To Live and Die in the West: The American Indian Wars, 1860-90

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Taylor & Francis, 2001 - History - 160 pages
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The apocalyptic clashes of culture between the land-hungry Whites and the American Indians, which reached their climax in the latter half of the 19th century, were among the most tragic of all wars ever fought. These conflicts pitted one civilisation against another, neither able to comprehend or accommodate the other. To the victor went domination of the continent, to the vanquished the destruction of their way of life. This volume describes those who took part in these wars, focusing on the Plains Indians such as the Sioux and the Cheyenne, the Apache peoples of the south-west, and their implacable foe, the US Cavalry.
 

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Jason Hook graduated from the University of Kent with a first class honours degree in English and American Literature. A former Senior Editor at Wayland Publishing, Jason has written extensively on the subject of Native Americans.

Martin M. Pegler, a leading authority on store design and visual merchandising, has more than forty years' experience in the industry. He is the author of many books, including the Stores of the Year series," Specialty Food Store Design" and more. He lives in New York City.

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