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The last Indian war : the Nez Perce story

Author: Elliott West
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Pivotal moments in American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Nez Perce War of 1877 was the final great Indian conflict in American history."
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Joseph, (Nez Percé Chief); Joseph, Nez Percé Chief; Nez Percé Chief Joseph
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elliott West
ISBN: 9780195136753 0195136756 9780199769186 0199769184
OCLC Number: 255902883
Description: xxix, 397 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 24 cm.
Contents: Real people --
Marks of friendship --
The place of the butterflies --
"God named this land to us" --
Gold, prophecy, and the Steal Treaty --
"Conquering by kindness" --
"It will have to be war!" --
Maneuvering and scrapping --
Ways of life, ways of war --
Leaving home --
Big hole --
Toward Buffalo country --
War in Wonderland --
"The best skirmishers in the world" --
Toward the medicine line --
Under the bear's paw --
Going to hell --
Eeikish Pan and return.
Series Title: Pivotal moments in American history.
Responsibility: Elliott West.
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In this original and thought-provoking addition to the Pivotal Moments in American History series, Elliot West combines military, political, and social history to show how the battles of 1876 and  Read more...

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