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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
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Philbrick, Nathaniel
Dewey number
973.8/2
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876
  • Custer, George A.
  • Sitting Bull
  • Dakota Indians
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
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
ocn456171728
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780670021727
Lccn
2009047209
System control number
(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
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
ocn456171728
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780670021727
Lccn
2009047209
System control number
(OCoLC)456171728

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