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Bury my heart at Wounded Knee : an Indian history of the American West, by Dee Brown

Label
Bury my heart at Wounded Knee : an Indian history of the American West
Title
Bury my heart at Wounded Knee
Title remainder
an Indian history of the American West
Statement of responsibility
by Dee Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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. Using council records, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions, Brown allows the great chiefs and warriors of the Dakota, Ute, Sioux, Cheyenne, and other tribes to tell us in their own words of the battles, massacres, and broken treaties that finally left them demoralized and defeated. A unique and disturbing narrative told with force and clarity, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee changed forever our vision of how the West was really won
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1908-2002
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Dee
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
E81
LC item number
.B75 1971
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • West (U.S.)
  • Indiens d'Amérique
  • Indiens d'Amérique
Label
Bury my heart at Wounded Knee : an Indian history of the American West, by Dee Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 465-473
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Their manners are decorous and praiseworthy" -- 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" -- Rise and fall of Donehogawa -- Cochise and the Apache guerrillas -- Ordeal of Captain Jack -- War to save the buffalo -- War for the Black Hills -- Flight of the Nez Percés -- Cheyenne exodus -- Standing Bear becomes a person -- "The Utes must go!" -- Last of the Apache chiefs -- Dance of the ghosts -- Wounded knee
Control code
110210
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xvii, 487 pages
Isbn
9780030853227
Lccn
70121633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, music, portraits
System control number
(WaOLN)507683
Label
Bury my heart at Wounded Knee : an Indian history of the American West, by Dee Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 465-473
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Their manners are decorous and praiseworthy" -- 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" -- Rise and fall of Donehogawa -- Cochise and the Apache guerrillas -- Ordeal of Captain Jack -- War to save the buffalo -- War for the Black Hills -- Flight of the Nez Percés -- Cheyenne exodus -- Standing Bear becomes a person -- "The Utes must go!" -- Last of the Apache chiefs -- Dance of the ghosts -- Wounded knee
Control code
110210
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xvii, 487 pages
Isbn
9780030853227
Lccn
70121633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, music, portraits
System control number
(WaOLN)507683

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