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Santa Fe Chiefs

Author : Bill Yenne
ISBN : 0760318484
Genre : Transportation
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With the introduction of the Chief in 1926 and its dieselized successor, the Super Chief, in 1935, the Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe cemented its legendary place in rail history with two legendary trains. Decorated in the now-famed red and silver "warbonnet" livery, the Chief and Super Chief gave passengers everything they were looking for--quick trips out to the West and back, and premiere accommodations and service.

Route Of The Chiefs

Author : Greg Stout
ISBN : 1932804250
Genre : Railroads
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The Santa Fe Magazine

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ISBN : UOM:39015075045297
Genre : Railroads
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Canyon Lands And Super Chiefs

Author : Joe McMillan
ISBN : 0934228094
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The operations and history of the Santa Fe Railway in Arizona during its last 30 years: 1965-1996

Santa Fe Streamliners

Author : Karl Zimmermann
ISBN : 0915276410
Genre : Railroad passenger cars
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The Old Santa F? Trail

Author : Henry Inman
ISBN : UOM:39015082039283
Genre : Frontier and pioneer life
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99 Jumpstarts For Kids Social Studies Reports

Author : Peggy Whitley
ISBN : 9780313094781
Genre : Computers
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Turn The Ship Around

Author : L. David Marquet
ISBN : 9780241250952
Genre : Business & Economics
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'David Marquet is the kind of leader who comes around only once in a generation ... his ideas and lessons are invaluable' Simon Sinek, author of Start With Why Captain David Marquet was used to giving orders. In the high-stress environment of the USS Santa Fe, a nuclear-powered submarine, it was crucial his men did their job well. But the ship was dogged by poor morale, poor performance and the worst retention in the fleet. One day, Marquet unknowingly gave an impossible order, and his crew tried to follow it anyway. He realized he was leading in a culture of followers, and they were all in danger unless they fundamentally changed the way they did things. Marquet took matters into his own hands and pushed for leadership at every level. Before long, his crew became fully engaged and the Santa Fe skyrocketed from worst t first in the fleet. No matter your business or position, you can apply Marquet's approach to create a workplace where everyone takes responsibility for their actions, people are healthier and happier - and everyone is a leader.

Old Santa Fe

Author : Ralph Emerson Twitchell
ISBN : 9780865345744
Genre : History
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This remarkable book unfolds a detailed and thoughtful history beginning in 1598 and continuing through 1924. Chapters are devoted to events preceding the founding of the city; the Pueblo Revolution; the reconquest of the city by General Diego de Vargas; its 25 years as a Mexican provincial capital; the city during the military occupation period; and stories about Billy the Kid, Gov. Samuel B. Axtell, and the Santa Fe Ring.

Santa Fe Railway

Author : Brian Solomon
ISBN : 1610606728
Genre : Transportation
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As a tribute to America's favorite railroad-the Santa Fe, this book discusses everything from its origins, to locomotives, freight operations, passenger operations, and more. The Santa Fe Railway's charisma and mystique has long made it one of America's compelling railways. From Chicago to LA it blends a nation's westward vision with all the best elements of railroading: colorful passenger trains, attractive stations, fascinating historical personalities, a diverse and eclectic collection of locomotives, and of course - lots of long freight trains. All of these aspects of the Santa Fe and more are featured in this compact but colorful history packed with great archival color photography.

Chiefs Scribes And Ethnographers

Author : James Howe
ISBN : 9780292779631
Genre : Social Science
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The Kuna of Panama, today one of the best known indigenous peoples of Latin America, moved over the course of the twentieth century from orality and isolation towards literacy and an active engagement with the nation and the world. Recognizing the fascination their culture has held for many outsiders, Kuna intellectuals and villagers have collaborated actively with foreign anthropologists to counter anti-Indian prejudice with positive accounts of their people, thus becoming the agents as well as subjects of ethnography. One team of chiefs and secretaries, in particular, independently produced a series of historical and cultural texts, later published in Sweden, that today still constitute the foundation of Kuna ethnography. As a study of the political uses of literacy, of western representation and indigenous counter-representation, and of the ambivalent inter-cultural dialogue at the heart of ethnography, Chiefs, Scribes, and Ethnographers addresses key issues in contemporary anthropology. It is the story of an extended ethnographic encounter, one involving hundreds of active participants on both sides and continuing today.

