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University of North Texas Press, 2017. — 656 p. Authors Bob Alexander and Donaly E. Brice grappled with several issues when deciding how to relate a general history of the Texas Rangers. Should emphasis be placed on their frontier defense against Indians, or focus more on their role as guardians of the peace and statewide law enforcers? What about the tumultuous Mexican Revolution...
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University of North Texas Press, 2016. — 400 p. Captain Frank Jones, a famed nineteenth-century Texas Ranger, said of his company’s top sergeant, Baz Outlaw (1854–1894), “A man of unusual courage and coolness and in a close place is worth two or three ordinary men.” Another old-time Texas Ranger declared that Baz Outlaw “was one of the worst and most dangerous” because “he never...
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Philadelphia: Bradford and Inskeep; Abm. H. Inskeep, New York, 1814. History of the expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clark, to the sources of Missouri, thence across the Rocky Mountains, and down the river Columbia to the Pacific Ocean : performed during the years 1804, 1805, 1806, by order of the government of the United States.
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Philadelphia: Bradford and Inskeep; Abm. H. Inskeep, New York, 1814. History of the expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clark, to the sources of Missouri, thence across the Rocky Mountains, and down the river Columbia to the Pacific Ocean : performed during the years 1804, 1805, 1806, by order of the government of the United States.
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Simon & Schuster, 1996. — 520 p. From the bestselling author of "Band of Brothers" and "D-Day", the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one of the great adventure stories of all time. In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson selected his personal secretary, Captain Meriwether Lewis, to lead...
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New Word City Inc., 2015. — 168 p. On May 14, 1804, a party of explorers dispatched by President Thomas Jefferson set off up the Missouri River into America’s newly acquired Louisiana Territory. Under the leadership of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, the men of the Corps of Discovery would cross the continent and into history. Here, from award-winning historian Ralph K....
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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2016. — 274 p. From the first account of “Colter’s Run,” published in 1810, fascination with John Colter, one of America’s most famous and yet least known frontiersmen and discoverer of Yellowstone Park, has never waned. Unlike other legends of the era like Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett, and Kit Carson, Colter has remained elusive because he left not...
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University of Oklahoma Press, 2004. — 544 p. The massacre at Mountain Meadows on September 11, 1857, was the single most violent attack on a wagon train in the thirty-year history of the Oregon and California trails. Yet it has been all but forgotten. Will Bagley’s "Blood of the Prophets" is an award-winning, riveting account of the attack on the Baker-Fancher wagon train by...
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University of Oklahoma Press, 2002. — 320 p. In this book, Barton Barbour presents the first comprehensive history of Fort Union, the nineteenth century’s most important and longest-lived Upper Missouri River fur trading post. Barbour explores the economic, social, legal, cultural, and political significance of the fort which was the brainchild of Kenneth McKenzie and Pierre...
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University of Utah Press, 1997. — 392 p. The early plans for Mount Rushmore called for blasting heroic likenesses of mountain men--Kit Carson, Jim Bridger, and John Colter - into the solid mountain granite of South Dakota. Readers of this colorful volume will see the heroics and the brutally rugged individualism that made these fur trappers candidates for legend and infamy....
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University of New Mexico Press, 2001. — 454 p. When it appeared in 1949, the first edition of Ray Allen Billington's Westward Expansion set a new standard for scholarship in western American history, and the book's reputation among historians, scholars, and students grew through four subsequent editions. This abridgment and revision of Billington and Martin Ridge's fifth...
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Forge Books , 2005. — 336 p. For over thirty years, from the time of Lewis and Clark into the 1840s, the mountain men explored the Great American West. As trappers in a hostile, trackless land, their exploits opened the gates of the mountains for the wagon trains of pioneers who followed them. In "Give Your Heart to the Hawks", Win Blevins presents a poetic tribute to these...
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Thomas Dunne Books, 2018. — 368 p. The true stories of the Wild West heroes who guarded the iconic Wells Fargo stagecoaches and trains, battling colorful thieves, vicious highwaymen, and robbers armed with explosives. The phrase "riding shotgun" was no teenage game to the men who guarded stagecoaches and trains the Western frontier. Armed with sawed-off, double-barreled shotguns...
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Thomas Dunne Books, 2018. — 368 p. The true stories of the Wild West heroes who guarded the iconic Wells Fargo stagecoaches and trains, battling colorful thieves, vicious highwaymen, and robbers armed with explosives. The phrase "riding shotgun" was no teenage game to the men who guarded stagecoaches and trains the Western frontier. Armed with sawed-off, double-barreled shotguns...
