The flight of the chiefs
Read Online

The flight of the chiefs epic poetry of Fiji by Buell H. Quain

  • 548 Want to read
  • ·
  • 79 Currently reading

Published by J. J. Augustin in New York .
Written in English



  • Fiji.


  • Fijian poetry -- Translations into English.,
  • Tales -- Fiji.,
  • Folklore -- Fiji.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Buell H. Quain; foreword by Wm. Ellery Leonard.
GenreTranslations into English.
LC ClassificationsPL6235.Z95 E5 1942
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 248 p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6449219M
LC Control Number43002821

Download The flight of the chiefs


  The author follows chiefs Joseph, Ollokot, Looking Glass and White Bird through their armed resistance to Howard's order, their torturous six-month flight toward Canada and their final surrender to U.S. forces just 50 miles away from the Canadian border/5(16). Quain, Buell H. , The flight of the chiefs: epic poetry of Fiji / by Buell H. Quain; foreword by Wm Ellery Leonard J. J. Augustin New York Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. This passage echoes the first chapter of the book, in which Brown discussed how Native Americans treated white explorers with kindness and hospitality prior to the late 19th century. It was white greed, understood in the sense of Manifest Destiny and white expansion westward, that soured relations between whites and Native Americans. (5th Edition) Volume 2. Among the writers who mention the circumstances connected with the flight and death of O’Neill and O’Donnell, is Cox, who, in his Hibernia Anglicana, relates the matter thus:—. “On the 7th of May, A.D. , a letter directed to Sir William Usher, clerk of the council, was dropped in the council chamber of Dublin Castle, which discovered a conspiracy of the Earls of Tyrone and .

This book tells the story of the Nez Perce. This is the ancient group of First Peoples that friended Lewis and Clark. Without the Nez Perce, that expedition would have failed. This book tells the story of how white america destroyed the Nez Perce and it should be mandated reading in our high s: This book is an in-the-weeds look at Naval Aviation in the Pacific from December to June of , and covers the first strikes on the Marshals, the Doolittle Raid, Coral Sea and Midway in amazing detail. If you like "Incredible Victory", "Miracle at Midway" or "Shattered Sword", you will love this book/5(19). Run Before the Wind. Chiefs is the first novel in the Will Lee series by Stuart Woods. It was first published in by W. W. Norton & Company. The novel takes place in the fictional town of Delano, Georgia, over three generations, as three different police chiefs attempt to . Preview this book» What people are The Flight of Rising Sun Petoskey. The Great Fight Between the Clans. Last of the Chiefs. Legend of the Mounds. The Great Muckwah. The Indian Company. Superstitions of the Strawberry and Blackberry.

Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. Chief Joseph & the Flight of the Nez Perce: The Untold Story of an American Tragedy by Kent Nerburn Paperback $ In Stock. Ships from and sold by s: For that reason, it conveys the reality of the calamity in a much more telling way. The book is also available in Kindle. The Ocean Plague: or, A Voyage to Quebec in an Irish Emigrant Vessel is based upon the diary of Robert Whyte who, in , crossed the Atlantic from Dublin to . The book is the stories of three different Chiefs of Police, at different times in a small town. Will Henry Lee is the town’s first Chief of Police. He’s a failed cotton farmer and honest man, who wants to do a good job. The second Chief whose story is told is Sonny Butts, who abuses his police position/5().