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The lance and the shield

the life and times of Sitting Bull

by Robert Marshall Utley

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sitting Bull, 1834?-1890,
  • Dakota Indians -- Biography,
  • Dakota Indians -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert M. Utley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99.D1 S625 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 413 p. :
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1448291M
    ISBN 100345389387
    LC Control Number93091086

    From bestselling historian Stephen E. Ambrose, a dual biography of two great nineteenth century warriors, General Custer and Crazy Horse, culminating in the Battle of Little Bighorn. The Lance and the Shield Summary The Lance and the Shield: Life and Times of Sitting Bull by Robert M. Utley At the centre of a dramatic and absorbing story is the flesh-and-blood Sitting Bull - a leader of his people and a man of rare complexity.

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It's comprehensive and well-researched, offering insight into Sitting Bull's life and the culture he fought to keep alive. For anyone interested in key events and people in Native American history, this is a good place to start/5.

"The Lance and the Shield" is a must read for those seeking knowledge about the Lakota war chief, Sitting Bull. Those that know nothing of him will glean helpful information from this book, and will learn many fascinating and interesting things, but moreover, you will learn about someone who dedicated his entire life in service of his people, something our world is sorely lacking in the leaders we have today/5(45).

The Lance and the Shield: The Life and Times of Sitting Bull. ( ratings by Goodreads) Paperback. English. By (author) Robert M. Utley. Share. A new biography of the Lakota Sioux chief, drawing on original notes made in the s and s by Stanley Vestal, who transmuted them into an essentially literary accomplishment, Sitting Bull: Chief of the Sioux/5().

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Utley employs oral accounts, government documents and contemporary published works to accurately portray the Hunkpapa Chief.

Compared to other accounts of Sitting Bull's life, The Lance and the Shield sticks to historical fact and does not pret 4/5(1). The Lance and the Shield: The Life and Times of Sitting Bull - Robert M. Utley - Google Books Reviled by the United States government as a troublemaker and a coward, revered by his people as a 4/5(1).

Utley (Cavalier in Buckskin), a former chief historian of the National Park Service, presents a definitive biography of this legendary warrior. Born in on the great Plains, son of a chief. The Lance and the Shield: The Life and Times of Sitting Bull by Robert M.

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Buy a cheap copy of The Lance and the Shield: The Life and book by Robert M. Utley. His narrative is Utley transforms Sitting Bull, the abstract, romanticized icon and symbol, into a flesh-and-blood person with a down-to-earth Free shipping over $Cited by: New York: Henry Holt and Company - A John Macrae Book, Pages Indexed.

This is the First Edition and First Printing. Light brown boards with brown quarter-spine. Frontispiece is portrait of Sitting Bull. All first editions are printed on acid free paper.

Sitting Bull treasured his lance and shield. About the book: "His narrative is Utley transforms Sitting Bull, the abstract, romanticized icon and symbol, into a flesh-and-blood person with a down-to-earth LANCE AND THE SHIELD clears the screen of the exaggerations and fantasies long directed at the name of Sitting Bull." THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW/5().

The Western History Association annually gives out the Robert M. Utley Book Award for the best book published on the military history of the frontier and western North America (including Mexico and Canada) from prehistory through the 20th century.

The Lance and the Shield: The Life and Times of Sitting Bull 4/5. The Lance and the Shield clears the screen of the exaggerations and fantasies long directed at the name of Sitting Bull." -- The New York Times Book Reveiw Reviled by the United States government as a troublemaker and a coward, revered by his people as a great warrior chief, Sitting Bull has long been one of the most fascinating and.

About the book: Chronicles the life of the famous warrior, Sitting Bull, correcting many common misconceptions about the legendary native American. By the author of The Last Days of the Sioux. 35, first printing. $35, ad/promo. History Bk Club Main. BOMC. QPB/5().

Enormous, groundbreaking biography of the great Lakota Sioux war chief (c. ). To date, the standard biography of Sitting Bull has been Stanley Vestal's Sitting Bull, Chief of the Sioux, written decades ago and more a triumph of literature than of history. Now, utilizing Vestal's original notes (collected in the 's and 30's and featuring interviews with many warriors who knew Sitting.The Lance and the Shield Robert M.

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