Shadows at Dawn

Shadows at Dawn

An Apache Massacre and the Violence of History


Foreword by: Patricia Nelson Limerick

Format
Paperback
Price
$18.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780143116219
  • 384 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview

A masterful reconstruction of one of the worst Indian massacres in American history

In April 1871, a group of Americans, Mexicans, and Tohono O?odham Indians surrounded an Apache village at dawn and murdered nearly 150 men, women, and children in their sleep. In the past century the attack, which came to be known as the Camp Grant Massacre, has largely faded from memory. Now, drawing on oral histories, contemporary newspaper reports, and the participants? own accounts, prize-winning author Karl Jacoby brings this perplexing incident and tumultuous era to life to paint a sweeping panorama of the American Southwest?a world far more complex, diverse, and morally ambiguous than the traditional portrayals of the Old West.

Shadows at Dawn

Shadows at Dawn

Karl Jacoby, Foreword by: Patricia Nelson Limerick

Awards

Albert J. Beveridge Book Award – Winner

Table of Contents

Foreword: Patricia Nelson Limerick

Introduction
A Note on Terminology

Part One: Violence

The O’odham
Los Vecinos
The Americans
The Nnee

Part Two: Justice

Part Three: Memory

The O’odham
Los Vecinos
The Americans
The Nnee

Epilogue

Acknowledgments
Glossary
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Image Credits

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