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The Buffalo Soldiers: A Narrative of the Black Cavalry in the West Hardcover – June 1, 2003
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"Other scholars have written histories of the black troops, but none has really enlarged or departed from Leckie's original framework and history." --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
About the Author
William H. Leckie, Retired Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of History at the University of Toledo, is the co-author, with Shirley A. Leckie, of Unlikely Warriors: General Benjamin Grierson and his Family (OU Press). Shirley A. Leckie, Professor of History at the University of Central Florida, is the author of Elizabeth Bacon Custer and the Making of a Myth and Angie Debo: Pioneering Historian, both published by the University of Oklahoma Press.
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played in the history of the American west. It also brings to light the racism exhibited not only by whites toward the Black soldiers but by the Mexicans also.