Across the Medicine Line , in dustjacket

By: TURNER, C. Frank

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TURNER, C. Frank. Across the Medicine Line. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1973). Pp (8),9-270,(2),+ i-xvi (plates). Endpaper Maps. 8vo,brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Spadoni & Donnelly 2500. Dj ads : Th e Epic Confrontation Between Sitting Bull and the North-West Mounted Police. "Across the Medicine Line is the story of the dramatic encounter between Sitting Bull, the exiled leader of the Sioux, and James Morrow Walsh, Superintendent of the North-West Mounted Police. Between this gravey, wily, persuasive Indian and his adventurous, quick-tempered antagonist, there arose astormy friendship – at times severely tested by the Indians, by Ottawa and Washington, by the internal politics of the police, and by the vengeful U. S. Army, anxious to return Sitting Bull to his homeland and deal out punishment." (from the dj). Contents : Foreword; The Sioux: An Explanation; How It All Began; The White and the Red; Survival of the Fittest; Prisoners in the Camp; The Meeting; The Virtues of Quick Action; The Blessings and the Temptations; The Adversaries Meet Head-on; The People Still Come; The Fighting and the Turncoats; The Visitor and the Big Guns; The Treachery and a Change of Mind; The Hopes and the Inevitable; The Fame and Misfortune; Epilogue. Nameticket, else very good in rubbed and edgeworn, but unclipped, dustjacket. 16.00

Title: Across the Medicine Line , in dustjacket

Author Name: TURNER, C. Frank

Categories: 888,

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart Limited, Toronto, 1973, ISBN:0771086164:

Seller ID: 107487

Keywords: INDIANS NATIVE NATSTU NORTH-WEST MOUNTED POLICE CANADA UNITED STATES SIOUX DAKOTA TETON CANADIAN POLICE NWMP HISTORY,