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DeArment, Robert K. 1925-

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Works: 27 works in 61 publications in 1 language and 8,559 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Local history 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: F594.M33, B
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Publications about Robert K DeArment
Publications by Robert K DeArment
Most widely held works by Robert K DeArment
Bat Masterson, the man and the legend by Robert K DeArment( Book )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 1,958 libraries worldwide
After describing Masterson the Western hero, DeArment continues the story of Masterson's later life as a fight promoter and a New York newspaperman
Jim Courtright of Fort Worth his life and legend by Robert K DeArment( file )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,099 libraries worldwide
Life of the Marlows a true story of frontier life of early days by William Rathmell( file )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 850 libraries worldwide
Rathmell's book, biased in favor of the five Marlow brothers, has long been out of print. Robert K. DeArment has sifted through the evidence and presents an objective, annotated edition. Readers can judge for themselves: were the Marlows as law-abiding as Rathmell claims?
Knights of the green cloth : the saga of the frontier gamblers by Robert K DeArment( Book )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 798 libraries worldwide
Alias Frank Canton by Robert K DeArment( Computer File )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 767 libraries worldwide
Here for the first time is the complete life story of the controversial lawman Frank Canton, born Joe Horner, who, after conviction and imprisonment for armed robbery, escaped to change his name and transform himself into an ambitious, hard-working peace officer pursuing felons all over the western frontier for almost half a century. Canton was active in widely separate sections of the country - Texas, Wyoming, Oklahoma, and Alaska - during the last quarter of the
George Scarborough the life and death of a lawman on the closing frontier by Robert K DeArment( Computer File )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 643 libraries worldwide
George Scarborough killed John Selman, and now the story of his life and his controversial killings while wearing the badge--show who he was tried 3 times and acquitted each time
Doc Holliday a family portrait by Karen Holliday Tanner( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 606 libraries worldwide
In this book a distant cousin reveals the real man behind the legend. Shedding light on Holliday's early years in a prominent Georgia family during the Civil War and Reconstruction, she examines the elements that shaped his destiny: his birth defect, the death of his mother and estrangement from his father, and the diagnosis of tuberculosis, which led to his journey west
Deadly dozen : twelve forgotten gunfighters of the old West by Robert K DeArment( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
TWELVE FORGOTTEN GUNFIGHTERS OF THE OLD WEST. THE COMBINED STORIES OF 'DEADLY DOZEN' OFFER AN INTENSIVE LOOK INTO THE LIVES OF IMPOSING FIGURES WHO IN THEIR OWN WAYS SHAPED THE LEGENDARY OLD WEST
Early days in Texas : a trip to hell and heaven by Jim McIntire( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Ballots and bullets : the bloody county seat wars of Kansas by Robert K DeArment( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Bleeding Kansas" has earned its name. A state already scarred from the violence wrought by the likes of John Brown and William Quantrill, Kansas witnessed further episodes of wanton bloodshed in the late nineteenth century when settlers poured into a supposedly peaceful frontier. Focusing on the tumultuous years 1885-1892, Robert K. DeArment's compelling narrative is the first to reveal the complete story of the county seat wars that raged in Kansas-controversial episodes that made national news in the late 1900s but are largely unknown today. With a story populated by some of the most notorious characters of the West-including Sam Wood, Theodosius Botkin, Bat Masterson, and Bill Tilghman-Ballots and Bullets relives the violence that only avarice can breed. Ordinary, decent citizens were drawn into bitter conflicts to advance their own communities and block the fortunes of other towns, even if it meant using hired gunmen. Gripping and historically accurate, DeArment's account reveals a shocking chapter in the history of the West
Gunfighter in Gotham : Bat Masterson's New York City years by Robert K DeArment( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Bravo of the Brazos : John Larn of Fort Griffin, Texas by Robert K DeArment( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
"Except for western history buffs, almost everyone has forgotten the Texas outlaw John Larn. Yet more than a century after his death in 1878, the mere mention of his name can trigger strong reactions along the Clear Fork of the Brazos River in northern Texas. In Bravo of the Brazos, Robert K. DeArment tells for the first time the complete story of this enigmatic and controversial figure."--Cover
Deadly dozen : twelve forgotten gunfighters of the old West, volume 2 by Robert K DeArment( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Assault on the Deadwood stage : road agents and shotgun messengers by Robert K DeArment( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
A rough ride to redemption : the Ben Daniels story by Robert K DeArment( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
"He may be little-known today, but Ben Daniels was at the center of the action in the Old West - whether on the buffalo ranges of Texas, in the roaring cowtown of Dodge City, or in the mining boomtown of Cripple Creek. Truth be told, Benjamin Franklin Daniels was a feared gunman who typified the journeyman gunfighter every bit as much as those whose names have become legend. Yet his story has eluded researchers and yarn-spinners alike - until now." "Two prominent western historians have teamed up to tell the story of Ben Daniels's rise from outlaw and convict to presidential protege and high-ranking officer of the law. Tracing his life from jailhouse to White House, from Dodge City to San Juan Hill, Robert K. DeArment and Jack DeMattos present a full-length biography of Daniels, the most controversial of Teddy Roosevelt's "White House Gunfighters," showing that, while not as celebrated as other great shootists, he was as colorful, and his story is as engrossing as any of theirs." "The book faithfully traces Daniels's early years, the time he spent in the Wyoming Territorial Penitentiary for stealing government mules, his rebirth as a Dodge City lawman - including the controversy over his shooting a man in the back - and his part in the Battle of Cimarron. Following military service with the Rough Riders in the Spanish-American War, Daniels was appointed by President Roosevelt as U.S. marshal for the turbulent Arizona Territory. Daniels was as quick with his mind as with a gun, but he had a rough ride to redemption." --Book Jacket
Deadly dozen : forgotten gunfighters of the old West by Robert K DeArment( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Trailing Billy the Kid by Philip J Rasch( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Gunsmoke in Lincoln County by Philip J Rasch( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Warriors of Lincoln County by Philip J Rasch( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Desperadoes of Arizona Territory by Philip J Rasch( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
 
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