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Published by Priv. Print. for Gila Pueblo in Globe, Ariz .
Written in English



  • Arizona,
  • New Mexico


  • Arizona -- Antiquities.,
  • New Mexico -- Antiquities.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 71-77.

Statementby E.B. Sayles [and] Ernest Antevs.
SeriesMedallion papers,, no. XXIX
ContributionsAntevs, Ernst, 1888- joint author.
LC ClassificationsF813 .S25
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 81 p. incl. illus., tables, diagrs.
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6420143M
LC Control Number41014497

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This book is not really the story of Cochise, but more the story of the Apache people living in the southwest during the life of Cochise. It is not what I expected so far. Hopefully, later in the book, the story will be more about Cochise, himself. The book did pick up in the final third/5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sayles, E.B. (Edwin Booth), Cochise culture. Globe, Ariz.: Privately printed for Gila Pueblo, ©   Very interesting. The book is far more than a history book. It is written from the perspective of Cochise himself. The almost unbridgable differences in cultures becomes extremely clear this way. Obviously, that could lead to many errors of interpretation, but the author makes a convincing case on the basis of all the references he uses/5. Mr. Sweeney is regarded the pre-eminent authority on the subject and it is a reputation well deserved. This book explores Cochise as a leader, a human being, and an icon -- and it is in addition an in-depth study on the life style of the Chokenen band of Apache Indians, which Cochise led with unwavering courage, wisdom and endurance.

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