An unspeakable sadness : the dispossession of the Nebraska Indians (Book, 1997) []
skip to content
An unspeakable sadness : the dispossession of the Nebraska Indians Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

An unspeakable sadness : the dispossession of the Nebraska Indians

Author: David J Wishart
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1997] ©1994
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Bison Books printingView all editions and formats

Analyzes the spatial and ecological repercussions of dispossession. This title contains maps that give the spatial context of dispossession, showing how Indian societies were restricted to ever  Read more...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David J Wishart
ISBN: 0803297955 9780803297951
OCLC Number: 1066512687
Notes: Previously published in hardcover: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1994.
"First Bison Books printing, 1997"--Title page verso.
Description: xv, 309 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Lands and Lifestyles of the Nebraska Indians at the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century --
2. Forces of Intervention, 1800-1854 --
3. Twilight of Independence, 1800-1854 --
4. Restriction to Reservations, 1854-1861 --
5. Life on the Reservations in the 1860s --
6. Hemmed In and Forced Out, 1870-1885 --
Postscript: Twentieth-Century Reappraisal.
Responsibility: David J. Wishart.


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"A well-written and authoritative work." -Francis Paul Prucha, Great Plains Quarterly -- Francis Paul Prucha * Great Plains Quarterly * "No serious student of Indian history or Indian-white history Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.