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Skyhorse Publishing, 2014. — 496 p. The definitive look at one of the most famous American generals of the American Indian Wars. After serving over fifteen years with General George Crook, John Gregory Bourke, his right-hand man, sat down to write of his time with the legendary US Army officer in the post-Civil War West. "On the Border with Crook" is a firsthand account of...
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National Geographic Partners, 2018. — 480 p. With nuanced observations from the star author and historian, here are the celebrated journals documenting Lewis and Clark's legendary expedition into the uncharted American West, abridged into a single volume and translated into modern English. At the start of the 19th century, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark embarked on an...
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Skyhorse Publishing, 2013. — 320 p. The “mountain men” were the hunters and trappers who fiercely strode the Rocky Mountains in the early to mid-1800s. They braved the elements in search of the skins of beavers and other wild animals, to sell or barter for goods. The lifestyle of the mountain men could be harsh, existing as they did among animals, and spending most of their days...
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Skyhorse Publishing, 2011. — 224 p. Based in part on Davy Crockett’s own writings, this is the true story about one of America’s most iconic historical figures. From his days as a scout for Andrew Jackson during the war of 1812, his time as a Congressman for the state of Tennessee, and his eventual death at the Alamo, Davy Crockett led a life that was admired and idealized by...
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University of British Columbia Press, 1985. — 292 p. The North American fur trade of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries was a vividly complex and changing social world. Strangers in Blood fills a major gap in fur trade literature by systematically examining the traders as a group -- their backgrounds, social patterns, domestic lives and families, and the problems of their...
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Louisiana State University Press, 2008 — 375 p. he name Daniel Boone conjures up the image of an illiterate, coonskin cap-wearing patriot who settled Kentucky and killed countless Indians. The scarcity of surviving autobiographical material has allowed tellers of his story to fashion a Boone of their own liking, and his myth has evolved in countless stories, biographies, novels,...
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Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. — 424 p. In September 1823, three men met at Rainy Lake House, a Hudson’s Bay Company trading post near the Boundary Waters. Dr. John McLoughlin, the proprietor of Rainy Lake House, was in charge of the borderlands west of Lake Superior, where he was tasked with opposing the petty traders who operated out of US territory. Major Stephen H....
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St. Martin's Press, 2017. — 400 p. Dodge City, Kansas, is a place of legend. The town that started as a small military site exploded with the coming of the railroad, cattle drives, eager miners, settlers, and various entrepreneurs passing through to populate the expanding West. Before long, Dodge City’s streets were lined with saloons and brothels and its populace was thick with...
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St. Martin's Press, 2019. — 336 p. In July 1865, "Wild Bill" Hickok shot and killed Davis Tutt in Springfield, MO―the first quick-draw duel on the frontier. Thus began the reputation that made him a marked man to every gunslinger in the Wild West. James Butler Hickock was known across the frontier as a soldier, Union spy, scout, lawman, gunfighter, gambler, showman, and actor. He...
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St. Martin's Press, 2019. — 336 p. In July 1865, "Wild Bill" Hickok shot and killed Davis Tutt in Springfield, MO―the first quick-draw duel on the frontier. Thus began the reputation that made him a marked man to every gunslinger in the Wild West. James Butler Hickock was known across the frontier as a soldier, Union spy, scout, lawman, gunfighter, gambler, showman, and actor. He...
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Edited and with an introduction by Frank Christianson — University of Nebraska Press, 2012. — 256 p. Army scout, frontiersman, and hero of the American West, William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody was also a shrewd self-promoter, showman, and entrepreneur. In 1888 he published The Story of the Wild West, a collection of biographies of four well-known American frontier figures: Daniel...
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University of Oklahoma Press, 2010. — 328 p. Reconsidering the myth of “good guys in white hats”. The Texas Rangers have been the source of tall tales and the stuff of legend as well as a growing darker reputation. But the story of the Rangers along the Mexican border between Texas statehood and the onset of the Civil War has been largely overlooked―until now. This engaging...
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Harper Perennial, 1991. — 442 p. Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Big Horn is a nonfiction account of the Battle of the Little Bighorn on June 25, 1876, by novelist Evan S. Connell, published in 1984 by North Point Press. The book features extensive portraits of the battle's participants, including General George Armstrong Custer, Sitting Bull, Major Marcus Reno,...
