The Day the World Ended at Little Bighorn: A Lakota History

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Penguin, 2007 - 262 pàgines
A gripping account of the legendary battle, told from the Lakota perspective

The 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn has become known as thequintessential clash of cultures between the Lakota and white settlers. The men who led the battle—Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, and Colonel George A. Custer—have become legends.

Here award-winning Lakota historian Joseph Marshall reveals the nuanced complexities that led up to and followed the battle. Until now, this account has been available only within the Lakota oral tradition. The Day the World Ended at Little Bighornis required reading for anyone enthralled by the tale of the tragic fight that changed the scope of both America and the American landscape.
 

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Revisió d'Usuari  - greeniezona - LibraryThing

I bought this book on vacation in South Dakota and read it all through while I was there. We didn't ever visit the historic battle site like I thought that I would (I was not the planner of the ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

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A brief but detailed look at the battle of Little Bighorn. Delving into the history of the Lakota nation and also the aftermath, quite thought provoking. Llegeix la ressenya completa

Continguts

The Greasy Grass Fight
1
To and From
16
The Greatest Gathering Ever
24
In the Beginning
35
Grandmother
47
Leading the
56
Follow
68
Zuya Wicasa The Warriors
79
Weaponry
98
They Took the
107
The Aftermath Begins
135
At Wounded Knee
154
New Ways New Words
180
The Twentieth Century
206
The Victors Road
226
Remember
243

The Long Knives
90

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Sobre l'autor (2007)

Joseph M. Marshall IIIis an acclaimed historian and author of six previous books, including the bestselling The Journey of Crazy Horseand The Lakota Way. Marshall was raised on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota and now lives in the Southwest. Marshall was an actor in and consultant and narrator for TNT’s award-winning miniseries Into the West.

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