Let Me Be Free: The Nez Perce Tragedy

Let Me Be Free: The Nez Perce Tragedy

by David Lavender

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Overview

In Let Me Be Free, David Lavender tells the tragic story of the Nez Perce struggle against annihilation. Encroaching settlers and violent disputes resulted in the Nez Perce War of 1877, a desperate attempt by Chief Joseph and his small band of Nez Perce Indians from the Wallowa Mountains of Oregon to elude strong forces of U.S. Cavalry and civilian volunteers and escape to Canada.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780806131900
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date: 09/01/1999
Edition description: UNIVERSITY
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.03(d)

About the Author

David Lavender is the author of more than two dozen books on the West, among them Bent's Fort, California: Land of New Beginnings, Westward Vision: The Story of the Oregon Trail, The Southwest, and The Way to the Western Sea: Lewis and Clark Across the Continent.

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