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9781410482709 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, September 16, 2015), cover price $31.99
9781451659160 | Simon & Schuster, June 30, 2015, cover price $28.00

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9781451659177 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, June 7, 2016), cover price $16.99
9781594139697 | Large print edition (Large Print Pr, June 7, 2016), cover price $16.99

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9781442395503 | Unabridged edition (Simon & Schuster, June 30, 2015), cover price $49.99

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Product Description: Enjoy this fully and beautifully illustrated edition of this classic travel memoir written by Francis Parkman, the nineteenth century's most famous historian. The Oregon Trail: The Complete Illustrated Edition, by Francis Parkman, is the best known work by the 19th century's most famous historian...read more
By Anthony Brandt (foreword by) and Francis Parkman

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9780760350249 | Ill edition (Zenith Pr, June 1, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Enjoy this fully and beautifully illustrated edition of this classic travel memoir written by Francis Parkman, the nineteenth century's most famous historian.

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9781616084097 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, October 15, 2011, cover price $19.95

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9781634508667 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, March 15, 2016, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: Between 1840 and 1869, thousands of people crossed the American continent looking for a new life in the West. Success Depends on the Animals explores the relationships and encounters that these emigrants had with animals, both wild and domestic, as they traveled the Overland Trail...read more

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9780874179972, titled "Success Depends on the Animals: Emigrants, Livestock, and Wild Animals on the Overland Trails, 1840-1869" | Univ of Nevada Pr, February 16, 2016, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Between 1840 and 1869, thousands of people crossed the American continent looking for a new life in the West.

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Product Description: This New York Times' bestseller features the West’s most prominent lawmen and criminals, who tell their stories of fight, death, and survival. In the romantic narrative of the Old West, two larger-than-life characters emerged as the perfect foils for each other—the rampant outlaw and the heroic peace officer...read more
By Stephen Brennan (editor)

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9781634504362 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, January 26, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: This New York Times' bestseller features the West’s most prominent lawmen and criminals, who tell their stories of fight, death, and survival.

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9781426215551 | Natl Geographic Society, November 3, 2015, cover price $40.00

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9780397553648, titled "Nutrition Handbook for Nursing Practice" | 3rd edition (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, January 1, 1997), cover price $32.95 | also contains Nutrition Handbook for Nursing Practice

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Product Description: Driven by the promise of prosperity and opportunity on the frontier, thousands of men and women traveled west in the mid-1800s to forge a new life. Accompanying them were their children, wide-eyed and excited about the adventures that awaited them as they headed toward the setting sun...read more

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9781493017263 | Twodot, October 5, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Driven by the promise of prosperity and opportunity on the frontier, thousands of men and women traveled west in the mid-1800s to forge a new life.

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An encounter with a dashing highwayman known as Gentleman Niall forces Lady Elizabeth Wentworth to choose between her betrothed, Lord Neville, and a Robin Hood-like outlaw who is protecting the local Irish villagers from English persecution. Original.

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9781618214621 | Prufrock Pr, October 15, 2015, cover price $8.95
9780515131147, titled "The Highwayman" | Jove Pubns, August 1, 2001, cover price $5.99 | also contains The Highwayman | About this edition: An encounter with a dashing highwayman known as Gentleman Niall forces Lady Elizabeth Wentworth to choose between her betrothed, Lord Neville, and a Robin Hood-like outlaw who is protecting the local Irish villagers from English persecution.

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Product Description: As a cowboy, Ed Lemmon saddle-handled more cattle than any man in history. As a cattleman, he oversaw the largest fenced pasture in the world. Equally at home in both roles, Lemmon balanced reckless risk-taking and controlled management to shape the development of the cattle industry and become a central figure on the northern plains...read more

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9781941813034 | South Dakota State Historical, September 25, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: As a cowboy, Ed Lemmon saddle-handled more cattle than any man in history.

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Some of the legendary gunmen of the Old West were lawmen, but more, like Billy the Kid and Jesse James, were outlaws. Tom Horn (1860–1903) was both. Lawman, soldier, hired gunman, detective, outlaw, and assassin, this darkly enigmatic figure has fascinated Americans ever since his death by hanging the day before his forty-third birthday. In this masterful historical biography, Larry Ball, a distinguished historian of western lawmen and outlaws, presents the definitive account of Horn’s career.Horn became a civilian in the Apache wars when he was still in his early twenties. He fought in the last major battle with the Apaches on U.S. soil and chased the Indians into Mexico with General George Crook. He bragged about murdering renegades, and the brutality of his approach to law and order foreshadows his controversial career as a Pinkerton detective and his trial for murder in Wyoming. Having worked as a hired gun and a range detective in the years after the Johnson County War, he was eventually tried and hanged for killing a fourteen-year-old boy. Horn’s guilt is still debated.To an extent no previous scholar has managed to achieve, Ball distinguishes the truth about Horn from the numerous legends. Both the facts and their distortions are revealing, especially since so many of the untruths come from Horn’s own autobiography. As a teller of tall tales, Horn burnished his own reputation throughout his life. In spite of his services as a civilian scout and packer, his behavior frightened even his lawless companions. Although some writers have tried to elevate him to the top rung of frontier gun wielders, questions still shadow Horn’s reputation.Ball’s study concludes with a survey of Horn as described by historians, novelists, and screenwriters since his own time. These portrayals, as mixed as the facts on which they are based, show a continuing fascination with the life and legend of Tom Horn.

