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9 edition of Comparing cowboys and frontiers found in the catalog.

Comparing cowboys and frontiers

by Richard W. Slatta

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Places:
  • America,
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- America -- Cross-cultural studies,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
    • Frontier thesis,
    • America -- Historiography,
    • America -- History -- Methodology

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-311) and index.

      Other titlesComparing cowboys & frontiers
      Statementby Richard W. Slatta.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE20 .S55 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 320 p. :
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL656668M
      ISBN 100806129719
      LC Control Number97001759

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