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Osceola Seminole chief 1804-1838

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Works: 157 works in 256 publications in 5 languages and 17,409 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Portraits  Drama  Historical fiction 
Classifications: E99.S28, B
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Most widely held works about Osceola
    The patriot chiefs; a chronicle of American Indian leadership by Alvin M Josephy( Book )
    2 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in English and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
    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
    Brave are my people : Indian heroes not forgotten by Frank Waters( Book )
    1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 926 libraries worldwide
    The poignant, humorous, and heartbreaking lives of heroic Native American leaders of the past
    Osceola, the unconquered Indian by William B Hartley( Book )
    2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 884 libraries worldwide
    "More than any other native American leader, Osceola personifies the spirit of Indian resistance to white domination. The Seminoles never signed a peace treaty with the United States; thus, they are the only unconquered American Indians."--Introduction
    War chief of the Seminoles by May McNeer( Book )
    2 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
    A brief biography of the Seminole leader who fought against President Jackson's decree to move his people west
    Wild honey by Fern Michaels( Book )
    3 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 591 libraries worldwide
    Sloan MacAllister was the loyal white brother of a mighty Seminole chief ... an American renegade pledged to save a proud tribe from a cruel general's ruthlessness during the Indian Wars. Deep in the lush Florida wilderness, he encountered a savage golden-haired beauty, raised by the Indians since childhood. A gift to him from the grateful chief Osceola, lovely Chala joined Sloan in the battle for the Seminoles' freedom. She was a fierce warrior in a noble cause ... a woman whose love defied the treacheries of fate ... and a passionate companion as sweet and untamed as Wild Honey
    The Seminole Indians by Sonia Bleeker( Book )
    1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
    After a brief tribal history, describes Seminole Indian life in villages in the Everglades in the past and changes that have come in modern times
    Osceola's legacy by Patricia R Wickman( Book )
    8 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 562 libraries worldwide
    A short life -- Family matters -- Man versus myth : setting the record straight -- Through the eyes of those who saw him -- A lonely grave -- The forensic report -- The search for Osceola's head -- The Weedon family -- The Weedon artifacts -- Osceola's hair -- Descendents east and west -- Pitcairn Morrison's mementos -- A far-flung legacy
    Osceola, 1804-1838 by Rachel A Koestler-Grack( Book )
    1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
    Discusses the life of Seminole warrior Osceola, from his childhood in an Upper Creek village to his involvement in the Second Seminole War, capture, and death
    Light a distant fire by Lucia St. Clair Robson( Book )
    4 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
    The story of the proud Seminole, and Indian people who never surrendered
    Osceola and the great Seminole war : a struggle for justice and freedom by Thom Hatch( Book )
    3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 474 libraries worldwide
    "When he died in 1838, Seminole warrior Osceola was the most famous Native American in the world. Born a Creek, Osceola was driven from his home to Florida by General Andrew Jackson where he joined the Seminole tribe. Their paths would cross again when President Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act that would relocate the Seminoles to hostile lands and lead to the return of the slaves who had joined their tribe. Outraged Osceola declared war. This vivid history recounts how Osceola led the longest, most expensive, and deadliest war between the U.S. Army and Native Americans and how he captured the imagination of the country with his quest for justice and freedom. Insightful, meticulously researched, and thrillingly told, Thom Hatch's account of the Great Seminole War is an accomplished work that finally does justice to this great leader"--
    Osceola : Seminole warrior by Joanne Oppenheim( Book )
    1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
    A biography of the Seminole chief who led the resistance of his people against compulsory immigration from their Florida homeland to territory beyond the Mississippi
    The defenders by Ann McGovern( Book )
    2 editions published between 1970 and 1987 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
    Brief biographies of three Indian chiefs who struggled to save their people from the white man's oppression
    Osceola : Seminole rebel by Celia Bland( Book )
    2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
    Describes the life and times of the Seminole chief and warrior who struggled to prevent the removal of his people from their land in Florida
    Osceola, Seminole war chief by Wyatt Blassingame( Book )
    2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
    Biography of the Seminole leader who fought his entire life to maintain the Everglades as a home for his tribe
    Osceola and the Seminole War by Matthew G Grant( Book )
    1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
    A brief biography of the Seminole leader who fought against President Jackson's decree to move his people west
    Seminole, a drama of the Florida Indian by Theodore Pratt( Book )
    11 editions published between 1953 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 320 libraries worldwide
    The warrior by Frank G Slaughter( Book )
    5 editions published between 1956 and 1977 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
    Charles Paige, an American adopted as a blood brother by Chief Osceola, tries to save the deteriorating situation between the Seminoles and the encroaching white settlers
    Osceola : Seminole leader by Ronald Syme( Book )
    2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
    A biography of the Seminole leader who spent his life fighting the white men's attempts to deport his people from Florida
    Osceola the Seminole, or The red fawn of the Flower Land by Mayne Reid( Book )
    27 editions published between 1853 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 111 libraries worldwide
    Osceola by Micah L Issitt( file )
    1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Asi-yahola 1804-1838
Nikkanochee, Prince of Econchatti
Osceola
Osceola 1804-1838
Osceola Führer der Seminolen
Osceola militare nativo americano
Powell, Billy
Powell, Billy 1804-1838
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Օցեոլա
أوسيولا
ஒசியோலா
ოცეოლა
오세올라
オセオーラ
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English (71)
Russian (7)
Swedish (1)
Albanian (1)
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