The Heart of Everything That Is

The Heart of Everything That Is

The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend

Book - 2013
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The untold story of the great Ogala Sioux chief Red Cloud, the most powerful Indian commander of the Plains who witnessed the opening of the West and forced the American government to sue for peace in a conflict named for him.
Publisher: New York :, Simon & Schuster,, 2013.
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781451654660
1451654669
Characteristics: xii, 414 pages, 16 un-numbered pages of plates : illustratoins, maps ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Clavin, Thomas

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moriquendi10
Apr 05, 2017

Red Cloud was the only Native American chief who made peace on his own terms. This is a sad story of how he was pressured by emigrants, miners and unfaithful politicians into fighting a war to keep his people's land. I recommend it.

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Lapakko
Jun 30, 2015

Excellent read...from the viewpoint of Chief Red Cloud.

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mullst69fvrl
Dec 30, 2013

Enjoyable well researched page turner

geezr_rdr Dec 05, 2013

This readable book provides insight into the warrior culture of the Sioux and the events that impacted their fate. I appreciated the historical details and timetables about the introduction of horses and weapons to their hunting and warfare capabilities.

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