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Buchnummer des Verkäufers TB9780143113690
Titel: The Day the World Ended at Little Bighorn: A...
Buchbeschreibung Viking (2007), NY, 2007. Buchzustand: VG in VG DJ. Maps (illustrator). 1st ptg. Custer's Last Stand captured the American imagination in the press coverage of the time emphasized that Custer and his gallant troop of soldiers went down valiantly in a final blaze of glory when they battled Lakota fighters. News of Custer's defeat came just as the U.S. ws celebrating its centennial. "MASSACRE!" screamed the headlines of newspapers around the country. Native American fighters were portrayed as heartless savages impeding the progress of white soldiers who simply wanted to setle uncharted territory. Only now is this story being rewritten. the author reveals a view of the battle only available in the Lakota oral tradition. He explors the nuances and complexities that led up to and followed the battle. Remainder mark. Artikel-Nr. 052855