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Cowboy

Author: David Hamilton Murdoch; Geoff Brightling
Publisher: New York : Dorling Kindersley, ©2000.
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : [2nd American ed.]View all editions and formats
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Text and photographs trace the history and lore of cowboys from around the world.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Hamilton Murdoch; Geoff Brightling
ISBN: 0789458543 9780789458544
OCLC Number: 71209770
Notes: "First American edition, 1993"--Title page verso.
"Discover the real-life world of working cowboys -- from longhorns and lariats to chuckwagons, chaps, rodeo, and ranches"--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: 63 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 29 cm.
Contents: What is a cowboy? --
Charros and vaqueros --
The best horses --
Saddles --
old and new --
Saddling a horse --
North American cowboy --
Hats and more hats --
Dressing a cowboy --
Boots and spurs --
Chaps in "chaps" --
Life on a ranch --
Cattle and branding --
Cutting cattle out of a herd --
Home on the range --
On the trail drive --
Law and order --
Guns and gunslingers --
Six gun --
The South American gaucho --
Camargue Gardians --
Cowboys down under --
Cowgirls --
Cowboy culture --
Rodeo thrills and spills.
Series Title: DK eyewitness books.
Responsibility: written by David H. Murdoch ; photographed by Geoff Brightling.

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Text and photographs trace the history and lore of cowboys from around the world.

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