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Bury my heart at Wounded Knee: an Indian history of the American West [electronic resource].

Brown, Dee, 1908-2002 (Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781453274149 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1453274146 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Open Road Media : 2012.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Summary, etc.: Dee Brown's powerful and unforgettable classic that awakened the world to the nineteenth-century decimation of American Indian tribes First published in 1970, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee generated shockwaves with its frank and heartbreaking depiction of the systematic annihilation of American Indian tribes across the western frontier. In this nonfiction account, Dee Brown focuses on the betrayals, battles, and massacres suffered by American Indians between 1860 and 1890. He tells of the many tribes and their renowned chiefs-from Geronimo to Red Cloud, Sitting Bull to Crazy Horse-who struggled to combat the destruction of their people and culture. Forcefully written and meticulously researched, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee inspired a generation to take a second look at how the West was won. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Dee Brown including rare photos from the author's personal collection.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Indians of North America > Wars > West (U.S.)
Indians of North America > West (U.S.) > History.
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West (U.S.) > History.

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