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Capps, Benjamin 1922-2001

Works: 62 works in 322 publications in 6 languages and 17,345 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western fiction  Biography  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Instrumentalist, Commentator for written text
Classifications: PS3553.A59, 813.54
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The Indians by Time-Life Books( Book )
57 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 3,268 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 )
50 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 3,081 libraries worldwide
Recounts the lives and deeds of Sitting Bull, Cochise, Geronimo, Quanah Parker, and other Indian leaders and discusses their history, customs, and daily life of many of the Indian tribes including the Kiowas, Apache, and Shoshoni
The heirs of Franklin Woodstock by Benjamin Capps( file )
5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 1,444 libraries worldwide
The Warren wagontrain raid : the first complete account of an historic Indian attack and its aftermath by Benjamin Capps( Book )
13 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in English and held by 1,226 libraries worldwide
The first complete account of an historic Indian attack and its aftermath
The trail to Ogallala by Benjamin Capps( Book )
24 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in English and held by 1,069 libraries worldwide
Day-to-day account of a cattle drive that started in Southern Texas and ended three months later in Ogallala Nebraska
The white man's road by Benjamin Capps( Book )
19 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in English and held by 999 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 )
17 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and held by 938 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, a novel by Benjamin Capps( Book )
15 editions published between 1965 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 759 libraries worldwide
Sergeant Samuel Chance, of the Confederate Army, goes to northwest Texas, starts a herd with stray cattle, and ends up one of the legendary Texas cattle kings
A woman of the people by Benjamin Capps( file )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 589 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?
Woman Chief by Benjamin Capps( Book )
10 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and German and held by 573 libraries worldwide
A girl of the Gros Ventres tribe is captured by the Crows, and grows up to become a famous warrior
Tales of the Southwest by Benjamin Capps( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 553 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 )
4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
This free-wheeling, high-spirited novel is the story of a young man who goes West in search of freedom, romance, and excitement. When seventeen-year-old Charley Blankenship suddenly "gets an itch and can't find a place to scratch," he runs away from home. He vows not to return to Missouri until he owns a horse and a thousand dollars, and he travels far and wide, with adventures rolling his way like tumbleweed
The brothers of Uterica; a novel by Benjamin Capps( Book )
11 editions published between 1967 and 1988 in English and held by 334 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 )
6 editions published between 1973 and 1995 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Addiction neurobiology : ethical and social implications ( Book )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 139 libraries worldwide
This report reviews developments in the neuroscience of addiction, explores how they might affect the way we view and treat drug problems, and considers the issues that they raise for drug policy in Europe. In language that is easily accessible, the report presents the complex brain processes involved in addition and the ethical implications inherent to current addiction research.--Publisher's description
Hanging at Comanche Wells by Benjamin Capps( Book )
5 editions published between 1962 and 2001 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
"Three determined men-- an old judge, a weary sheriff and a worried young man-- were all that stood between the hired killer and the powerful Cattlemen's Association that wanted their personal gunman free. The Cattlemen's Association had paid for and alibi'd half-a-dozen cold blooded killings. Then their executioner had gotten out of hand and wantonly murdered for his own pleasure, sure he could count on his well-placed friends to save him-- and he could" -- page 4 of cover
Les Indiens by Benjamin Capps( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in French and held by 29 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
Die Welt der Indianer : ihr Leben, ihr Glaube, ihr Kampf by Benjamin Capps( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Indians : the Old West by Benjamin Capps( Book )
in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The Old West: The Great Chiefs by Benjamin Capps( Book )
2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Capps, Benjamin F.
Capps, Benjamin F. 1922-2001
Capps, Benjamin Franklin.
Capps, Benjamin Franklin 1922-2001
English (241)
German (23)
French (10)
Slovenian (2)
Swedish (2)
Spanish (1)
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