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A Sorrow in Our Heart: The Life of Tecumseh, Allan W. Eckert
1 Allan W. Eckert A Sorrow in Our Heart: The Life of Tecumseh
Smithmark Publishers 1994 0831758171 / 9780831758172 First Thus Hardcover Collectible - Very Good Very Good 
Signed and inscribed by Author. Stated 1st Edition - THUS (1994 by special arrangement with W.S. Konecky Associates and John Hawkins & Assoc.). No marks or writing observed in text. APrevious owner's name on ffep. Binding tight and square. Page edges veryloightly tanned. Gently read. . . . . . . . . . . 'My favorite party question is who was Tecumseh and why is his statute at Annapolis, the Naval Academy and why did Home Depot give his name to a little lawn mower engine? Most claim a vague familiarity with the name but nothing else. Allan Eckert in his wonderful,'narrative history' tells the story of this important Shawnee Indian and his struggle to unify Indian tribes to thesis that the flood of white settlers flooding over the Appilacians into what is now Indiana and Ohio. Tecumseh travelled widely pleading with tribes to unify to no avail. Eckert tells this story in a fascinating way describing Tecumseh's immense abilities and sacrifice. If Inwere King I would decree that every American and those wishing to become American read this and the many other Eckert books which so wonderfully tell the story of early history of this country starting with French and Indian Wars and focusing on the frontier. Meet Simon Kenton a real frontiersman and his experiences. What research and story telling. Tecumseh was a natural leader, with great physical, tactical and diplomatic skills. Read this book and meet him. Why General Sherman took his name as his middle name and why the wide spread respect by his opponents- he was the only Indian leader who forbid the torture of prisoners which was common practice with other Indian leaders.' -- Quietman 
Price: 49.95 USD
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Dictionary of the American Indian, John L. Stoutenburgh
2 John L. Stoutenburgh Dictionary of the American Indian
Philosophical Library 1960 B0006AWIL8 Hardcover Used - Very Good Very Good 
No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. DJ is VG. Gently read. . . . . . . . An source book for student, researcher or individual who simply wants a clear, unbiased picture of the American Indian, who is often talked about but much mis-understood. Early works on the Indian were written when feelings ran high against the 'savages,' and many present-day works are by authors with strong feelings for one tribe or area. This comprehensive work combines information from all of these sources, as well as being the product of five years of research, interviewing and travel in the United States. Clarifying terms which are often used incorrectly, and stating the facts without prejudice or intent to influence, here at last is a book of Indian history and lore that can serve as a dependable source of information about a people important in our own history and culture. 
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Fighting Indian Warriors: True Tales of The Wild Frontiers, E. A. Brininstool
3 E. A. Brininstool Fighting Indian Warriors: True Tales of The Wild Frontiers
Bonanza Books 1953 B007CGH0CQ Hardcover Used - Good Very Good 
No marks or writing observed in text. Binding lightly cracked at pp352/353 but pages are secure.. Gently read. . . . . . . . . . The winning of the old west was anything but child's play! It was WAR- war of the most brutal and inhuman type on the part of both Indians and whites. The Indian was fighting or his home, his commissary, his lands- lands ceded to him through solemn treaty with the US Government-- and what man will not fight 'for home and native land'? The white man fought to advance the cause of civilization, in most instances without regard to the rights or the future of the Indian. civilization of course won, a the cost of untold thousands of lives and the shedding of much human blood on both sides. 
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My People, the Sioux, Luther Standing Bear
4 Luther Standing Bear My People, the Sioux
Bison Book / Univ of Nebraska Press May 1975 0803257937 / 9780803257931 First Thus Trade Paperback Collectible - Very Good 
1st Edition THUS / 1st Printing - No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read if at all. . . . . . . . . . . Born in 1868 the son of an Oglala chief, Luther Standing Bear was in the first class at Carlisle, witnessed the Ghost Dance uprising from the Pine Ridge Reservation, toured Europe with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show, and devoted his later years to the Indian rights movement of the 1920s. His autobiography, first published in 1928, gives a rare inside view by an Indian who successfully made the transition from tribal life to the white man's world. 
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Tecumseh: The Story of the Shawnee Chief, (Great Stories of Canada #30), Luella Bruce Creighton; Illustrator-William Lytle
5 Luella Bruce Creighton; Illustrator-William Lytle Tecumseh: The Story of the Shawnee Chief, (Great Stories of Canada #30)
Macmillan 1971 B0006BN208 Hardcover Collectible - Very Good Very Good 
Very Good+ Macmillan Reprint (1971) No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. DJ also VG+. Gently read. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tecumseh / ti-KUM-s?, ti-KUM-see (March 1768 – October 5, 1813) was a Native American Shawnee warrior and chief, who became the primary leader of a large, multi-tribal confederacy in the early years of the nineteenth century. Born in the Ohio Country (present-day Ohio), and growing up during the American Revolutionary War and the Northwest Indian War, Tecumseh was exposed to warfare and envisioned the establishment of an independent Indian nation east of the Mississippi River under British protection and worked to recruit additional members to his tribal confederacy from the southern United States. Tecumseh was among the most celebrated Indian leaders in history and was known as a strong and eloquent orator who promoted tribal unity. He was also ambitious, willing to take risks, and make significant sacrifices to repel the Americans from Indian lands in the Old Northwest Territory. In 1808, with his brother Tenskwatawa ('The Prophet'), Tecumseh founded the Indian village the Americans called Prophetstown, located north of present-day Lafayette, Indiana. Prophetstown grew into a large, multi-tribal community and a central point in Tecumseh's political and military alliance. 
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The Captives of Abb's Valley: A Legend of Frontier Life, A Son Of Mary Moore
6 A Son Of Mary Moore The Captives of Abb's Valley: A Legend of Frontier Life
Sprinkle Publications January 2002 B007V4ZDE6 Hardcover Used - Very Good No Jacket 
Cover is clean and in good condition. Previous owner's name and green mark on the front inside cover. No writing or marks observed in the text. Binding is tight and square........................... Though long banned for its politically incorrect depiction of Native Americans and their interactions with white settlers, this is a true account of the 1786 murders and abduction of the surviving members of the Moore family of Virginia by Indians. This book provides a dramatic insight into the sufferings of the early European pioneers in America. 
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7 Various Wild Life On The Plains And Horrors Of The Indian Warfare: A Complete History Of Indian Life, Warfare And Adventure In America
Arno Press 1969 B00B56BTEO Hardcover Used - Very Good Very Good 
Reprint of 1891 Edition by Arno Press and the New York Time (1969) - No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. DJ is VG 
Price: 19.95 USD
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