The Earth Is Weeping

About the Author: Peter Cozzens

[Epub] The Earth Is Weeping  By Peter Cozzens –
  • Hardcover
  • 544 pages
  • The Earth Is Weeping
  • Peter Cozzens
  • English
  • 27 June 2018
  • 0307958043

The Earth Is Weeping A Magisterial, Essential History Of The Struggle Between Whites And Native Americans Over The Fate Of The West.With The End Of The Civil War, The Nation Recommenced Its Expansion Onto Traditional Indian Tribal Lands, Setting Off A Wide Ranging Conflict That Would Last Than Three Decades In An Exploration Of The Wars And Negotiations That Destroyed Tribal Ways Of Life Even As They Made Possible The Emergence Of The Modern United States, Peter Cozzens Gives Us Both Sides In Comprehensive And Singularly Intimate Detail He Illuminates The Encroachment Experienced By The Tribes And The Tribal Conflicts Over Whether To Fight Or Make Peace, And Explores The Squalid Lives Of Soldiers Posted To The Frontier And The Ethical Quandaries Faced By Generals Who Often Sympathized With Their Native Enemies As The Action Moves From Kansas And Nebraska To The Southwestern Desert To The Dakotas And The Pacific Northwest, We Encounter A Pageant Of Fascinating Characters Including Custer, Sherman, Grant, And A Host Of Other Military And Political Figures, As Well As Great Native Leaders Such As Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, Geronimo, And Red Cloud For The First Time The Earth Is Weeping Brings Them All Together In The Fullest Account To Date Of How The West Was Won.