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The killing of Crazy Horse, Thomas Powers

Label
The killing of Crazy Horse
Title
The killing of Crazy Horse
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Powers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Investigates the enigmatic Native American figure, assessing critical battles attributed to his leadership within the context of the Great Sioux Wars, exploring the relationships between the Lakota Sioux and other tribes, and analyzing the subjugation of North Plains Native Americans
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1940 Dec. 12-
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Powers, Thomas
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E99.O3
LC item number
C7255 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Crazy Horse
  • Oglala Indians
  • Dakota Indians
Label
The killing of Crazy Horse, Thomas Powers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • "When we were young, all we thought about was going to war" -- "I have always kept the oaths I made then, but Crazy Horse did not" -- "It is better to die young" -- "Crazy Horse was as fine an Indian as he ever knew" -- "A Sandwich Islander appears to exercise great control in the Indian councils" -- "Gold from the grass roots down" -- "We don't want any white men here" -- The wild devils of the north" -- "This whole business was exceedingly distasteful to me" -- "I knew this village by the horses" -- "He is no good and should be killed"
  • Crook was bristling for a fight" -- "I give you these because they have no ears" -- "I found it a more serious engagement than I thought" -- "I am in constant dread of an attack" -- "General Crook ought to be hung" -- "You won't get anything to eat! You won't get anything to eat!" -- "When spring comes, we are going to kill them like dogs" -- "All the people here are in rags" -- "I want this peace to last forever" -- I cannot decide these things for myself" -- It made his heart heavy and sad to think of these things" -- "They were killed like wolves"
  • The soldiers could not go any further, and they knew that they had to die" -- "It is impossible to work him through reasoning or kindness" -- "If you go to Washington they are going to kill you" -- "We washed the blood from our faces" -- "I can have him whenever I want him" -- "I am Crazy Horse! Don't touch me!" -- "He feels too weak to die today" -- "I heard him using the brave word" -- "He has looked for death, and it has come" -- "He still mourns the loss of his son" -- "When I tell these things I have a pain in my heart" -- "I'm not telling anyone what I know about the killing of Crazy Horse" -- Afterword: "No man is held in more veneration here than Crazy Horse"
Control code
ocn701810368
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
xx, 568 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780375714306
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)701810368
Label
The killing of Crazy Horse, Thomas Powers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • "When we were young, all we thought about was going to war" -- "I have always kept the oaths I made then, but Crazy Horse did not" -- "It is better to die young" -- "Crazy Horse was as fine an Indian as he ever knew" -- "A Sandwich Islander appears to exercise great control in the Indian councils" -- "Gold from the grass roots down" -- "We don't want any white men here" -- The wild devils of the north" -- "This whole business was exceedingly distasteful to me" -- "I knew this village by the horses" -- "He is no good and should be killed"
  • Crook was bristling for a fight" -- "I give you these because they have no ears" -- "I found it a more serious engagement than I thought" -- "I am in constant dread of an attack" -- "General Crook ought to be hung" -- "You won't get anything to eat! You won't get anything to eat!" -- "When spring comes, we are going to kill them like dogs" -- "All the people here are in rags" -- "I want this peace to last forever" -- I cannot decide these things for myself" -- It made his heart heavy and sad to think of these things" -- "They were killed like wolves"
  • The soldiers could not go any further, and they knew that they had to die" -- "It is impossible to work him through reasoning or kindness" -- "If you go to Washington they are going to kill you" -- "We washed the blood from our faces" -- "I can have him whenever I want him" -- "I am Crazy Horse! Don't touch me!" -- "He feels too weak to die today" -- "I heard him using the brave word" -- "He has looked for death, and it has come" -- "He still mourns the loss of his son" -- "When I tell these things I have a pain in my heart" -- "I'm not telling anyone what I know about the killing of Crazy Horse" -- Afterword: "No man is held in more veneration here than Crazy Horse"
Control code
ocn701810368
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
xx, 568 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780375714306
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)701810368

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