The Apaches

The Apaches

Men-at-Arms 186
  • Author: Jason Hook
  • Illustrator: Richard Hook
  • Short code: MAA 186
  • Publication Date: 26 Mar 1987
  • ISBN: 9780850457384
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 48
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About this Product

The Apache culture of 1850 was a blend of influences from the peoples of the Great Plains, Great Basin and the South-West, particularly the Pueblos, and - as time progressed - from the Spanish and American settlers. This fascinating work by Jason Hook examines the Apaches, their social structure, religion and warcraft, and outlines the Apache wars and conflicts with the American, including the dramatic story of Crook and Geronimo. This absorbing volume is illustrated with a wealth contemporary photographs, museum examples and eight stunning full page colour plates by Richard Hook, making it the perfect book for anyone interested in this fascinating culture. Men-at-Arms 163 and 186 and Warrior 4 are also available in a single volume special edition as ‘To Live and Die in the West'.

Biographical Note

Jason Hook graduated from the University of Kent with a first class honours degree in English and American Literature. A former Senior Editor at Wayland Publishing, Jason has written extensively on the subject of Native Americans. Richard Hook is one of the world's greatest military illustrators and has contributed to more than 40 Osprey titles. He is also an authority on the native peoples of North America, a subject for which he has had a life-long passion.

Contents

Introduction The Apache tribes Apache life War Religion The Apache Wars War with the Americans The Plates Bibliography

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