DK Eyewitness: Cowboy

DK Eyewitness: Cowboy

DK Eyewitness Series
by David H. Murdoch
Publisher: DK Publishing
Hardcover, 63 pages
Current Retail Price: $16.99
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Historical Setting: American West, 19th Century

Discover the real-life world of working cowboys—from longhorns and lariats to chuckwagons, chaps, rodeos, and ranches.

Here is a spectacular and informative look at the fascinating lives of cowboys from around the world. Stunning real-life photographs of horses and cattle and branding irons and lariats offer a unique "eyewitness" view of life on the range.


what an authentic chuckwagon looks like • how an expert ropes a calf • a rodeo rider in action on a wild steer • how a saddle is made • a Mongolian herdsman lassoing a wild horse


where wild horses and bulls live in France • why cowboys wear Long Johns • how to tame a bucking bronco • why a gaucho decorates his belt with silver coins


how Annie Oakley got her nickname • why an Australian saddle has no horn • how the cowboy's romantic image influenced music and films

and much, much more!

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