The Resource Blood and thunder : an epic of the American West, Hampton Sides

Blood and thunder : an epic of the American West, Hampton Sides

Label
Blood and thunder : an epic of the American West
Title
Blood and thunder
Title remainder
an epic of the American West
Statement of responsibility
Hampton Sides
Title variation
Epic of the American West
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines America's westward expansion, describing the forcible subjugation of Native American tribes, including the fierce battles against the Navajo which ended with a brutal siege at Canyon de Chelly and "the Long Walk" migration
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
978/.02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F591
LC item number
.S54 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Blood and thunder : an epic of the American West, Hampton Sides
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [427]-440) and index
Contents
  • What a wild life!
  • The ruling hand of providence
  • The pathfinder
  • When the land is sick
  • The un-Alamo
  • We will correct all this
  • Narbona Pass
  • The uninvaded silence
  • On the altar of the country
  • A perfect butchery
  • Prologue:
  • The fire of Montezuma
  • Your duty, Mr. Carson
  • Daggers in every look
  • Men with ears down to their ankles
  • The hall of final ruin
  • A BROKEN COUNTRY: The grim metronome
  • Lords of the mountains
  • The devil's turnpike
  • Our red children
  • Cold steel
  • Hoofbeats
  • El Crepusculo
  • American mercury
  • Time at last sets all things even
  • The finest head I ever saw
  • The death knot
  • Men without eyes
  • Blood and thunder
  • MONSTER SLAYER: The fearing time
  • People of the single star
  • The sons of some dear mother
  • THE NEW MEN: Jumping off
  • The round forest
  • Children of the mist
  • General orders no. 15
  • Fortress rock
  • The long walk
  • Adobe walls
  • The condition of the tribes
  • Crossing purgatory -- Epilogue:
  • In beauty we walk
  • The glittering world
  • The army of the West
  • Singing grass
  • Blue Bead Mountain
  • Who is James K. Polk?
Control code
70045754
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 460 p.
Isbn
9780385507776
Lccn
2006016579
Other physical details
ill.

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