inventory # 29H006

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The Annals and Magazine of Natural History: Zoology, Botany, and Geology, Volume 1. (Paperback)

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Book Description: Saraswati Press, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ The Annals And Magazine Of Natural History: Zoology, Botany, And Geology, Volume 1; Issue 2 Of Princeton University Arabic Collection Nebraska State Historical Society, Alaska. Governor, American Museum of Natural History, Asiatic Society (Calcutta, India), Asiatic Society of Bengal, B. Winchester, Canada. Meteorological Service, Charles Ransley Green, Edwin Bryant, Elwood Evans, Francois Petis de la Croix, Hanserd Knollys Society for the Publication of the Works of Early English and other Baptist Writers, Hubert Howe Bancroft, Hugh Chisholm, Illinois State Academy of Science, James Pierson Beckwourth, John Burton, Montana. Auditor s Office, Mrs. Pinchard, Mu?ammad Am?n ibn ?Umar Ibn ??bid?n, Old Colony Trust Company, Boston, Old Settler s Association of Bell County, Texas, Oregon. Legislative Assembly. House of Representatives, Portland (Or.), Richard Kidder, Society of Chemical Industry (Great Britain), Thomas B. Lewis, Thomas Baldwin, Thomas Nuttall, UM-MEDSEARCH Gateway, United States, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations, United States. Utah Commission, United States. War Dept, William Abbatt, William Young, ?Abd al-Q?hir ibn ?Abd al-Ra?m?n Jurj?n?, Abraham Lockett, Charles Lewis Camp, Chippewa Tribe, Henry Lebbeus Oak, John Hart, Margaret Lewis, Montana. Office of State Treasurer, Randolph Barnes Marcy, Reuben Gold Thwaites, Seneca Nation of New York, Society of Chemical Industry (Great Britain)., United States. Dept. of the Interior, William Segar Archer, Yanktonai Band of Dakota or Sioux Indians, Charles A. Campbell, Shawnee Nation, Sinclair Hamilton Collection of American Illustrated Books, William Nemos, Joseph Joshua Peatfield, Sons of the American Revolution. New York State Society, Thomas Savage Society of Chemical Industry., 1889. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781249637103

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Life Among the Apaches

John C. Cremony
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Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. The authors intention is to furnish a plain, unvarnished tale of actual occurrences and facts illustrative of the various tribes of Indians occupying that vast region which extends from the Colorado River on the west to the settlements of Texas. This item ships from La Vergne,TN. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9781434408365

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Book Description: University of Nebraska Press, United States, 2006. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 239 x 156 mm. Brand New Book. From Dominance to Disappearance is the first detailed history of the Indians of Texas and the Near Southwest from the late eighteenth to the middle nineteenth century, a period that began with Native peoples dominating the region and ended with their disappearance, after settlers forced the Indians in Texas to take refuge in Indian Territory. Drawing on a variety of published and unpublished sources in Spanish, French, and English, F. Todd Smith traces the differing histories of Texas Native peoples. He begins in 1786, when the Spaniards concluded treaties with the Comanches and the Wichitas, among others, and traces the relations between the Native peoples and the various Euroamerican groups in Texas and the Near Southwest, an area encompassing parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma.For the first half of this period, the Native peoples - including the Caddos, the Karankawas, the Tonkawas, the Lipan Apaches, and the Atakapas as well as emigrant groups such as the Cherokees and the Alabama-Coushattas - maintained a numerical superiority over the Euro-Americans that allowed them to influence the region s economic, military, and diplomatic affairs. After Texas declared its independence, however, the power of Native peoples in Texas declined dramatically and along with it their ability to survive in the face of overwhelming hostility. From Dominance to Disappearance illuminates a poorly understood chapter in the history of Texas and its indigenous people.F. Todd Smith is an associate professor of history at the University of North Texas. He is the author of several books on Texas Indians, including The Caddo Indians: Tribes on the Convergence of Empires, 1542-1854 , The Wichita Indians: Traders of Texas and the Southern Plains, 1540-1845 , and The Caddos, the Wichitas, and the United States, 1846-1901 . Bookseller Inventory # AAJ9780803243132

