Table of contents for The Plains Sioux and U.S. colonialism from Lewis and Clark to Wounded Knee / Jeffrey Ostler.

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Introduction: colonialism, agency and power
Part I. Conquest: 1. 'Vilest Miscreants of the Savage Race': the Plains Sioux in an empire of liberty
2. 'Five Efforts to Subjugate Them': failures of conquest
3. 'Doubtless an Unauthorized Promise': the politics of the Great Sioux war
4. 'Force is the Only Thing': the killing of Crazy Horse
Part II. Colonialism: 5. 'We Were Raised in This Country': claiming place
6. 'I Work So Much It Makes Me Poor': the reservation economy
7. 'Just as Well with My Hair On': colonial education
8. 'All Men are Different': the politics of religion and culture
9. 'Great Trouble and Bad Feeling': government agents and Sioux leaders
10. 'Enough to Crush Us Down': struggles for Land
Part III. Anticolonialism and the State: 11. 'When the Earth Shakes Do Not Be Afraid': the Ghost Dance as an anticolonial movement
12. 'To Bring My People Back into the Hoop': the development of the Lakota Ghost Dance
13. 'The Most Serious Indian War of Our History': the army's invasion
14. 'If He Fights, Destroy Him': the road to Wounded Knee
15. 'A Valley of Death': Wounded Knee
Conclusion: after Wounded Knee.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Dakota Indians -- History -- 19th century.
Dakota Indians -- Government relations.
Indians, Treatment of -- Great Plains -- History.
Ghost dance -- History.
United States -- Race relations.
United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
United States -- Colonization.