Empire of the Summer Moon

Empire of the Summer Moon

Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History

Downloadable Audiobook - 2010
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A stunning historical account of the battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West-in the tradition of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.
Publisher: Old Saybrook : Tantor Media, 2010
ISBN: 9781400196555
Characteristics: 1 sound file : digital

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IV27HUjg
Jul 21, 2017

I thought this was excellent however did question the historical accuracy in some parts. It is not a well known history, certainly not taught in our schools, a disgrace really.

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Mouziey
Jul 17, 2017

Story of Native American Martyrs that were taken advantage of so that we could have the fifty states we have today. Identifies how the Comanche's are so distinct from other Indian fighting bands, the truth of "searchers movie with John Wayne" portraying retrieving the white squaw: Cynthia Ann parker; who detested returning to white world till her death. Worth reading and learning that we again are intervening with history as seen in the Middle east wars. Five Comanche arrows for this story the best even the reader

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2juliet2
Jul 28, 2014

Horrific and amazing - this is a serious look at US history from a perspective new to me - there is no whitewashing or softening of hard realities.

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hitthebooks
Nov 11, 2011

Very long and glad I listened to it on CD as it was hard to read and keep up. Wonderful to know about this history of the comanches from this CD.

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ccfields
Jul 28, 2011

An eye opening experience dealing with history that has been distorted by hollywood. This book gives insight to issues that we are wrestling with today.

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