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

Author: Dee Brown; Hampton Sides
Publisher: New York : Picador, ©2007.
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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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dee Brown; Hampton Sides
ISBN: 9780805066692 0805066691 9780805086843 0805086846
OCLC Number: 757517545
Notes: "Originally published in hardcover in 1971 by Holt, Rinehard [sic], and Winston."--Title page verso.
Description: xxv, 481 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: "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.
Responsibility: Dee Brown ; [foreword by Hampton Sides].

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The classic bestselling history "The New York Times" has called original, remarkable, and finally heartbreaking is available in a special 30th-anniversary edition. 56 illustrations.  Read more...

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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." --Nat Read more...

 
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