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Undaunted courage

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c1996.:

Seller ID: BB0217749

ISBN: 0684811073

Condition: vg-/vg


From the bestselling author of the definitive book on D-Day comes the definitive book on 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 a voyage up the Missouri River to the Rockies, over the mountains, down the Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean, and back. Lewis was the perfect choice. He endured incredible ha... View more info

A Tenderfoot Kid on Gyp Water

By: Benedict, Carl P.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, 1986:

Seller ID: BB0246718

ISBN: 0803260792

Condition: VG


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The age of gold

By: Brands, H. W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 2002.:

Seller ID: BB0238692

ISBN: 0385502168

Condition: vg/vg


By the Author of the Bestselling Pulitzer Prize Finalist THE FIRST AMERICAN THEY WENT WEST TO CHANGE THEIR LIVES AND IN THE BARGAIN THEY CHANGED THE WORLD. THIS IS THE EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE GOLD RUSH. When gold was first discovered on the American River above Sutter's Fort in January 1848, California was sparsely populated frontier territory not yet ceded to the United States from Mexixo. The discovery triggered a massive influx as hundr... View more info

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The gentle tamers

By: Brown, Dee Alexander

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Lincoln, NE : University of Nebraska Press, 1981, c1958.:

Seller ID: BB0239264

ISBN: 0803250258

Condition: vg


All aspects of western feminine life, which include a good deal about the western male, are covered in this lively, informal but soundly factual account of the women who built the West. Among those whose stories are included are Elizabeth Custer; Lola Montez, Ann Eliza Young, Josephine Meeker, Carry Nation, Esther Morris, and Virginia Reed. View more info

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Fort Supply, Indian Territory

By: Carriker, Robert C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 1990, c1970.:

Seller ID: BB0236133

ISBN: 0806122439

Condition: vg


"Carriker has done his task well. The research is thorough, and the presentation is clear, concise, and readable. Fleshing out a significant phase of southern plains history, "Fort Supply" will be welcomed by students of the American West."--Southwestern Historical Quarterly"The research is thorough, and is based primarily on abundany unpublished official records and other contemporary sources. The narrative is supported by extensive documentation, a lengthy biblio... View more info

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Kit Carson's Autobiography (Bison Book)

By: Carson, Kit

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, 1966:

Seller ID: BB0250550

ISBN: 0803250312

Condition: vg+


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Western lore and language

By: Clark, Thomas Dionysius

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, c1996.:

Seller ID: BB0213110

ISBN: 0874805104

Condition: vg/vg


This generously illustrated resource gives readers everything they need to speak "western", from Border Spanish to California Mellow, from Old West spit and spurs to New West silicon chips and surfing. View more info

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Son of the Morning Star

By: Connell, Evan S.

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, 1991.:

Seller ID: BB0227749

ISBN: 0060971614

Condition: vg


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Son of the morning star

By: Connell, Evan S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: San Francisco : North Point Press, 1984.:

Seller ID: BB0238691

ISBN: 0865471606

Condition: vg/vg


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Son of the morning star

By: Connell, Evan S.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: San Francisco : North Point Press, 1984.:

Seller ID: BB0246343

ISBN: 0865471606

Condition: VG/VG


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Orphans Preferred: The Twisted Truth and Lasting Legend of the Pony Express

By: Corbett, Christopher

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Broadway Books, 2003:

Seller ID: BB0248067

ISBN: 0767906926

Condition: vg/vg


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Davy Crockett's own story as written by himself

By: Crockett, Davy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Stamford, CT : Longmeadow Press, 1992.:

Seller ID: BB0225258

ISBN: 0681416513

Condition: vg/vg


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Captured by the Indians

By: Drimmer, Frederick

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York : Dover, 1985, c1961.:

Seller ID: BB0241357

ISBN: 0486249018

Condition: g


Astounding eyewitness accounts of Indian captivity by people who lived to tell the tale. Fifteen true adventures recount suffering and torture, bloody massacres, relentless pursuits, miraculous escapes, and adoption into Indian tribes. Fascinating historical record and revealing picture of Indian culture and frontier life. Introduction. Notes. View more info

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Sister to the Sioux

By: Eastman, Elaine Goodale

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1985, c1978.:

Seller ID: BB0236126

ISBN: 0803267134

Condition: vg


"It was held a distinct adventure back in the demure 1880s for a properly brought-up New England girl to open a day school in a primitive Sioux village," Elaine Goodale Eastman recalled in later years. With boundless energy and dedication she had set out to teach the white man's ways to the Sioux. The Indian women called her "little sister" as she entered wholeheartedly into village activities.She watched the emergence of the Ghost Dance religion, visited with Sitting... View more info

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Bedside Book of Bad Girls: Outlaw Women of the Midwest

By: Enss, Chris

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Farcountry Press, 2012:

Seller ID: BB0250872

ISBN: 1560375256

Condition: vg


Take a step back in time with the Bedside Book of Bad Girls: Outlaw women of the Midwest. Join author Chris Enss as she digs up and reveals startling facts about some of the most fascinating renegade women of the Midwest. Meet Flora Mundis, the horse thief who disguised herself as a man; Victoria Woodhull, out-spoken activist for free love, con artist, and the first female candidate for president; Ma Barker, mother of the notorious Barker Gang; Opal Long and Patricia Che... View more info

Stagecoach

By: Fradkin, Philip L.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Source, c2002.:

Seller ID: BB0238363

ISBN: 0743227972

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Black Hills Believables

By: Hafnor, John

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Lone Pine Productions:

Seller ID: BB0238390

ISBN: 0964817500

Condition: vg


If you have enjoyed Hafnor's other books, you'll be equally delighted with the zany history of Black Hills Believables. Fifty vignettes matched with fifty original pen & ink drawings have made this 112-page book a perennial best-seller in the Black Hills region of South Dakota and Wyoming. See for yourself why this little book has sold more than 37,000 copies. View more info

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Cowtown lawyers

By: Haywood, C. Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c1988.:

Seller ID: BB0225260

ISBN: 0806121467

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Soldiers West: Biographies from the Military Frontier

By: Hutton ; Paul Andrew ; Utley ; Robert M.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, 1987:

Seller ID: BB0247122

ISBN: 0803272251

Condition: vg


These biographies emphasize the wide diversity of style, temperament, activity, and occupation of frontier soldiers. Included are William Clark, Stephen H. Long, William S. Harney, James Henry Carleton, Philip H. Sheridan, George Armstrong Custer, George Crook, John G. Bourke, Benjamin H. Grierson, Ranald S. Mackenzie, William B. Hazen, Nelson A. Miles, Frank D. Baldwin, and Charles King. View more info

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All the buffalo returning

By: Johnson, Dorothy

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1996.:

Seller ID: BB0232105

ISBN: 0803275900

Condition: vg


This sequel to Dorothy M. Johnson's prize-winning Buffalo Woman continues the story of Grandmother Whirlwind's family of Hunkpapa and Oglala Sioux who flee to Canada with Sitting Bull after the Battle of the Little Bighorn. "All the Buffalo Returning" is a haunting novel about the fate of the Lakotas who find no surcease in Canada but are driven back onto their dwindling reservation by starvation. They face the enormous problem of surviving in the world of the white conq... View more info