Cowboy Culture: A Saga of Five Centuries / Edition 1

Cowboy Culture: A Saga of Five Centuries / Edition 1

by David Dary
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0700603905

ISBN-13: 9780700603909

Pub. Date: 03/28/1989

Publisher: University Press of Kansas

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700603909
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
03/28/1989
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,258,403
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.97(d)

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

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