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The Comanches : lords of the south plains

Author: Ernest Wallace; E Adamson Hoebel
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 1952. ©1952
Series: Civilization of the American Indian series, v. 34.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book is the story of "The People", the spartans of the prairies, who at one time fought and defeated the Utes, Pawnees, Osages, Tonkawas, Apaches, and Navahos. They ruled an area that included Texas, Oklahoma, portions of New Mexico, Colorado, and Kansas, and effectively made living unsafe for white settlers.
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Wallace, Ernest.
Comanches.
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, ©1952
(OCoLC)805925170
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Wallace; E Adamson Hoebel
ISBN: 0806102497 9780806102498
OCLC Number: 1175397
Description: xvii, 381 pages : illustrations (black and white), portraits, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Comanchería --
The people --
The horse and the buffalo --
Food, clothing, and dwellings --
At work and play --
From cradle to grave --
The search for power --
Cosmogony and folk beliefs --
Government and law --
Warfare --
The lords of the south plains --
On the reservation.
Series Title: Civilization of the American Indian series, v. 34.
Responsibility: by Ernest Wallace & E. Adamson Hoebel.

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This book is the story of "The People", the spartans of the prairies, who at one time fought and defeated the Utes, Pawnees, Osages, Tonkawas, Apaches, and Navahos. They ruled an area that included Texas, Oklahoma, portions of New Mexico, Colorado, and Kansas, and effectively made living unsafe for white settlers.

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