Henry Hastings Sibley
By (author) Rhoda R. Gilman
Henry Hastings Sibley by Rhoda R. Gilman
Book DescriptionCongressman, governor, military leader, and senior statesman -- no person played a longer, more influential or more varied role in the shaping of Minnesota than Henry Hastings Sibley (1811-91). Yet Sibley's history reveals universal tensions about the duality of the 19th century frontiersman who is at once an accommodating trade partner of the Indian/European/Metis worlds and the conquering government official of the ever-expanding West. Rhoda Gilman has spent over thirty years examining Sibley -- through hints and fragments of stories that Sibley himself left in articles, an unfinished autobiography, and scores of family letters -- and uncovers in this perceptive and balanced biography the complexities of a man who embodied these clashing extremes.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780873514842
(155mm x 230mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S.
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Rhoda R. Gilman
Rhoda Gilman is a founding member of Women Historians of the Midwest and a former candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota on the Green Party ticket.
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