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7 edition of The Real Wild West found in the catalog.

The Real Wild West

The 101 Ranch and the Creation of the American West

by Michael Wallis

  • 96 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Griffin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - 19th Century/Old West,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • History / United States / General,
  • Ranch life,
  • United States - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages672
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9652117M
    ISBN 100312263813
    ISBN 109780312263812
    OCLC/WorldCa45038212

      The Real Life of Doc Holliday – Wild West Legend that Continues to Fascinate. Ian Harvey. Doc Holliday. The names of the most famous legends of the Old West are known to most people. Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, Jesse James, and Doc Holliday have been written about numerous times, and, just as the story of George Washington’s run. by multiple authors includes books The Railroaders (Old West), The Gunfighters, The Expressmen, and several more. See the complete The Old West series book list .

      This is a browser-friendly portrait of the Old West that the author hopes will dispel misunderstandings about the era. The history behind such fascinating real-life characters of the Old West as Crazy Horse and Geronimo, Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok, and Annie Oakley and Buffalo Bill is described here in short, easy-to-read overviews, each introducing a chapter of the American West.4/5. The stories became immensely popular in Germany and other European countries, which produced their own novels and films about the American frontier. The image of a Wild West filled with countless gunfights was a myth based on repeated exaggerations. The most notable and well-known took place in Arizona, New Mexico, Kansas, Oklahoma, and on: Currently the United States, historically .

    The terms “gunfighter” or “gunslinger,” as they are most often called today, are actually more modern words utilized in films and literature of the 20th Century. During the days of the “real” Wild West, men who had gained a reputation as being dangerous with a gun were more commonly called gunmen, pistoleers, shootists, or bad men. The must-have companion to Bill O'Reilly's documentary series Legends and Lies: The Real West, a fascinating, eye-opening look at the truth behind the western legends we all think we know. How did Davy Crockett save President Jackson's life only to end up dying at the Alamo? Was the Lone Ranger based on a real lawman-and was he an African American?Brand: Not Assigned.


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