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Indian Uprising on the Rio Grande: The Pueblo Revolt of 1680by Franklin Folsom
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This award-winning account of the Pueblo Revolt, originally published in 1973 as Red Power on the Rio Grande, is told from the point of view of the Native American villagers of the Rio Grande Valley. Folsom equates the Pueblos' desire to control their own destiny to that of the Americans in 1776 and reveals the harshness of Spanish rule.
Not only were the Pueblos taxed and forced to labor for the Spanish, they were frequently sold into slavery and their religion was attacked and suppressed by missionaries. Under the direction of Popé, the Pueblos overcame their traditional reliance on local leadership and joined together in a brilliantly conceived and successful attack on Spanish power. This pivotal time in Pueblo history is powerfully and compelling retold here.
"A fascinating account of the Pueblo Native American uprising of 1680 against Spanish control in the Southwest."--School Library Journal
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A study of the Anglo-French political and military relationship in WWI, focusing on joint military operations on the western front. Examines the strategic principles behind military policy in the context of a close alliance in which divergent strategies, institutional weaknesses, and clashing personalities had a detrimental effect on the coordination of military policy, shedding light on why the allies failed to win a decisive victory before 1918.
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A thrilling account of the bloody rebellion forged by the Pueblo Indians against the Spanish invaders.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-140) and index.
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