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The Earth is weeping : the epic story of the Indian wars for the American West

by Cozzens, Peter, 1957- (Author)

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"With the end of the Civil War, the nation recommenced its expansion onto traditional Indian tribal lands, setting off a wide-ranging conflict that would last more than three decades. In an exploration of the wars and negotiations that destroyed tribal ways of life even as they made possible the eme... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Our children sometimes behave badly
  • The plains aflame
  • Red Cloud's War
  • Warrior and soldier
  • Hancock's War
  • The last treaty
  • Of Garryowen in glory
  • The bloody policy of peace
  • Tragedy in the Lava Beds
  • The Buffalo War
  • No rest, no peace
  • Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse
  • The Thieves' Road
  • Guard us against all misfortune
  • Last Stand
  • The Great Father's fury
  • A warrior I have been
  • I will fight no more forever
  • The Utes must go!
  • Return to Apacheria
  • Like so many vultures, greedy for blood
  • Once I moved like the wind
  • A clash of visions
  • The place of the big killings.
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