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Kit Carson & his three wives

a family history

by Marc Simmons

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Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.),
  • Taos (N.M.),
  • New Mexico,
  • Taos
    • Subjects:
    • Carson, Kit, 1809-1868.,
    • Carson, Kit, 1809-1868 -- Family.,
    • Carson family.,
    • Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.,
    • Pioneers" spouses -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.,
    • Indian women -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.,
    • Hispanic American women -- New Mexico -- Taos -- Biography.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
    • West (U.S.) -- Biography.,
    • Taos (N.M.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-189) and index.

      Other titlesKit Carson and his three wives.
      StatementMarc Simmons.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesA volume in the Calvin P. Horn lectures in Western history and culture, Calvin P. Horn lectures in Western history and culture.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF592.C33 S56 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 195 p. :
      Number of Pages195
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3673624M
      ISBN 10082633296X
      LC Control Number2003006702

      SANTA FE TRAIL BOOKS. Kit Carson and His Three Wives. $) (No reviews yet) Write a Review Write a Review × Kit Carson and His Three Wives. Rating Required. Name Email. Not a romantic, he can't spare two words for his beautiful Arapaho wife, Singing Grass, or for his high born Mexican wife. The vicious circle goes like this: Indians raid white camps stealing ho Kit Carson writes a valuable, just the facts, highlight summary of his early career that leads to his /5(17).

      Christopher "Kit" Carson, (possibly Christopher Houston Carson; Decem – ) was an American career as a frontiersman involved four chief occupations: mountain man, guide, Indian agent, and officer in the United States helped to open the American West to settlement. In his day, he was a celebrity known far and wide in the United States.   Wild, adventurous mountain man Christopher "Kit" Carson was once an innocent little tike like the rest of us. According to Britannica, Carson was born in Madison County, Kentucky, on Christmas Eve in It wasn't long until Carson's family would head further west, settling in Howard County, Missouri, and living on lands purchased from the sons of another popular frontiersman, Daniel Boone.

      KIT CARSON & HIS THREE WIVES, A Family History, by Marc Simmons (Univ. New Mexico, , p. including Index) is the answer here. Mr. Simmons is an expert on Spanish/Mexican/American Southwest and this book is at least 99% accurate. All the details are there, and ssus , 23 February (UTC). Book Review: Kit Carson and His Three Wives: A Family History. By Robert A Trennert. Abstract. This examination of Kit Carson\u27s family life goes a long way toward correcting the \u22monster image\u22 of the famous frontiersman that has held sway with revisionist historians in the last three decades.


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I enjoyed Kit Carson and His Three Wives. I have to compliment the author for his meticulous research. The notes and bibliography are worth a book of their own. Anyone with any interest not only in Kit Carson but in New Mexico and the Southwest of that time should also enjoy the by: 3.

Marc Simmons' Kit Carson and His Three Wives came recommended from the afterword of another remarkable book on the famed American legend, Blood and Thunder by Hampton Sides.

Simmons writes like Sides, maybe even a shade better, which is to say both are masters of gathering multiple accounts, sometimes disputed and often contradictory, and /5(13). Kit Carson and His Three Wives: A Family History (Calvin P.

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Kit Carson & His Three Wives book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Kit Carson () has long held a prominent place /5.

Kit Carson () has long held a prominent place in the popular imagination of the American West. However, little is known about his family life thanks largely to Carson's own guardianship of his privacy.

After almost four decades devoted to researching Kit Carson's personal life, Marc Simmons provides information here to further our understanding of Carson.5/5(2).

Kit Carson () has long held a prominent place in the popular imagination of the American West. However, little is known about his family life thanks largely to Carson's own guardianship of his privacy.

After almost four decades devoted to researching Kit Carson's personal life, Marc Simmons provides information here to further our understanding of Carson/5(3).

I enjoyed Kit Carson and His Three Wives. I have to compliment the author for his meticulous research. The notes and bibliography are worth a book of their own. Anyone with any interest not only in Kit Carson but in New Mexico and the Southwest of that time should also enjoy the book/5.

""Kit Carson and His Three Wives" is a fine introduction to the subject of this controversial westerner, as well as an important contribution to the literature about women in the Southwest and the growing subject of the history of families." "Marc Simmons is the leading scholar of the life of Kit Carson, and this absorbing volume presents the Reviews: 7.

Many of Carson's accomplishments were popularized in Dr. De Witt C. Peters's book, The Life and Adventure of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains. (By referring to Carson as a nestor, Dr. Peters meant that Carson was is a leader in his field.).

Buy a cheap copy of Kit Carson and His Three Wives: A Family book by Marc Simmons. Kit Carson () has long held a prominent place in the popular imagination of the American West. However, little is known about his family life thanks Free shipping over $Cited by: 3. Kit Carson and His Three Wives. This is really a short bio of Kit Carson, with some info on his wives based on results of primary research and analysis of secondary sources.

A bit quixotic, as history records little of the wives' lives, the author does a good job nonetheless. There is definitely a lot of mythology out there but this. " Kit Carson and His Three Wives is a fine introduction to the subject of this controversial westerner, as well as an important contribution to the literature about women in the Southwest and the growing subject of the history of families."—New Mexico Historical Review.

The audiobook edition of Kit Carson and His Three Wives; A Family History by Marc Simmons, narrated by Kirk O. Winkler, is produced by University Press Carson () has long held a prominent place in the popular imagination of the American West However, little is known about his family life, thanks largely to Carson's own guardianship of his privacy.

Kit Carson was an American frontiersman, trapper, soldier and Indian agent who made important contributions to the westward expansion of the United States. After his third and final wife.

Get this from a library. Kit Carson & his three wives: a family history. [Marc Simmons] -- In this family centered biography, independent scholar Simmons describes the lives of the three women who were married to frontiersman Kit Carson. They include Arapaho woman Waa-Nibe, who died three.

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Kit Carson () has long held a prominent place in the popular imagination of the American West. However, little is known about his family life thanks largely to Carson's own guardianship of his privacy. After almost four decades devoted to researching Kit Carson Brand: University of New Mexico Press.

Nevertheless, authority was tightly concentrated in the hands of the male head-of-household, so that his wife and other female members were accustomed to having his paternalistic rule, be it benevolent or harsh, guide them in everyday matters both large and small.

Marc Simmons, Kit Carson & His Three Wives: A Family History (). This examination of Kit Carson's family life goes a long way toward correcting the "monster image" of the famous frontiersman that has held sway with revisionist historians in the last three decades.

Book Review: Kit Carson and His Three Wives: A Family History. Authors. Robert A. Trennert, Arizona State University. Date of this Version. Christopher Houston "Kit" Carson was born on Decemin Richmond, Kentucky, to Lindsay Carson and his second wife, Rebecca Robinson.

Kit had several siblings and half-siblings. His father was a farmer and a veteran of the American Revolutionary War and the War of. Carson left the Army in because of declining health.

He died at Fort Lyon on His final words were, “Doctor, compadre, adios!” Recommended: Kit Carson & His Three Wives: A Family History by Marc Simmons, published by University of New Mexico Press.Kit Carson and His Three Wives: A Family His­ tory. By Marc Simmons. Albuquerque: Uni­ versity of New Mexico Press, x + pp.

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