Cowboy Hat: History, Art, Culture, Function

Overview

A true cowboy never goes out in public without his trusty hat. The cowboy hat has practical uses of course-as a shield from the outdoor elements-but it also allows a cowboy or cowgirl to express a sense of personal style. Today's cowboy hat has remained basically unchanged in construction and design since the first one was created in 1865. Yet they all differ slightly from region to region and era to era. This book celebrates a true iconic symbol of the American West. As the old cowboy saying goes, "It's the last...
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Overview

A true cowboy never goes out in public without his trusty hat. The cowboy hat has practical uses of course-as a shield from the outdoor elements-but it also allows a cowboy or cowgirl to express a sense of personal style. Today's cowboy hat has remained basically unchanged in construction and design since the first one was created in 1865. Yet they all differ slightly from region to region and era to era. This book celebrates a true iconic symbol of the American West. As the old cowboy saying goes, "It's the last thing you take off and the first thing that is noticed."
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From the Publisher
"Don't be surprised if photographer David Stoecklein's name is mentioned someday in the same breath as Charlie Russell, Frederic Remington, and other legendary chroniclers of the West."
-- Heartland USA
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933192611
  • Publisher: Stoecklein Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/1/2006
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 9.70 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

David R. Stoecklein has worked closely with ranchers and cowboys from every Western state. Through his work, he has gained a deep understanding of and respect for cowboys. His quest to keep the spirit of the West alive is heartfelt and uncompromising. David spends every free moment photographing cowboys and all elements of their lives, preserving their heritage and traditions. David resides in Sun Valley with his wife, Mary, and their three sons.
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Table of Contents

(1) Introduction (2) History (3) Quotations
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