The Last Days of the Sioux Nation Second Edition Robert M. Utley

Series:
The Lamar Series in Western History
Format:
Paperback
Publication date:
11 Jul 2004
ISBN:
9780300103168
Imprint:
Yale University Press
Dimensions:
370 pages: 203 x 130mm
Illustrations:
24 b-w illus.
Sales territories:
World

“One of the finest books on the Indian wars of the West.”--Montana (on the original edition)

This fascinating account tells what the Sioux were like when they first came to their reservation and how their reaction to the new system eventually led to the last confrontation between the Army and the Sioux at the Battle of Wounded Knee Creek. The Second Edition of this classic work features a new preface by the author that discusses his current thoughts about this tragic episode in American history.

Praise for the earlier edition:

"History as lively and gripping as good fiction.”—Christian Science Monitor

“A well-told, easily read account that will be the standard reference for this phase of the Indian ‘problem.’”--American Historical Review

“A major job . . . magnificently researched.”--San Francisco Chronicle

“By far the best treatment of the complex and controversial relationship between the Sioux and their conquerors yet presented and should be must reading for serious students of Western Americana.”--St. Louis Dispatch (on the earlier edition)

Winner of the Buffalo Award

This fascinating account tells what the Sioux were like when they first came to their reservation and how their reaction to the new system eventually led to the last confrontation between the Army and the Sioux at the armed clash at Wounded Knee Creek. A classic work, it is now available with a new preface by the author that discusses his current thoughts about a tragic episode in American history that has raised much controversy through the years. -->


Praise for the earlier edition