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The patriot chiefs : a chronicle of American Indian resistance

Author: Alvin M Josephy
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1976, ©1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Told through the life stories of nine Indian chiefs, this narrative depicts the American Indian effort to preserve a heritage and resist the changes brought by the white man. Hiawatha, King Philip, Pope, Pontiac, Tecumseh, Osceola, Black Hawk, Crazy Horse, and Chief Joseph each represent different tribal backgrounds, different times, and places, and different aspects of Indian leadership. Soldiers, philosophers,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Josephy, Alvin M., 1915-2005.
Patriot chiefs.
New York : Penguin Books, 1976, ©1961
(OCoLC)679432286
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alvin M Josephy
ISBN: 0140042199 9780140042191
OCLC Number: 2471999
Description: xiv, 364 pages : maps ; 20 cm
Contents: The real Hiawatha --
The betrayal of King Philip --
Popé and the Great Pueblo Uprising --
The wilderness war of Pontiac --
Tecumseh, the greatest indian--
The death of Osceola --
The rivalry of Black Hawk and Keokuk --
Crazy Horse, Patriot of the Plains --
The Last Stand of Chief Joseph.
Responsibility: by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr.

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Told through the life stories of nine Indian chiefs, this narrative depicts the American Indian effort to preserve a heritage and resist the changes brought by the white man. Hiawatha, King Philip, Pope, Pontiac, Tecumseh, Osceola, Black Hawk, Crazy Horse, and Chief Joseph each represent different tribal backgrounds, different times, and places, and different aspects of Indian leadership. Soldiers, philosophers, orators, and statesmen, these leaders were the patriots of their people.

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