Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is Dee Brown's eloquent, fully documented account of the systematic destruction of Native Americans during the second half of the nineteenth century.  Using council records, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions, Brown allows the great chiefs and warriors of the Dakota, Ute, Sioux, Cheyenne, and other tribes to tell us in their own words of the battles, massacres, and broken treaties that finally left them demoralized and defeated. A unique and disturbing narrative told with force and clarity, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee changed forever our vision of how the West was really won.

Henry Holt and Company, 1971.
ISBN: 9780030853227. 478 pp.
Hardcover. Very good in a very good jacket.