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Author Richardson, Heather Cox

Title Wounded Knee : party politics and the road to an American massacre / Heather Cox Richardson

Publ Info New York : Basic Books, [2010]
 CCRI-Lincoln  E83.89 .R534 2010    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Warwick  E83.89 .R534 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  E83.89 .R534 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  E83.89 .R534 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  E83.89 .R534 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript vii, 363 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-353) and index
Contents A new nation, a new economy -- A divided nation -- The westward "march of civilization" -- Managing the west -- A season of desperation -- Once set in motion -- The massacre -- The aftermath
Note Argues the fierce partisanship, heated political rhetoric, and an irresponsible, profit-driven media were responsible for the massacre of three hundred Lakota Sioux at Wounded Knee
LC subject Wounded Knee Massacre, S.D., 1890
United States -- Politics and government -- 1889-1893
ISBN 9780465009213 (alk. paper)
0465009212 (alk. paper)