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Kit Carson & the Indians

Author: Thomas W Dunlay
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Portrayed by past historians as the greatest guide and Indian fighter in the West, Kit Carson has become in recent years a historical pariah--a brutal murderer who betrayed the Navajos, and an unwitting dupe of American expansion, and a racist. Many historians now question both his reputation and his place in the pantheon of American heroes. Here we are urged to reconsider Carson yet again. Carson was a man of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dunlay, Thomas W., 1944-
Kit Carson & the Indians.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606353424
Online version:
Dunlay, Thomas W., 1944-
Kit Carson & the Indians.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)607739171
Named Person: Kit Carson; Kit Carson; Kit Carson; Kit Carson
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas W Dunlay
ISBN: 0803217153 9780803217157 0803266421 9780803266421
OCLC Number: 43096836
Description: xx, 525 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Will the Real Kit Carson Please Stand Up? --
Backcountry --
Mountain Man --
Guide and Scout --
Indian Agent --
Soldier --
Peacemaker.
Other Titles: Kit Carson and the Indians
Responsibility: Tom Dunlay.
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Often portrayed by past historians as an Indian fighter in the West, Kit Carson (1809-68) has become a historical pariah - a brutal murderer who betrayed the Navajos, an unwitting dupe of American  Read more...

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