The Resource The Earth is weeping : the epic story of the Indian Wars for the American West, Peter Cozzens

The Earth is weeping : the epic story of the Indian Wars for the American West, Peter Cozzens

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The Earth is weeping : the epic story of the Indian Wars for the American West
Title
The Earth is weeping
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the epic story of the Indian Wars for the American West
Statement of responsibility
Peter Cozzens
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Language
eng
Summary
"With the end of the Civil War, the nation recommenced its expansion onto traditional Indian tribal lands, setting off a wide-ranging conflict that would last more than three decades. In an exploration of the wars and negotiations that destroyed tribal ways of life even as they made possible the emergence of the modern United States, Peter Cozzens gives us both sides in comprehensive and singularly intimate detail. He illuminates the encroachment experienced by the tribes and the tribal conflicts over whether to fight or make peace, and explores the squalid lives of soldiers posted to the frontier and the ethical quandaries faced by generals who often sympathized with their native enemies,"--Amazon.com
Cataloging source
NLE
Dewey number
978.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The Earth is weeping : the epic story of the Indian Wars for the American West, Peter Cozzens
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The Earth is weeping : the epic story of the Indian Wars for the American West, Peter Cozzens
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Our children sometimes behave badly -- The plains aflame -- Red Cloud's War -- Warrior and soldier -- Hancock's War -- The last treaty -- Of Garryowen in glory -- The bloody policy of peace -- Tragedy in the Lava Beds -- The Buffalo War -- No rest, no peace -- Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse -- The Thieves' Road -- Guard us against all misfortune -- Last Stand -- The Great Father's fury -- A warrior I have been -- I will fight no more forever -- The Utes must go! -- Return to Apacheria -- Like so many vultures, greedy for blood -- Once I moved like the wind -- A clash of visions -- The place of the big killings
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24 cm
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Extent
xxi, 544 pages, 24 pages of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9781786491497
Media category
unmediated
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Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
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(OCoLC)982030842

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