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North Point Press, 1984. — 442 p. Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Big Horn is a nonfiction account of the Battle of the Little Bighorn on June 25, 1876, by novelist Evan S. Connell, published in 1984 by North Point Press. The book features extensive portraits of the battle's participants, including General George Armstrong Custer, Sitting Bull, Major Marcus Reno,...
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3rd Edition. — Imagine Publishing, 2018. — 148 р. — (All About History). The All About History Book of the Wild West separates fact from fiction, uncovering the fights for survival and the gruelling trials of the American frontier. Trace the adventures that took people beyond the edge of the map in search of gold, new land and trade goods. Find out why Jesse James and his infamous...
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University of Oklahoma Press, 2016. — 368 p. For weeks in 1902 it commanded headlines. All of Wyoming and much of the West followed the trial of Tom Horn for the murder of a fourteen-year-old boy. John W. Davis’s book, the only full-length account of the trial, places it in perspective as part of a larger struggle for control of Wyoming’s grazing land. Davis also portrays an...
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Taylor Trade Publishing, 2006. — 192 p. Every time a cowhand dug his boot into the stirrup, he knew that this ride could carry him to trail's end. In real stories told by genuine cowboys, this book captures the everyday perils of the "flinty hoofs and devil horns of an outlaw steer, the crush of a half-ton of fury in the guise of a saddle horse, the snap of a rope pulled taut...
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William Morrow, 2018. — 368 p. On the eve of the Civil War, three American businessmen launched an audacious plan to create a financial empire by transforming communications across the hostile territory between the nation’s two coasts. In the process, they created one of the most enduring icons of the American West: the Pony Express. Daring young men with colorful names like...
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Wiley-Blackwell, 2004. — 586 p. — (Blackwell Companions to American History). A Companion to the American West is a rigorous, illuminating introduction to the history of the American West. Twenty-five essays by expert scholars synthesize the best and most provocative work in the field and provide a comprehensive overview of themes and historiography. Covers the culture,...
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Skyhorse Publishing, 2015. — 304 p. The thrilling adventures of traveler, rancher, and fighter “Big-Foot” Wallace in a bygone era of the American frontier. Amid the embroiling conflicts of frontiersmen, Mexicans, and war in Texas, 1837, William “Big-Foot” Wallace left his hometown of Virginia to avenge the deaths of his brother and cousin, soldiers executed by Mexicans. Upon...
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University Of Chicago Press, 2007. — 344 p. On a hot summer day in 1876, George Armstrong Custer led the Seventh Cavalry to the most famous defeat in U.S. military history. Outnumbered and exhausted, the Seventh Cavalry lost more than half of its 400 men, and every soldier under Custer’s direct command was killed. It’s easy to understand why this tremendous defeat shocked the...
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University of Utah Press, 2015. — 485 p. This book is a collection of essays showcasing cutting-edge research and innovative approaches that a new generation of scholars is bringing to the study of immigration in the American West. Often overlooked in general studies of immigration, the western United States has been and is an important destination for immigrants. The unique...
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Helena, MT: Farcountry Press, 2002. - 114 pgs. When hardy migrants started settling the West in the 1800s, they followed the dusty trails and wagon-wheel ruts of those who came before them. Forts sprang up along these paths to provide weary travelers and railroad workers with food and other supplies, as well as protect them from Indian raids. Though not all "forts" in Wyoming were...
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Texas Christian University Press, 1997. — 190 p. Black Frontiersman is Flipper's autobiographical account of his service with the Tenth U.S. Cavalry in Texas and Oklahoma and his years as a civilian that followed - one of only a handful of such accounts by a black American. Although Flipper's years on the western frontier have been well documented by historians, this revised and...
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McFarland & Company, 2016. — 256 p. This rereading of the history of American westward expansion examines the destruction of Native American cultures as a successful campaign of "counterinsurgency." Paramilitary figures such as Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett "opened the West" and frontiersmen infiltrated the enemy, learning Indian tactics and launching "search and destroy"...
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Utah State University Press, 2011. — 310 p. Transference of orientalist images and identities to the American landscape and its inhabitants, especially in the West - in other words, portrayal of the West as the “Orient” - has been a common aspect of American cultural history. Place names, such as the Jordan River or Pyramid Lake, offer notable examples, but the imagery and its...
