Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People
Publish date: March 11th 2014
Publisher: Hill and Wang
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
This is one of those books where you understand why it won a prize.Odds are you've heard of the Mandan people, even if you are not aware of them. Lewis and Clark met them; it's where Sacajawea and her husband joined the group.Wein's book is a, as she calls it, a mosaic. It is not a linear history, b...