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Who created it? Sides, Hampton.
What's it called? Blood and thunder : an epic of the American West / Hampton Sides.
Who published it? New York : Doubleday, c2006.
Edition info! 1st ed.
Book Cover
Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Nonfiction  978.02 Sid  AVAILABLE
What's it like? xi, 460 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Helpful notes! Maps on endpapers.
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references (p. [427]-440) and index.
What's in it? Prologue: Hoofbeats -- THE NEW MEN: Jumping off -- The glittering world -- The army of the West -- Singing grass -- Blue Bead Mountain -- Who is James K. Polk? -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 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.
Helpful subjects! West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Territorial expansion.
West (U.S.) -- History, Military -- 19th century.
United States. Army -- History -- 19th century.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
Carson, Kit, 1809-1868.
Indians of North America -- Wars -- West (U.S.)
Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Navajo Indians -- History -- 19th century.
Southwest, New -- History -- 1848-
Special numbers! 0385507771
9780385507776
9780385507776
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