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Edited by Roger L. Nichols. — University of Oklahoma Press, 2015. — 176 p. Repeated clashes between American fur traders and the Plains Indians following the War of 1812 lent urgency to demands that the United States government protect its territory in the West. To remedy the situation, Secretary of War John C. Calhoun planned a military occupation of the upper Mississippi and...
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Comstock Publishing, 1988. — 404 p. This book grew out of a manuscript left by Andrew Garcia (1853-1943). Bennett Stein edited the manuscript to tell Garcia s story of the 1877 Nez Perce War, the end of the buffalo herds, and other historic events in western life.
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Savas Beatie, 2012. — 440 p. Indian War Veterans: Memories of Army Life and Campaigns in the West, 1864-1898 presents the first comprehensive collection of veteran (primarily former enlisted soldiers’) reminiscences. The vast majority of these writings have never before seen wide circulation. Now in paperback, Indian War Veterans addresses soldiers’ experiences throughout the area...
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Savas Beatie, 2012. — 440 p. Indian War Veterans: Memories of Army Life and Campaigns in the West, 1864-1898 presents the first comprehensive collection of veteran (primarily former enlisted soldiers’) reminiscences. The vast majority of these writings have never before seen wide circulation. Now in paperback, Indian War Veterans addresses soldiers’ experiences throughout the area...
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Simon & Schuster, 2012. — 416 p. On the afternoon of October 26, 1881, in a vacant lot in Tombstone, Arizona, a confrontation between eight armed men erupted in a deadly shootout. The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral would shape how future generations came to view the Old West. Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, and the Clantons became the stuff of legends, symbolic of a frontier populated by...
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Simon & Schuster, 2012. — 416 p. On the afternoon of October 26, 1881, in a vacant lot in Tombstone, Arizona, a confrontation between eight armed men erupted in a deadly shootout. The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral would shape how future generations came to view the Old West. Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, and the Clantons became the stuff of legends, symbolic of a frontier populated by...
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Da Capo Press, 2004. — 458 p. This is the story of the amazing and uncommon life of George Bent - a "halfbreed" born to a prominent white trader and his Indian wife-whose lifetime spanned one of the most exciting epochs in our nation's history. Raised as a Cheyenne but educated in white schools, George Bent fought for the Confederacy in the Civil War, became a Cheyenne warrior...
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University of Oklahoma Press, 2017. — 288 p. In spring 1876 a physician named James Madison DeWolf accepted the assignment of contract surgeon for the Seventh Cavalry, becoming one of three surgeons who accompanied Custer’s battalion at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Killed in the early stages of the battle, he might easily have become a mere footnote in the many chronicles of...
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St. Martin's Press, 2015. — 384 p. In this thrilling narrative history of George Armstrong Custer's death at the Little Bighorn, award-winning historian Thom Hatch puts to rest the questions and conspiracies that have made Custer's last stand one of the most misunderstood events in American history. While numerous historians have investigated the battle, what happened on those...
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St. Martin's Press, 2015. — 384 p. In this thrilling narrative history of George Armstrong Custer's death at the Little Bighorn, award-winning historian Thom Hatch puts to rest the questions and conspiracies that have made Custer's last stand one of the most misunderstood events in American history. While numerous historians have investigated the battle, what happened on those...
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Yale University Press, 2008. — 288 p. Published in 2000 to critical acclaim, The American West: A New Interpretive History quickly became the standard in college history courses. Now Robert V. Hine and John Mack Faragher offer a concise edition of their classic, freshly updated. Lauded for their lively and elegant writing, the authors provide a grand survey of the colorful...
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017. — 464 p. When the Revolutionary War ended in 1783, the newly independent United States savored its victory and hoped for a great future. And yet the republic soon found itself losing an escalating military conflict on its borderlands. In 1791, years of skirmishes, raids, and quagmire climaxed in the grisly defeat of American militiamen by a...
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University of North Texas Press, 2017. — 672 p. Established in Waco in 1968, the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum honors the iconic Texas Rangers, a service which has existed, in one form or another, since 1823. They have become legendary symbols of Texas and the American West. Thirty-one Rangers, with lives spanning more than two centuries, have been enshrined in the Hall of...
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University of Alberta Press, 2008. — 474 p. This eclectic and carefully organised range of essays - from women's history and settler societies to colonialism and borderlands studies - is the first collection of comparative and transnational work on women in the Canadian and US West. It explores, expands, and advances the aspects of women's history that cross national borders....
