Legacy: New Perspectives on the Battle of the Little Bighorn, edited by Charles E. Rankin
Paperback, 384 pages, color and black-and-white illus., map, paper, Price: $19.95
In this collection of essays from the 1994 Little Bighorn Legacy Symposium, an astounding array of scholars discuss the battle's context, historical significance, and cultural impact from both white and Native American perspectives. Contributors include Richard A. Fox, Jr., Paul Andrew Hutton, Edward T. Linenthal, and Richard S. Slotkin. Essays comprehensively examine such diverse topics as the environmental context of the northern plains, new archaeological discoveries about the battle, Custer in art and the movies, and the battle's symbolic legacy.