The landmark, bestselling account of the crimes against American Indians during the 19th century, now on its 50th Anniversary.
Using council records, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions, Brown introduces readers to great chiefs and warrors of the Dakota, Ute, Sioux, Cheyenne, and other tribes, revealing in heartwrenching detail the battles, massacres, and broken treaties that methodically stripped them of freedom. A forceful narrative still discussed today as revelatory and controversial, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee permanently altered our understanding of how the American West came to be defined.
Apaches, 11, 20-22, 191-217, 257, 368, 372-413; (Aravaipa), 192, 200-05, 213-17, 393, 412-13; (Chiricahua), 192-96, 208-17, 392-413; (Coyotero), 193-94, 201, 214; (Jicarilla), 389; (Mescalero), 20-22,...
Dee Brown was the author of over twenty-five books on the American West and the Civil War. His Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, considered a classic in its field, was a New York Times bestseller for over a year, and has been translated into many languages. Dee Brown died in 2002.
Hampton Sides is editor-at-large for Outside magazine, and the author of Ghost Soldiers, Blood and Thunder, Hellhound On His Trail, and, most recently, In the Kingdom of Ice.
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