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Title:
The Bear River Massacre and the making of history
Author:
Fleisher, Kass, 1959-
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Publication Information:
Albany : State University of New York Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xvi, 348 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780791460634

9780791460641
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Book

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Summary

Summary

Explores how a pivotal event in U.S. history--the killing of nearly 300 Shoshoni men, women, and children in 1863--has been contested, forgotten, and remembered.


Author Notes

Kass Fleisher is an Associate Professor of English at Illinois State University.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Part I. The Bear River Massacre
1. What (We Think) Happenedp. 3
Part II. The Making of History
2. How It Came to Mep. 85
3. The Truth Tourp. 123
4. Madsenp. 147
5. Griffinp. 165
6. Hansenp. 175
7. Parryp. 199
8. Warnerp. 215
9. Politicsp. 235
Part III. Conclusions Without Ends
10. Ten Digressions on What's Wrong: A Postscriptp. 243
Afterwordp. 321
Works Cited and Consultedp. 323
Indexp. 335