Tecumseh: A Life

By: John Sugden

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If Sitting Bull is the most famous Indian, Tecumseh is the most revered. Although Tecumseh literature exceeds that devoted to any other Native American, this is the first reliable biography--thirty years in the making--of the shadowy figure who created a loose confederacy of diverse Indian tribes that exted from the Ohio territory northeast to New York, south into the Florida peninsula, westward to Nebraska, and north into Canada.
A warrior as well as a diplomat, the great Shawnee chief was a man of passionate ambitions. Spurred by commitment and served by a formidable battery of personal qualities that made him the principal organizer and the driving force of confederacy, Tecumseh kept the embers of resistence alive against a federal government that talked cooperation but practiced genocide following the Revolutionary War.
Tecumseh does not stand for one tribe or nation, but for all Native Americans. Despite his failed attempt at solidarity, he remains the ultimate symbol of eavor and courage, unity and fraternity.

Title: Tecumseh: A Life

Author Name: John Sugden

Categories: BA,

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.: May 1998

ISBN Number: 0805041389

ISBN Number 13: 9780805041385

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used - Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Seller ID: 13434

Description: Book is clean and tight. DJ has some rubbing. We provide tracking on every shipment.