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The Battle of the Little Bighorn

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Mari Sandoz's account of the battle in which General George Armstrong Custer staked his life—and lost—reveals on every page the author's intimate knowledge of her subject. The character of the Sioux, the personality of Custer, the mixed emotions of Custer's men, the Plains landscape—all emerge with such clarity that the reader is transported in time to that spring of 1876, when the Army of the Plains began its fateful march toward the Yellowstone. The background of the tragedy is here: the history of bad blood and broken treaties between the Sioux Nation and the United States, the underlying reason for Custer's expedition and for the convocation of Indians on the Little Bighorn that particular year. The author's analysis of Custer's motives and political ambitions sheds new light on an old mystery and will be hotly disputed by the general's admirers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803291003
Author:
Sandoz, Mari
Publisher:
Unp - Bison Books
Location:
Lincoln Neb.
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
United States - 19th Century/Old West
Subject:
Little bighorn, battle of the, mont., 1876
Subject:
Military
Subject:
United States - Reconstruction Period (1865-1877)
Subject:
Custer, george armstrong, 1839-1876
Subject:
Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 187
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
US History-1860 to 1920
Subject:
US History-19th Century
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Bison Book ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
9146
Publication Date:
19780931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Map
Pages:
191
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 0.45 lb

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