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The Resource A terrible glory : Custer and the Little Bighorn-- the last great battle of the American West, James Donovan

A terrible glory : Custer and the Little Bighorn-- the last great battle of the American West, James Donovan

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A terrible glory : Custer and the Little Bighorn-- the last great battle of the American West
Title
A terrible glory
Title remainder
Custer and the Little Bighorn-- the last great battle of the American West
Statement of responsibility
James Donovan
Title variation
Custer and the Little Bighorn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In June of 1876, on a desolate hill above a winding river called "the Little Bighorn," George Armstrong Custer and all 210 men under his command were annihilated by almost 2,000 Sioux and Cheyenne. The news caused a public uproar, and those in positions of power promptly began to point fingers in order to avoid responsibility. Custer, who was conveniently dead, took the brunt of the blame. The truth, however, was far more complex. This is the first book to relate the entire story, and the first to call upon all the research and findings of the past 25 years--which have changed significantly how this controversial event is perceived. It is also the first book to bring to light the details of the U.S. Army cover-up--and unravel one of the greatest mysteries in U.S. military history
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
226250
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Donovan, Jim
Dewey number
973.8/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E83.876
LC item number
.D66 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Custer, George A.
  • United States
  • Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876
  • Indians of North America
  • West (U.S.)
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Custer and the Little Bighorn : the last great battle of the American West
Label
A terrible glory : Custer and the Little Bighorn-- the last great battle of the American West, James Donovan
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [487]-511) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
150255571
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 528 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316155786
Lccn
2007026156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
A terrible glory : Custer and the Little Bighorn-- the last great battle of the American West, James Donovan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [487]-511) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
150255571
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 528 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316155786
Lccn
2007026156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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