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On the trail of the Sioux
DescriptionWhat happened at Wounded Knee, on December 29, 1890, in South Dakota in the United States, is one of the darkest pages of American history: the culmination of a deadly escalation that began a few days earlier and saw the death of the last great Indian chiefs Sitting Bull and Big Foot, along with their tribes, a total of 300 people, including women and children, killed at close range during a military blunder of unprecedented proportions.
At that time, the Sioux Empire was already a shadow of its former self, subjected to an accelerated re-education to convert its people to the American way of life. But, at Wounded Knee, the violence of the acts is relayed by the Indian survivors and witnesses of the drama. In vain. In a mock trial held behind closed doors, the officers claimed to have reacted to an ambush set up by fanatical Indians.
130 years later, in a completely new investigation, the archaeologist Laurent Olivier confronts the facts and brings the evidence that was still missing to fully establish the truth.
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Format : Large format
Presentation : Glued square back
Weight : 650g
- 15,4 cm × 24,1 cm × 3,5 cm
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