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Sitting Bull and the Paradox of Lakota Nationhood (Library of American Biography Series) (2nd Edition)

 
 
 
 
Sitting Bull and the Paradox of Lakota Nationhood (Library of American Biography Series) (2nd Edition)
Author: Gary C. Anderson
ISBN 13: 9780321421920
ISBN 10: 321421922
Edition: 2
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2006-04-28
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
List Price: $30.80
 
 

In this biography, Gary Anderson chronicles of life of the renowned victor of the Battle of Little Big Horn, legendary Lakota Chief Sitting Bull.

For many decades, historians have chalked up the results of Little Big Horn to Colonel’s Custer’s faulty strategy of attack, and remember Sitting Bull as the lame duck leader who triumphed only because of Custer’s mishap. Gary Clayton Anderson, in this riveting biography, reveals a new interpretation of this crucial conflict on the high plains.

The titles in the Library of American Biography Series make ideal supplements for American History Survey courses or other courses in American history where figures in history are explored. Paperback, brief, and inexpensive, each interpretive biography in this series focuses on a figure whose actions and ideas significantly influenced the course of American history and national life. In addition, each biography relates the life of its subject to the broader themes and developments of the times.