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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.

Subject Cowboys -- West (U.S.)
Alt Name Savage, William W.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 213 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Print version record.
Contents Anger and bad whiskey urge him on to deeds of blood and death / Joseph McCoy -- The most reckless of all the reckless desperadoes / Richard Irving Dodge -- Among cowboys are to be found the sons of the best families / Walter Baron von Richthofen -- I spent my last dime for a glass of lemonade / Charles Siringo -- A creature of circumstance / Joseph Nimmo, Jr. -- A man of unflinching courage / Charles Moreau Harger -- There are cowboys and cowboys / Richard Harding Davis -- The cow-boy goes to the school of nature / W.S. James -- Wilderness was a source of great joy to the cowboys / Baylis John Fletcher -- He becomes deeply and famously drunk /Alfred Henry Lewis -- No class of men ever was so unfaithfully represented / National Livestock Association -- Dead tough men bawled like babies / Andy Adams -- I am glad I had the experience / Frank Collinson.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 0585026866 (electronic bk.)
9780585026862 (electronic bk.)
9781607321217 (electronic bk.)
1607321211 (electronic bk.)
9780870812934 (alk. paper)
0870812939 (alk. paper)
0870812939
OCLC # 42329265
Additional Format Print version: Cowboy life. Niwot, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, 1993 0870812939 (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


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