Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West

Dee Brown


Immediately well-known as a revelatory and greatly debatable booklet due to the fact that its first ebook in 1971, Bury My center at Wounded Knee is universally well-known as a type of infrequent books that ceaselessly adjustments the best way its topic is perceived. Now repackaged with a brand new advent from bestselling writer Hampton aspects to coincide with an incredible HBO dramatic movie of the ebook, Bury My center at Wounded Knee.

Bury My middle at Wounded Knee is Dee Brown's vintage, eloquent, meticulously documented account of the systematic destruction of the yank Indian throughout the moment 1/2 the 19th century. a countrywide bestseller in hardcover for greater than a yr after its preliminary ebook, it has offered over 4 million copies in a number of versions and has been translated into seventeen languages.

Using council files, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions, Brown permits nice chiefs and warriors of the Dakota, Ute, Sioux, Cheyenne, and different tribes to inform us of their personal phrases of the sequence of battles, massacres, and damaged treaties that eventually left them and their humans demoralized and decimated. a different and annoying narrative instructed with strength and readability, Bury My center at Wounded Knee replaced without end our imaginative and prescient of the way the West was once received, and misplaced. It tells a narrative that are meant to no longer be forgotten, and so has to be retold from time to time.

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