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Stephen Ambrose Writing Styles in Crazy Horse and Custer: The Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors

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Perspective

The author writes authoritatively on this subject. The author is noted to have specialized in this area. He was published for many decades in the area of political and military history.

There are numerous footnotes, showing that the author has done substantial research on the subject he is writing about. This work is a classical example of what can be done with scholarly historical research as there was no other way to create the work. Reliable accuracy is important.

Ambrose writes from a legitimate third party perspective throughout the book. He has a clear, informative written voice. The narrator is discrete, objective and insightful. It clearly comes from a white perspective but it is fair and respectful of racial differences. The note about the author at the back informs readers that he died in 2002, but left behind a living wife and five offspring. The note explains that he...

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