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Title Cowboy life : reconstructing an American myth / edited and with a new preface and afterword by William W. Savage, Jr.
Imprint Niwot, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, [1993]
©1993

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Subject Cowboys -- West (U.S.)
Alt Name Savage, William W.
NetLibrary, Inc.
Description xii, 213 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 1999. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585026866 (electronic bk.)
0870812939
OCLC # 42329265
Additional Format Original (DLC) 93170542 (OCoLC)28646358.
Table of Contents
 Preface to the New Edition 
 Illustrations 
 Editor's Introduction3
 "Anger and bad whiskey urge him on to deeds of blood and death" (1874) / Joseph G. McCoy17
 "The most reckless of all the reckless desperadoes" (1882) / Richard Irving Dodge33
 "Among cowboys are to be found the sons of the best families" (1885) / Walter Baron Von Richthofen41
 "I spent my last dime for a glass of lemonade" (1885) / Charles A. Siringo49
 "A creature of circumstance"(1886) / Joseph Nimmo, Jr.77
 "A man of unflinching courage" (1892) / Charles Moreau Harger87
 "There are cowboys and cowboys" (1892) / Richard Harding Davis101
 "The cow-boy goes to the school of nature" (1898) / W.S. James107
 "Wilderness was a source of great joy to the cowboys" (1898-1912) / Baylis John Fletcher121
 "He becomes deeply and famously drunk" (1902) / Alfred Henry Lewis155
 "No class of men ever was so unfaithfully represented" (1905) National Livestock Association161
 "Dead tough men bawled like babies" (1906) / Andy Adams191
 "I am glad I had the experience" (1934-43) / Frank Collinson199
 Afterword to the New Edition209