The Good, the Bad, and the Hungry Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | July 22, 2014

Nick Harkaway: IMG The Florist-Assassins



The three men lit up in my mind's eye, with footnotes. They were converging on me — and on the object I was carrying — in a way that had... Continue »
  1. $18.87 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    Tigerman

    Nick Harkaway 9780385352413

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$7.95
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Burnside Military- Indian Wars
1 Local Warehouse Military- Indian Wars

More copies of this ISBN

This title in other editions

Crimsoned prairie :the Indian wars

by

Crimsoned prairie :the Indian wars Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

This is the first study of the military tactics employed by the Plains Indians and the U.S. Army in their long war for the American frontier. The Indian Wars were sloppily fought, horribly mis-matched, absurdly wasteful; commanders hunted the Sioux to the accompaniment of brass bands--this apparently to raise troop morale--and reckless charges were more highly rewarded than getting the scouts out, checking communications, or maintaining supply lines.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306802263
Author:
Marshall, S L A
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Author:
Marshall, S. L. A.
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
United States - 19th Century/Old West
Subject:
Wars
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Wars -- Great Plains.
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Wars.
Subject:
Americana-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Da Capo Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 198
Publication Date:
April 1988
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.38 in 13.4 oz

Other books you might like

  1. A History of the Indians of the... Used Trade Paper $3.95
  2. Jim Bridger: Mountain Man Used Trade Paper $6.95
  3. A Life Wild and Perilous: Mountain... Used Trade Paper $9.95
  4. Screen Smarts: Raising... Used Trade Paper $1.75
  5. Guerrillas in the Mist: A... Used Trade Paper $9.95
  6. Brigham Young: American Moses Used Trade Paper $8.50

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Americana » General
History and Social Science » Law » Legal Guides and Reference
History and Social Science » Military » General History
History and Social Science » Military » Indian Wars
History and Social Science » US History » 19th Century

Crimsoned prairie :the Indian wars Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$7.95 In Stock
Product details 256 pages Da Capo Press,[1984], c1972. - English 9780306802263 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.