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The Resource Blood and thunder : an epic of the American West, Hampton Sides

Blood and thunder : an epic of the American West, Hampton Sides

Label
Blood and thunder : an epic of the American West
Title
Blood and thunder
Title remainder
an epic of the American West
Statement of responsibility
Hampton Sides
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the history of the nineteenth-century Southwest, focusing on the destruction of the Navajo nation from the 1820s to the 1860s, and looking at the role of trapper, soldier, and scout Kit Carson in the removal and deaths of the Native Americans
Summary
Examines America's westward expansion, describing the forcible subjugation of Native American tribes, including the fierce battles against the Navajo which ended with a brutal siege at Canyon de Chelly and the "Long Walk" migration
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Spur Award for Historical Nonfiction, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
Biography type
contains biographical information
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163079
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sides, Hampton
Dewey number
978/.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
F591
LC item number
.S54 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • West (U.S.)
  • United States
  • West (U.S.)
  • United States
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Carson, Kit
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Navajo Indians
  • Southwest, New
  • West (U.S.)
  • United States
  • West (U.S.)
  • United States
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Carson, Kit
  • Native Americans
  • Native Americans
  • Navajo Indians
  • Southwestern States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an epic of the American West
Label
Blood and thunder : an epic of the American West, Hampton Sides
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [427]-440) and index
Control code
21412171
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 460 p.
Isbn
9780385507776
Lccn
2006016579
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Blood and thunder : an epic of the American West, Hampton Sides
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [427]-440) and index
Control code
21412171
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 460 p.
Isbn
9780385507776
Lccn
2006016579
Other physical details
ill., maps

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