The Last Indian War The Nez Perce Story

Edition: 1st
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2009-04-21
Publisher(s): Oxford University Press
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This newest volume in Oxford's acclaimed Pivotal Moments series offers an unforgettable portrait of the Nez Perce War of 1877, the last great Indian conflict in American history.

Author Biography

Elliott West is Professor of American History at the University of Arkansas.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Mapsp. xi
Editor's Notep. xv
Prefacep. xvii
Timelinep. xxvii
Real Peoplep. 3
Marks of Friendshipp. 20
The Place of the Butterfliesp. 35
"God Named This Land to Us"p. 52
Gold, Prophecy, and the Steal Treatyp. 75
"Conquering by Kindness"p. 98
"It Will Have to Be War!"p. 123
Maneuvering and Scrappingp. 137
Ways of Life, Ways of Warp. 152
Leaving Homep. 169
Big Holep. 186
Toward Buffalo Countryp. 201
War in Wonderlandp. 214
"The Best Skirmishers in the World"p. 230
Toward the Medicine Linep. 243
Under the Bear's Pawp. 267
Going to Hellp. 283
Eeikish Pah and Returnp. 301
Epiloguep. 315
Acknowledgmentsp. 322
A Note on Sourcesp. 325
Notesp. 329
Indexp. 381
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