The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn

The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn

Nathaniel Philbrick


"An engrossing, thoughtfully researched, and tautly written account of a severe bankruptcy in American history." -Los Angeles Times

With a wonderful physique of labor that comes with In the center of the Sea, Pulitzer Prize finalist Mayflower,and the impending Valiant Ambition,  Nathaniel Philbrick has emerged as a historian with a special skill to deliver background to lifestyles. The final Stand is Philbrick's enormous reappraisal of the epochal conflict on the Little Bighorn in 1876 that gave beginning to the legend of Custer's final Stand. Bringing a wealth of latest details to his topic, in addition to his attribute literary aptitude, Philbrick information the collision among American icons- George Armstrong Custer and Sitting Bull-that either events needed to prevent, and brilliantly explains how the conflict that ensued has been formed and reshaped by way of nationwide fantasy.

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