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Requiem for a People: The Rogue Indians and the Frontiersmen

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This classic history of southwestern Oregon's Rogue River Indian wars is the only complete record of the region's Native Americans and the destruction of their ages-old lifeways in the 1850s. Beckham strives to relate the Indian view of this tragic history, while identifying the cultural and ecological consequences of white settlement and mining.

Synopsis:

A classic history of south-western Oregon's Rogue River Indian wars. Beckham strives to relate the Indian view of this tragic history, while identifying the cultural and ecological consequences of white settlement and mining.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-202) and index.

Table of Contents

I The Land and the People 3
II The Opening of the Rogue Country 23
III Conflicts and Clashes 47
IV Settlement, Wars, and Treaties 73
V Black Sand Gold and Massacres 131
VI The War in the Valley 147
VII The War on the Coast 169
Bibliography 193
Index 203

Product Details

ISBN:
9780870715211
Author:
Beckham, Stephen Dow
Publisher:
Oregon State University Press
Author:
Beckham, Steven Dow
Author:
Beckham, Stephen
Location:
Corvallis Or. :
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
History
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
State
Subject:
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Oregon -- History.
Subject:
Rogue River Indian War, 1855-185
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Oregon -- History.
Subject:
Rogue River Indian War, 1855-1856.
Subject:
Americana-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Northwest Reprints (Paperback)
Series Volume:
104-231
Publication Date:
September 1996
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
232
Dimensions:
8.4 x 5.5 x 0.7 in

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