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    Description"If my library of Western America was limited to a single book, I think it would have to be this wonderful anthology. Dee Brown has been our master." (Tony Hillerman)"The stories of such well-known figures as Lewis and Clark, Jim Bridger, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid as well as other, more obscure characters are told as if Brown himself had lived closely with each. Supplemented by period photographs and illustrations, the anthology reads like fiction but educates as well.... the best collection of his essays, showcasing his empathetic treatment of his subjects and his careful research, factors that have earned him high honors." (Publishers Weekly)Dee Brown, our foremost popular historian of the American West, has been exploring its "true history" for more than 50 years in some 30 books and dozens of historical articles. Known for his forceful and well-documented narratives, Dee Brown changed the way we look at the West. Without a political or ideological axe to grind, he has stripped away familiar stereotypes and romanticized images, he has always shown us the Old West as it really was. The enormously successful book that established his reputation, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (1971), forever changed our view of the Indian.The 25 works in this collection span 100 years of history. Brown includes pieces on noted figures such as Lewis and Clark and Geronimo, stories of the Pony Express riders, longhorn ranchers and cowboys, and women who were brought to the West to marry miners and ranchers. He offers accounts of the Trail of Tears, the Santa Fe Trail, western settlement, the Plains Indians, war and peace between whites and Indians, and an assortment of intrigues, crimes, and scandals. Containing some of Brown's best work, this book will captivate readers with an interest in a perennially fascinating chapter of our history.


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    Title
    Best of Dee Brown's West
    Subtitle
    An Anthology
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dee Brown, Edited by Stan Banash
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 366
    Width: 230 mm
    Height: 155 mm
    Thickness: 29 mm
    Weight: 690 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780940666764
    ISBN 10: 0940666766
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.6
    BIC E4L: HIS
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/19CNTY
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WQH
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Theme: CULT/WESTRN
    Ingram Subject Code: HS
    B&T General Subject: 430
    DC20: 978
    LC subject heading: ,
    Ingram Theme: CULT/SOUTHW
    Libri: I-HS
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036010, HIS036040
    DC22: 978
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB
    LC subject heading: ,
    Abridged Dewey: 978
    B&T Approval Code: A16504000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: F591.B863
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: F591 .B863 1998
    Illustrations note
    b/w illus
    Publisher
    Clear Light Publishers
    Imprint name
    Clear Light Publishers
    Publication date
    01 December 1997
    Publication City/Country
    Santa Fe