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Tecumseh and the prophet : the Shawnee brothers who defied a nation / Peter Cozzens.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781524733254
  • ISBN: 1524733253
  • ISBN: 9780525434887
  • ISBN: 0525434887
  • Physical Description: xv, 537 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of unnumbered plates : illustrations (some color), portraits, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: Dawn of the long knives -- The great awakening -- A restless people -- A turbulent youth -- A nation divided -- War and wanderings -- Out from the shadows -- The making of a chief -- A culture in crisis -- A Prophet arises -- Black sun -- Greenville interlude -- A double game -- One treaty too many -- No difficulties deter him -- Southern odyssey -- The Prophet stumbles -- From the ashes of Prophetstown -- Into the maelstrom -- Kindred spirits -- A man of mercy -- An adequate sacrifice to Indian opinion -- Death on the Thames -- Twilight of the prophet -- Appendix: The Indian world of the Shawnee brothers.
Summary, etc.:
"The riveting story of the Shawnee brothers who led the last great pan-Indian confederacy against the United States"-- Provided by publisher.
Until the Americans killed Tecumseh in 1813, he and his brother Tenskwatawa were the co-architects of the broadest pan-Indian confederation in United States history. In previous accounts of Tecumseh's life, Tenskwatawa has been dismissed as a talentless charlatan and a drunk. Cozzens shows us that while Tecumseh was a brilliant diplomat and war leader-- admired by the same white Americans he opposed-- it was Tenskwatawa, called the "Shawnee Prophet," who created a vital doctrine of religious and cultural revitalization that unified the disparate tribes of the Old Northwest. -- adapted from jacket.
Subject: Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief, 1768-1813.
Tenskwatawa, Shawnee Prophet.
Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief, 1768-1813.
Tenskwatawa, Shawnee Prophet.
Shawnee Indians > United States > Biography.
Shawnee Indians > United States > Social conditions > 18th century.
Shawnee Indians > United States > Social conditions > 19th century.
Shawnee Indians > Wars > United States.
Indians of North America > Wars > 1750-1815.
Indians of North America > Government relations > 1789-1869.
Indians of North America > Government relations.
Indians of North America > Wars.
Shawnee Indians.
Shawnee Indians > Wars.
United States.
Genre: Biographies.