9780321421920

Sitting Bull and the Paradox of Lakota Nationhood (Library of American Biography Series)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321421920

  • ISBN10:

    0321421922

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/18/2006
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

"In this newly revised biography, Gary C. Anderson offers a new interpretation of Sitting Bull's conflict with General George Custer at Little Big Horn, and details the events and life experiences that ultimately led Sitting Bull into battle. Incorporating the latest scholarship, Anderson profiles this military and spiritual leader of the Lakota people, a man who remained a staunch defender of his nation and way of life until his untimely death."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface vii
Author's Preface ix
Prelude 1(2)
1 Lakota Nationhood and the Wasicun Invasion 3(32)
2 Sitting Bull's Tiospaye and the Formulation of Sioux Leadership 35(38)
3 Sitting Bull and the Defense of the Lakota Homeland 73(38)
4 Escape to Canada 111(30)
5 Standing Rock and the Ghost Dance Revival: The End of Lakota Nationhood (1881-1890) 141(48)
Epilogue 189(8)
Study and Discussion Questions 197(4)
A Note on the Sources 201(2)
Index 203

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