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The Comanche empire

Author: Pekka Hämäläinen; William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008.
Series: Lamar series in western history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, at the high tide of imperial struggles in North America, an indigenous empire built by Comanche Indians rose to dominate the fiercely contested lands  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pekka Hämäläinen; William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies.
ISBN: 9780300126549 0300126549 9780300151176 0300151179
OCLC Number: 966463495
Notes: "Published in association with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University."
Awards: Commended for Cundill Prize 2009
Description: 512 pages.
Contents: Introduction: Reversed colonialism --
Conquest --
New order --
The embrace --
The empire of the Plains --
Greater Comanchería --
Children of the sun --
Hunger --
Collapse --
Conclusion: The shape of power.
Series Title: Lamar series in western history.
Responsibility: Pekka Hämäläinen.

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"'Cutting-edge revisionist western history... Immensely informative, particularly about activities in the eighteenth century.' Larry McMurtry, The New York Review of Books"

 
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