By Brad D. Lookingbill
- An available and authoritative assessment of the scholarship that has formed our realizing of 1 of the main iconic battles within the heritage of the yankee West
- Combines contributions from an array of revered students, historians, and battlefield scientists
- Outlines the political and cultural stipulations that laid the basis for the Centennial crusade and examines how George Armstrong Custer turned its figurehead
- Provides an in depth research of the conflict maneuverings at Little Bighorn, paying certain realization to Indian testimony from the battlefield
- Concludes with a piece studying how the conflict of Little Bighorn has been mythologized and its pervading impact on American culture
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In the last 20 years, a number of Indian accounts of the battle and the events leading to it have been gathered and published. Works such as Lakota Noon: The Indian Narrative of Custer’s Defeat (Michno 1997), Lakota Recollections of the Custer Fight: New Sources on Indian‐Military History (Hardorff 1997), Indian Views of the Custer Fight: A Source Book (Hardorff 2005), and The Day when the World Ended at Little Bighorn: A Lakota History (Marshall 2008), among others, reveal a picture of dramatic hand to hand fighting, chaos, and extraordinary leadership qualities by men like Crazy Horse, Gall, and White Bull.
New York: Penguin Books. Bray, Kingsley M. 2006. Crazy Horse: A Lakota Life. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Brown, Joseph Epes, ed. 1989 (orig. 1953). The Sacred Pipe: Black Elk’s Account of the Seven Rites of the Oglala Sioux. Forge Village, MA: Murray Printing Co. Deloria, Ella C. 1988. Waterlily. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Deloria, Ella C. 2006 (orig. 1932). Dakota Texts. Freeman: University of South Dakota Press. DeMallie, Raymond J. 1975. ” South Dakota History 5 (4): 343–359.
The most notable works that have followed this paradigm have come from James Mooney, George Bird Grinnell, E. Adamson Hoebel, and Karl Llewellyn. Linguist Rodolphe Petter recorded the Cheyenne language in written form, but also provided commentary from his informants in his A Companion to Custer and the Little Bighorn Campaign, First Edition. Edited by Brad D. Lookingbill. © 2015 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published 2015 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. t h e n o rt h e r n c h e y e nn e a n d a r a pa h o 35 1126‐page dictionary.
A Companion to Custer and the Little Bighorn Campaign by Brad D. Lookingbill