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The Indian chief as tragic hero : native resistance and the literatures of America, from Moctezuma to Tecumseh

Author: Gordon M Sayre
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The leaders of anti-colonial wars of resistance - Metacom, Pontiac, Tecumseh and Cuauhtemoc - spread fear across the frontiers of North America. However, after their defeat, they became martyrs. Gordon Sayre analyses the tragedies and epics written aboutthese leaders and explores their own speeches and strategies.
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Sayre, Gordon M. (Gordon Mitchell), 1964-
Indian chief as tragic hero.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)649976304
Named Person: Tecumseh; Pontiac, chef Outaouais
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon M Sayre
ISBN: 0807829706 9780807829707 0807856320 9780807856321
OCLC Number: 58788866
Description: x, 357 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables ; 24 cm
Contents: From enemy to hero --
Moctezuma --
Metacom --
Pontiac --
Logan --
The Natchez --
The Pueblo revolt --
Tecumseh.
Responsibility: Gordon M. Sayre.
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Includes chapters on seven major resistance struggles, including the Pueblo Revolt of 1680 and the Natchez Massacre of 1729. This book offers an analysis of not only the tragedies and epics written  Read more...

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