THE UNITED STATES IN THE INDIAN WARS by Don Lawson

THE UNITED STATES IN THE INDIAN WARS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A thin rundown on the Indian Wars, from the Fetterman Fight to Wounded Knee, which points up the inconsistencies of the white man's policy toward displaced tribes, amounting to ""feed 'em in the winter and fight 'em in the summer,"" but which never explores the problem's background or any of the alternatives. Lawson is primarily interested in military history--ours, not the Indians'--and this will primarily be useful for Lawson's battlefield reportage and his account of the dismal existence of enlisted men in the United States Cavalry. Additional.

Pub Date: Oct. 1st, 1975
Page count: 160pp
Publisher: Abelard Schuman/T. Y. Crowell