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THE INDIAN FRONTIER OF THE AMERICAN WEST, 1846-1890.

Utley, Robert M.

ISBN 10: 0826307159 / ISBN 13: 9780826307156
Published by Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, (1984.) dj, 1984
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SIGNED hardcover - Hardcover. "The events of the final half century of conflict between Indians and whites in the American West are presented here as a history of two peoples seemingly destined to never understand each other. Utley interprets this conflict from a dual perspective: recreating events from the Indian viewpoint while also providing an objective appraisal of why the 19th century white man acted as he did." Includes the battles at Little Big Horn and Washita, the massacre at Sand Creek, Grant's policies, the views of reformers and more. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Illustrated throughout with photographs and maps. Notes, bibliography, index. 325 pp. Very near fine in a like dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # 57323

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Title: THE INDIAN FRONTIER OF THE AMERICAN WEST, ...

Publisher: Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, (1984.) dj

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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First published in 1984, Robert Utley's The Indian Frontier of the American West, 1846-1890, is considered a classic for both students and scholars. For this revision, Utley includes scholarship and research that has become available in recent years.


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"[The Indian Frontier of the American West, 1846-1890] provides an excellent synthesis of Indian-white relations in the trans-Mississippi West during the last half-century of the frontier period."--Journal of American History


"The Indian Frontier of the American West combines good writing, solid research, and penetrating interpretations. The result is a fresh and welcome study that departs from the soldier-chases-Indian approach that is all too typical of other books on the topic."--Minnesota History


"[Robert M. Utley] has carefully eschewed sensationalism and glib oversimplification in favor of critical appraisal, and his firm command of some of the best published research of others provides a solid foundation for his basic argument that Indian hostility in the half century following the Mexican War was directed less at the white man per se than at the hated reservation system itself."--Pacific Historical Review


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First published in 1984, Robert Utley’s The Indian Frontier of the American West 1846–1890, is considered a classic for both students and scholars. For this revision, Utley includes scholarship and research that has become available in recent years.

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