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Rowman & Littlefield, 2018. — 256 p. — (Investigating History's Mysteries). In this series, private investigators pick up where the historians left off, taking on a series of major cold cases in history, starting with the mishandling of evidence relating to the life and times of Billy the Kid. Cold Case: Billy the Kid tackles the myths and legends about the misadventures and...
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University of Oklahoma Press, 1999. — 396 p. The inclusion of the Ninth Cavalry and three other African American regiments in the post–Civil War army was one of the nation’s most problematic social experiments. The first fifteen years following its organization in 1866 were stained by mutinies, slanderous verbal assaults, and sadistic abuses by their officers. Eventually, a number...
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Countryman Press, 2017. — 288 p. In 1869, Civil War veteran and amputee Major John Wesley Powell led an expedition down the uncharted Colorado River through the then-nameless Grand Canyon. This is the story of what started as a geological survey, but ended in danger, chaos, and blood. The men were inexperienced and ill-equipped, and they faced unimaginable peril. Along the way...
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Verso, 2018. — 304 p. In the pantheon of American icons, the cowboy embodies the traits of “rugged individualism,” independent, solitary, and stoical. In reality, cowboys were grossly exploited and underpaid seasonal workers, who responded to the abuses of their employers in a series of militant strikes. Their resistance arose from the rise and demise of a “beef bonanza” that...
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University of Nebraska Press, 1998. — 498 p. — (With an Introduction by David J. Wishart). The story of the American fur trade has been told many times from different viewpoints, but David Lavender was the first to place it within the overall contest for empire between Britain and the United States. Rather than offering a simple hagiography of men like Jedediah Smith, Kit Carson,...
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Wiley-Blackwell, 2015. — 536 p. An accessible and authoritative overview of the scholarship that has shaped our understanding of one of the most iconic battles in the history of the American West. Combines contributions from an array of respected scholars, historians, and battlefield scientists. Outlines the political and cultural conditions that laid the foundation for the...
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With a Preface by "Buffalo Bill" (General W. F. Cody) — Rand, McNally & Company Publishers, 1893. — 370 p. Alexander Majors (1814–1900) was a US frontiersman, who along with William Hepburn Russell and William B. Waddell founded the Pony Express, based in Kansas City, Missouri. In 1848 Alexander Majors started hauling overland freight on the Santa Fe Trail. On his first trip, he...
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Countryman Press, 2017. — 256 p. In 1804, John Colter set out with Meriwether Lewis and William Clark on the first U.S. expedition to traverse the North American continent. During the twenty-eight month ordeal, Colter served as a hunter and scout, and honed his survival skills on the western frontier. But when the journey was over, Colter stayed behind, spending four more years...
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Dover Publications, 2009. — 112 p. A legendary lawman, buffalo hunter, Indian fighter, and newspaper columnist, Bat Masterson served as sheriff of Ford County, Kansas, ruled Dodge City, and became an eyewitness to the heyday of the Old West's most notorious outlaws. His thrilling collection of mini-biographies reveals fascinating details about a host of legendary gunslingers,...
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Chelsea House Publications, 2009. - 64 p. With the expansion of the country came the expansion of what people wore on a day-to-day basis in the wild frontier of the West. Having moved away from established towns and trade routes, early settlers in the American West made their own clothes out of necessity. With the eventual introduction of familiar fabrics and clothing items,...
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University of California Press, 2002 - 315 p. ISBN10: 0520227441 ISBN13: 9780520227446 (eng) Although Mexico lost its northern territories to the United States in 1848, battles over property rights and ownership have remained intense. This turbulent, vividly narrated story of the Maxwell Land Grant, a single tract of 1.7 million acres in northeastern New Mexico, shows how...
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The University Press of Kentucky, 1957. — 280 p. In Kentucky, the first frontier beyond the Appalachians, Arthur K. Moore finds a unique ground for examining some of the basic elements in America's cultural development. There the frontier mind acquired definite form, and there emerged the forces that largely shaped the American West. Moore reveals the Kentucky frontiersman as a...
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University of North Texas Press, 2007. — 448 p. This third volume of the "Savage Frontier" series focuses on the evolution of the Texas Rangers and frontier warfare in Texas during the years 1840 and 1841. Comanche Indians were the leading rival to the pioneers during this period. Peace negotiations in San Antonio collapsed during the Council House Fight, prompting what would...
