In the last three decades of the nineteenth century, nation states across the Americas used the repeating rifle and the railroad to crush the resistance of independent indigenous groups. From Argentine General Julio Roca’s 1879 Conquest of the Desert to the 1890 Battle of Wounded Knee in the United States, these stories of late-nineteenth-century American conquest have been told and...
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About Howard R. Lamar
     The Center honors Howard Roberts Lamar, Sterling Professor Emeritus of History and Former President of the University. Lamar, well-known for his pivotal contributions to the field of western history, continues to work as a scholar and adviser.
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