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The Annals and Magazine of Natural History: Zoology, Botany, and Geology, Volume 1. (Paperback)

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Book Description: Saraswati Press, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ The Annals And Magazine Of Natural History: Zoology, Botany, And Geology, Volume 1; Issue 2 Of Princeton University Arabic Collection Nebraska State Historical Society, Alaska. Governor, American Museum of Natural History, Asiatic Society (Calcutta, India), Asiatic Society of Bengal, B. Winchester, Canada. Meteorological Service, Charles Ransley Green, Edwin Bryant, Elwood Evans, Francois Petis de la Croix, Hanserd Knollys Society for the Publication of the Works of Early English and other Baptist Writers, Hubert Howe Bancroft, Hugh Chisholm, Illinois State Academy of Science, James Pierson Beckwourth, John Burton, Montana. Auditor s Office, Mrs. Pinchard, Mu?ammad Am?n ibn ?Umar Ibn ??bid?n, Old Colony Trust Company, Boston, Old Settler s Association of Bell County, Texas, Oregon. Legislative Assembly. House of Representatives, Portland (Or.), Richard Kidder, Society of Chemical Industry (Great Britain), Thomas B. Lewis, Thomas Baldwin, Thomas Nuttall, UM-MEDSEARCH Gateway, United States, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations, United States. Utah Commission, United States. War Dept, William Abbatt, William Young, ?Abd al-Q?hir ibn ?Abd al-Ra?m?n Jurj?n?, Abraham Lockett, Charles Lewis Camp, Chippewa Tribe, Henry Lebbeus Oak, John Hart, Margaret Lewis, Montana. Office of State Treasurer, Randolph Barnes Marcy, Reuben Gold Thwaites, Seneca Nation of New York, Society of Chemical Industry (Great Britain)., United States. Dept. of the Interior, William Segar Archer, Yanktonai Band of Dakota or Sioux Indians, Charles A. Campbell, Shawnee Nation, Sinclair Hamilton Collection of American Illustrated Books, William Nemos, Joseph Joshua Peatfield, Sons of the American Revolution. New York State Society, Thomas Savage Society of Chemical Industry., 1889. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781249637103

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Book Description: University of Nebraska Press, United States, 2006. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 239 x 156 mm. Brand New Book. "From Dominance to Disappearance" is the first detailed history of the Indians of Texas and the Near Southwest from the late eighteenth to the middle nineteenth century, a period that began with Native peoples dominating the region and ended with their disappearance, after settlers forced the Indians in Texas to take refuge in Indian Territory. Drawing on a variety of published and unpublished sources in Spanish, French, and English, F. Todd Smith traces the differing histories of Texas' Native peoples. He begins in 1786, when the Spaniards concluded treaties with the Comanches and the Wichitas, among others, and traces the relations between the Native peoples and the various Euroamerican groups in Texas and the Near Southwest, an area encompassing parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma.For the first half of this period, the Native peoples - including the Caddos, the Karankawas, the Tonkawas, the Lipan Apaches, and the Atakapas as well as emigrant groups such as the Cherokees and the Alabama-Coushattas - maintained a numerical superiority over the Euro-Americans that allowed them to influence the region's economic, military, and diplomatic affairs.After Texas declared its independence, however, the power of Native peoples in Texas declined dramatically and along with it their ability to survive in the face of overwhelming hostility. "From Dominance to Disappearance" illuminates a poorly understood chapter in the history of Texas and its indigenous people.F. Todd Smith is an associate professor of history at the University of North Texas. He is the author of several books on Texas Indians, including "The Caddo Indians: Tribes on the Convergence of Empires, 1542-1854", "The Wichita Indians: Traders of Texas and the Southern Plains, 1540-1845", and "The Caddos, the Wichitas, and the United States, 1846-1901". Bookseller Inventory # AAJ9780803243132

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