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Bury my heart at Wounded Knee; [electronic resource] an Indian history of the American West, by Dee Brown.

By: Brown, Dee Alexander.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston [1971, c1970]Edition: [1st ed.].Description: xvii, 487 p. illus., music, ports. 25 cm.ISBN: 0030853222; 9780030853227.Subject(s): Indians of North America -- Wars -- West (U.S.) | Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) | West (U.S.) -- History | Indiens d'Amérique -- Guerres -- États-Unis (Ouest) | Indiens d'Amérique -- États-Unis (Ouest) | États-Unis (Ouest) -- HistoireDDC classification: 970.5 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library 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.
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Bibliography: p. 465-473.

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.

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