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- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody was a "boy extra," a bullwhacker, cattle driver, hunter, and an American Indian fighter on the Great Plains of the 1850s, all before becoming a teenager. He claimed to have killed nearly 5,000 buffalo to supply construction crews of the Kansas Pacific Railroad. In time, trading on his fame as Buffalo... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2010; US$ 12.95
Buffalo Bill lives deep in American legend. A Kansas-bred farm boy, he went on to become a renowned trapper and hunter, army scout, Indian fighter, and finally a world showman and celebrity. As a man of the Wild West, he became known as a larger-than-life buffalo hunter. As an army scout, he earned the Medal of Honor for gallantry in action. But... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 12.95
The classic account of one man?s journey into the wild American frontier. In the spring of 1846, Francis Parkman, a Harvard-educated Boston-born aristocrat, headed west to experience the untamed regions of America, to acquaint himself with the wild mountain men in the Rockies, and to visit the surviving Indian tribes before all were absorbed by... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 19.99
This frontier classic is one of the best books written about the world?s greatest cattle trail, the Chisholm Trail, a trail that was approximately eight hundred miles long, running from San Antonio, Texas to Abilene, Kansas. It is a comprehensive book about the cattle drives of our western frontier and the interesting characters associated with them.... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
<div>The lives of American cowboys have been both real and mythic. This work explores cowboy music, dress, humour, films and literature in sixteen essays and a bibliography. These essays demonstrate that the American cowboy is a knight of the road who, with a large hat, tall boots and a big gun, rode into legend and into the history books.</div> more...
- TwoDot 2010; US$ 15.99
The romance of the West is built on an endless armature of shootouts and train robberies, cowboys versus Indians, white hat versus black, and everybody versus the wilderness. From John Colter?s harrowing escape from the Blackfeet to Hugh Glass?s six week crawl to civilization after a grizzly attack, from Custer?s final moments to John Wesley Powell?s... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 284.00
The Encyclopedia of Politics in the American West is an A to Z reference work on the political development of one of America's most politically distinct, not to mention its fastest growing, region. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00
Schnitzler?s novella Frau Bertha Garlan is a subtle story of a failed attempt at female emancipation. This 5 th volume in the Works in Historical-Critical Editions series presents all extant textual sources. Along with facsimiles of the manuscript, the edition offers a reading text with editorial apparatus, a commentary, biographical... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99
Ellis the Elephant is back and ready for another adventure in American history! In From Sea to Shining Sea , the fourth installment of Callista Gingrich?s New York Times bestselling series, Ellis explores the early years of the United States and heads west into uncharted territory with Lewis and Clark. In previous books, Sweet Land of Liberty... more...
- Nomad Press 2007; US$ 12.99
What was it like to be an American pioneer during the 1800s? Great Pioneer Projects You Can Build Yourself introduces readers ages 9 and up to the settling of the great American frontier with over 25 hands-on building projects and activities. Young learners build replica sod houses, log cabins, and covered wagons and create their own printing presses... more...