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Author Sandoz, Mari, 1896-1966.

Title The cattlemen : from the Rio Grande across the far Marias / by Mari Sandoz ; introduction to the Bison Books edition by Ron Hull.

Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Eucalyptus  978 Sa59ca 2010    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 2nd ed., Bison books ed.
Description xviii, 527 pages ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published 1958.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents bk. 1. The reluctant immigrant -- First cow upon the Plains -- Noble ancestry -- The cow walks again -- bk. 2. Individual ranch spreads -- Some dedicated men -- Pulling for new grass -- The moving trails -- The Indian summer of old Dodge -- Deepening dedication -- bk. 3. Organizations, corporations, and buggy bosses -- Disciples under the oak and the cottonwood -- The bonanza -- The big die-ups -- The national trail -- Of the giants : the XIT -- bk. 4. Private empire -- The threat -- Stetsoned crusaders -- Scattered to the winds -- Cow horse and betting blood -- Kings of the fenced range -- bk. 5. Beef factories and festivals -- New breed -- Ritual and restoration.
Summary The Cattlemen is the story of the cattle industry in America and of the men whose ranches reached from the Rio Grande into Montana, from the early Spanish days to Mari Sandoz's contemporary times. It is the second in Sandoz's trilogy of books narrating the history of the American West in relation to animal species.
Subject Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
Ranch life -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Ranchers -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Cattle trade -- West (U.S.) -- History.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1860-1890.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1890-1945.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1945-
West (U.S.) -- Social life and customs.
Cattle trade. (OCoLC)fst00849732
Frontier and pioneer life. (OCoLC)fst00935370
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Pioneers. (OCoLC)fst01064447
Ranch life. (OCoLC)fst01089735
Ranchers. (OCoLC)fst01089749
United States, West. (OCoLC)fst01243255
Chronological Term Since 1860
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780803229839 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0803229836 (pbk. ; alk. paper)

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