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Title:
With badges & bullets : lawmen & outlaws in the Old West
Author:
Etulain, Richard W.
Publication Information:
Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Pub., [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xvi, 223 pages : illustrations portraits ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 10.3 18.0 45719.
ISBN:
9781555914332
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This second book in the Notable Westerners Series highlights ten lawmen and gunfighters, men and women who shaped the American west.


Author Notes

Professor Emeritus of History at the University of New Mexico, Richard W. Etulain specializes in the history and literature of the American West. He is the author or editor of more than 40 books. Among his recent volumes are The Hollywood West, New Mexican Lives, Cesar Chavez: A Brief Biography, and Western Lives. Glenda Riley is the Alexander M. Bracken Professor of History at Ball State University in Indiana, where she specializes in women's history, especially women in the American West. President-elect of the Western History Association, Glenda has received many awards, including a Distinguished Fulbright and membership in the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame. She lives in Muncie, Indiana.


Table of Contents

Richard W. EtulainGary L. RobertsJoseph G. RosaKathleen P. ChamberlainLarry D. BallGary ToppingRichard Griswold del CastilloRichard W. EtulainGlenda RileyElliott WestShelley Armitage
Series Forewordp. v
Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
1 Wyatt Earp: The Search for Order on the Last Frontierp. 1
2 Wild Bill Hickok: Living Legend, Dead Hero, Frontier Iconp. 27
3 Patrick Floyd Garrett: "The Man Who Shot Billy the Kid"p. 53
4 Tom Horn: Rogue Frontiersmanp. 70
5 Doc Holliday: Vigilantism with Honorp. 87
6 Joaquin Murrieta: The Many Lives of a Legendp. 106
7 Billy the Kid: Thunder in the Westp. 123
8 Belle Starr: "Queen of the Bandits"p. 139
9 Jesse James: Bordermanp. 159
10 Pearl Hart: Desperate Woman or Desperado?p. 182
Sources and Further Readingp. 201
Contributorsp. 215
Indexp. 217