The Best of Dee Brown's West

The Best of Dee Brown's West

by Dee Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 0940666774

ISBN-13: 9780940666771

Pub. Date: 09/28/1997

Publisher: Clear Light Publishers

Dee Brown, our foremost popular historian of the American West, has been exploring its "true history" for more than 50 years in some 30 books and dozens of articles. Known for his forceful and well-documented narratives, Dee Brown changed the way many people look at the West. This collection spans 100 years of history. Included are pieces on noted figures such as…  See more details below

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Dee Brown, our foremost popular historian of the American West, has been exploring its "true history" for more than 50 years in some 30 books and dozens of articles. Known for his forceful and well-documented narratives, Dee Brown changed the way many people look at the West. This collection spans 100 years of history. Included are pieces on noted figures such as Lewis and Clark and Geronimo, stories of the Pony Express riders, longhorn ranchers and cowboys, and women who were brought to the West to marry miners and ranchers. He offers accounts of the Trail of Tears, the Santa Fe Trail, western settlement, the Plains Indians, war and peace between whites and Indians, and an assortment of intrigues, crimes and scandals. Containing some of Brown's best work, this book will captivate readers with an interest in a perennially fascinating chapter of our history.

About the Authors:

D. Alexander Brown was born in Alberta, Louisiana, in 1908 and raised in Arkansas. Brown has received numerous awards for his writings. His most famous work, "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West (1971), sold over 4 million copies, was translated into some 17 languages, and is still in print.

Stan Banash, who reviews nonfiction books on the American West, has contributed feature articles to various national magazines. Banash is a member of Western Writers of America, the Western History Association, and Westerners International.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780940666771
Publisher:
Clear Light Publishers
Publication date:
09/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.51(h) x 0.96(d)

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