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Uprising: The Pueblo Indians and the First American War for Religious Freedom
by Jake Page
The Pueblo Revolt of 1680 changed the course of history. It was the only war that American Indians ever won against the Europeans. In this new nonfiction account, Jake Page delves into the events leading up to the revolt, its aftermath, and the less well-known second revolt. In this new nonfiction account, Jake Page delves into the event leading up to the revolt, its ...more
Published January 15th 2014 by Rio Nuevo Publishers
(first published October 15th 2013)
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I read Uprising with relish. I’ve tried to read other books about the Pueblo Revolt, but couldn’t get into them as they were too ponderous or dry. Jake Page’s prose is as good as non-fiction narrative can get, and it flows like a well-paced, humming river. So many historical books get bogged down with the numerous players, settings, or events, but not Uprising. In the narrative the people, Pueblos, settlements, and complicated events are so well portrayed that I could quite easily keep track of ...more
James Keena "Jake" Page, Jr. was the founding editor of Doubleday's Natural History Press, as well as editorial director of Natural History magazine and science editor of Smithsonian magazine. He has written more than forty books on the natural sciences, zoological topics, and Native American affairs, as well as mystery fiction.More about Jake Page...