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Author Sherow, James Earl, author.

Title The Chisholm Trail : Joseph McCoy's great gamble / James E. Sherow ; foreword by James P. Ronda.

Publication Info. Norman, OK : University of Oklahoma Press, [2018]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection  381.41362 Sh56c 2018    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xxi, 338 pages : illustrations, facsmiles, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Public lands history ; volume 3
Public lands history ; v. 3.
Contents The smell of money: Texas cattle down Fifth Avenue, New York City, in 1866 -- Trails' ends -- Why Abilene, Kansas? -- A trail is formed -- The seasonal round -- Tick, tick, tick -- Confronting fire and ice -- Indian cattle travails -- The end of the trail -- Conclusion: Shifting trails -- Appendix: Explanation of weather statistics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary The Chisholm Trail follows McCoy's vision and the effects of the Chisholm Trail from post-Civil War Texas and Kansas to the multimillion-dollar beef industry that remade the Great Plains, the American diet, and the national and international beef trade.
Subject McCoy, Joseph G. (Joseph Geiting), 1837-1915.
Cattle trade -- United States -- History.
Cattle trails -- United States -- History.
Chisholm Trail -- History.
McCoy, Joseph G. (Joseph Geiting), 1837-1915. (OCoLC)fst00163179
Cattle trade. (OCoLC)fst00849732
Cattle trails. (OCoLC)fst00849754
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
United States -- Chisholm Trail. (OCoLC)fst01245375
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Ronda, James P., 1943- writer of foreword.
Added Title Joseph McCoy's great gamble
ISBN 9780806160535 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0806160535 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
Standard No. 40028588689

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