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Thieves' road : the Black Hills betrayal and Custer's path to Little Bighorn, Terry Mort

Label
Thieves' road : the Black Hills betrayal and Custer's path to Little Bighorn
Title
Thieves' road
Title remainder
the Black Hills betrayal and Custer's path to Little Bighorn
Statement of responsibility
Terry Mort
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Offers a narrative history of George Armstrong Custer's 1874 exploratory expedition into the Black Hills of South Dakota, and how the obscure mission led to an influx of gold prospectors, the breech of the 1868 treaty of Fort Laramie, and Sioux retaliation
Citation source
  • Booklist, January 2015
  • Library Journal, January 2015
  • Publisher's Weekly, December 2014
  • Kirkus Starred, November 2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mort, Terry
Dewey number
978.39
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
A
Intended audience source
Childrens Plus, Inc
LC call number
F657.B6
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Custer, George A
  • Indians of North America
  • Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.)
  • Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.)
  • Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.)
Label
Thieves' road : the Black Hills betrayal and Custer's path to Little Bighorn, Terry Mort
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Map on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-324) and index
Contents
War, taxes, debt, and the resultant lure of gold -- Gold in Montana, disaster in Wyoming -- The adversaries -- The Gilded Age -- Politics, philanthropy and corruption -- The Northern Pacific Railroad -- Custer agonistes -- The Yellowstone Expedition -- The Yellowstone battles -- Anatomy of a crash -- Build-up -- Soldiers, scouts and scientists -- Alkali andcomets, grass and stars -- In the moon of black cherries -- Homeward bound -- Invasion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9781616149604
Lccn
2014035457
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
1921884
Label
Thieves' road : the Black Hills betrayal and Custer's path to Little Bighorn, Terry Mort
Publication
Note
Map on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-324) and index
Contents
War, taxes, debt, and the resultant lure of gold -- Gold in Montana, disaster in Wyoming -- The adversaries -- The Gilded Age -- Politics, philanthropy and corruption -- The Northern Pacific Railroad -- Custer agonistes -- The Yellowstone Expedition -- The Yellowstone battles -- Anatomy of a crash -- Build-up -- Soldiers, scouts and scientists -- Alkali andcomets, grass and stars -- In the moon of black cherries -- Homeward bound -- Invasion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9781616149604
Lccn
2014035457
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
1921884

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