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Man, beast, dust : the story of rodeo

Author: Clifford P Westermeier
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1987], ©1947.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... tells the story of rodeo from its beginnings ... to Cheyenne, Pecos City, Prescott, Lander, and Miles City. We attend two-bit, one-day shows and the fabulous arena contests of the cities. We rodeo with the champions across America as well as with those in Canada, England, South America, and Australia."--Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford P Westermeier
ISBN: 0803298439 9780803298439 0803247435 9780803247437 9780803297159 0803297157 9781432595296 1432595296
OCLC Number: 14931427
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Denver : World Press, 1947.
"A Bison book."
Description: 476 pages, [22] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Clifford P. Westermeier ; foreword by Bill Crawford ; afterword by Kristine Fredricksson.
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Ever since the early cowboys cut a swath through the open range and the bawdy cow towns, rodeo has been part of the American scene. This work tells the story of rodeo from its beginnings, and takes  Read more...

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"This colorful and detailed study of rodeo-the exhibition in which the cowboy's work became his sport-traces its beginnings from the early fiestas, stampedes, and roundups of the mid-19th-century Read more...

 
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