The Resource The earth is weeping: : the Indian wars for the American West, 1866-1891, (electronic resource)

The earth is weeping: : the Indian wars for the American West, 1866-1891, (electronic resource)

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The earth is weeping: : the Indian wars for the American West, 1866-1891
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The earth is weeping:
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the Indian wars for the American West, 1866-1891
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eng
Summary
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 emergence of the modern United States, Peter Cozzens gives us both sides in comprehensive and singularly intimate detail. He illuminates the encroachment experienced by the tribes and the tribal conflicts over whether to fight or make peace, and explores the squalid lives of soldiers posted to the frontier and the ethical quandaries faced by generals who often sympathized with their native enemies. As the action moves from Kansas and Nebraska to the Southwestern desert to the Dakotas and the Pacific Northwest, we encounter a pageant of fascinating characters including Custer, Sherman, Grant, and a host of other military and political figures, as well as great native leaders such as Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, Geronimo, and Red Cloud. For the first time The Earth Is Weeping brings them all together in the fullest account to date of how the West was won
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Cataloging source
Midwest
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1957-
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Cozzens, Peter
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978/.02
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other
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Read by John Pruden
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  • Pruden, John
  • hoopla digital
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  • Indians of North America
  • West (U.S.)
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adult
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The earth is weeping: : the Indian wars for the American West, 1866-1891, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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MWT11738994
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (18hr., 41 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781681682471
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT11738994
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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11738994
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Label
The earth is weeping: : the Indian wars for the American West, 1866-1891, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11738994
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (18hr., 41 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781681682471
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11738994
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11738994
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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