The Life of General Ely S Parker Last grand sachem of the Iroquois and General Grant s military secretaryBy Arthur Parker Windham Press is committed to bringing the lost cultural heritage of ages past into the 21st century through high quality reproductions of original, classic printed works at affordable prices.This book has been carefully crafted to utilize the original images of antique books rather than error prone OCR text This also preserves the work of the original typesetters of these classics, unknown craftsmen who laid out the text, often by hand, of each and every page you will read Their subtle art involving judgment and interaction with the text is in many ways superior and human than the mechanical methods utilized today, and gave each book a unique, hand crafted feel in its text that connected the reader organically to the art of bindery and book making.We think these benefits are worth the occasional imperfection resulting from the age of these books at the time of scanning, and their vintage feel provides a connection to the past that goes beyond the mere words of the text....
|Title||:||The Life of General Ely S. Parker: Last grand sachem of the Iroquois and General Grant's military secretary|
|Publisher||:||Windham Press June 3, 2014|
|Number of Pages||:||362 pages|
|File Size||:||876 KB|
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The Life of General Ely S. Parker: Last grand sachem of the Iroquois and General Grant's military secretary Reviews
A couple of pages weren't scanned in the transfer, and some of the text is somewhat hard to read. Still, worth it to have access to an in print copy of this essential work.
Great treatise on a great Native-American!
Bought this for my father, a Mohawk < He can't stop talking about it. He is quite a history buff and is finding things he didn't know.
This book is a must read if you are interested in Native History. This is because it spoke about how civilized a tribe was and how 1 Native helped during the Civil War and what was expected of him. He also, speaks
Parker really delivers with this book on Seneca Indian Chief and Union Civil War General Ely S. Parker. The chapters on Ulysses Grant are especially interesting. The author unveils some little-known information about Grant and his relationship with Parker. He quotes several letters that Parker wrote in later years, complaining that Grant had dumped him and that Grant's wife was so enamored with rich men, that Grant's wartime staff had been rendered useless. Quite enlightening material.