Books tagged: western history

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Gunfighters and Hooligans of the Old West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The outlaw, is a character unique in our national history, and one who has been seen in many other countries than this. The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, John Westley Hardin, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in our history.
An Occult History of the Right Side of the Globe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,900. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2017 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Essay » Political
This humorous, opinionated history of the Western world covers over 4000 years of human progress from 2000 BC to the present day (2017). Take a crash course in the people and events that shaped our cultures and civilizations. As the author puts it, “You can read this book as you travel from NYC to Los Angeles by airplane and still get a couple hours of sleep.” And have a good time while doing so.
Return to High Grade
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,190. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
The year is 1872, and there’s talk of building the railroad across the mountains of Colorado. Life has settled into a routine for Sheriff Ben Jones, but soon crime, terror, and political ambitions disrupt the sleepy town of High Grade. Friendships and loyalties are tested when the sheriff seeks help from the community. Will Ben and Molly endure their life’s many new challenges?
The Rise of Western Lawlessness
You set the price! Words: 89,150. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Conspiracy theories, hidden codes, and secret societies are not the forces behind today's moral breakdown. Christianity's real enemies are spiritual strongholds and arguments that exalt themselves against Christ. Journey through 3,000 years of western thought to uncover the surprising origins and future outcome of lawlessness. Includes over 150 references and 11 illustrations.
Best of the West 2015
Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This e-book is a compendium of the most popular blogs published by the Denver Public Library's Western History and Genealogy Department during 2015.
Billy the Kid in Santa Fe: Wild West History, Outlaw Legends, and the City at the End of the Santa Fe Trail. A Non-Fiction Trilogy. Book One: Young Billy
Series: Billy the Kid in Santa Fe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Billy the Kid spent part of his youth in Santa Fe. What was it like in the 1870s? How did its frontier character and Hispanic culture shape the development of this future desperado? What other residents did Billy encounter who would figure significantly in later chapters of his brief life? How did Billy spend his time as a youngster there? Did he ice skate, play baseball, tell ghost stories?
Billy the Kid's Jail, Santa Fe, New Mexico: A Glimpse into Wild West History on the Southwest's Frontier
Series: Billy the Kid in Santa Fe. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,480. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Where did Billy the Kid spend the winter of 1880-1881? Today, two plaques in Santa Fe mark the spot . . . or rather, two competing spots. This brief historical detective story documents the actual location of the jail that held Billy, and provides a glimpse into life on America’s Southwestern Frontier (12,000 words; 17 photos, maps, and drawings; 82 pages in paperback).
Phantom Canyon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: American English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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Phantom Canyon is the story for four brothers, who are being chased by Mexican Bandits. The Bandits think they are carrying gold. Along the way, the brothers pick up and old Indian man, who leads them through Phantom Canyon to a mysterious cave. They find many unusual things in the cave,and then the Bandits catch them. Unknown to the Bandits, they are being chased by a group of US Calvary!
The Big Four Railroad Barons and Other Railroad Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Big Four—Collis Huntington, Mark Hopkins, Leland Stanford and Charles Crocker—ruled California government, both state and local, for thirty years. The Southern Pacific Railroad, which they owned, was the single largest corporation in California and controlled 85 percent of the state’s railroad tracks. This book details how the Big Four used California as their own personal banking instrument.
Long Trail to Ellsworth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,000. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
Gunfighter Chase Bucklin agrees to help his recently widowed sister-in-law trail a herd of cattle from southwest Texas to the railhead at Ellsworth, Kansas, but first he must rescue his kidnapped nephews. Then armed with a six-gun on his hip, and a Bible in his saddlebag, Bucklin and his partner Yancy Andersen deal with desperados, Indians, violent storms and a flooding river.