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The Resource Custer's trials : a life on the frontier of a new America, T. J. Stiles

Custer's trials : a life on the frontier of a new America, T. J. Stiles

Label
Custer's trials : a life on the frontier of a new America
Title
Custer's trials
Title remainder
a life on the frontier of a new America
Statement of responsibility
T. J. Stiles
Title variation
Custers trials
Title variation remainder
a life on the frontier of a new America
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner, a brilliant new biography of Gen. George Armstrong Custer that radically changes our view of the man and his turbulent times. In this magisterial biography, T. J. Stiles paints a portrait of Custer both deeply personal and sweeping in scope, proving how much of Custer's legacy has been ignored. He demolishes Custer's historical caricature, revealing a volatile, contradictory, intense person--capable yet insecure, intelligent yet bigoted, passionate yet self-destructive, a romantic individualist at odds with the institution of the military (he was court-martialed twice in six years). The key to understanding Custer, Stiles writes, is keeping in mind that he lived on a frontier in -- From the Hardcover edition
Summary
A biography of the iconic Civil War commander examines his contributions to politics and the Industrial Revolution, sharing insights into his turbulent relationships, perspectives on Native Americans, and conflicts with the military
Writing style
Award
  • Pulitzer Prize for History, 2016.
  • Spur Award for Biography, 2016.
Biography type
individual biography
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10446313
Cataloging source
TOH
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Stiles, T. J
Dewey number
  • 973.8/2092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
E467.1.C99
LC item number
S76 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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True
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  • Custer, George A.
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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a life on the frontier of a new America
Label
Custer's trials : a life on the frontier of a new America, T. J. Stiles
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Publication
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Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rise 1839-1865 -- The accused -- The observer -- The protégé -- The prodigy -- The women -- The general -- The hero -- The victor -- Fall 1865-1876 -- The executioner -- The politician -- The fallen -- The Indian killer -- The financier -- The writer -- The enemy -- The accuser -- Epilogue
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101875841
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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284efca6-06ec-4394-b6ca-9c75f237c5f1
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 2069338
  • (OCoLC)922688370
  • (OCoLC)ocn922688370
  • 2069338
Label
Custer's trials : a life on the frontier of a new America, T. J. Stiles
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rise 1839-1865 -- The accused -- The observer -- The protégé -- The prodigy -- The women -- The general -- The hero -- The victor -- Fall 1865-1876 -- The executioner -- The politician -- The fallen -- The Indian killer -- The financier -- The writer -- The enemy -- The accuser -- Epilogue
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101875841
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
284efca6-06ec-4394-b6ca-9c75f237c5f1
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 2069338
  • (OCoLC)922688370
  • (OCoLC)ocn922688370
  • 2069338

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