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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Now A Special 30th Anniversary Edition In Both Hardcover And Paperback, The Classic Bestselling History The New York Times Called Original, Remarkable, And Finally HeartbreakingImpossible To Put Down Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee Is Dee Brown S Eloquent, Fully Documented Account Of The Systematic Destruction Of The American Indian During The Second Half Of The Nineteen

Dorris Alexander Dee Brown 1908 2002 was a celebrated author of both fiction and nonfiction, whose classic study Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is widely credited with exposing the systematic destruction of American Indian tribes to a world audience Brown was born in Louisiana and grew up in Arkansas He worked as a reporter and a printer before enrolling at Arkansas State Teachers College, wh Dorris Alexander Dee Brown 1908 2002 was a celebrated author of both fiction and nonfiction, whose classic study Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is widely credited with exposing the systematic destruction of American Indian tribes to a world audience Brown was born in Louisiana and grew up in Arkansas He worked as a reporter and a printer before enrolling at Arkansas State Teachers College, where he met his future wife, Sally Stroud He later earned two degrees in library science, and worked as a librarian while beginning his career as a writer He went on to research and writethan thirty books, often centered on frontier history or overlooked moments of the Civil War Brown continued writing until his death in 2002

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  • Paperback
  • 509 pages
  • Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
  • Dee Brown
  • English
  • 01 June 2019
  • 0805066691

10 thoughts on “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

  1. says:

    The land of the free is no longer the home of the brave It took me a long while to read this.It wasn t that it was a boring read far from it But it was a disturbing read, and the fact that each chapter follows virtually the same pattern made it that much harder to read You knew from the start how each chapter would end, though you desperately hoped it wouldn t.Dee Brown s book should be required reading for every US citizen and on the book list for anyone considering US citizenship It The land of the free i...

  2. says:

    Fair warning, there may be some political views in this review which should not be surprising being that this book is the history of a government slaughtering a native people because they were simply in the way.This book is a comprehensive history of the Native American from the moment when the white man showed up on this continent It kind of goes a little like this.White guys Hey y all Love the feathers Wow its cold and we re hungry you wouldn t be so kind as to help us out Native Americ Fair warning, there may be some political views in this review which should not be surprising being that this book is the history of a government slaughtering a native people because they were simply in the way.This book is a comprehensive history of the Native American from the moment when the white man showed up on this continent It kind of goes a little like this.White guys Hey y all Love the feathers Wow its cold and we re hungry you wouldn t be so kind as to help us out Native Americans Awe, they are just like little children Of course we ll help We ll teach you how to hunt and fish and plant crops White guys Thanks By the way we would like to purchase some l...

  3. says:

    I am FINALLY done with this book It took me forever to read, largely due to the fact that it is absolutely heartbreaking Most days I couldn t take reading it forthan 15 minutes That said, I believe it is one of the most important books I have read in my life I find it absolutely unbelievable that I grew in Wyoming of all places, where many parts of Bury My Heart take place I was surrounded by Native American culture, I learned about them in school, we took field trips to see places I am FINALLY done with this book It took me forever to read, largely due to the fact that it is absolutely heartbreaking Most days I couldn t take reading it forthan 15 minutes That said, I believe it is one of the most important books I have read in my life I find it absolutely unbelievable that I grew in Wyoming of all places, where many parts of Bury My Heart take place I was surrounded by Native American culture, I learned about them in school, we took field trips to see places they d lived, and yet, I NEVER learned about what really happened I love America, I m thankful I live here, but this book made me angry with the government, past and present The massacre of the American Indian was nothing short of a holocaust The reservations they were forced to live on were little better than ...

