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✏Turf Field and Farm Book Summary :
📒Nomad ✍ Brian W. Dippie
✏Nomad Book Summary : Between 1867 and 1875, George Armstrong Custer contributed fifteen letters under the apt pseudonym Nomad to the New York-based sportsman's journal Turf, Field and Farm. Previously available only in a collector's typescript edition, the Nomad letters offer valuable insight into the character of the Boy General as he gives expression to his abiding love for hunting, horses, and hounds. Vivid accounts of days in the field after buffalo and deer alternate with letters that attest to Custer's passion for Kentucky thoroughbreds and trotters and his devotion to his favorite hunting dogs. Moreover, the letters show Custer as a student of literature who constandy alluded to works of fiction and drama and who loved to quote poetry as he self-consciously honed his skills as a writer. The Nomad letters also open the way to controversy since three of the letters written in 1867, as Brian Dippie's careful annotations make clear, offer a strikingly different account of Custer's ill-starred induction into Indian fighting than the accepted version recorded five years later in his memoirs, My Life on the Plains. Composed only a few months after the abortive Hancock Expedition that led to Custer's court-martial and suspension from rank and pay for one year, the Nomad letters are full of a passion and venom absent from My Life on the Plains. They provide an immediate response to the events of 1867 that will interest all students of the Western Indian wars and of Custer's fascinating career.
📒Turf Field And Farm ✍ Walter T. Chester
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✏American Turf Register and Racing Calendar Book Summary :
📒How Kentucky Became Southern ✍ Maryjean Wall
✏How Kentucky Became Southern Book Summary : Now renowned for its rich tradition of Thoroughbred breeding and racing, Kentucky was not always the center of the hourse industry. During and after the Civil War, Kentucky was seens as a border state with a shifting identity, scorned for its violence and lawlessness. --publisher.
📒A History Of American Magazines 1865 1885 ✍ Frank L. Mott
✏A History of American Magazines 1865 1885 Book Summary : The first volume of this work, covering the period from 1741-1850, was issued in 1931 by another publisher, and is reissued now without change, under our imprint. The second volume covers the period from 1850 to 1865; the third volume, the period from 1865 to 1885. For each chronological period, Mr. Mott has provided a running history which notes the occurrence of the chief general magazines and the developments in the field of class periodicals, as well as publishing conditions during that period, the development of circulations, advertising, payments to contributors, reader attitudes, changing formats, styles and processes of illustration, and the like. Then in a supplement to that running history, he offers historical sketches of the chief magazines which flourished in the period. These sketches extend far beyond the chronological limitations of the period. The second and third volumes present, altogether, separate sketches of seventy-six magazines, including The North American Review, The Youth's Companion, The Liberator, The Independent, Harper's Monthly, Leslie's Weekly, Harper's Weekly, The Atlantic Monthly, St. Nicholas, and Puck. The whole is an unusual mirror of American civilization.
✏American Newspaper Directory Book Summary :
✏History of American Horses and Representative Horsemen Book Summary :
📒The Kentucky Derby ✍ Peter Chew
✏The Kentucky Derby Book Summary : Action photographs, lively text, and race chants provide a comprehensive history of the Kentucky Derby
📒Lexington Queen Of The Bluegrass ✍ Randolph Hollingsworth
✏Lexington Queen of the Bluegrass Book Summary : A history of the city located in the heart of central Kentucky Bluegrass country traces Lexington's long, proud past which reaches far back before the “Horse Capital of the World” reared its first thoroughbred, claiming the first college, newspaper, and millionaire west of the Alleghenies--among many other firsts. Original.