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Bourke, John Gregory 1846-1896

Overview
Works: 166 works in 596 publications in 6 languages and 14,318 library holdings
Genres: Personal narratives  Biography  Diaries  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  History  Travel writing  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Composer
Classifications: E83.88, 973.8
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On the border with Crook by John Gregory Bourke( Book )

45 editions published between 1891 and 2015 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From 1870 until 1886 Captain John G. Bourke served on the staff of General George Crook, who Sherman described as the greatest Indian fighter the army ever had, a man whose prowess was demonstrated "from British America to Mexico, from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean." But On the Border with Crook is far more than a first-hand account of Crook's campaigns during the Plains Indian wars and in the Southwest. Alert, curious, and perceptive, Bourke brings to life the whole frontier scene. In crisp descriptions and telling anecdotes he recreates the events and landscapes through which he moved; he sketches sharp action-pictures not only of Crook and his fellow cavalrymen but also of great leaders as Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, and Geronimo. Perhaps most important, Bourke shows us how General Crook was able to achieve his most remarkable victory -- how this man of war won and deserved the trust of the tribes he had subjugated. - Back cover
An Apache campaign in the Sierra Madre : an account of the expedition in pursuit of the hostile Chiricahua Apaches in the spring of 1883 by John Gregory Bourke( Book )

31 editions published between 1886 and 2015 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General George Crook's adie de camp recounts the pursuit of Geronimo and other Apache Indians across southern Arizona and New Mexico to Mexico's Sierra Madre in 1883
The medicine-men of the Apache by John Gregory Bourke( Book )

22 editions published between 1891 and 2012 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A paper from the Ninth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology of the Smithsonian Institution for the years 1887-1888. By J.W. Powell, director
The snake dance of the Moquis of Arizona by John Gregory Bourke( Book )

20 editions published between 1884 and 2000 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 19th century Army officer relates his experiences and observations regarding the customs of the Hopi Indians, mistakenly called Moqui Indians at that time, focusing particularly on the 16-day ritual known as the snake dance
Scatalogic rites of all nations : a dissertation upon the employment of excrementitious remedial agents in religion, therapeutics, divination, witchcraft, love-philters, etc., in all parts of the globe by John Gregory Bourke( Book )

40 editions published between 1891 and 2010 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mackenzie's last fight with the Cheyennes; a winter campaign in Wyoming and Montana by John Gregory Bourke( Book )

25 editions published between 1890 and 2013 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With General Crook in the Indian wars by John Gregory Bourke( Book )

5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General George Crook's campaigns against the Pi-Utes and Shoshones in northern California and elsewhere, 1866-68, and his campaign against the Apaches, 1872
General Crook in the Indian country by John Gregory Bourke( Book )

10 editions published between 1891 and 1997 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A captain recounts stories of General Crook's campaigns against the Apaches and other tribes of the Southwest, and a western illustrator presents his memories of time spent with the Buffalo Soldiers in Arizona, in articles reproduced from the originals as they appeared in The Century magazine and Harper's Weekly
Vocabulary of the Apache or 'Indé language of Arizona & New Mexico by John Gregory Bourke( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and Danish and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apache medicine-men by John Gregory Bourke( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The urine dance of the Zuni Indians of New Mexico by John Gregory Bourke( Book )

13 editions published between 1885 and 2008 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of notes and memoranda bearing upon the use of human ordure and human urine in rites of a religious or semi-religious character among various nations. by John Gregory Bourke( Book )

11 editions published in 1888 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Rites scatologiques by John Gregory Bourke( Book )

20 editions published between 1891 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der unrat in sitte, brauch, glauben und gewohnheitrecht der völker by John Gregory Bourke( Book )

15 editions published between 1900 and 1996 in German and Undetermined and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The medicine-men of the Apache by John Gregory Bourke( )

4 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our neutrality laws. Originally published in the "Mexican financier", City of Mexico, 1895 by John Gregory Bourke( Book )

6 editions published between 1896 and 1993 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The diaries of John Gregory Bourke by John Gregory Bourke( )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The diaries by John Gregory Bourke( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Begins in 1878 with a discussion of the Bannock Uprising and a retrospective on Crazy Horse. This work also includes comments on issues in the military during his day, such as the quirks and foibles of the Irish soldiers who made up a large part of the frontier army, and also on the problems of Johnson Whittaker
 
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On the border with Crook
Alternative Names
Bourke, John

Bourke, John G.

Bourke, John G. 1846-1896

Bourke, John G. (John Gregory)

Bourke, John G. (John Gregory), 1846-1896

John Gregory Bourke Amerikaans antropoloog (1843-1896)

John Gregory Bourke officier de l'armée américaine et ethnographe

John Gregory Bourke US-amerikanischer Soldat und Ethnologe

Джон Грегори Бурк

ボーク, ジョン・G

Languages
English (373)

German (14)

French (5)

Italian (3)

Spanish (2)

Danish (1)

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An Apache campaign in the Sierra Madre : an account of the expedition in pursuit of the hostile Chiricahua Apaches in the spring of 1883The medicine-men of the ApacheThe snake dance of the Moquis of ArizonaScatalogic rites of all nations : a dissertation upon the employment of excrementitious remedial agents in religion, therapeutics, divination, witchcraft, love-philters, etc., in all parts of the globeGeneral Crook in the Indian countryThe urine dance of the Zuni Indians of New MexicoThe diaries of John Gregory BourkeThe diaries