WorldCat Identities

Capps, Benjamin 1922-2001

Overview
Works: 61 works in 322 publications in 6 languages and 17,368 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western fiction  Biography  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Instrumentalist, Commentator for written text
Classifications: PS3553.A59, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Benjamin Capps
The Indians by Time-Life Books( Book )

57 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 3,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated chronicles of Indian life, culture, rituals, confrontations with the white man, etc. on the Western frontier
The great chiefs by Time-Life Books( Book )

50 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 3,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the lives and deeds of Cochise, Geronimo, Quanah Parker, and other Indian leaders and discusses this history, customs and daily life
The heirs of Franklin Woodstock by Benjamin Capps( )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Warren wagontrain raid : the first complete account of an historic Indian attack and its aftermath by Benjamin Capps( Book )

13 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in English and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first complete account of an historic Indian attack and its aftermath
The trail to Ogallala by Benjamin Capps( Book )

24 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Day-to-day account of a cattle drive that started in Southern Texas and ended three months later in Ogallala Nebraska
The white man's road by Benjamin Capps( Book )

19 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in English and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set on the Fort Sill Indian reservation at the turn of the century
A woman of the people : a novel by Benjamin Capps( Book )

17 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Older of two girls captured by the Comanches in 1854 yearns to effect an escape but becomes integrated into tribal life
Sam Chance, a novel by Benjamin Capps( Book )

15 editions published between 1965 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sergeant Samuel Chance, of the Confederate Army, goes to northwest Texas, starts a herd with stray cattle, and ends up one of the legendary Texas cattle kings
A woman of the people by Benjamin Capps( )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her parents are killed in a raid, 11-year-old Helen Morrison and her younger sister Katy are kidnapped by a band of Comanches. Given the name Tehanita, Helen vows to maintain her white identity and clings tightly to her only possession--the dress she was wearing when captured. She is appalled by Katy's quick adjustment to her new home and family. Helen resists assimilation but she must make a decision. Should she become a woman of the People?
Woman Chief by Benjamin Capps( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and German and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl of the Gros Ventres tribe is captured by the Crows, and grows up to become a famous warrior
Tales of the Southwest by Benjamin Capps( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories which capture the essence of the Old West
The true memoirs of Charley Blankenship; a novel by Benjamin Capps( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This free-wheeling, high-spirited novel is the story of a young man who goes West in search of freedom, romance, and excitement. When seventeen-year-old Charley Blankenship suddenly "gets an itch and can't find a place to scratch," he runs away from home. He vows not to return to Missouri until he owns a horse and a thousand dollars, and he travels far and wide, with adventures rolling his way like tumbleweed
The brothers of Uterica; a novel by Benjamin Capps( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 1988 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French socialist Jean Bossereau and his followers found the community of Uterica--utopia in America--in the mid-nineteenth century, based on the principles of reason, brotherly love, and communal property, but clashing personalities and practical problems conspire to bring the experiment to an end
Native Americans by Time-Life Books( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1995 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addiction neurobiology : ethical and social implications( Book )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report reviews developments in the neuroscience of addiction, explores how they might affect the way we view and treat drug problems, and considers the issues that they raise for drug policy in Europe. In language that is easily accessible, the report presents the complex brain processes involved in addition and the ethical implications inherent to current addiction research.--Publisher's description
Hanging at Comanche Wells by Benjamin Capps( Book )

5 editions published between 1962 and 2001 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Three determined men-- an old judge, a weary sheriff and a worried young man-- were all that stood between the hired killer and the powerful Cattlemen's Association that wanted their personal gunman free. The Cattlemen's Association had paid for and alibi'd half-a-dozen cold blooded killings. Then their executioner had gotten out of hand and wantonly murdered for his own pleasure, sure he could count on his well-placed friends to save him-- and he could" -- page 4 of cover
Les Indiens by Benjamin Capps( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronique vivante et documentée des Indiens d'Amérique du Nord par un spécialiste qui a grandi dans l'Ouest et s'est passionné pour la culture des Indiens des Plaines. Récit anecdotique de la vie quotidienne de ces tribus de chasseurs nomades, cultivateurs ou guerriers que les Blancs s'employèrent à chasser de leurs terroirs vers le milieu du XIXe siècle. Cérémonies religieuses, moeurs guerrières, objets familiers, institutions: c'est tout l'univers des Cheyennes, Commanches, Sioux, Séminoles, le Far West légendaire, qui nous est conté, magnifiquement illustré
Die Welt der Indianer : ihr Leben, ihr Glaube, ihr Kampf by Benjamin Capps( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indians : the Old West by Benjamin Capps( Book )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Old West: The Great Chiefs by Benjamin Capps( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The white man's road
Alternative Names
Capps, Benjamin F.

Capps, Benjamin F. 1922-2001

Capps, Benjamin Franklin.

Capps, Benjamin Franklin 1922-2001

Languages
English (241)

German (23)

French (10)

Slovenian (2)

Swedish (2)

Spanish (1)

Covers
The great chiefsThe Warren wagontrain raid : the first complete account of an historic Indian attack and its aftermathThe trail to OgallalaThe white man's roadA woman of the people : a novelSam Chance, a novelWoman ChiefThe brothers of Uterica; a novel