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The Comanche empire, Pekka Hämäläinen

Label
The Comanche empire
Title
The Comanche empire
Statement of responsibility
Pekka Hämäläinen
Creator
Contributor
Associated name
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the power wielded by the Comanches in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in the southern Great Plains, the Southwest, and northern Mexico, covering their military ability, political dominance, and commercial and cultural influence as they resisted European colonization until their defeat in 1875
Member of
Awards note
  • Merle Curti Award, 2009; Kate Broocks Bates Award, 2008; Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize, 2008.
  • Bancroft Prize, 2009.
  • Western History Association John C. Ewers Award, 2010.
  • Western History Association Caughey-Western History Association Prize, 2009.
  • Association of American Publishers PROSE Award, 2008.
Cataloging source
FIE
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1967-
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Hämäläinen, Pekka
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies
Series statement
The Lamar series in western history
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  • Comanche Indians
  • Comanche Indians
  • United States
  • Mexico
Label
The Comanche empire, Pekka Hämäläinen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published in association with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 445-474) and index
Contents
Introduction: Reversed colonialism -- Conquest -- New order -- The embrace -- The empire of the Plains -- Greater Comanchería -- Children of the Sun -- Hunger -- Collapse -- Conclusion: The shape of power
Control code
FIEb17674001
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 500 pages
Isbn
9780300126549
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)176648822
Label
The Comanche empire, Pekka Hämäläinen
Publication
Note
"Published in association with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 445-474) and index
Contents
Introduction: Reversed colonialism -- Conquest -- New order -- The embrace -- The empire of the Plains -- Greater Comanchería -- Children of the Sun -- Hunger -- Collapse -- Conclusion: The shape of power
Control code
FIEb17674001
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 500 pages
Isbn
9780300126549
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)176648822

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