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The Last Days Of The Sioux Nation: Second Edition

July 11, 2004|
The Last Days Of The Sioux Nation: Second Edition by Robert M. Utley
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“One of the finest books on the Indian wars of the West.”--Montana (on the original edition)

This fascinating account tells what the Sioux were like when they first came to their reservation and how their reaction to the new system eventually led to the last confrontation between the Army and the Sioux at the Battle of Wounded Knee Creek. The Second Edition of this classic work features a new preface by the author that discusses his current thoughts about this tragic episode in American history.

Praise for the earlier edition:

"History as lively and gripping as good fiction.”—Christian Science Monitor

“A well-told, easily read account that will be the standard reference for this phase of the Indian ‘problem.’”--American Historical Review

“A major job . . . magnificently researched.”--San Francisco Chronicle

“By far the best treatment of the complex and controversial relationship between the Sioux and their conquerors yet presented and should be must reading for serious students of Western Americana.”--St. Louis Dispatch (on the earlier edition)

Winner of the Buffalo Award
Robert M. Utley, former Chief Historian & Assistant Director of the National Park Service, is the author of many books & articles on the West, "Cavalier in Buckskin", also published by the University of Oklahoma Press, won the 1989 Western Heritage Wrangler Award for Outstanding Nonfiction Book & was a Book-of-the-Month Club & History ...
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Title:The Last Days Of The Sioux Nation: Second Edition
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:370 pages, 8 X 5.12 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:370 pages, 8 X 5.12 X 0.68 in
Published:July 11, 2004
Publisher:Yale University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780300103168
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