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The Resource The last stand : Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn, by Nathaniel Philbrick

The last stand : Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn, by Nathaniel Philbrick

Label
The last stand : Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
Title
The last stand
Title remainder
Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
Statement of responsibility
by Nathaniel Philbrick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The bestselling author of "Mayflower" sheds new light on one of the iconic stories of the American West, reminding readers that the Battle of the Little Bighorn was also, even in victory, the last stand for the Sioux and Cheyenne Indian nations
Summary
Analyzes the characters and contributions of the Plains Indians leader and one of the Union's greatest cavalry officers while explaining how the conflict forged a Native American alliance and set the stage for the confinement of major tribal leaders on reservations
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
345202
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Philbrick, Nathaniel
Dewey number
973.8/2
Index
index present
Interest level
UG
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Custer, George A.
  • Sitting Bull
  • Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876
  • Black Hills War, 1876-1877
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
Label
The last stand : Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn, by Nathaniel Philbrick
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
At the flood -- The dream -- Hard ass -- The dance -- The scout -- The blue pencil line -- The approach -- The crow's nest -- Into the valley -- The charge -- To the hill -- Still point -- The forsaken -- Grazing his horses -- The last stand -- The river of nightmares
Control code
767263
Dimensions
cm
Extent
pages
Isbn
9780670021727
Lccn
2009047209
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670021727
  • (OCoLC)456171728
Label
The last stand : Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn, by Nathaniel Philbrick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
At the flood -- The dream -- Hard ass -- The dance -- The scout -- The blue pencil line -- The approach -- The crow's nest -- Into the valley -- The charge -- To the hill -- Still point -- The forsaken -- Grazing his horses -- The last stand -- The river of nightmares
Control code
767263
Dimensions
cm
Extent
pages
Isbn
9780670021727
Lccn
2009047209
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670021727
  • (OCoLC)456171728

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