The Comanche Empire

Author: Pekka Hämäläinen
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300151179
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A study that uncovers the lost history of the Comanches shows in detail how the Comanches built their unique empire and resisted European colonization, and why they were defeated in 1875.


Author: Ronald C. Meyer
Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
ISBN: 1846948665
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“The name, Comanche, comes from the Ute word, 'Komantica,' meanin' 'enemy'
orliterally, 'anyone who wants to fightmeall the time.'It wasgiven by the Spanish to
a band of Shoshoni Indians who splitoff from the main tribein the early 1700's,and
moved south along the 'Rkansas River to become the Comanche, themost feared
warriors of theSouthern Plains and lords ofallthey surveyed. Over the next 150
years, the warriors of the Comanche nationformed the Comancheria, an empire ...

Verlorene Welten

Author: Aram Mattioli
Publisher: Klett-Cotta
ISBN: 3608108572
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Aram Mattioli erzählt die Geschichte Nordamerikas zwischen 1700 und 1900 aus der Sicht der »First Peoples«.

Empire Of The Summer Moon

Author: S.C. Gwynne
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1849018200
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HE PARKER RAID marked the moment in history when the westernmost
tendrilsof the nascent American empire touched the easternmost tip of a vast,
primitive, and equally lethal inland empire dominated by the Comanche Indians.
No one understood this at the time. Certainly, the Parkers had no notion of what
they were dealing with. Neither the Americans nor the Indians they confronted
along that raw frontier had the remotest idea of the other's geographical size or
military power.

Horse Nations

Author: Peter Mitchell
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191008826
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With these ideas in mind, it is now time to take a more detailed look at the history
of 'the Comanche Empire'. Comanche imperialism Comanches first enter
Spanish records in 1706 when, allied with the Ute, they threatened the pueblo of
Taos in New Mexico. Moving south from the general area of Wyoming, they
sought 'game and ponies'.81 Rock engravings there at the Tolar site show how
they perceived themselves: mounted warriors sporting headdresses bearing
upwardpointing ...

Spanish Texas 1519 1821

Author: Donald E. Chipman
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292782632
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As the target date drew near for submitting the second edition manuscript to the
University of Texas Press, we received permission from Pekka Hämäläinen to
use information from his manuscript “The Comanche Empire,” subsequently
published by Yale (2008) while our own work was in press. Where possible, we
have incorporated this “landmark study that will make readers see the history of
southwestern America in an entirely new way.” Barr and Hämäläinen have
challenged ...

The Searchers

Author: Glenn Frankel
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620400642
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Fehrenbach, T. R. Comanches: The Destruction of a People. New York: Knopf,
1974. ———Lone Star: A History of Texas and the Texans. Boulder, Colo.: Da
Capo Press, 2000 (originally published 1968). Foreman, Grant. Pioneer Days in
the Early Southwest. Cleveland: Arthur H. Clark, 1926. Gilles, Albert S., Sr.
Comanche Days. Dallas: SMU Press, 1974. Gwynne, S. C. Empire of the Summer
Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches. New York:
Scribner, 2010.

Empire And Education

Author: A. Angulo
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137024534
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... Expansion (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008); Julian Go, American Empire and
the Politics of Meaning: Elite Political Cultures in the Philippines and Puerto Rico
during U.S. Colonialism (Durham: Duke University Press, 2008); Pekka
Hamalainen, The Comanche Empire (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008);
Alfred W. McCoy and Francisco A Scarano, eds., Colonial Crucible: Empire in the
Making of the Modern American State (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press,
2009). 3.

The Global Offensive

Author: Paul Thomas Chamberlin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199977119
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Hämäläinen, The Comanche Empire. 8. See, for instance, Awet Weldemichael's
study of the Eritrean and East Timorese liberation movements, “Grand Strategies
of Liberation in Eritrea and East Timor,” Africa LXV, 1–2 (2010). 9. Examples of
works that seek to move beyond focus on the great powers to assess the impact
of other actors on the international system include Tony Smith, “New Bottles for
New Wine: A Pericentric Framework for the Study of the Cold War,” Diplomatic
History ...