Tecumseh : a life
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New York : Henry Holt and Co., 1998.
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Westover - Adult Biography
B TECUMSE SHAWNEE CHIEF
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Published
New York : Henry Holt and Co., 1998.
Format
Book
Physical Desc
xi, 492 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Language
English

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General Note
"A John Macrae Book."
General Note
Maps of Tecumseh's country in 1810 and Tecumseh's south from 1811-1813 on endpapers.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 458-474) and index.
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"If Sitting Bull is the most famous American Indian, Tecumseh, the legendary Shawnee chieftain, is the most revered. In the early years of the nineteenth century he dreamed of welding the diverse North American tribes into a vast confederacy stretching from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, strong enough to defend the cultures and lands of the Indians from the aggression of the United States. A charismatic leader with outstanding military and political talents, Tecumseh created a powerful pan-Indian alliance to replace intertribal conflict and indifference. A major figure in the War of 1812, he helped defeat American attempts to invade Canada, and his followers engaged U.S. armies across the entire frontier." "Although Tecumseh died in battle at the height of his fame with his vision of a great Indian confederacy in shreds, his reputation is secure. Unlike most Indian leaders, who operated locally or participated in intertribal warfare, 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 endeavor and courage, unity and fraternity." "The product of thirty years of research in North America and Europe, this comprehensive and authoritative biography offers new revelations about every stage of the legendary chief's life by the leading scholar on Tecumseh and the Shawnees."--Jacket.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Sugden, J. (1998). Tecumseh: a life . Henry Holt and Co..

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sugden, John, 1947 January 27-. 1998. Tecumseh: A Life. Henry Holt and Co.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sugden, John, 1947 January 27-. Tecumseh: A Life Henry Holt and Co, 1998.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Sugden, John. Tecumseh: A Life Henry Holt and Co., 1998.

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