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    Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: The Illustrated Edition: An Indian History of the American West (Hardback) By (author) Dee Brown, Foreword by Hampton Sides

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    DescriptionFor 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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    Title
    Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: The Illustrated Edition
    Subtitle
    An Indian History of the American West
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dee Brown, Foreword by Hampton Sides
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 544
    Width: 107 mm
    Height: 180 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 1,043 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781402760662
    ISBN 10: 1402760663
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBLL, HBTB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JH
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.3
    BIC subject category V2: JFSL9
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Theme: CULT/WESTRN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15590
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/LATE18
    Ingram Subject Code: HS
    B&T General Subject: 430
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET150
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/NATAMR
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    DC22: 978.00497
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: I-HS
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 50
    BISAC V2.8: HIS028000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036040
    DC22: 978.004/97
    B&T Approval Code: A15601800
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 978.00497
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A16504000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: E81 .B75 2009
    Edition
    30, Illustrated
    Edition statement
    Illustrated
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, maps, diagrams
    Publisher
    Sterling Innovation
    Imprint name
    Sterling Innovation
    Publication date
    01 September 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    A librarian for many years at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dee Brown was the author of more than 25 books on the American West and the Civil War. His" Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee," considered a classic in its field, was a "New York Times "bestseller for over a year and has been translated into many languages. Dee Brown died in 2002.