Published January 2004
by Heinemann .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||32|
Tecumseh truly was an incredible man, and this book definitely does him justice. It combines the usually boring aspect of historical books with beautiful and meaningful descriptions of setting and /5. Find a huge variety of new & used Tecumseh Shawnee chief books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices. Shop Tecumseh Shawnee chief books at Alibris. A biography of Tecumseh, chief of the Shawnee people during the late s, describing the battles the Shawnee fought against the white people, as well as the Battle of Tippecanoe, where Tecumseh fought for the British during the War of Tecumseh's Bones teases fact from fiction in the myths and legends surrounding the great chief's burial. Part detective story, part historical inquiry, this book explores the countless attempts to locate the chief's grave and raise a monument in his honour.
Tecumseh, Shawnee Indian chief, orator, military leader, and advocate of intertribal Indian alliance who directed Indian resistance to white rule in the Ohio River valley. In the War of he joined British forces for the capture of Detroit and the invasion of Ohio. Tecumseh - Death, Battle of Tippecanoe & Facts - Biography. Tecumseh, a Shawnee Native American chief, opposed white settlement in the United States during the early s. He died during the War. Through these two books - a novel and a history - perhaps the most compelling native American figure of all, the Shawnee chief Tecumseh, takes on many dimensions: visionary leader, shrewd Author: Keith Henderson. Which led me to this novel by James Alexander Thom. Panther of the Sky, which looks at Tecumseh's story from the time of his birth until his death, and his family and tribe. Born on a night of omens -- a shooting star that blazes green in the night sky -- Tecumseh knows that he is destined for great things/5().
Holds on physical items have been suspended; while the library is closed we encourage you to check out our electronic resources. TECUMSEH: A Life User Review - Kirkus. This biography demythologizes the legendary Shawnee chief while still according him mythic stature. In popular culture, Tecumseh is a tragic symbol of the American Indian: a brilliant and charismatic Read full review4/5(1). Tecumseh was a Shawnee chief who organized a Native American confederacy to create a free Indian state and stop white settlement in the Northwest Territory. Tecumseh, already an accomplished warrior assumed the role of war chief to organize Indian nations into a confederation and then led the drive to preserve Indian lands and biographer GLENN TUCKER expands the scope of his earlier books by focusing exclusively on the intimate knowledge of his subject; Tecumseh.