  4. says:

    This was a remarkably depressing book It is the sort of book that shows over and over again that there was literally nothing the Native Americans could have done to protect themselves from the all consuming and endlessly veracious greed of the European settlers Just about every tactic imaginable was used by the Native Americans from treaties to war to abject capitulation and nothing made any difference The final result was always the same.This is a tale of genocide It is a tale in whic This was a remarkably depressing book It is the sort of book that shows over and over again that there was literally nothing the Native Americans could have done to protect themselves from the all consuming and endlessly veracious greed of the European settlers Just about every tactic imaginable was used by the Native Americans from treaties to war to abject capitulation and nothing made any difference The final result was always the same.This is a tale of genocide It is a tale in which some of the greatest American heroes including Abraham Lincoln and General Custer, are shown as being responsible by their action or inaction for this genocide This book has been much criticised,...

  5. says:

    Dee Brown takes the reader on a thorough and quite disheartening journey through the military and political journey to settle the Western frontier of the United States of America There is much within this piece of non fiction that pushes the boundaries and Brown does not hold back in his delivery The central premise of th...

  6. says:

    I read this book for the Goodreads book club Diversity In All Forms If you would like to participate in the discussion here is the link also read this as a buddy read with Matt Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee was extremely heartbreaking, because it was so truthful This book is told in story form However, the author got his information from using council records, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions.The stories range from multiple different tr I read this book for the Goodreads book club Diversity In All Forms If you would like to participate in the discussion here is the link also read thi...

  7. says:

    This book is devastating, relentless, and depressing It should be required reading for all U.S citizens High school history classes really should teach kids just exactly how our country expanded west As an American of European descent, I am thoroughly disgusted Invasion and destroying other people s cultures is bad enough, but we did even worse than take the Indians land and systematically destroy so many of their cultures Read on.And yes, it is ...

  8. says:

    Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee An Indian History of the American West, Dee Alexander BrownBury My Heart at Wounded Knee An Indian History of the American West is a 1970 book by American writer Dee Brown that covers the history of Native Americans in the American West in the late nineteenth century The book expresses details of the history of American expansionism from a point of view that is critical of its effects on the Native Americans Brown describes Native Americans displacement through Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee An Indian History of the American West, Dee Alexander BrownBury My Heart at Wounded Knee An Indian History of the American West is a 1970 book by American writer Dee Brown that covers the history of Native Americans in the American West in the late nineteenth century The book expresses details of the history of American expansionism from a point of view that is critical of its ef...

  9. says:

    Usually you can take with a pinch of salt what s quoted on the back cover of books but in this case when the New York Times says Impossible to put down they hit the nail on the head Quite simply a masterpiece of conscientious research and organisational artistry Dee Brown provides an immensely sympathetic account of the plight of many Indian tribes as the wheels of progress arrived to wipe out their lifestyle, if not their culture You could say Brown is too sympathetic but then for a people Usually you can take with a pinch of salt what s quoted on the back cover of books but in this case when the New York Times says Impossible to put down they hit the nail on the head Quite simply a masterpiece of conscientious research and organisational artistry Dee Brown provides an immensely sympathetic account of the plight of many Indian tribes as the wheels of progress arrived to wipe out their lifestyle, if not their culture You could say Brown is too sympathetic but then for a people so cruelly trampled over by the wheels of progress you could also say this is the least they deserve I have to confess my sympathies were stronger for the tribes that fought back especially the Lakota whose culture is perhaps the most compelling of all though every tribe i...

  10. says:

    I first read this at Uni a long time ago a factual and disturbing book, it pierced my conscience I decided to read it again to see if my reaction to it had changed over the years This book broke my heart back then and it has just broken my heart again There were many times when I just put it aside and cried The awfulness is that this is a true account of the methodical annihilation of the American Indian Throw away your ideas gleaned from cowboys and indian movies This is an account of I first read this at Uni a long time ago a factual and disturbing book, it pierced my conscience I decided to read it again to see if my reaction to it had changed over the years This book broke my heart back then and it has just broken my heart again There were many times when I just put it aside and cried The awfulness is that this is a true account of the methodical annihilation of the American Indian Throw away your ideas g...

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