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Capps, Benjamin 1922-2001

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Works: 42 works in 184 publications in 2 languages and 17,440 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History 
Classifications: PS3553.A59, 813.54
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The Indians by Time-Life Books( Book )
31 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,384 libraries worldwide
Illustrated chronicles of Indian life, culture, rituals, confrontations with the white man, etc. on the Western frontier
The great chiefs by Time-Life Books( Book )
25 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,175 libraries worldwide
Recounts the lives and deeds of Cochise, Geronimo, Quanah Parker, and other Indian leaders and discusses this history, customs and daily life
The Warren wagontrain raid : the first complete account of an historic Indian attack and its aftermath by Benjamin Capps( Book )
7 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in English and held by 1,320 libraries worldwide
Fictionalized account of the 1871 Kiowa raid and the effects it had on U.S. government Indian policy
The heirs of Franklin Woodstock by Benjamin Capps( file )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 1,185 libraries worldwide
The trail to Ogallala by Benjamin Capps( Book )
15 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in English and held by 1,147 libraries worldwide
This novel won the 1964 Spur Award for best western novel of the year. It is a realistic account of a cattle drive involving 3000 head along the Western Cattle Trail from a ranch about 50 or 60 miles west of San Antonio, Texas, to Ogallala, Nebraska, in the late 1870s or early 1880s. It is obvious that this Texan author did research in preparation for this story
The white man's road by Benjamin Capps( Book )
13 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in English and held by 1,077 libraries worldwide
Set on the Fort Sill Indian reservation at the turn of the century
A woman of the people : a novel by Benjamin Capps( Book )
14 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and held by 962 libraries worldwide
Older of two girls captured by the Comanches in 1854 yearns to effect an escape but becomes integrated into tribal life
Sam Chance by Benjamin Capps( Book )
10 editions published between 1965 and 2002 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
In the cattle country of Northwest Texas in the late nineteenth century, a man had to be smart and touch
Woman Chief by Benjamin Capps( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and held by 649 libraries worldwide
A girl of the Gros Ventres tribe is captured by the Crows, and grows up to become a famous warrior
A woman of the people by Benjamin Capps( file )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 639 libraries worldwide
When her parents are killed in a raid, 11-year-old Helen Morrison and her younger sister Katy are kidnapped by a band of Comanches. Given the name Tehanita, Helen vows to maintain her white identity and clings tightly to her only possession--the dress she was wearing when captured. She is appalled by Katy's quick adjustment to her new home and family. Helen resists assimilation but she must make a decision. Should she become a woman of the People?
Tales of the Southwest by Benjamin Capps( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 616 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories which capture the essence of the Old West
The true memoirs of Charley Blankenship; a novel by Benjamin Capps( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 418 libraries worldwide
The brothers of Uterica; a novel by Benjamin Capps( Book )
4 editions published between 1967 and 1988 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
French socialist Jean Bossereau and his followers found the community of Uterica--utopia in America--in the mid-nineteenth century, based on the principles of reason, brotherly love, and communal property, but clashing personalities and practical problems conspire to bring the experiment to an end
Native Americans by Time-Life Books( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Hanging at Comanche Wells by Benjamin Capps( Book )
5 editions published between 1962 and 2001 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Les Indiens by Benjamin Capps( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in French and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Chronique vivante et documentée des Indiens d'Amérique du Nord par un spécialiste qui a grandi dans l'Ouest et s'est passionné pour la culture des Indiens des Plaines. Récit anecdotique de la vie quotidienne de ces tribus de chasseurs nomades, cultivateurs ou guerriers que les Blancs s'employèrent à chasser de leurs terroirs vers le milieu du XIXe siècle. Cérémonies religieuses, moeurs guerrières, objets familiers, institutions: c'est tout l'univers des Cheyennes, Commanches, Sioux, Séminoles, le Far West légendaire, qui nous est conté, magnifiquement illustré
The Warren Wagontrain Raid by Benjamin Capps( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Les grands chefs by Benjamin Capps( Book )
2 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Il s'agit du quatrième volume d'une collection encyclopédique qui a adopté pour thème la vie et l'histoire des conquérants de l'Ouest américain. Cette collection de présentation assez originale (couverture "rétro" en vinyle imitation cuir, avec médaillon en couleur au centre) réunit des documents inédits, des extraits d'archives, de journaux de l'époque, d'albums de famille, et des textes communiqués par divers instituts d'histoire américains. La mise en page et l'iconographie sont particulièrement soignées. Le présent volume retrace l'histoire et la vie quotidienne des chefs indiens les plus célèbres et de leurs tribus, depuis les débuts de la lutte contre les Blancs en 1833 jusqu'à la mort de Sitting Bull en 1890. [SDM]
Les grands chefs by Time-Life Books( Book )
2 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in French and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Indians : The Old West by Benjamin Capps( Book )
in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
 
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English (159)
French (6)
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