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9780806144252 | Univ of Oklahoma Pr, May 19, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Some of the legendary gunmen of the Old West were lawmen, but more, like Billy the Kid and Jesse James, were outlaws.

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9780806151755 | Reprint edition (Univ of Oklahoma Pr, July 1, 2015), cover price $19.95

Every winter settlers of the U.S. and Canadian Mountain West could expect to lose dozens of lives to deadly avalanches. This constant threat to trappers, miners, railway workers-and their families-forced individuals and communities to develop knowledge, share strategies, and band together as they tried to survive the extreme conditions of "avalanche country." The result of this convergence, author Diana Di Stefano argues, was a complex network of formal and informal cooperation that used disaster preparedness to engage legal action and instill a sense of regional identity among the many lives affected by these natural disasters.Encounters in Avalanche Country tells the story of mountain communities' responses to disaster over a century of social change and rapid industrialization. As mining and railway companies triggered new kinds of disasters, ideas about environmental risk and responsibility were increasingly negotiated by mountain laborers, at the elite levels among corporations, and in socially charged civil suits. Disasters became a dangerous crossroads where social spaces and ecological realities collided, illustrating how individuals, groups, communities, and corporate entities were all tangled in this web of connections between people and their environment.Written in a lively and engaging narrative style, Encounters in Avalanche Country uncovers authentic stories of survival struggles, frightening avalanches, and how local knowledge challenged legal traditions that defined avalanches as acts of god. Combining disaster, mining, railroad, and ski histories with the theme of severe winter weather, it provides a new and fascinating perspective on the settlement of the Mountain West.

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9780295993140 | Univ of Washington Pr, September 11, 2013, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Every winter settlers of the U.

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9780295995403 | Univ of Washington Pr, June 29, 2015, cover price $25.00

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By Rick Miller (foreword by)

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9781574415940 | Univ of North Texas Pr, May 18, 2015, cover price $29.95

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9781493007356 | Twodot, May 1, 2015, cover price $18.95
9780387909882, titled "Mathematics for Econometrics" | Second edition (Springer Verlag, July 1, 1984), cover price $48.95 | also contains Mathematics for Econometrics

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9781784040802 | Arcturus Pub, January 1, 2015, cover price $41.35

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Product Description: "Have you ever wondered what life was like for individuals and families living on the frontier? Learn about what their days consisted of, what they ate and wore, and more!"--Publisher's website.

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9781624036316 | Core Library, January 1, 2015, cover price $32.79 | About this edition: "Have you ever wondered what life was like for individuals and families living on the frontier?

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Product Description: Readers learn how to make their own cowboy hats, gold nugget pouches, and woven baskets as they explore the history of the American West! These crafts and more are shown to readers through step-by-step instructions and helpful photographs of the process and the finished product...read more

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9781477758854 | Pck edition (Rosen Pub Group, January 1, 2015), cover price $70.50
9781477758847 | Powerkids Pr, January 1, 2015, cover price $11.75 | About this edition: Readers learn how to make their own cowboy hats, gold nugget pouches, and woven baskets as they explore the history of the American West!

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9781477758823 | Powerkids Pr, January 1, 2015, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Readers learn how to make their own cowboy hats, gold nugget pouches, and woven baskets as they explore the history of the American West!

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Product Description: Drawn from the author’s ongoing column in TrueWest Magazine, this cookbook combines myths, nostalgia, and legends with usable, delicious, and fun recipes for use at home or on the trail--all with a western theme. Readers will be surprised to learn the stories behind some of their favorite recipes, and they’ll find inspiration from the days of cooking along the trail or in the old iron cook stove in these dishes interpreted for a modern cook’s kitchen...read more

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9780762797547 | Twodot, October 7, 2014, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Drawn from the author’s ongoing column in TrueWest Magazine, this cookbook combines myths, nostalgia, and legends with usable, delicious, and fun recipes for use at home or on the trail--all with a western theme.

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Product Description: From 1810, when a newspaper published the first account of “Colter’s Run,” to 2012, when one hundred and fourscore participants in Montana’s annual John Colter Run charged up and down rugged trails—even across the waist-deep Gallatin River—interest in Colter, the alleged discoverer of Yellowstone Park, has never waned...read more

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9781442226005 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, October 10, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: From 1810, when a newspaper published the first account of “Colter’s Run,” to 2012, when one hundred and fourscore participants in Montana’s annual John Colter Run charged up and down rugged trails—even across the waist-deep Gallatin River—interest in Colter, the alleged discoverer of Yellowstone Park, has never waned.

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