Part of the award winning Oxford History of the United States... Amazing analysis of the reconstruction period of American history from social conditions in the South to the beginning of corporate greed in the North and the exploitation of resources in the West.
A broad narrative, like Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, that attempts a balanced look at the Indian Wars. "Although massacres occurred and treaties broken," he writes, "the federal government never contemplated genocide." Well written and plenty of reasons to weep.
Well written and engaging history of the rise, spread and continued life of the Ghost Dance. Interestingly, Warren argues that the Native American adherents focused more on integrating with white American economy and used the Ghost Dance to maintain their native culture.