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The American West
Dee Brown

Touchstone, 1995

The American West centers on three subjects: Native Americans, settlers, and ranchers. Dee Brown re-creates these groups struggles for their place in this new landscape and illuminates the history of the old West in a single volume, filled with maps and vintage photographs. In his spirited telling of this national saga, Brown demonstrates once again his abilities as a master storyteller and as an entertaining popular historian.


The Gentle Tamers: Women of the Old Wild West
Dee Brown

Bison Books, 1981

All aspects of western feminine life, which include a good deal about the western male, are covered in this lively, informal but soundly factual account of the women who built the West. Among those whose stories are included are Elizabeth Custer; Lola Montez, Ann Eliza Young, Josephine Meeker, Carry Nation, Esther Morris, and Virginia Reed.


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


Immediately recognized as a revelatory and enormously controversial book since its first publication in 1971, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is universally recognized as one of those rare books that forever changes the way its subject is perceived. Now repackaged with a new introduction from bestselling author Hampton Sides to coincide with a major HBO dramatic film of the book, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee ...


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

Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1972

HB, No dust jacket. 487 pages. Great book! Ships from OK ASAP!


Showdown at Little Big Horn (Bison Book)
Dee Brown

Bison Books, 2004

On Sunday afternoon, June 25, 1876, Gen. George Custer and 264 members of the U.S. Seventh Cavalry engaged more than 3,000 warriors of the Lakota Sioux, Arapaho, and Cheyenne nations and were killed in the ensuing battle. Acclaimed historian Dee Brown traces the events of that day and of the weeks before, through the eyes and ears of seventeen participants from both sides, including Natives, scouts, soldiers, and civilians. Why did Custer ...


Rolling Thunder: A Personal Exploration into the Secret Healing Powers of an American Indian Medicine Man
Doug Boyd

Random House, 1974

A very informative book. 273 pages of excellent text.


Creek Mary's Blood
Dee Brown

Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1980

Epic novel by the author of Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee about a Creek/Cherokee woman and her descendants. Perios covers War for Independence through Wounded Knee. Proud and beautiful Creek Mary dominates a saga that spans the years from the American Revolution to the preWorld War I era and portrays such characters as Tecumseh, Andrew Jackson, Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, and Teddy Roosevelt


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

Bantam Books, 1972

The powerful story that haunts the nation. An Indian history of the American west.


The Fetterman Massacre (formerly, 'Fort Phil Kearney: An American Saga)
Dee Brown

Bison Books, 1970

The Fetterman Massacre occurred on December 21, 1866, at Fort Phil Kearny, a small outpost in the foothills of the Big Horns. The second battle in American history from which came no survivors, it became a cause célèbre and was the subject of a congressional investigation.


Dee Brown

Xulon Press, 2010


Best of Dee Brown's West: An Anthology
Dee Brown, Stan Banash

Clear Light Pub, 1997

"If my library of Western America was limited to a single book, I think it would have to be this wonderful anthology. Dee Brown has been our master." (Tony Hillerman) "The stories of such well-known figures as Lewis and Clark, Jim Bridger, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid as well as other, more obscure characters are told as if Brown himself had lived closely with each. Supplemented by period photographs and illustrations, the anthology reads ...


Grierson's Raid

Open Road Media, 2012

Dee Brown’s history of the incredible Civil War raid that led to the Siege of Vicksburg For two weeks in the spring of 1862, Colonel Benjamin Grierson and 1,700 Union cavalry troopers conducted a raid from Tennessee to Louisiana. It was intended to divert Confederate attention from Ulysses S. Grant’s army crossing the Mississippi River, a maneuver that would set the stage for the Siege of Vicksburg. Led by a former music teacher whose ...


Saga of the Sioux: An Adaptation from Dee Brown's Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Dee Brown

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 2011

This new adaptation of Dee Brown's multi-million copy bestseller, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee , is filled with photographs and maps to bring alive the tragic saga of Native Americans for middle grade readers. Focusing on the Sioux nation as representative of the entire Native American story, this meticulously researched account allows the great chiefs and warriors to speak for themselves about what happened to the Sioux from 1860 to ...


Conspiracy of Knaves
Dee Brown

Wings, 1996

Conspiracy of Knaves


Creek Mary's Blood
Dee Brown

Pocket, 1981

The power, the passion, the heart of America lives in...CREEK MARY'S BLOOD Creek Mary - whose beauty fired the hearts of both the white man and the Indian, whose pride inflamed the souls of a great people!


The Westerners
Dorris Alexander "Dee" Brown

Holt, Rinehard and Winston, 1974

The Westerners


The Galvanized Yankees
Dee Brown

University of Nebraska Press, 1986

Here is the fascinating and little-known story of the Galvanized Yankees, who stood watch over a nation that they had once sought to destroy. They were Confederate soldiers who were recruited from Union prison camps in the North to serve in the West. On the condition they would not be sent south to fight their former comrades, they exchanged gray for blue uniforms. From 1864 to 1866 six regiments of Galvanized Yankees fought Indians, escorted ...


Wondrous Times on the Frontier
Dee Brown

August House, 1991

In his first work of nonfiction in twelve years, celebrated historian Dee Brown draws on more than fifty years of research in this good-humored social history of the American frontier. In a work rich in anecdotes about pioneers, women, lawmen, outlaws, newspapermen, schoolteachers, cowboys, tenderfeet, preachers, and native Americans, Brown portrays the diversity of the frontier experience.


Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow: The Epic Story of the Transcontinental Railroads

Open Road Media, 2012

A fascinating and atmospheric history of the transcontinental railroad—the nineteenth century’s greatest and most relentless feat of national expansion Hear that Lonesome Whistle Blow unspools the history of the beginnings of the American railroad system. By the mid-nineteenth century, settlers in Missouri and California were separated by a vast landscape that dwarfed and isolated them, conquerable only by “the demonic power of the ...


Folktales of the Native American: Retold for Our Times
Dee Brown

Holt Paperbacks, 1993

This comprehensive collection of Native American folklore draws on a unique oral tradition, illuminating for students the very roots of Native American culture. Gathered from numerous tribes—Seneca, Hopi, Navaho, Creek, Cheyenne, Cherokee, and Blackfoot—these thirty-six stories, passed down through generations, are narrated by Dee Brown as they might be told around a campfire today. Updated for the modern reader, these tales capture the true ...



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