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Last Days of the Sioux Nation

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ISBN-10: 0300002459

ISBN-13: 9780300002454

Edition: 1963

Authors: Robert Marshall Utley

List price: $17.00
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This fascinating account tells what the Sioux were like when they first came to their reservation and how their reaction to the new system eventually led to the last confrontation between the Army and the Sioux at the Battle of Wounded Knee Creek. A classic work, it is now available with a new preface by the author that discusses his current thoughts about a tragic episode in American history that has raised much controversy through the years. "History as lively and gripping as good fiction." "One of the finest books on the Indian wars of the West."--Montana "A well-told, easily read account that will be the standard reference for this phase of the Indian 'problem.'"--American Historical…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 1963
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 9/10/1966
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 349
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Robert M. Utley is a former chief historian of the National Park Service and the author of many books and articles on western history.

List of Illustrations
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface
The Field of Wounded Knee
The Old Life
The New Life
The Land Agreement
The Indian Messiah
Crisis for the Sioux Agents
The Army Moves In
Brooke Tries for Peace
The End of Sitting Bull
Big Foot
The Search for the Miniconjous
Wounded Knee
Drexel Mission
Tightening the Ring
The Final Reckoning
Bibliography
Index