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The Life of Father de Smet, SJ: Apostle of the Rocky Mountains

$24.95
Author:
Rev. Fr. E. Laveille , S.J.
SKU:
1749
ISBN:
9780895556660
What a story! Fr. Pierre De Smet (1801-1873) is mentioned in U.S. history books almost as a footnote, but there was in the mid-19th century America no single person the American Indians trusted as they did this Jesuit Priest. He was "more powerful than an army" at a huge treaty conference of U.S. officials and the Western Indian nations near Laramie in 1851, and he was the chief negotiator at another, with the Sioux, in 1868. Impr. 431 pgs, PB
Author:
Rev. Fr. E. Laveille , S.J.
Imprint:
TAN Books
Pages:
432
Publication Date:
1/1/2000
Searchable:
Y
Product Format:
Paperbound