A Fate Worse Than Death: Indian Captivities in the West, 1830-1885

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Caxton Press, 01.06.2007 - 544 Seiten
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Captivity narratives have been a standard genre of writings about Indians of the East for several centuries.  Until now, the West has been almost entirely neglected.  Now Gregory and Susan Michno have rectified that with this painstakenly researched collection of vivid and often brutal accounts of what happened to those men and women and children that were captured by marauding Indians during the settlement of the West.
  

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Review: A Fate Worse Than Death: Indian Captivities in the West, 1830-1885

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While I applaud the scope and research of this book, I found the author's obvious bias against Native Americans to be incredibly unpalatable. Beyond the fact that the these accounts are presented ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Review: A Fate Worse Than Death: Indian Captivities in the West, 1830-1885

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How different can the hardback and paperback editions be!? To have separate entries for each based on isbn – hardback vs. paperback – is absurd. This is taking Goodreads "relationship" with Amazon too ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Inhalt

McLennans Bluff near Rosebud Texas
13
Parkers Fort near Grosbeck Texas
25
Cynthia Ann Parker
35
Republican Texas
45
Warren Lyons capture site near Schulenburg Texas
49
Davis Cemetery Leander Texas
69
Wagon Trains Emigrants and Travelers
87
Whitman Massacre site near Walla Walla Washington
91
Eastlick cabin site Lake Shetek Minnesota
231
Slaughter Slough Lake Shetek Minnesota
237
Civil War Years
253
Mt Nebo south of Weatherford Texas
255
Todd Mountain near Mason Texas Alice Todd capture site
271
Taylor McDonald capture site near Harper Texas
285
The Central Plains
295
Eubanks Ranch site near Oak Nebraska
296

Point of Rocks New Mexico
101
Madera Canyon Arizona Page Quiroz capture site
119
Flat where UtterVan Ornum train was first attacked
125
Little Box Elder Creek Wyoming
131
Plum Creek Massacre site Nebraska
137
Amanda and Elizabeth Fletcher capture site
145
Clara Blinn
153
German Family capture site near Russell Springs Kansas
159
PreCivil War Texas
171
The Minnesota Uprising
189
Abbie Gardner cabin Spirit Lake Iowa
191
Mary Schwandt 1862
198
Mary Schwandt
199
Helen Carrothers Urania White Amanda Earle 1862
205
Sarah James and Lucy Wakefield 1862
212
Wakefield house site Upper Sioux Agency Minnesota
213
Jannette De Camp 1862
218
John Schmerch The Ingalls James Scott 1862
226
Laura Vance Roper at capture site 1929
303
Veronica Ulbrich
309
Marker at site of Sarah Whites capture
317
Reconstruction Texas
339
Site of capture of Eliza and Isaac Briscoe near Agnes Texas
351
Babb Luster capture site near Chico Texas
357
Willa Walla Valley Texas
381
Legion Valley Texas near Friend Caudle capture site
387
The Last Captives
407
Llano River Castell Texas Adolph Korn capture site
409
Near Meeker capture site Colorado
443
Conclusion
457
Captivity lengths 18301889
482
Captives at Whitman Mission
490
The Authors
508
Western capture locations 245
518
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Über den Autor (2007)

Gregory Michno attended Michigan State University and did post-graduate work at the University of Northern Colorado.  An award-winning author, he has written dozens of articles and a number of books dealing with WWII and the American West.  Susan Michno is also a graduate of Michigan State and has published numerous articles.  This is their first project together.

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