A Dynasty Of Western Outlaws
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📒A Dynasty Of Western Outlaws ✍ Paul Iselin Wellman
✏A Dynasty of Western Outlaws Book Summary : Examines the tradition of lawlessness in the American West from the time of Quantrill's Raiders to Pretty Boy Floyd
📒Food And Feast In Modern Outlaw Tales ✍ Alexander L. Kaufman
✏Food and Feast in Modern Outlaw Tales Book Summary : This collection of scholarly essays presents new work from in an emerging line of inquiry: modern outlaw narratives and the textual and cultural relevance of food and feasting. Food, its preparation and its consumption, is presented in outlaw narratives as central points of human interaction, community, conflict, and fellowship. Feast scenes perform a wide variety of functions, serving as cultural repositories of manners and behaviors, catalysts for adventure, or moments of regrouping and redirecting narratives. The book argues that modern outlaw narratives illuminate a potent cross-cultural need for freedom, solidarity, and justice, and it examines ways in which food and feasting are often used to legitimate difference, create discord, and manipulate power dynamics.
📒Outlaw Tales Of Oklahoma ✍ Col. Robert Barr Smith
✏Outlaw Tales of Oklahoma Book Summary : Massacres, mayhem, and mischief fill the pages of Outlaw Tales of Oklahoma 2, with compelling legends of the Sooner State's most despicable desperadoes. Ride with horse thieves and cattle rustlers, duck the bullets of murderers, plot strategies with con artists, and hiss at lawmen turned outlaws.
📒Outlaw Tales Of Oklahoma 2nd ✍ Robert Barr Smith
✏Outlaw Tales of Oklahoma 2nd Book Summary : Massacres, mayhem, and mischief fill the pages of Outlaw Tales of Oklahoma 2, with compelling legends of the Sooner State's most despicable desperadoes. Ride with horse thieves and cattle rustlers, duck the bullets of murderers, plot strategies with con artists, and hiss at lawmen turned outlaws.
📒Outlaw Tales Of Kansas ✍ Sarah Smarsh
✏Outlaw Tales of Kansas Book Summary : From Dodge City to Abilene and beyond, Kansas in its early years was one fine place for outlaws, and one of the most violent places in America’s history. Consider the exploits of Jesse James—a sociopathic killer or a Robin Hood who redistributed Union wealth? Or those of Big Nose Kate, whose true identity was much nobler than her reputation as Doc Holliday’s longtime companion. That’s not to mention the dangerous inmate who became the learned Bird Man of Kansas—a renowned canary expert whose life story became a hit film. All this and more is yours for the reading in Outlaw Tales of Kansas, which introduces fifteen of the most dramatic events, and the most daring and despicable desperados, in the history of the Sunflower State.
📒Desperate Men ✍ James David Horan
✏Desperate Men Book Summary : True histories of western outlaws Jesse James and Butch Cassidy are paired in the classic Desperate Men. James D. Horan, the first researcher to be granted access to the long-sealed files of the Pinkerton National Detective Agency, was able to show in graphic and unsentimental detail the bloody desperation of the James-Younger gang and the Wild Bunch. Horan reveals the insecure, bitter Jesse James behind the bandit’s mask. His death ended a sixteen-year reign of terror in the Middle Border, but farther to the west Butch Cassidy, the Sundance Kid, and their cohorts soon loomed on the outlaw trail. Their criminal careers and intimate lives are tracked in this revised, enlarged edition of Desperate Men.
📒Oklahoma Outlaw Tales ✍ David Ayoub Farris
✏Oklahoma Outlaw Tales Book Summary : Before Oklahoma became a state, it was a haven for outlaws on the run. Even after statehood, the "land of the red man" was a place where old ways died hard. These are real tales from the badlands of Indian Territory.
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📒Belle Starr And Her Times ✍ Glenn Shirley
✏Belle Starr and Her Times Book Summary : Who was Belle Starr? What was she that so many myths surround her? Born in Carthage, Missouri, in 1848, the daughter of a well-to-do hotel owner, she died forty-one years later, gunned down near her cabin in the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma. After her death she was called “a bandit queen,” “a female Jesse James,” “the Petticoat Terror of the Plains.” Fantastic legends proliferated about her. In this book Glenn Shirley sifts through those myths and unearths the facts. In a highly readable and informative style Shirley presents a complex and intriguing portrait. Belle Starr loved horses, music, the outdoors-and outlaws. Familiar with some of the worst bad men of her day, she was, however, convicted of no crime worse than horse thievery. Shirley also describes the historical context in which Belles Starr lived. After knowing the violence of the Civil War as a child in the Ozarks, She moves to Dallas in the 1860s and married a former Confederate guerilla who specialized in armed robbery. After he was killed, she found a home among renegade Cherokees in the Indian Territory, on her second husband’s allotment. She traveled as far west as Los Angeles to escape the law and as far north as Detroit to go to jail. She married three times and had two children, whom she idolized and tormented. Ironically she was shot when she had decided to go straight, probably murdered by a neighbor who feared that she would turn him in to the police. This book will find a wide readership among western-history and outlaw buffs, folklorists, sociologists, and regional historians. Shirley’s summary of the literature about Belle Starr is as interesting as the true story of Belle herself, who has become the West’s best-known woman outlaw.
📒Historians And The American West ✍ Michael P. Malone
✏Historians and the American West Book Summary :