"I will fight no more forever"; Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce War

by Merrill D. Beal

Paperback, 1963




Seattle, University of Washington Press, 1963.


Dramatization of the story of Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Indians and his efforts to free his people.

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LibraryThing member JBreedlove
An excellent account of the Nex Perce War and their break for freedom in Canada. Reading this in high school made it that much better.
LibraryThing member gmillar
It took about half of the book before I decided that I liked it. After that the reading was less of a struggle and Chief Joseph, himself, became the focus of the writing. If he were alive today, he would be a wonderful prospect for Secretary of State. What an amazing human being!
LibraryThing member nmele
While rafting and then visiting friends in north central Idaho, I finally read this history of the Nez Perce war. This excellent history describes the confluence of conflicting needs and desires which led to a war no one wanted that killed hundreds. I was most struck by the Nez Perce efforts to avoid doing violence even to white settlers as they fled their homeland for safe haven.… (more)



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