Empire of the Comanche
The Passing of Comancheria

Emerson, John
http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/12/06/empire-of-the-comanche/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  06/12/2013
Year Published:  2013  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX15478

The period of Comanche domination of Texas, New Mexico, Northern Mexico, and much of the American West between 1750 and 1850 is just a passing footnote in American and Mexican history, but it provides an interesting perspective on many important historical questions, notably the history of the Eurasian steppe and the role of violence in long-distance trade.