Proceedings At The Annual Session Of The National Convention Of Chiefs And Commissioners Of The Various Bureaus Of Statistics Of Labor In The United States

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ISBN : UIUC:30112065554187
Genre : Labor bureaus
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Twenty Ninth Convention Of The Pacific Coast Fire Chiefs

Author : Pacific Coast Association of Fire Chiefs. Annual Convention
ISBN : STANFORD:36105047525824
Genre : Fire departments
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The Comanche Empire

Author : Pekka Hamalainen
ISBN : 9780300145137
Genre : History
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A groundbreaking history of the rise and decline of the vast and imposing Native American empire. In the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, a Native American empire rose to dominate the fiercely contested lands of the American Southwest, the southern Great Plains, and northern Mexico. This powerful empire, built by the Comanche Indians, eclipsed its various European rivals in military prowess, political prestige, economic power, commercial reach, and cultural influence. Yet, until now, the Comanche empire has gone unrecognized in American history. This compelling and original book uncovers the lost story of the Comanches. It is a story that challenges the idea of indigenous peoples as victims of European expansion and offers a new model for the history of colonial expansion, colonial frontiers, and Native-European relations in North America and elsewhere. Pekka Hämäläinen shows in vivid detail how the Comanches built their unique empire and resisted European colonization, and why they fell to defeat in 1875. With extensive knowledge and deep insight, the author brings into clear relief the Comanches’ remarkable impact on the trajectory of history. 2009 Winner of the Bancroft Prize in American History “Cutting-edge revisionist western history…. Immensely informative, particularly about activities in the eighteenth century.”—Larry McMurtry, The New York Review of Books “Exhilarating…a pleasure to read…. It is a nuanced account of the complex social, cultural, and biological interactions that the acquisition of the horse unleashed in North America, and a brilliant analysis of a Comanche social formation that dominated the Southern Plains.”—Richard White, author of The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, 1650-1815

The Peace Chiefs Of The Cheyennes

Author : Stan Hoig
ISBN : 0806122625
Genre : History
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A Plains tribe that subsisted on the buffalo, the Cheyennes depended for survival on the valor and skill of their braves in the hunt and in battle. The fiery spirit of the young warriors was balanced by the calm wisdom of the tribal headmen, the peace chiefs, who met yearly as the Council of the Forty-four. "A Cheyenne chief was required to be a man of peace, to be brave, and to be of generous heart," writes Stan Hoig. "Of these qualities the first was unconditionally the most important, for upon it rested the moral restraint required for the warlike Cheyenne Nation." As the Cheyennes began to feel the westward crush of white civilization in the nineteenth century, a great burden fell to the peace chiefs. Reconciliation with the whites was the tribe's only hope for survival, and the chiefs were the buffers between their own warriors and the United States military, who were out to "win the West." The chiefs found themselves struggling to maintain the integrity of their people-struggling against overwhelming military forces, against disease, against the debauchery brought by "firewater," and against the irreversible decline of their source of livelihood, the buffalo. They were trapped by history in a nearly impossible position. Their story is a heroic epic and, oftentimes, a tragedy. No single book has dealt as intensively as this one with the institution of the peace chiefs. The author has gleaned significant material from all available published sources and from contemporary newspapers. A generous selection of photographs and extensive quotations from ninteteenth-century observers add to the authenticity of the text. Following a brief analysis of the Sweet Medicine legend and its relation to the Council of the Forty-four, the more prominent nineteenth-century chiefs are treated individually in a lucid, felicitous style that will appeal to both students and lay readers of Indian history. As adopted Cheyenne chief Boyce D. Timmons says in his preface to this volume, "Great wisdom, intellect, and love are expressed by the remarkable Cheyenne chiefs, and if you enter their tipi with an open heart and mind, you might have some understanding of the great 'Circle of Life.'"

Santa Fe Passage

Author : Jon R. Bauman
ISBN : 9781429901529
Genre : Fiction
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Santa Fe, in the early 1800s, was a part of Mexico, and the city's landed gentry, the haciendados, had developed an appetite for the good life. Matthew Collins, an entrepreneurial American, sees opportunity there. He bankrolls a wagon train filled with fine goods from St. Louis and, with a partner, succeeds in transporting everything, despite storms and fierce bands of Comanches, across the Great American Desert to a ready market in Santa Fe. Soon, Matt and his partner become prosperous and respected men. Matt profits from the trapping and selling of hundreds of beaver skins just before the London market for them collapses. Welcomed into the home of Moses Mendoza, one of the leading haciendados, Matt eventually marries Moses's daughter Celestina. By the mid-1840s, war looms between the United States and Mexico. Matt is called to Washington by President Polk. The urgent matter: how to arrange the turnover of New Mexico and Santa Fe to the United States without causing great bloodshed. Matt develops a plan... Mixing a fascinating and exciting cast of characters with the adventure and uncertainty of the times, Santa Fe Passage is a remarkable story full of rich detail and vivid imagery of life in then Mexico in the early nineteenth century.

Journal Of A Military Reconnaissance From Santa F? New Mexico To The Navajo Country

Author : James Hervey Simpson
ISBN : OXFORD:600015743
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History Of Texas Together With A Biographical History Of Tarrant And Parker Counties

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Genre : Parker County (Tex.)
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History Of Texas Together With A Biographical History Of Milam Williamson Bastrop Travis Lee And Burleson Counties

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ISBN : CHI:082928064
Genre : Bastrop County (Tex.)
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Chiefs Agents Soldiers

Author : William Haas Moore
ISBN : UOM:39015032448477
Genre : History
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A first history of how Navajo chiefs held their people together after their release from captivity at Bosque Redondo.

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