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Bury my heart at Wounded Knee : an Indian history of the American West

Auteur: Dee Brown
Uitgever: New York : H. Holt, 2001.
Editie/Formaat:   Boek : Engels : Thirtieth Anniversary edAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is Dee Brown's eloquent, fully documented account of the systematic destruction of the American Indian during the second half of the nineteenth century. A national bestseller in hardcover for more than a year after its initial publication, it has sold almost four million copies and has been translated into seventeen languages. For this elegant thirtieth anniversary hardcover edition,  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: History
Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Dee Brown
ISBN: 0805066349 9780805066340 0805066691 9780805066692
OCLC-nummer: 44405713
Beschrijving: xix, 487 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Inhoud: "Their manners are decorous and praiseworthy" --
The long walk of the Navahos --
Little Crow's war --
War comes to the Cheyennes --
Powder River invasion --
Red Cloud's war --
"The only good Indian is a dead Indian" --
The rise and fall of Donehogawa --
Cochise and the Apache guerrillas --
The ordeal of Captain Jack --
The war to save the buffalo --
The war for the Black Hills --
The flight of the Nez Percés --
Cheyenne exodus --
Standing Bear becomes a person --
"The Utes must go!" --
The last of the Apache chiefs --
Dance of the ghosts --
Wounded Knee.
Verantwoordelijkheid: by Dee Brown.
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Now in a special 30th anniversary edition comes the classic bestselling history "The New York Times" called "Original, remarkable, and finally heartbreaking. . . . Impossible to put down". Includes  Meer lezen...

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"Shattering, appalling, compelling...One wonders, reading this searing, heartbreaking book, who, indeed, were the savages." --William McPherson, "The Washington Post" "Extraordinarily powerful." Meer lezen...

 
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door juanona (Gepubliceerd door gebruiker WorldCat 2010-02-09) Uitstekend Permalink

I have readed this book and it makes me feel sad and have big sorrow. I know that my culture is hard to understand. I am Navajo, Oglala Sioux. I feel the pain that my elder have felt and been through.

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