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Henry Hastings Sibley: Divided Heart

Henry Hastings Sibley Divided Heart Congressman governor military leader and senior statesman no person played a longer influential or varied role in the shaping of Minnesota than Henry Hastings Sibley Yet Sibley s history

  • Title: Henry Hastings Sibley: Divided Heart
  • Author: Rhoda R. Gilman
  • ISBN: 9780873514842
  • Page: 203
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Congressman, governor, military leader, and senior statesman no person played a longer, influential, or 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 nineteenth century frontiersman who is at once an accommodating trade partner of the Indian European Metis woCongressman, governor, military leader, and senior statesman no person played a longer, influential, or 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 nineteenth 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 As Gilman writes in her preface,On the broader stage of national history Sibley s life spanned nineteenth century America Rooted in the political and social establishment of the old Northwest Territory, he witnessed the colonizing of a continent and its people, the closing of the frontier, the agony of civil war, and the explosive birth of an urban, industrial society He was keenly conscious of what he conceived to be the nation s destiny, and he identified closely with it An heir to the Indian policy of Lewis Cass, who had managed to dispossess the Great Lakes tribes without war, Sibley belonged to the generation that was left to pay the price of that betrayal in blood and shame And unlike Cass, he had personal ties to the Dakota people that placed him in a deeply ambiguous position Gilman sets the controversial but altogether human Sibley against the tapestry of trade, politics, frontier expansion, and intercultural relations in the Upper Mississippi valley, and reminds us that throughout his life Sibley was poised to become a national figure but always chose to remain in the place he loved and had helped to name Minnesota.

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    1. A laudable biography. Not everything I would have hoped for, but a fair likeness overall.By a fair likeness, I mean that Gilman accounts for, but does not attempt to reconcile, the contradictions in Sibley's beliefs and actions. He has been praised and blamed for his leadership during the Dakota War. His patterns of action earlier as an Indian trader are similarly ambivalent. Gilman works through Sibley's involvements through long stretches which may not be of higher reader interest, but which a [...]

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