doorgaan naar inhoud
The heart of everything that is : the untold story of Red Cloud, an American legend Voorbeeldweergave van dit item
SluitenVoorbeeldweergave van dit item
Bezig met controle...

The heart of everything that is : the untold story of Red Cloud, an American legend

Auteur: Bob Drury
Uitgever: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Editie/Formaat:   Print book : Engels : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
Database:WorldCat
Samenvatting:
The great Sioux warrior-statesman Red Cloud was the only American Indian in history to defeat the United States Army in a war, forcing the government to sue for peace on his terms. At the peak of Red Cloud's powers, the Sioux could claim control of one-fifth of the contiguous United States and the loyalty of thousands of fierce fighters. Born in 1821 near the Platte River in modern-day Nebraska, Red Cloud lived an  Meer lezen...
Beoordeling:

(nog niet beoordeeld) 0 met beoordelingen - U bent de eerste

Onderwerpen
Meer in deze trant

 

Zoeken naar een in de bibliotheek beschikbaar exemplaar

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Bibliotheken met dit item worden gezocht…

Details

Genre/Vorm: Biography
History
Genoemd persoon: Red Cloud; Red Cloud
Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Bob Drury
ISBN: 9781451654684 1451654685 9781451654660 1451654669 1451654707 9781451654707
OCLC-nummer: 826458599
Beschrijving: xii, 414 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Inhoud: Pt. I, The prairie : --
First contact --
Guns and badlands --
The Black Hills and beyond --
"Red Cloud comes!" --
Counting coup --
"Print the legend." Pt. II, The invasion : --
Old Gabe --
The glory road --
Pretty Owl and Pine Leaf --
A blood-tinged season --
A lone stranger --
Samuel Colt's invention --
A brief respite --
The Dakotas rise. Pt. III, The resistance : --
Strong hearts --
An army in shambles --
Blood on the ice --
The great escape --
Bloody bridge station --
The hunt for Red Cloud --
Burn the bodies; eat the horses. Pt. IV, The war : --
War is peace --
Big bellies and shirt wearers --
Colonel Carrington's circus --
Here be monsters --
The perfect fort --
"Mercifully kill all the wounded" --
Roughing it --
A thin blue line --
Fire in the belly --
High plains drifters. Pt. V, The massacre : --
Fetterman --
Dress rehearsal --
Soldiers in both hands --
The half-man's omen --
Broken arrows --
"Like hogs brought to market" --
Fear and mourning.
Verantwoordelijkheid: Bob Drury and Tom Clavin.

Fragment:

Map of Red Cloud's territory at the height of his power on lining papers.  Meer lezen...

Beoordelingen

Professionele beoordelingen

Synopsis uitgever

"Red Cloud is one of the great figures in nineteenth-century America's tortured relationships with the many peoples who occupied our country before we took it. Finally, there is a portrait worthy of Meer lezen...

 
Beoordelingen door gebruikers
Beoordelingen van GoodReads worden opgehaald...
Bezig met opvragen DOGObooks-reviews...

Tags

U bent de eerste.

Vergelijkbare items

Bevestig deze aanvraag

Misschien heeft u dit item reeds aangevraagd. Selecteer a.u.b. Ok als u toch wilt doorgaan met deze aanvraag.

Gekoppelde data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/826458599>
library:oclcnum"826458599"
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2013"
schema:description"Pt. I, The prairie : -- First contact -- Guns and badlands -- The Black Hills and beyond -- "Red Cloud comes!" -- Counting coup -- "Print the legend.""@en
schema:description"Pt. IV, The war : -- War is peace -- Big bellies and shirt wearers -- Colonel Carrington's circus -- Here be monsters -- The perfect fort -- "Mercifully kill all the wounded" -- Roughing it -- A thin blue line -- Fire in the belly -- High plains drifters."@en
schema:description"Pt. II, The invasion : -- Old Gabe -- The glory road -- Pretty Owl and Pine Leaf -- A blood-tinged season -- A lone stranger -- Samuel Colt's invention -- A brief respite -- The Dakotas rise."@en
schema:description"The great Sioux warrior-statesman Red Cloud was the only American Indian in history to defeat the United States Army in a war, forcing the government to sue for peace on his terms. At the peak of Red Cloud's powers, the Sioux could claim control of one-fifth of the contiguous United States and the loyalty of thousands of fierce fighters. Born in 1821 near the Platte River in modern-day Nebraska, Red Cloud lived an epic life of courage, wisdom, and fortitude in the face of a relentless enemy -- the soldiers and settlers who represented the "manifest destiny" of an expanding America. He grew up an orphan and had to overcome numerous social disadvantages to advance in Sioux culture. Red Cloud did that by being the best fighter, strategist, and leader of his fellow warriors. As the white man pushed farther and farther west, they stole the Indians' land, slaughtered the venerated buffalo, and murdered with impunity anyone who resisted their intrusions. The final straw for Red Cloud and his warriors was the U.S. government's frenzied spate of fort building throughout the pristine Powder River Country that abutted the Sioux's sacred Black Hills -- Paha Sapa to the Sioux, or "The Heart of Everything That Is." The result was a gathering of angry tribes under one powerful leader. What came to be known as Red Cloud's War (1866-1868) culminated in a massacre of American cavalry troops that presaged the Little Bighorn and served warning to Washington that the Plains Indians would fight, and die for their land and traditions. Despite his fame, the fog of history has left Red Cloud strangely obscured. With this book, the story of our nation's most powerful and successful Indian warrior is finally told and it restores Red Cloud to his rightful place in American history. In a sweeping and dramatic narrative, based on years of primary research, the events leading to Red Cloud's War are traced as he fights for the very existence of the Indian way of life. It also provides intimate portraits of the many men and women whose lives Red Cloud touched, including mountain men, such as the larger-than-life Jim Bridger; U.S. generals, like William Tecumseh Sherman who was charged with annihilating the Sioux; fearless explorers, such as the dashing John Bozeman; and the warriors Red Cloud groomed, including the legendary Crazy Horse. This stirring chronicle of the conflict between an expanding white civilization and the Plains Indians who stood in its way places the reader at the center of this remarkable epoch in American history and finally gives Red Cloud the modern-day recognition he deserves. -- Publisher description"@en
schema:description"Pt. III, The resistance : -- Strong hearts -- An army in shambles -- Blood on the ice -- The great escape -- Bloody bridge station -- The hunt for Red Cloud -- Burn the bodies; eat the horses."@en
schema:description"Pt. V, The massacre : -- Fetterman -- Dress rehearsal -- Soldiers in both hands -- The half-man's omen -- Broken arrows -- "Like hogs brought to market" -- Fear and mourning."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1411932804>
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The heart of everything that is : the untold story of Red Cloud, an American legend"@en
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Venster sluiten

Meld u aan bij WorldCat 

Heeft u geen account? U kunt eenvoudig een nieuwe gratis account aanmaken.