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The New Face of Mount Rushmore
     

The New Face of Mount Rushmore

by Tony Perrottet
 
The custodians of Mount Rushmore, one of America’s most famous monuments, are trying to come to terms with its controversial past. For generations, Native Americans have regarded its presence in the Black Hills of South Dakota as a pointed insult. But thanks to the work of the first Native American superintendent, Mount Rushmore’s grim history has begun

Overview

The custodians of Mount Rushmore, one of America’s most famous monuments, are trying to come to terms with its controversial past. For generations, Native Americans have regarded its presence in the Black Hills of South Dakota as a pointed insult. But thanks to the work of the first Native American superintendent, Mount Rushmore’s grim history has begun to be addressed.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012336330
Publisher:
New Word City
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
24
File size:
883 KB

Meet the Author

The need for perpetual motion has always been Tony Perrottet’s defining trait. From his current home in the East Village of Manhattan, he has traveled to Fiji, Iceland, Tierra del Fuego, and Zanzibar, while contributing to The New York Times, Smithsonian Magazine, Condé Nast Traveler, Slate, Outside, The Village Voice and the London Sunday Times. His work has been selected for the Best American Travel Writing series four times. Perrottet is the author of five books, most recently Napoleon’s Privates and The Sinner’s Grand Tour - A Journey Through the Historical Underbelly of Europe. He is also a regular guest on NPR Radio
and the History Channel, where he has spoken about everything from the Crusades to the birth of disco.

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