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Killing Custer The Battle of Little Bighorn and the Fate of the Plains Indians

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ISBN-10: 0393329399

ISBN-13: 9780393329391

Edition: N/A

Authors: James Welch, Paul Stekler

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Description:

General George Custer's 1876 attack on a huge encampment of Plains Indians has gone down as the most disastrous defeat in American history. Much less understood is how disastrous it was for the "victors, " the Sioux and Cheyenne under the leadership of Sitting Bull: within fifteen years all Native Americans were confined to reservations, their culture in ruins. James Welch poignantly resurrects their side of the story from beneath a mountain of myth and misinterpretation, relating in masterful prose the pride and desperation of a people stripped of treaty rights and hounded from ancestral hunting grounds into wretched reservations. Through this critical missing piece that tells the Indian…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/17/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Chronology
Prologue
Epilogue
Afterword: Filming "The Last Stand"
Notes
Index