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The rawhide years : a history of the cattlemen and the cattle country / Glenn R. Vernam.

Vernam, Glenn R. (Author).

Available copies

  • 8 of 9 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Harney County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Harney County Library.

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0 current holds with 9 total copies.

Summary:

A lore-filled, detailed account of the lives, personalities, and legends of the cowboys, from the days of bronco busting and longhorn herding to the present, chronicling the actualities behind the myths.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Harney County Library 978 VERNAM (Text) 37720000615286 New Adult Display Book Branch_Only_3months 05/17/2021 Available -
Harney County Library WR VER (Text) hcwes1108101431 Western Room Book None 08/10/2011 library use only -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0385114656
  • Physical Description: viii, 227 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1976.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-223) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Greener pastures -- The vaquero -- The equine tide -- The cowboy heritage -- Hot irons -- Trail dust and tall grass -- Up the trail -- Mission cattle -- The challenge of change -- The all-american cowboy -- Hides, horns, beef and brains -- The horse that won the west -- The way of the cowboy -- Rawhide and saddle leather -- New strength for old pillars -- Where is the west?
Summary, etc.:
A lore-filled, detailed account of the lives, personalities, and legends of the cowboys, from the days of bronco busting and longhorn herding to the present, chronicling the actualities behind the myths.
Subject: Frontier and pioneer life > West (U.S.)
Cowboys > West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) > History
West United States.

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