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Nez Perce Summer, 1877 The U. S. Army and the Nee-Me-Poo Crisis

Greene, Jerome A.

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ISBN 10: 0917298683 / ISBN 13: 9780917298684
Editorial: Montana Historical Society Press, Helena, 2000
Condición: Very Good+ Encuadernación de tapa dura
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554 pages, illustrations, maps, SIGNED by the author. Chief Joseph, O. O. Howard, Big Hole battle, escape over the Lolo Trail, and the Nez Perce's struggle for survival. N° de ref. de la librería 11623

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Título: Nez Perce Summer, 1877 The U. S. Army and ...

Editorial: Montana Historical Society Press, Helena

Año de publicación: 2000

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Very Good+

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good+

Edición: First Edition

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Greene (research historian, National Park Service) recounts the fighting retreat of the nontreaty Nez Perces, including Chief Joseph, across nearly 1,000 miles of Pacific Northwest wilderness. Greene draws from both U.S. Army and Nez Perce sources to explain their circuitous route through Yellowstone National Park and their attempts to seek refuge among the Crow Indians. Twenty-six illustrations and photographs and 16 maps are included. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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The war between the nontreaty Nez Perce and the United States in 1877 is one of the more dramatic in the history of such Western conflicts. The U.S. Army troops commanded by General Howard seemed hard-pressed to keep up with masterly campaigning by the Nez Perce, led by the highly capable Chief Joseph. The Nez Perce's conduct won admiration and sympathy from even the settlers in the region, although such sympathy did not help much when the Nez Perce inevitably lost and were sent to Oklahoma (then called Indian Territory). National Park historian Greene has spent many years working in the setting of the war and has written other well-received books on Indian wars, for example, Yellowstone Command: Colonel Nelson A. Miles and the Great Sioux War. Though many libraries will have Merrill D. Beal's well-known I Will Fight No More Forever or recent titles like Bruce Hampton's Children of Grace: The Nez Perce War of 1877 (LJ 1/94), Greene's book is a comprehensive, well-researched, and well-written study of the campaign and its aftermath. Highly recommended for libraries that need more than a basic title.DCharlie Cowling, Drake Memorial Lib., SUNY at Brockport
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