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God gave us this country : Tekamthi and the first American civil war

Author: Bil Gilbert
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Anchor Books edView all editions and formats
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The Shawnee chief Tekamthi, traditionally known as Tecumseh, was arguably the greatest of all Native American military leaders. This is the story of his life and the devastating warfare that was the Indians' last realistic chance to defeat the white man.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief; Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bil Gilbert
ISBN: 0385413572 9780385413572
OCLC Number: 21077302
Notes: Originally published: New York : Atheneum, 1989.
Description: ix, 369 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Contents: The meeting of aliens --
To be Shawnee --
1768 --
Red boys --
The making of a warrior --
A fair land but dark and bloody --
Made to smart --
The black snake --
We shall all be Americans --
The brotherhood --
Witches and spies, chiefs and governors --
To the mid day --
Red sticks and big knives --
What will I do with these women and children? --
American groundhogs and fat British dogs --
The shooting star falls --
The resurrection of Tecumseh.
Responsibility: Bil Gilbert.

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The Shawnee chief Tekamthi, traditionally known as Tecumseh, was arguably the greatest of all Native American military leaders. This is the story of his life and the devastating warfare that was the Indians' last realistic chance to defeat the white man.

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