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Syracuse University Press, 2008. — 296 p. Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction The Frontiers of Femininity Trains Through the Plains The Great Plains Landscape of Victorian Women Travelers Peak Practices Englishwomen’s Heroic Adventures in the Nineteenth-Century American West Gender, Nature, Empire Women Naturalists in Nineteenth-Century British Women’s Travel Literature...
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Texas A&M University Press, 2001. — 352 p. What was it really like to be a Texas Ranger in 1887–88? Deconstructing myths, reconstructing realities, this gritty, day-to-day portrayal, written by Private A. T. Miller, Company B, Frontier Battalion, yields a complex vision of the passing West and its lawmen. A Private in the Texas Rangers takes us for a tumultuous ride along the...
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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2012. — 270 p. Although a host of adventurers stormed west in 1806 after Lewis and Clark’s safe return, seven of them left unique legacies because of their monumental journeys, their lionhearted spirit in the face of hardship, and the way their paths intertwined time and again. The Perilous West tells this riveting story in depth for the first...
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DK Publishing Inc., 2001. — 64 p. — ISBN 0-7894-7937-0 (hc), ISBN 0-7894-7938-9 (lib. bdg.) Discover the saga of the American West - from the adventures of Lewis and Clark to the massacre at Wounded Knee. Here is an original and exciting new guide to the fascinating story of the American West. Superb colour illustrations offer a unique and revealing "eyewitness" view of this...
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University of North Texas Press, 2003. — 184 p. When interpreter Toussaint Charbonneau, a French Canadian fur trader living among the Hidatsas, and his Shoshone Indian wife, Sacagawea, joined the Lewis and Clark expedition in 1804, they headed into country largely unknown to them, as it was to Thomas Jefferson's hand-picked explorers. There is little doubt as to the importance...
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Tłumaczenie: Natalia Łajszczak. — Amercom, 2012. — 96 s. Dwudziestego piątego czerwca 1876 roku przed godziną 18 na zboczu wzgórza w południowej Montanie poległo 210 żołnierzy z Siódmego Regimentu Kawalerii Armii Stanów Zjednoczonych. Zginął też ich dowódca, podpułkownik George Armstrong Custer. Sześć i pół kilometra dalej w górę rzeki leżało ponad czterystu kolejnych żołnierzy,...
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University Press of Colorado, 2016. — 312 p. The West, especially the Intermountain states, ranks among the whitest places in America, but this fact obscures the more complicated history of racial diversity in the region. In "Making the White Man’s West", author Jason E. Pierce argues that since the time of the Louisiana Purchase, the American West has been a racially contested...
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University of Arizona Press, 2015. — 384 p. Ladies of the Canyons is the true story of remarkable women who left the security and comforts of genteel Victorian society and journeyed to the American Southwest in search of a wider view of themselves and their world. Educated, restless, and inquisitive, Natalie Curtis, Carol Stanley, Alice Klauber, and Mary Cabot Wheelwright were...
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University of Oklahoma Press, 1986. — 352 p. One of the most outstanding officers the U.S. Army ever produced, John Gregory Bourke (1846-1896), lied about his age to enlist in the Union Army, where he won the Medal of Honor for gallantry in action at the Battle of Stone River. He later served in the Sioux, Cheyenne, and Apache campaigns, making his fame in battle against Geronimo....
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Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2004. — 128 p. At the foot of the Huachuca Mountains, the U.S. Army founded one of the most crucial military posts for American expansion into the southwest frontier. Soldiers had been stationed in the region for decades, but in 1877 Fort Huachuca became the symbolic cornerstone of America’s western domain. The Native American...
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University of Oklahoma Press, 2017. — 624 p. The journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied rank among the most important firsthand sources documenting the early-nineteenth-century American West. Published in their entirety as an annotated three-volume set, the journals present a complete narrative of Maximilian’s expedition across the United States, from Boston almost to the...
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University of Nebraska Press, 2018. — 216 p. More than any other nonhuman species, it was the sea otter that defined the world's largest oceanscape prior to the California gold rush. In addition to the more conventional aspects of the sea otter trade, including Russian expansion in Alaska, British and American trading in the Pacific Northwest, and Spanish colonial ventures along...
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Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. — 472 p. In this second volume of interviews conducted by Nebraska judge Eli S. Ricker, he focuses on white eyewitnesses and participants in the occupying and settling of the American West in the nineteenth century. In the first decade of the twentieth century, as the Old West became increasingly distant and romanticized in popular...
