First edition. 8vo. Black cloth, magenta colored gilt stamping on the spine, xxi [blank], 314 pp., frontis. [painting of Christ as an Apache], acknowledgments, author's note, preface, introduction, illustrated from photographs, map, notes, bibliography, index. Publisher's promotional blurb says "This is a complicated story rich in cross-cultural encounters on the battlefield, in mission churches, and in the classroom. Stockel's research and writing bring to life the fierce resistance of a heroic people." According to the author, the Chiricahua Apaches never completely surrendered their traditional religion to Christianity in order to protect themselves from forced extinction. as new, unread copy in dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 44963