1886 Our Wild INDIANS Native American Tecumseh Sherman SCALPING Sioux Apache

DODGE, Richard Irving

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Our Wild Indians’ is a fascinating late 19th-century account of the lives and customs of Native American Indians written by Richard Dodge, a military aide to General Sherman. This book is a broad discussion of practices and lifestyles witnessed by American military figures such as:

  • self-torture and scalping
  • stagecoach ambushes
  • mysterious Indian medicine and sacred rituals
  • descriptions of Indian teepees
  • gambling and drunkenness in Indian cultures

 

Dodge outlines the differences between the customs of the ‘white man’, and those of the Apache, Sioux, Cheyenne, Arapahoe, Kiowa, and Comanche people. William Tecumseh Sherman supplemented this first edition with an introduction, giving authority to the work and descriptions of Indians.

 

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1886 Our Wild INDIANS Native American Tecumseh Sherman SCALPING Sioux Apache

 

Our Wild Indians’ is a fascinating late 19th-century account of the lives and customs of Native American Indians written by Richard Dodge, a military aide to General Sherman. This book is a broad discussion of practices and lifestyles witnessed by American military figures such as:

  • self-torture and scalping
  • stagecoach ambushes
  • mysterious Indian medicine and sacred rituals
  • descriptions of Indian teepees
  • gambling and drunkenness in Indian cultures

 

Dodge outlines the differences between the customs of the ‘white man’, and those of the Apache, Sioux, Cheyenne, Arapahoe, Kiowa, and Comanche people. William Tecumseh Sherman supplemented this first edition with an introduction, giving authority to the work and descriptions of Indians.

 

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DODGE, Richard Irving

 

Our wild Indians : a popular account of their social life, religion, habits, traits, customs, etc., with adventures and experiences gathered from thirty-three years’ personal experience among them

 

Hartford, Conn. : A.D. Worthington and Co., 1886.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xxxix, 653, [2]
    • 5 Steel cut engraved plates
    • 17 wood cut engraved plates
  • References: Howes D 403; Graff 1114;
  • Language: English
  • Provenance: handwritten; C. M. Carpenter
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6.5in (23cm x 16cm)

 

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14292

Categories

Americana, American History

Medicine & Science

Authors

DODGE, Richard Irving

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete