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Posted November 29, 2012
I've never considered myself much of a history buff; especially
I've never considered myself much of a history buff; especially going back to my high school and college experiences. However, I have been totally drawn in to this book. It's a real page-turner for me. Additionally, it has provided a new perspective as the author states:
"...Americans have tended to take too parochial a view of the tragedy that befell that native population. The sweep of American civilization across the continent was part of a worldwide phenomenon, only one expression of an explosion of European power, population, and technology across the the earth. ...primitive folk everywhere on earth...faced imminent disaster in the nineteenth century."
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Posted February 13, 2013
Wonderfully detailed and dispassionate.
Fehrenbach is one of Texas' best historical writers. His wonderfully researched study of the Comanches is the best I've read of this unique people.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted May 5, 2011
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