The American West (Book, 1995) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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The American West

The American West

Author: Dee Brown; Martin Ferdinand Schmitt
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1995, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Touchstone edView all editions and formats
Centers "solely on three subjects, Native Americans, settlers, and ranchers."
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dee Brown; Martin Ferdinand Schmitt
ISBN: 0684804417 9780684804415
OCLC Number: 33833684
Description: 461 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Westward march --
Longhorns and pioneers --
Cattle, horses, and cowboys --
Red Cloud of the Sioux --
Black Kettle of the Cheyennes --
Kiowa and Comanche --
The conquest of Cochise --
Treaties and the thieves' road --
The big rolling land --
The story of a Western town --
The finer things in life --
The myth and its makers --
Rip-roaring trail towns --
The vision of Sitting Bull --
The warriors come in --
Dull Knife marches home --
Captain Jack and the Modocs --
Joseph of the Nez Perces --
The peace seekers --
The saga of Dodge City --
The beef bonanza --
Billy the Kid --
Free grass in the Northwest --
Big blizzards and little wars --
Jollification --
Geronimo and the Chiricahuas --
The ghost dance and Wounded Knee --
Wild West shows and rodeos --
Law, order, and politics.
Responsibility: Dee Brown ; photos edited by Martin F. Schmitt.


By the author of "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee", this work portrays life in the American West from 1840 to the turn of the century. It interweaves stories of native Americans, ranchers and settlers,  Read more...
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