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Regnery History, 2014. — 424 p. The Real Custer takes a good hard look at the life and storied military career of George Armstrong Custer — from cutting his teeth at Bull Run in the Civil War, to his famous and untimely death at Little Bighorn in the Indian Wars. "James Robbins's The Real Custer: From Boy General to Tragic Hero is a well-written four-hundred page epic adventure...
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University of Oklahoma Press, 1979. — 266 p. In this classic of western Americana, George Frederick Ruxton, who died in St. Louis in 1848 at the youthful age of twenty-seven, brilliantly brings to life the whole heroic age of the Mountain Men. The author, from his intimate acquaintance with the trappers and traders of the American Far West, vividly recounts the story of two of the...
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University of Nebraska Press, 2010. — 368 p. Covering more than two centuries, "The Beaver Men" recounts the beginning of the beaver trade along the St. Lawrence to the last great rendezvous of traders and trappers on Ham’s Fork, in what is now Wyoming, in 1834. "The Beaver Men" is the third in Mari Sandoz’s trilogy of books narrating the history of the American West in...
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Utah State University Press, 1998. — 216 p. The essays published here come from two series he wrote for the Tribune, and they include some of the longest feature articles ever printed in that paper. Schindler prepared one series in conjunction with Utah's 1996 statehood centennial, giving readers a dramatic and kaleidoscopic overview of Utah history. During the same period and...
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University of Illinois Press, 2018. — 264 p. The completion of the Transcontinental Telegraph in 1861 completed telegraphy's mile-by-mile trek across the West. In addition to linking the coasts, the telegraph represented an extraordinary American effort in many fields of endeavor to know, act upon, and control a continent. Merging new research with bold reinterpretation, James...
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University of Illinois Press, 2018. — 264 p. The completion of the Transcontinental Telegraph in 1861 completed telegraphy's mile-by-mile trek across the West. In addition to linking the coasts, the telegraph represented an extraordinary American effort in many fields of endeavor to know, act upon, and control a continent. Merging new research with bold reinterpretation, James...
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Anchor Books, 2007. — 624 p. In the summer of 1846, the Army of the West marched through Santa Fe, en route to invade and occupy the Western territories claimed by Mexico. Fueled by the new ideology of “Manifest Destiny,” this land grab would lead to a decades-long battle between the United States and the Navajos, the fiercely resistant rulers of a huge swath of mountainous...
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University of Oklahoma Press, 2003. — 416 p. The image of the famous “last stand” of the Seventh U.S. Cavalry under General George Armstrong Custer has transmogrified into myth. We imagine the solitary Custer standing upright to the end, his troops formed into groups of wounded and dying men around him. In To Hell with Honor , Larry Sklenar analyzes and interprets the widely...
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University of Oklahoma Press, 2003. — 416 p. The image of the famous “last stand” of the Seventh U.S. Cavalry under General George Armstrong Custer has transmogrified into myth. We imagine the solitary Custer standing upright to the end, his troops formed into groups of wounded and dying men around him. In To Hell with Honor , Larry Sklenar analyzes and interprets the widely...
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McFarland, 2015. — 256 p. Depictions of the American west in literature, art and film perpetuate romantic stereotypes of the pioneers - the gold-crazed ’49er, the intrepid sodbuster. While ennobling the woodsman, the farmwife and the lawman, this tunnel vision of American history has shortchanged the whaler, the assayer, the innkeeper and the inventor. The westward advance of the...
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Vintage, 2003. — 544 p. In this brilliant biography T. J. Stiles offers a new understanding of the legendary outlaw Jesse James. Although he has often been portrayed as a Robin Hood of the old west, in this ground-breaking work Stiles places James within the context of the bloody conflicts of the Civil War to reveal a much more complicated and significant figure. Raised in a...
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Henry Holt & Company, 1997. — 400 p. Early in the nineteenth century, the mountain men emerged as a small but distinctive group whose knowledge and experience of the trans-Mississippi West exted the national consciousness to continental dimensions. Though Lewis and Clark blazed a narrow corridor of geographical reality, the West remained largely terra incognita until trappers and...
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Henry Holt & Company, 1997. — 400 p. Early in the nineteenth century, the mountain men emerged as a small but distinctive group whose knowledge and experience of the trans-Mississippi West exted the national consciousness to continental dimensions. Though Lewis and Clark blazed a narrow corridor of geographical reality, the West remained largely terra incognita until trappers and...
