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Icons of the American West : from cowgirls to Silicon Valley

Author: Gordon Morris Bakken
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Series: Greenwood icons.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a series of stories representing some of the most influential Western icons from the early days of the westward exploration to the modern environment of Hollywood, Disneyland, and Las Vegas, including cowboys, wild west shows, gun battles, politicians, and environmentalists.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Icons of the American West.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008
(OCoLC)679451811
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Morris Bakken
ISBN: 9780313341489 0313341486 9780313341496 0313341494 9780313341502 0313341508
OCLC Number: 185033329
Description: 2 volumes (xxix, 575 pages) : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: v. 1. The old West --
v. 2. The new West.
Series Title: Greenwood icons.
Responsibility: edited by Gordon Morris Bakken.
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Presents the stories of 24 of the most influential and representative Western icons - those that have captured the nation's imagination since the early days of westward exploration. This two-set  Read more...

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