Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West (Arena Books)

4.21 avg rating
( 45,682 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780099526407: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West (Arena Books)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

The American West, 1860-1890: years of broken promises, disillusionment, war and massacre. Beginning with the Long Walk of the Navajos and ending with the massacre of Sioux at Wounded Knee, this extraordinary book tells how the American Indians lost their land, lives and liberty to white settlers pushing westward. Woven into a an engrossing saga of cruelty, treachery and violence are the fascinating stories of such legendary figures as Sitting Bull, Cochise, Crazy Horse and Geronimo. First published in 1970, Dee Brown's brutal and compelling narrative changed the way people thought about the original inhabitants of America, and focused attention on a national disgrace.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

First published in 1970, this extraordinary book changed the way Americans think about the original inhabitants of their country. Beginning with the Long Walk of the Navajos in 1860 and ending 30 years later with the massacre of Sioux men, women, and children at Wounded Knee in South Dakota, it tells how the American Indians lost their land and lives to a dynamically expanding white society. During these three decades, America's population doubled from 31 million to 62 million. Again and again, promises made to the Indians fell victim to the ruthlessness and greed of settlers pushing westward to make new lives. The Indians were herded off their ancestral lands into ever-shrinking reservations, and were starved and killed if they resisted. It is a truism that "history is written by the victors"; for the first time, this book described the opening of the West from the Indians' viewpoint. Accustomed to stereotypes of Indians as red savages, white Americans were shocked to read the reasoned eloquence of Indian leaders and learn of the bravery with which they and their peoples endured suffering. With meticulous research and in measured language overlaying brutal narrative, Dee Brown focused attention on a national disgrace. Still controversial but with many of its premises now accepted, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee has sold 5 million copies around the world. Thirty years after it first broke onto the national conscience, it has lost none of its importance or emotional impact. --John Stevenson

From the Publisher:

12 1.5-hour cassettes

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 12.50
US$ 13.75

Convert currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Dee Brown
Published by Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom (1998)
ISBN 10: 0099526409 ISBN 13: 9780099526407
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 1998. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. The American West, 1860-1890: years of broken promises, disillusionment, war and massacre. Beginning with the Long Walk of the Navajos and ending with the massacre of Sioux at Wounded Knee, this extraordinary book tells how the American Indians lost their land, lives and liberty to white settlers pushing westward. Woven into a an engrossing saga of cruelty, treachery and violence are the fascinating stories of such legendary figures as Sitting Bull, Cochise, Crazy Horse and Geronimo. First published in 1970, Dee Brown s brutal and compelling narrative changed the way people thought about the original inhabitants of America, and focused attention on a national disgrace. Seller Inventory # AAZ9780099526407

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 13.75
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Dee Brown
Published by Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom (1998)
ISBN 10: 0099526409 ISBN 13: 9780099526407
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 1998. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. The American West, 1860-1890: years of broken promises, disillusionment, war and massacre.Beginning with the Long Walk of the Navajos and ending with the massacre of Sioux at Wounded Knee, this extraordinary book tells how the American Indians lost their land, lives and liberty to white settlers pushing westward. Woven into a an engrossing saga of cruelty, treachery and violence are the fascinating stories of such legendary figures as Sitting Bull, Cochise, Crazy Horse and Geronimo.First published in 1970, Dee Brown's brutal and compelling narrative changed the way people thought about the original inhabitants of America, and focused attention on a national disgrace. Seller Inventory # AAZ9780099526407

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 14.72
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Dee Brown
Published by Vintage (1987)
ISBN 10: 0099526409 ISBN 13: 9780099526407
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage, 1987. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # GH9780099526407

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 11.62
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.52
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Dee Brown
Published by Vintage (1987)
ISBN 10: 0099526409 ISBN 13: 9780099526407
New Softcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage, 1987. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # ria9780099526407_rkm

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 11.74
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.14
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Dee Brown
ISBN 10: 0099526409 ISBN 13: 9780099526407
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 1987. Paperback. Condition: New. Paperback. The American West, 1860-1890- years of broken promises, disillusionment, war and massacre. Beginning with the Long Walk of the Navajos and ending with the massacre of Sioux at Wounded Knee.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 512 pages. 0.400. Seller Inventory # 9780099526407

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 17.05
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Dee Alexander Brown
ISBN 10: 0099526409 ISBN 13: 9780099526407
New Quantity Available: 20
Seller:
Speedy Hen LLC
(Sunrise, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST0099526409. Seller Inventory # ST0099526409

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 17.07
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Dee Brown
Published by Vintage (2007)
ISBN 10: 0099526409 ISBN 13: 9780099526407
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
The Monster Bookshop
(Fleckney, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage, 2007. Paperback. Condition: New. BRAND NEW ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Seller Inventory # mon0002158800

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 12.71
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.29
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Dee Brown
Published by Vintage Publishing
ISBN 10: 0099526409 ISBN 13: 9780099526407
New Paperback Quantity Available: 7
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage Publishing. Paperback. Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Seller Inventory # B9780099526407

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 9.37
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.21
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

Brown, Dee Alexander
Published by Vintage Books USA
ISBN 10: 0099526409 ISBN 13: 9780099526407
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 9
Seller:
WFL
(Holtsville, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage Books USA. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0099526409 Brand New ,Original Book , Direct from Source , Express 6-8 business days worldwide delivery. Seller Inventory # DG#IL69007

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 13.69
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.90
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Brown Dee
Published by Random House
ISBN 10: 0099526409 ISBN 13: 9780099526407
New Quantity Available: 3
Seller:
Majestic Books
(London, ,, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House. Condition: New. pp. 512. Seller Inventory # 5278167

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 12.13
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.30
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book