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Sitting Bull and the Paradox of Lakota Nationhood

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ISBN-10: 0321421922

ISBN-13: 9780321421920

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Gary C. Anderson, Mark C. Carnes

List price: $32.20
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In this biography, Gary Anderson chronicles of life of the renowned victor of the Battle of Little Big Horn, legendary Lakota Chief Sitting Bull.nbsp; nbsp; For many decades, historians have chalked up the results of Little Big Horn to Colonelrsquo;s Custerrsquo;s faulty strategy of attack, and remember Sitting Bull as the lame duck leader who triumphed only because of Custerrsquo;s mishap.nbsp; Gary Clayton Anderson, in this riveting biography, reveals a new interpretation of this crucial conflict on the high plains.nbsp; Sitting Bull and the Paradox of Lakota Nationhoodputs the Battle of Little Big Horn in the context of the successes of the Lakota Nation, and the life of Sitting Bull himself.nbsp; The new Study and Discussion Questions extend the text to facilitate discussions in the classroom or in student study groups.nbsp;Lakota Nation, buffalo , Crazy Horse, Little Big Horn, Indian Leadership, Four Horns, James McLaughlin, Red Cloud, Standing Rock Agency, Lt. Colonel George Armstrong Custer.nbsp;Readers interested in learning about the life and times of Sitting Bull.
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Book details

List price: $32.20
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/18/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

Mark C. Carnes is Professor of History at Barnard College, Columbia University.

Editors
Preface
Introduction Prelude
Lakota Nationhood and the Wasicun Invasion
Sitting Bulls Tiospaye and the Formulation of Sioux Leadership
Sitting Bull and the Defense of the Lakota Homeland
Escape to Canada
Standing Rock and the Ghost Dance Revival: The End of Lakota Nationhood (1881-1890)
Epilogue
Study and Discussion Questions
A Note on the Sources
Index