The Long Death: The Last Days of the Plains Indian

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University of Oklahoma Press, 2001 - History - 371 pages
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This compelling narrative explains how Native Americans found themselves time and again betrayed by the ever-expanding white nation of the East, fighting for lands on the edge of the shrinking frontier. Long considered a classic, this edition features an introduction by Dee Brown, author of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.

"A vivid, swiftly paced account of the dispossession of the Plains Indians during the half century after 1840--The New York Times Book Review,

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really informative, insightful, and interesting, but boring at the same time. I could hardly make it through. Read full review

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Ralph K. Andrist, scholar & radio journalist, is the author of "California Gold Rush", "Steamboats on the Mississippi", & "Andrew Jackson, Soldier & Statesman". He resides in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

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