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Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1963. — 366 p. "A tall man, with long black hair, smooth face, dark eyes (inclining to turn his head a little to one side, as much as to say, 'I can tell you about it'), a harum-scarum, don't-care sort of man, full of life and fun." That's how a contemporary described Joe Meek." Born in Virginia, Joe Meek became a trapper, Indian fighter,...
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University of Nebraska Press, 1996. — 304 p. — (Whit an Introduction by Marc Simmons). The Santa Fe Trail was one of the two great overland highways originating in Missouri in the nineteenth century. Several decades before settlers streamed over the Oregon Trail, traders were heading southwest. The caravans carried the wares of Yankee commerce; they returned loaded with buffalo...
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Oxford University Press, 2011. — 448 p. On September 11, 1857, a band of Mormon militia, under a flag of truce, lured unarmed members of a party of emigrants from their fortified encampment and, with their Paiute allies, killed them. More than 120 men, women, and children perished in the slaughter. "Massacre at Mountain Meadows" offers the most thoroughly researched account...
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012. — 496 p. Frontier - the word carries the inevitable scent of the West. But before Custer or Lewis and Clark, before the first Conestoga wagons rumbled across the Plains, it was the East that marked the frontier—the boundary between complex Native cultures and the first colonizing Europeans. Here is the older, wilder, darker history of a time...
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McFarland, 2017. — 242 p. Fort William Henry and Fort Phil Kearny were both military outposts of the North American frontier. Both lasted but briefly - about two years from construction until their walls went up in flames. And both saw what were termed "massacres" by Indians outside their walls. This book reexamines the traumatic events at both forts. The Fort William Henry...
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The Arthur H. Clark Company, 2013. — 336 p. In the mid-1800s, Andrew Dawson, self-exiled from his home in Scotland, joined the upper Missouri River fur trade and rose through the ranks of the American Fur Company. A headstrong young man, he had come to America at the age of twenty-four after being dismissed from his second job in two years. His poignant sense of isolation is...
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University of Oklahoma Press, 2005. — 256 p. When Mackay and Evans returned to Spanish St. Louis in 1797, they were hailed as “the two most illustrious travelers in the northern parts of this continent.” Ironically, though the findings of Mackay and Evans were responsible for much of the early success of Lewis and Clark in their expedition, the adulation that followed Lewis and...
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University of Oklahoma Press, 2005. — 256 p. When Mackay and Evans returned to Spanish St. Louis in 1797, they were hailed as “the two most illustrious travelers in the northern parts of this continent.” Ironically, though the findings of Mackay and Evans were responsible for much of the early success of Lewis and Clark in their expedition, the adulation that followed Lewis and...
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Skyhorse Publishing Inc., 2018. — 352 p. Not one, not two, but three Custer brothers died at the Little Bighorn - and so did their only sister's husband. Most do not realize that not one, not two, but three Custer brothers died with the 7th Cavalry at the hands of the Sioux and Cheyenne at Little Bighorn in 1876. So too did their nephew and the husband of their only sister. Less...
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Skyhorse Publishing Inc., 2018. — 352 p. Not one, not two, but three Custer brothers died at the Little Bighorn - and so did their only sister's husband. Most do not realize that not one, not two, but three Custer brothers died with the 7th Cavalry at the hands of the Sioux and Cheyenne at Little Bighorn in 1876. So too did their nephew and the husband of their only sister. Less...
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М.: Государственное издательство, 1923. — 142 с. Материалом для настоящей повести послужил дневник Вилльяма Коди и описание его жизни, составленное его сестрой Еленой Ветмор. Вилльям Коди вырос и жил в то время, которое очень разнится от нашего времени с его колоссальными завоеваниями техники и ума. Новопоселенцы на западе Америки должны были ежедневно, ежечасно бороться за...
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М.: Яуза, 2013. — 527 с. — ISBN: 978-5-699-61825-5. Уникальная энциклопедия, не имеющая себе равных. Всё о самых знаменитых стрелках Дикого Запада, живших «по закону револьвера»: «Бог создал людей сильными и слабыми, а полковник Кольт уравнял их шансы». Неприукрашенная правда о прославленных героях вестернов, чьи имена вошли в легенду, – от Хоакина Мурьеты, Джесси Джеймса и...
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