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GHOST SOLDIERS : THE EPIC ACCOUNT OF WOR

By: HAMPTON SIDES

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Seller ID: IM114001

ISBN: 038549565X

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GHOST SOLDIERS : THE EPIC ACCOUNT OF WOR

By: HAMPTON SIDES

Price: $7.50

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM522115

ISBN: 038549565X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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BLOOD AND THUNDER: An Epic of the American West

By: HAMPTON SIDES

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ISBN: 1400031109

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In the summer of 1846, the Army of the West marched through Santa Fe, en route to invade and occupy the Western territories claimed by Mexico. Fueled by the new ideology of "Manifest Destiny," this land grab would lead to a decades-long battle between the United States and the Navajos, the fiercely resistant rulers of a huge swath of mountainous desert wilderness.In "Blood and Thunder," Hampton Sides gives us a magnificent history of the American conquest of the West. At the center of this sweeping tale is Kit Carson, the trapper, scout, and soldier whose adventures made him a legend. Sides sh... View more info

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BLOOD AND THUNDER

By: HAMPTON SIDES

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Seller ID: IM114339

ISBN: 0385507771

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Praise for "Blood and Thunder" "Kit Carson's role in the conquest of the Navajo during and after the Civil War remains one of the most dramatic and significant episodes in the history of the American West. Hampton Sides portrays Carson in the larger context of the conquest of the entire West, including his frequent and often lethal encounters with hostile Native Americans. Unusually, Sides gives full voice to Indian leaders themselves about their trials and tribulations in their dealings with the whites. Here is a national hero on the level of Daniel Boone, presented with all of his flaws a... View more info

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AMERICANA: Dispatches from the New Frontier

By: HAMPTON SIDES

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ISBN: 1400033551

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Harley-Davidson bikers . . . Grand Canyon river rats. . .Mormon archaeologists. . . Spelling bee prodigies... For more than fifteen years, best-selling author and historian Hampton Sides has traveled widely across the continent exploring the America that lurks just behind the scrim of our mainstream culture. Reporting for "Outside," "The New Yorker," and NPR, among other national media, the award-winning journalist has established a reputation not only as a wry observer of the contemporary American scene but also as one of our more inventive and versatile practitioners of narrative non-fic... View more info