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

Dee Brown


Immediately famous as a revelatory and drastically arguable publication considering the fact that its first e-book in 1971, Bury My center at Wounded Knee is universally well-known as a type of infrequent books that endlessly alterations the best way its topic is perceived. Now repackaged with a brand new advent from bestselling writer Hampton facets to coincide with a tremendous HBO dramatic movie of the ebook, Bury My center at Wounded Knee.

Bury My middle at Wounded Knee is Dee Brown's vintage, eloquent, meticulously documented account of the systematic destruction of the yank Indian throughout the moment half the 19th century. a countrywide bestseller in hardcover for greater than a 12 months after its preliminary e-book, it has offered over 4 million copies in a number of versions and has been translated into seventeen languages.

Using council documents, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions, Brown permits nice chiefs and warriors of the Dakota, Ute, Sioux, Cheyenne, and different tribes to inform us of their personal phrases of the sequence of battles, massacres, and damaged treaties that eventually left them and their humans demoralized and decimated. a special and aggravating narrative informed with strength and readability, Bury My center at Wounded Knee replaced without end our imaginative and prescient of the way the West used to be gained, and misplaced. It tells a narrative that are supposed to now not be forgotten, and so needs to be retold from time to time.

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