Western Americana
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Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey
Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey
Paperback      ISBN: 0805210040
The diaries of American pioneer women vividly describe their lives and contributions to the settling of the frontier
Legends and Tales of the American West
Legends and Tales of the American West
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0375702660
More than 130 colorful stories of the pioneers, cowboys, outlaws, gamblers, prospectors, and lawmen who settled the wild west and created a uniquely American folk mythology
George Scarborough: The Life and Death of a Lawman on the Closing Frontier
George Scarborough
The Life and Death of a Lawman on the Closing Frontier
Hardcover      ISBN: 0806124067
Now, for the first time, Robert K. DeArment has told the full story of George Scarborough
Calf Roping
Calf Roping
Paperback      ISBN: 091164704x
World champion Roy Cooper tells how to compete and win, and offers step-by-step instruction for the beginner in this event.
The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West
The Pioneers
The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West
Hardcover      ISBN: 1501168681
Recounts the story of the settlers who began America's migration west, overcoming almost-unimaginable hardships to build in the Ohio wilderness a town and a government that incorporated America's highest ideals.
Billy the Kid: The Endless Ride
Billy the Kid
The Endless Ride
Paperback      ISBN: 039333063x
Complemented by rare images and period photographs, an evocative re-creation of the life of Billy the Kid journeys behind the sensationalized legend to reveal the real world of the celebrity outlaw, a young man who became one of the most enduring icons of the American West. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.
The American West
The American West
Paperback      ISBN: 0684804417
An epic account of the American West depicts the tragic destruction of the Native American way of life and covers major events and key figures
The Saga of the Pony Express
The Saga of the Pony Express
Paperback      ISBN: 0878424520
Though the transcontinental mail-by-suicide-rider service only lasted 18 months, it has become an icon of American mythology. Di Certo describes the social and political context of its rise, the details of its operation, and the causes for its demise. A film version is in planning. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West
Legacy of Conquest
The Unbroken Past of the American West
Paperback      ISBN: 0393304973
This study corrects the misperceptions of the American West based on representations from novels and films and shows how western history was--and is--a vast economic event
Buffalo Bill's America: William Cody and the Wild West Show
Buffalo Bill's America
William Cody and the Wild West Show
Hardcover      ISBN: 0375412166
An illuminating study of the life and times of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody examines the accomplishments and self-inventions of the colorful Pony Express rider, trapper, Civil War soldier, professional buffalo hunter, Indian fighter, cavalry scout, actor, and dime-novel hero within the social and cultural context of his era. 20,000 first printing.