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The modern cowboy
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ISBN: 157441416X 1433710250 141759361X 9781417593613 1574411772 9781574411775 9781574414165 9781574414165 9781433710254 Year: 2004 Publisher: Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press,

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The cowboy remains today a feature of range life in western America, an iconic historiographical figure who has not only survived, but prospers in the 21st century. John Erickson takes a look at what defines the modern cowboy and at the place occupied by these remarkable people in contemporary society.

Cock and Bull Stories : Folco de Baroncelli and the Invention of the Camargue
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ISBN: 0803204132 9780803204133 0803249209 9780803249202 Year: 2004 Publisher: Lincoln : Baltimore, Md. : University of Nebraska Press, Project MUSE,

Shorty's yarns : western stories and poems of Bruce Kiskaddon
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ISBN: 0874215803 9786613283443 1283283441 0874215293 9780874215298 087421579X 9780874215793 9780874215809 0874214971 9780874214970 Year: 2004 Publisher: Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press,

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Set in Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona, the stories are a loosely tied string of old timer's yarns with a continuing cast of engaging characters, whom Kiskaddon avoids reducing to cowboy stereotypes. They include, as Siems describes them, ""Kiskaddon himself as the character Shorty. As a common waddy with a small man's feistiness and a young man's mischief, Shorty encounters the wicked world with a succession of companions: Bill, high-headed and a bit of an outlaw; Rildy Briggs, untamable and unstoppable young cowgirl; and Ike, an old-fashioned dandy and 'a very fortunate person.' More

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