The Cowboy: His Characteristics, His Equipment, and His Part by Philip Ashton Rollins

By Philip Ashton Rollins

Although the yank cowboy has lengthy been a favourite topic for novelists, filmmakers, and illustrators, too frequently the image they paint bears little relation to fact. Philip Ashton Rollins, who lived within the West off and on among 1892 and 1924, got down to create a extra exact portrait of this enduring icon. in response to what he himself witnessed, this interesting research discusses what precisely makes a cowboy, in addition to cowboy weaponry, garments, saddles, and kit; the "cowboy character;" and a cowboy's paintings. moreover, Rollins describes the background of ranching within the usa, the elevating of horses and livestock, cattle rustling, and more.

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