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Custer and Me A Historian's Memoir

Utley, Robert M

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ISBN 10: 0806136383 / ISBN 13: 9780806136387
Published by University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 2004
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253 pages, illustrations. SIGNED by the author and Brice Custer who is mentioned in the book."Utley offers an insider's view of Park Service workings and problems, both at regional and national levels, during the Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, and Carter administrations. Utley also details the birth of the Western History Association, early national historic-preservation programs, and the many clashes over "symbolic possession" of what is now the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument." This is a must read for all of those interested in the Custer saga!. Bookseller Inventory # 13083

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Title: Custer and Me A Historian's Memoir

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press, Norman

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Edition: First Edition

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In Custer and Me, renowned western historian and expert on historic preservation, Robert M. Utley, turns his talents to his own life and career. Through lively personal narrative, Utley offers an insider’s view of Park Service workings and problems, both at regional and national levels, during the Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, and Carter administrations. Utley also details the birth of the Western History Association, early national historic-preservation programs, and the many clashes over symbolic possession” of what is now the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. Readers will discover how a teenager smitten with Custermania came as an adult to appreciate the full complexity of the Battle of the Little Bighorn and its interpretation and to research and write narrative histories of the American West that have appealed to popular audiences while winning highest honors from the scholarly and writing communities.

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Robert M. Utley, former chief historian for the National Park Service, is the author of fifteen books, including award-winning biographies of Custer, Sitting Bull, and Billy the Kid. He lives with his wife, Park Service veteran and historian Melody Webb, in Georgetown, Texas.

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