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Author DeLay, Brian, 1971-

Title War of a thousand deserts : Indian raids and the U.S.-Mexican War / Brian DeLay.

Publication Info. New Haven : Yale University Press ; [Dallas, TX] : Published in association with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University, [2008]
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 Moore Stacks  F800 .D45 2008    Available  ---
Description xxi, 473 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Series The Lamar series in western history
Lamar series in western history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-455) and index.
Contents Introduction: A little door -- Prologue: Easy stories -- PART 1. NEIGHBORS: 1. Danger and community ; 2. Buffalo-hide quiver ; 3. Plunder and partners ; 4. The politics of vengeance -- PART 2. NATIONS: 5. Indians don't unmake Presidents ; 6. Barbarians and dearer enemies ; 7. An eminently National War? ; 8. How to make a desert smile -- PART 3. CONVERGENCE: 9. A trophy of a new kind in war : 10. Polk's blessing -- Epilogue: Article 11.
Subject Mexican-American Border Region -- History, Military -- 19th century.
Mexico, North -- History, Military -- 19th century.
North Mexico.
History, Military.
Chronological Term 19th century
Subject Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Indians.
Mexican War (1846-1848)
Indians.
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Mexican-American Border Region.
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Mexico, North.
Indians of North America -- Wars -- Mexican-American Border Region.
Indians of North America -- Wars.
Indians of North America -- Wars -- Mexico, North.
Mexican-American Border Region -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 19th century.
Mexico, North -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 19th century.
Ethnic relations.
History.
ISBN 9780300119329 alkaline paper
0300119321 alkaline paper
9780300158373 paperback