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Death in the Desert: The Fifty Years' War for the Great Southwest

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The Apache Indians and the white settlers came face to face after the Mexican War, when the migrations across the continent reached the Southwest. In depicting the long, bitter resistance of the Apaches, Death in the Desert reveals incidents that provoked their undying hatred of whites.
 
This rousing narrative history by Paul I. Wellman begins in 1837 with the rise to tribal leadership of Mangas Coloradas and ends in 1886 with the surrender of Geronimo. For a half century the dust never settles as U.S. troops fight the Apaches in Arizona and New Mexico and defeat the single uprisings of the Navajos and Pueblos. Two chapters describe the Modoc War in northern California from 1871 to 1873.

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ISBN:
9780803297227
Author:
Wellman, Paul I.
Publisher:
Unp - Nebraska
Author:
Wellman, Paul I.
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Apache indians
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Apache Indians -- Wars.
Subject:
Modoc Indians -- Wars, 1873.
Subject:
Americana-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19870931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illus.
Pages:
318
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 in 0.85 lb

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History and Social Science » Military » General History
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