Bury my heart at Wounded Knee : an Indian history of the American West
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Published:
New York : H. Holt, 1991.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st Owl book ed.
Physical Desc:
xix, 487 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 7.9 - AR Pts: 27
Lexile measure:
1160L
Status:
Annapolis Library - Nonfiction
970.004 B
Crofton Library - Nonfiction
970.004 B
Deale Library - Nonfiction
970.004 B
Description
For the first time: a full-color illustrated edition of Dee Brown's classic history of the American West!

Eloquent, heartbreaking, and meticulously documented, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee follows the systematic destruction of the American Indian during the second half of the 19th century. Upon its publication in 1970, the book was universally lauded and became a cultural phenomenon that proved instrumental in transforming public perceptions of manifest destiny and the "winning" of the West.

Using council records, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions, Brown's work highlighted the voices of those American Indians who actually experienced the battles, massacres, and broken treaties. Here is their view of the events that ultimately left them demoralized and defeated, including: the Battle of Sand Creek; Red Cloud's War; the Battle of the Little Bighorn; and, of course, the Wounded Knee Massacre. Crazy Horse, Red Cloud, Sitting Bull, and Spotted Tail--the great chiefs and warriors of the Dakota, Ute, Cheyenne, and other tribes--come to life through their own words and formal portraits.

Now, hundreds of illustrations--including maps, photographs, sketches, and paintings--enhance Brown's masterpiece, making it even more vivid and personal. In addition to the incredible images, this edition also features relevant excerpts from such highly acclaimed Native-American themed books as Where White Men Fear to Tread by Russell Means, Mystic Chords of Memory by Michael Kammen, and Lakota Woman by Mary Crow Dog, as well as all-new essays by contemporary historians and Native American leaders like Elliott West and Joseph Marshall III.

 

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Language:
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ISBN:
9781402760662 :, 9781402793370, 0805010459, 9780805010459, 0805017305, 9780805017304, 0805010459 (pbk.) :, 0805017305 (pbk.) :, 0805086846 (pbk /Owl bks.) :, 9780805086843 (pbk /Owl bks.) :
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Lexile measure:
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Notes

General Note
Originally published: New York : Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1971.
General Note
"An Owl book."
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 465-473) and index.
Description
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is Dee Brown's eloquent, fully documented account of the systematic destruction of the American Indian during the second half of the nineteenth century. A national bestseller in hardcover for more than a year after its initial publication, it has sold almost four million copies and has been translated into seventeen languages. Using council records, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions, Brown allows the great chiefs and warriors of the Dakota, Ute, Sioux, Cheyenne, and other tribes to tell us in their own words of the battles, massacres, and broken treaties that finally left them demoralized and defeated. A unique and disturbing narrative told with force and clarity, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee changed forever our vision of how the West was really won.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Brown, D. (1991). Bury my heart at Wounded Knee: an Indian history of the American West. 1st Owl book ed. New York: H. Holt.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Brown, Dee, 1908-2002. 1991. Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West. New York: H. Holt.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Brown, Dee, 1908-2002, Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West. New York: H. Holt, 1991.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Brown, Dee. Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West. 1st Owl book ed. New York: H. Holt, 1991. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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