Category: History - United States - Old West / Wild West.


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The log of a cowboy

By: Adams, Andy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska, 1964.:

Seller ID: BB0241463

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Undaunted courage

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $9.00

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

Seller ID: BB0217749

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

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The age of gold

By: Brands, H. W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 2002.:

Seller ID: BB0238692

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

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

"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

Western lore and language

By: Clark, Thomas Dionysius

Price: $7.00

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

Seller ID: BB0213110

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

Son of the Morning Star

By: Connell, Evan S.

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, 1991.:

Seller ID: BB0227749

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Captured by the Indians

By: Drimmer, Frederick

Price: $4.50

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

Seller ID: BB0241357

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

Sister to the Sioux

By: Eastman, Elaine Goodale

Price: $4.00

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

Seller ID: BB0236126

"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


By: Fradkin, Philip L.

Price: $8.00

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

Seller ID: BB0238363

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Black Hills Believables

By: Hafnor, John

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Lone Pine Productions:

Seller ID: BB0238390

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

Cowtown lawyers

By: Haywood, C. Robert

Price: $6.00

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

Seller ID: BB0225260

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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

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

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

Custer Passed Our Way

By: Kaufman, Fred S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: North Plains Press, 1971:

Seller ID: BB0216341

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