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Undaunted courage

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1997, c1996.:

Seller ID: BB0256600

ISBN: 0684826976

Condition: vg-


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Sinners and Saints: Tales of Old Laramie City

By: Beery, Gladys B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: High Plains Press, 1993:

Seller ID: BB0253008

ISBN: 0931271231

Condition: vg


Roistering, Rowdy Laramie City, Wyoming, sprang up in 1868 in advance of the first Union Pacific train. Track-layers, tie hacks, soldiers, cowboys and those who could tolerate them comprised the citizenry. It was a rough-and-tumble town that roared loud and burned bright.Author Gladys Beery has sifted some of the most interesting and unique characters from this mix for Sinners & Saints. She presents 33 biographical tales which combine to present a picture of the West as it really was. View more info

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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

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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 hundreds of thousands of people scrambled to California in search of riches, braving dangerous journeys across the Pacific, around... View more info

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Trails Of Yesterday

By: Bratt, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: University Of Nebraska Press, 1980:

Seller ID: BB0261316

ISBN: 0803260555

Condition: vg


"Trails of Yesterday," first published in 1921, is ranked with the best firsthand accounts of ranching on the northern Great Plains in the 1870s and 1880s. This classic of cow-country literature is rich in authentic frontier history.Born in England in 1842, John Bratt came to America when he was twenty-two, and in 1866 he joined a wagon train traveling from Nebraska City to Fort Phil Kearny. Bratt gives a vivid view of the country along the Great Platte River Road, reporting on the condition of the trail, meetings with Indians such as Dull Knife, and encounters with buffalo herds. There are... 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 bibliography, four maps, and several photographs and drawings. The book is generally well written, unusually interesting, and unque... 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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Buffalo Bill Cody : The Man Behind the Legend

By: Carter, Robert A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, 2002:

Seller ID: BB0261609

ISBN: 0471077801

Condition: vg


"An excellent book based on exhaustive research and written with fresh insight. It is a spellbinding accomplishment and brings both the man and his era to life. . . . It is an extraordinary achievement."-Arizona Daily Star "Carter presents this astounding tale in a very balanced fashion, providing both the nineteenth-century rationale and his repug-nance at acts today considered shocking. . . . Through Carter's writing, the heroic and ultimately sad life of a remarkable human being makes a deep impact."-Richmond Times Dispatch "A comprehensive, sharply rendered life of showman ... View more info

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Before Lewis And Clark: The Story Of The Chouteaus, The French Dynasty That Ruled America's Frontier

By: Christian, Shirley

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus And Giroux, 2005:

Seller ID: BB0261597

ISBN: 0374529582

Condition: vg


Shortly after Meriweather Lewis reached St. Louis in 1803 to plan for his voyage to the Pacific with William Clark, he prepared his first packet of flora and fauna from west of the Mississippi and dispatched it to President Jefferson. The cuttings, which were later planted in Philadelphia and Virginia, were supplied by Lewis's new French friend Pierre Chouteau, who took them from a tree growing in the garden of his mansion. One of the best-known families in French America, the Chouteaus had guarded the gates to the West for generations and had built fortunes from fur trading, land speculat... View more info

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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

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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

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The Pioneers: The Heroic Story Of The Settlers Who Brought The American Ideal West

By: David Mccullough

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2019:

Seller ID: BB0261210

ISBN: 1501168681

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Custer's Gold: The United States Cavalry Expedition Of 1874 (bison Books)

By: Donald Jackson

Price: $4.25

Publisher: University Of Nebraska Press, 1972:

Seller ID: BB0260834

ISBN: 0803257503

Condition: vg


The white settlers had little interest in the semiarid land assigned to the Sioux under the Treaty of 1868 and, for a time, the Indians enjoyed their domain in relative peace. However, when rumors spread that the Black Hills of the Dakota Territory were rich in gold, miners and newspapers wanted to organize prospecting parties. At first the government discouraged attempts to trespass upon the Sioux land, but under the pressure of public opinion, the Army in 1874 sent the Seventh Cavalry Regiment, commanded by General George A. Custer, to explore the Hills. With reports that gold had indeed ... View more info

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Captured by the Indians

By: Drimmer, Frederick

Price: $5.00

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

Seller ID: BB0261462

ISBN: 0486249018

Condition: vg


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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Negro Cowboys

By: Durham, Philip ; Everett L. Jones

Price: $4.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, September 1983:

Seller ID: BB0258990

ISBN: 0803265603

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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 Cherrington, trusted sisters of the Dillinger Gang; and many more. Experience history as if you were actually there. Stand witne... View more info

Traveling The Lewis & Clark Trail, 2nd

By: Fanselow, Julie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Falconguides, 2000:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: BB0259020

ISBN: 1585920428

Condition: vg


Includes comprehensive inside information on activities, attractions, and visitor amenities all along the route. Endorsed by the National Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Council. 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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Voices from the wilderness

By: Froncek, Thomas

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill [1974]:

Seller ID: BB0259721

ISBN: 0070225079

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