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A nationwide bestseller—with more than 65,000 copies in print since publication by Alfred A. Knopf in 1981, this fascinating chronicle of cowboy life and legend is now available in a trade paperback edition. It's the 500-year saga of the "real cowboy"—from fifteenth-century Mexico to the twentieth-century American West.

Synopsis:

The 500-year saga of the "real cowboy"—from fifteenth century Mexico to the twentieth century American West.

Synopsis:

Winner of the Cowboy Hall of Fame Wrangler Award, the Western Writers of America's Spur Award, and the Westerners International Best Nonfiction Book Award.

Table of Contents

Foreword

1. The Spanish Roots

2. Moving North

3. The Californiano Culture

4. The Texian Culture

5. The Mixing of Cultures

6. Texas Trails North

7. The Civil War and Change

8. On the Open Range

9. Trail Herds to Railheads

10. Where the Trails Ended

11. On the Northern Ranges

12. Ranch House Culture

13. Bunkhouse Culture

14. End of the Open-Range Culture

Epilogue

Notes

A Bibliography for the General Reader

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780700603909
Author:
Dary, David
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Location:
Lawrence, Kan. :
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
History
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
United States - 19th Century/Old West
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Mythology and folklore
Subject:
Cowboys
Subject:
West
Subject:
Folklore -- West (U.S.)
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
West (U.S.) Social life and customs.
Subject:
Americana-General
Subject:
United States - General
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 359-369.
Series Volume:
no. 14
Publication Date:
19890331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.01x6.02x.97 in. 1.20 lbs.

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