Fighting Indians Of The West
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Fighting Indians Of The West, a book of photographs chronicling the struggle between the United States and the western Indian tribes. Published by Scribners, 1948.
Hardcover, 358pg. B&W
11.9" x 9.3"
"Two hundred and seventy authentic photographs and sketches and a running narrative of rare simplicity and power make up this story of the struggle between the United States and the western Indian tribes which chose to fight rather than to go tamely on reservations. The pictures have been brought together from many sources, and for the first time present a contemporary pictorial record of the Indian Wars of the American West. Dorris Alexander "Dee" Brown (1908 - 2002) was a famous American novelist and historian. His most famous work, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (1970) details some of the violence and oppression suffered by Native Americans at the hands of American expansionism. Fighting Indians of the West was his first book written with Martin F. Schmitt"