!!> Ebook ➮ Once They Moved Like The Wind ➯ Author David Roberts – Justinfoline.us

Once They Moved Like The Wind Using First Person Accounts In Historical Archives, David Roberts Presents Many Sides Of The Indian Rebellion That Began In The Mid 1800s Here Is The Epic And Tragic Story Of Indian Heroes Men And Women Fighting For Their Land, Their Lives, And Their Freedom 16 Pages Of Photographs.

!!> Ebook ➮ Once They Moved Like The Wind  ➯ Author David  Roberts – Justinfoline.us
  • Paperback
  • 368 pages
  • Once They Moved Like The Wind
  • David Roberts
  • 10 November 2018
  • 0671885561

    10 thoughts on “!!> Ebook ➮ Once They Moved Like The Wind ➯ Author David Roberts – Justinfoline.us


  1. says:

    This is an excellent overview of the Apache wars of the 1870s and 1880s, featuring Cochise, Geronimo, Juh, Victorio, and Nana, the fierce and feared Apache chieftains and leaders, along with the U S Army that pursued them Some detail is also given about Lozen, Vi...


  2. says:

    A very detailed but readable account of the Apache wars The author must have a done an incredible research job It s amazing to think Geronimo and his tiny band of just thirty four including women and children could avoid capture for so long and it took 5,000 US soldiers and a similar number of Mexican troops to finally track them down As Buffe Sainte Marie sang in Now that the buffalo are gone even when Germany was defeated in the world wars of the last century they were allowed to keep t A very detailed but readable account of the Apache wars The author must have a done an incredible research job It s amazing to think Geronimo and his tiny band of just thirty four including women and children could avoid capture for so long and it took 5,000 US soldiers and a similar number of Mexican troops to finally track them down As Buffe Sainte Marie sang in Now that the buffalo are gone even when Germany was defeated in the world wars of the last century they were allowed to keep their land but not so Native American tribes The final injustice was to lie to the Apache that they could rejoin their families in exile in Florida only for the men to be kept separate from them for several years and for their children to b...


  3. says:

    An excellent, well researched, well presented book detailing the plight of the Apache people It tells of atrocities committed by Apache, Mexican and White American, but the Native American was always regarded as the primary instigator It also reveals the lies, betrayal, deceit, and treachery committed in attempting to purge the west of the Apache people The ability of the Apache to evade their hunters for so long was astounding, a mark of their ingenuity, perseverance and determination to sur An excellent, well researched, well presented book detailing the plight of the Apache people It tells of atrocities com...


  4. says:

    David Roberts admires the Apaches, especially their chiefs, Cochise and Geronimo but especially the wily and courageous Cochise His book is a valuable document for anyone interested in Southwest history, since he gives ...


  5. says:

    Movingly written, a testament to the misunderstandings that resulted in the brutal Apache wars The Apache leaders were remarkable and well drawn Fascinating how they had to deal with good policy bad policy from the Americans and how that could change in a moment A good rea...


  6. says:

    I love this book because it fulfilled none of my expectations I thought it would be like every other book on Native American history I ve read see below , but instead it was nuanced, balanced, well researched, and well sourced It was also a very accessible read.I love history, but I am really uncomfortable with cultural appropriation I feel like there s this colonial white guilt tendency to see certain historical or visual or religions aspects of other cultures through this sort of rose col I love this book because it fulfilled none of my expectations I thought it would be like every other book on Native American history I ve read see below , but instead it was nuanced, balanced, well researched, and well sourced It was also a very accessible read.I love history, but I am really uncomfortable with cultural appropriation I feel like there s this colonial white guilt tendency to see certain historical or visual or religions aspects of other cultures through this sort of rose colored lens, and the result is a lot of white people whose ...


  7. says:

    This is a well written book and a collective biography, full of little known nuggets like this one about Nana s Raid in 1881 Of all the extraordinary deeds of war ever performed by the Chiricahuas, this was arguably the most brilliant The summary statistics only hint at the intensity and perfection of Nana s wild campaign In two months, the chief and some fifteen warriors rode three thousand miles an average of fifty miles a day They fought seven serious battles with cavalr...


  8. says:

    Awesome book Tells the story of the Apache wars and the waning days of their society, including specifics on Cochise, Geronimo, and Victorio Cochise and Geronimo were Chiricahua Apache and it was interesting how the American Cavalry were n...


  9. says:

    If you feel like torturing yourself reading a beautifully written story about the end days of Apache civilization then this is the book for you Absolutely unforgettable characters throughout this book.


  10. says:

    A wonderfully detailed book that chronicles the attrocities and stories of all sides involved in the Apache WarsI have no doubt that there is a bias in this book and that Roberts looksfavourably upon the Native Americans, yet this does not detract from the tale at all.

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