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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: The Illustrated Edition

An Indian History of the American West

Dee Brown, with a foreword by Hampton Sides [9781402793370]
Series: The Illustrated Editions
Publisher: Sterling Signature
Published: October 2012
All
560 pages
ISBN: 1-4027-9337-5
ISBN13: 9781402793370
$27.95 US
$33.95 Canadian
Paperback with Flaps
all in color
9 X 10
Carton Quantity: 8
Territory: US/Can



Dee Brown's eloquent, meticulously documented account of the systematic destruction of the American Indian became a publishing phenomenon when first published in 1970. Now in paperback, this stunningly illustrated edition showcases more than 300 images, including maps, drawings, paintings, portraits, and photographs of notable sites and sacred battlefields. Excerpts from such acclaimed books as Where White Men Fear to Tread, along with essays by notable historians and Native American leaders like Joseph Marshall III, enhance the original text.

 


A librarian for many years at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dee Brown was the author of more than 25 books on the American West and the Civil War. His Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, considered a classic in its field, was a New York Times bestseller for over a year and has been translated into many languages. Dee Brown died in 2002.

 


"This new edition is highly recommended for all readers interested in U.S. history."—Library Journal