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- Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History (2011)
- Into The Heart: One Man’s Pursuit of Love and Knowledge Among the Yanomami (1997)
- Medicine Woman (1987)
- The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation (2019)
- Life of Mahatma Gandhi (2004)
- The Cherokee (American Indian Art and Culture) (2015)
- An account of the remarkable occurrences in the life and travels of Col. James Smith: during his captivity with the Indians, in the years 1755, ’56, ’57, ’58, & ’59 (2018)
- From the Deep Woods to Civilization: Chapters in the Autobiography of an Indian (Classic Reprint) (2018)
- Courage of Conviction (2002)
- Juggler of Worlds by Larry Niven (Jun 2 2009) ()
- Daughters of the Earth (1995)
- Mr. Jefferson’s Hammer: William Henry Harrison and the Origins of American Indian Policy (2011)
- Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team (2019)
Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History (2011)
In the tradition of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, a stunningly vivid historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West, centering on Quanah, the greatest Comanche chief of them all. S. C. Gwynne’s Empire of the Summer Moon spans two astonishing stories.
Anthropologist Kenneth Good went to the rain forests of the Amazon to study the Yanomami. He found more than one of the few remaining peoples untouched by modern civilization. During more than a decade of observation, Good found himself accepted, indeed virtually adopted, by the tribe and eventually fell in love with a young Yanomami woman. In the process, he made exciting new discoveries about the tribal people and about himself.
Medicine Woman (1987)
The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation (2019)
George Washington’s place in the foundations of the Republic remains unrivalled. His life story–from his beginnings as a surveyor and farmer, to colonial soldier in the Virginia Regiment, leader of the Patriot cause, commander of the Continental Army, and finally first president of the United States–reflects the narrative of the nation he guided into existence.
Life of Mahatma Gandhi (2004)
This is a biography of Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948). He led the fight for Indian independence from British rule, who tirelessly pursued a strategy of passive resistance, and who was assassinated by a Hindu fanatic only a few months after independence was achieved.
Introduces the Cherokee people, discussing their history, traditions, and daily life.
An account of the remarkable occurrences in the life and travels of Col. James Smith: during his captivity with the Indians, in the years 1755, ’56, ’57, ’58, & ’59 (2018)
Biographies and Autobiographies in this category are about Adventurers and Explorers open windows into the often extraordinary lives people who travelled, fought wars, were imprisoned, sailed, climbed, set up missions, pioneered, and found new lands for settlement and colonization. This long list of adventurers includes such men and women as: Lieutenant-Colonel William Martin Leake, General John Coffin, Col.
From the Deep Woods to Civilization: Chapters in the Autobiography of an Indian (Classic Reprint) (2018)
Excerpt from From the Deep Woods to Civilization: Chapters in the Autobiography of an IndianIndian boyhood, published first in 1902 and in many subsequent editions, pic tures the first of three distinct periods in the life of the writer of this book. His child hood and youth were a part of the free wilder ness life of the first American a life that is gone forever!
Courage of Conviction (2002)
William Turner is a young Englishman who must choose between staying and fighting for his beliefs, only to be faced with certain death, or fleeing to the New World to face a future of uncertainty. Choosing the latter, Turner steals aboard the Fortitude, a ship bound for Jamestown and the colonies. He must make a life for himself among God-fearing Puritans, while he himself is a Baptist at heart. Life is not easy in the New World.
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Daughters of the Earth (1995)
She was both guardian of the hearth and, on occasion, ruler and warrior, leading men into battle, managing the affairs of her people, sporting war paint as well as necklaces and earrings.She built houses and ground corn, wove blankets and painted pottery, played field hockey and rode racehorses.
Often remembered as the president who died shortly after taking office, William Henry Harrison remains misunderstood by most Americans. Before becoming the ninth president of the United States in 1841, Harrison was instrumental in shaping the early years of westward expansion. Robert M.
“Sheinkin has made a career of finding extraordinary stories in American history.” ―The New York Times Book ReviewUndefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team is an astonishing underdog sports story―and more. It’s an unflinching look at the U.S. government’s violent persecution of Native Americans and the school that was designed to erase Indian cultures.
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The Jewish Eighteenth Century: A European Biography, 1700-1750
Author(s): Shmuel Feiner; Jeffrey M Green
ID: 3002121, Publisher: Indiana University Press, Year: 2020, Size: 7 Mb, Format: pdf
Mahatma Gandhi - the Man Who Became One With the Universal Being: Biography of the Famous Indian Leader
Author(s): Romain Rolland; Catherine Dase Groth
ID: 3349028, Publisher: e-artnow, Year: 2020, Size: 332 Kb, Format: epub
The Great Indian Railways: A Cultural Biography
Author(s): Arup K. Chatterjee
ID: 3054917, Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub
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