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The Blue Tattoo: The Life of Olive Oatman (Women in the West)
The Blue Tattoo: The Life of Olive Oatman (Women in the West)
by Margot Mifflin
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A gravestone, a mention in local archives, stories still handed down around Oyster Bay: the outline of a woman begins to emerge and with her the world she inhabited, so rich in tradition, so shaken by violent change. Katie Kettle Gale was born into a... (read more)

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Myth, Memory, and Massacre: The Pease River Capture of Cynthia Ann Parker (Grover E. Murray Studies in the American Southwest)
Myth, Memory, and Massacre: The Pease River Capture of Cynthia Ann Parker (Grover E. Murray Studies in the American Southwest)
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The Blue Tattoo: The Life of Olive Oatman (Women in the West)
The Blue Tattoo: The Life of Olive Oatman (Women in the West)
by Margot Mifflin
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Varina Anne and#8220;Winnieand#8221; Davis was born into a war-torn South in June of 1864, the youngest daughter of Confederate president Jefferson Davis and his second wife, Varina Howell Davis. Born only a month after the death of beloved Confederate... (read more)

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Captivity of the Oatman Girls
Captivity of the Oatman Girls
by R B Stratton
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My Captivity Among the Sioux Indians
My Captivity Among the Sioux Indians
by Fanny Kelly
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Women's Indian Captivity Narratives (Penguin Classics)
Women's Indian Captivity Narratives (Penguin Classics)
by K Derounian Stodola
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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS INTRODUCTION BY KATHRYN ZABELLE DEROUNIAN-STODOLA SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING A NOTE ON THE TEXTS Mary Rowlandson: A True History of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson (1682) Hannah Dustan: A Notable Exploit... (read more)

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White Slaves of Maquinna: John R. Jewitt's Narrative of Capture and Confinement of Nootka
White Slaves of Maquinna: John R. Jewitt's Narrative of Capture and Confinement of Nootka
by Heritage House
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On March 22, 1803, while anchored in Nootka Sound on the west coast of Vancouver Island, the Boston was attacked by friendly Nootka Indians. Twenty-five of her twenty-seven crewmen were massacred, their heads arranged in a line for survivor John R Jewitt... (read more)

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Captured by the Indians: 15 Firsthand Accounts, 1750-1870
Captured by the Indians: 15 Firsthand Accounts, 1750-1870
by Frederick Drimmer
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Puritans Among the Indians : Accounts of Captivity and Redemption, 1676-1724 (81 Edition)
Puritans Among the Indians : Accounts of Captivity and Redemption, 1676-1724 (81 Edition)
by Alden T. (ed.) Vaughan
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An exceptionally readable introduction to literature which is not only a significant source for colonial history and ethnography but also a revealing illustration of the Purtain but also a revealing illustration of the Puritan religious vision. Church... (read more)

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The Account of Mary Rowlandson and Other Indian Captivity Narratives (Dover Books on Americana)
The Account of Mary Rowlandson and Other Indian Captivity Narratives (Dover Books on Americana)
by Mary Rowlandson
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The wife of a minister in a small frontier town west of Boston, Mary Rowlandson was forced to leave her house in the late winter of 1676 after marauding Indians set the building on fire. "I had often before this said," she later wrote, "that if the... (read more)

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Captivity of the Oatman Girls Among the Apache and Mohave Indians (94 Edition)
Captivity of the Oatman Girls Among the Apache and Mohave Indians (94 Edition)
by Lorenzo D. Oatman
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This riveting true-life story recounts the capture of a pair of Mormon sisters after Indians attacked their covered wagon and massacred their family in 1851. It relates their harsh life as slaves among the Apache and Mohave tribes and the... (read more)

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The Indian Captivity of O.M. Spencer
The Indian Captivity of O.M. Spencer
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Cartographies of Desire: Captivity, Race, and Sex in the Shaping of an American Nation
Cartographies of Desire: Captivity, Race, and Sex in the Shaping of an American Nation
by Rebecca B Faery
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Narrative of My Captivity Among the Siou
Narrative of My Captivity Among the Siou
by Fanny Kelly
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Indian Captivity of O M Spencer
Indian Captivity of O M Spencer
by Milo Milton Quaife
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Narrative of My Captivity Among the Siou
Narrative of My Captivity Among the Siou
by Fanny Kelly
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Captivity of the Oatman Girls & Olive a Oatman Her Captivity With the Apache Indians & Her Later Life
Captivity of the Oatman Girls & Olive a Oatman Her Captivity With the Apache Indians & Her Later Life
by R B Stratton
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Captive (88 Edition)
Captive (88 Edition)
by Mary Rowlandson
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Captive: The True Story of the Captivity of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson among the Indians & God's Faithfulness to Her in Her Time of Trial
Captive: The True Story of the Captivity of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson among the Indians & God's Faithfulness to Her in Her Time of Trial
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