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Plain Enemies: Best True Stories of the Frontier West

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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press
The years 1830-1870 were years of expansion west as the U.S. Government encouraged patriots to civilize its great untamed wilderness. But the West was already occupied - by native citizens. The conflicts that ensued are legendary, but many stories are yet to be told. Veteran author Bob Scott brings many of the
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Paperback, 314 pages
Published March 1st 1995 by Caxton Press
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Bob
Dec 17, 2013 Bob rated it really liked it
Plain Enemies is a book about the ‘old west’, and in particular the Great Plains Indian War in the area of Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, South Dakota, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle. Between the years 1830 and 1876 the Indians were forever being abused, starved, executed, murdered, culturally squashed and forced onto reservations. The Americans of the time wanted Indian land for the natural resources, railroads, ranchland and so on, and were unwilling to share, compromise, ...more
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