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The Resource How the Wild West Was Won : A Celebration of Cowboys, Gunfighters, Buffalo Soldiers, Sodbusters, Moonshiners, and the American Frontier, Bruce Wexler

How the Wild West Was Won : A Celebration of Cowboys, Gunfighters, Buffalo Soldiers, Sodbusters, Moonshiners, and the American Frontier, Bruce Wexler

Label
How the Wild West Was Won : A Celebration of Cowboys, Gunfighters, Buffalo Soldiers, Sodbusters, Moonshiners, and the American Frontier
Title
How the Wild West Was Won
Title remainder
A Celebration of Cowboys, Gunfighters, Buffalo Soldiers, Sodbusters, Moonshiners, and the American Frontier
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Wexler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Through its portrayal in movies, literature, television, fashion, and art, the West has become a familiar concept. Wexler sheds light on this much-romanticized period of history by acknowledging its gritty realities and providing an answer as to why, even now, such an allure persists in surrounding it
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Wexler, Bruce
Dewey number
978
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Cowboys
  • Indians of North America
  • Women
  • African Americans
Label
How the Wild West Was Won : A Celebration of Cowboys, Gunfighters, Buffalo Soldiers, Sodbusters, Moonshiners, and the American Frontier, Bruce Wexler
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Native Americans in the West -- Cavalry regiments of the Indian wars -- Buffalo soldiers -- The taming of Texas -- The wagon train -- Boomers, sooners, and moonshiners -- Sodbusters -- Western towns -- Pony Express riders -- The transcontinental railway -- Wells Fargo -- Introduction to the gunfighters -- Robert Clay Allison, 'The shootist' -- Billy the Kid -- Black Bart -- Butch Cassidy -- The Dalton Gang -- The Dodge City Peace Commission -- The Doolin-Dalton Gang -- Wyatt Earp -- Robert Ford -- Patrick 'Pat' Garrett -- John Wesley Hardin -- Wild Bill Hickok -- Doc Holliday -- Jesse James -- Bat Masterson -- Texas Jack Omohundro -- Commodore Perry Owens -- William Clarke Quantrill -- Belle Starr -- Bill Tilghman -- Dave Tutt -- Gunfighter filmography -- Introduction to the cowboys -- The history of the cowboy -- The cattle towns of the West -- The great cattle trails -- Charles Goodnight -- The end of the trails -- The end of the open range -- Cowboy kit -- Cowboy working conditions -- Cowbow [sic] lingo -- Ethnicity of the cowboy -- Cowboy code and culture -- The wild West shows -- The rodeo -- Cowboys in the movies -- Cowboys on the small screen
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
512 pages
Isbn
9781628736540
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
  • sky259659946
  • (OCoLC)913818896
  • 863882
Label
How the Wild West Was Won : A Celebration of Cowboys, Gunfighters, Buffalo Soldiers, Sodbusters, Moonshiners, and the American Frontier, Bruce Wexler
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Native Americans in the West -- Cavalry regiments of the Indian wars -- Buffalo soldiers -- The taming of Texas -- The wagon train -- Boomers, sooners, and moonshiners -- Sodbusters -- Western towns -- Pony Express riders -- The transcontinental railway -- Wells Fargo -- Introduction to the gunfighters -- Robert Clay Allison, 'The shootist' -- Billy the Kid -- Black Bart -- Butch Cassidy -- The Dalton Gang -- The Dodge City Peace Commission -- The Doolin-Dalton Gang -- Wyatt Earp -- Robert Ford -- Patrick 'Pat' Garrett -- John Wesley Hardin -- Wild Bill Hickok -- Doc Holliday -- Jesse James -- Bat Masterson -- Texas Jack Omohundro -- Commodore Perry Owens -- William Clarke Quantrill -- Belle Starr -- Bill Tilghman -- Dave Tutt -- Gunfighter filmography -- Introduction to the cowboys -- The history of the cowboy -- The cattle towns of the West -- The great cattle trails -- Charles Goodnight -- The end of the trails -- The end of the open range -- Cowboy kit -- Cowboy working conditions -- Cowbow [sic] lingo -- Ethnicity of the cowboy -- Cowboy code and culture -- The wild West shows -- The rodeo -- Cowboys in the movies -- Cowboys on the small screen
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
512 pages
Isbn
9781628736540
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
  • sky259659946
  • (OCoLC)913818896
  • 863882

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