Icons of the American West: From Cowgirls to Silicon Valley, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1567206948
  • ISBN-13: 9781567206944
  • DDC: 978
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 575 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Presents the stories of some of the most influential and representative Western icons--those that have captured the nation's imagination since the early days of westward exploration and that continue to do so within the environmental and technological frontier that is the modern West.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Photos.
Series Foreword.
1: Banditry in California, 1850–1875.
2: Buffalo Bill Cody.
3: Chief Joseph.
4: Cowboys and Cowgirls.
5: George Armstrong Custer.
6: Geronimo.
7: Gold Rush to California.
8: Hetch Hetchy.
9: Mountain Men.
10: John Muir.
11: Annie Oakley.
12: Frederic Remington.
13: Rifles and Revolvers.
14: Sacagawea.
15: Yosemite National Park.
16: Brigham Young.