Custer's Indian Mistress
Youngstown, Ohio: An American Tragedy
The Strange Case of Easter Island
Marcus Crassus Finds Death in Syria
Civil War Northern Virginia 1861
A talk with The League of Most Interesting Gentlemen: 18th century men of wit and parts
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Custer's Last Stand: Portraits in Time
Views of Custer have changed over succeeding generations. Custer has been portrayed as a callous egotist, a bungling egomaniac, a genocidal war criminal, and the puppet of faceless forces. For almost one hundred and fifty years, Custer has been a Rorschach test of American social and personal values. Whatever else George Armstrong Custer may or may not have been, even in the twenty first century, he remains the great lightning rod of American history. This books presents portraits of Custer and the Battle of the Little Bighorn as they have appeared in print over successive decades and in the process demonstrates the evolution of American values and priorities.