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History of Wyoming,

By T. A Larson

University of Nebraska Press
Hardcover (619 pages)

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History of Wyoming
The history of the Wyoming territory from prehistoric times through the modern day.Keywords: WYOMING AMERICAN HISTORY

Wyoming Range War: The Infamous Invasion of Johnson County

By John W. Davis

Brand: University of Oklahoma Press
Paperback (376 pages)

Wyoming Range War: The Infamous Invasion of Johnson County
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Wyoming attorney John W. Davis retells the story of the West’s most notorious range war. Having delved more deeply than previous writers into land and census records, newspapers, and trial transcripts, Davis has produced an all-new interpretation. He looks at the conflict from the perspective of Johnson County residents—those whose home territory was invaded and many of whom the invaders targeted for murder—and finds that, contrary to the received explanation, these people were not thieves and rustlers but legitimate citizens.

The broad outlines of the conflict are familiar: some of Wyoming’s biggest cattlemen, under the guise of eliminating livestock rustling on the open range, hire two-dozen Texas cowboys and, with range detectives and prominent members of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association, “invade” north-central Wyoming to clean out rustlers and other undesirables. While the invaders kill two suspected rustlers, citizens mobilize and eventually turn the tables, surrounding the intruders at a ranch where they intend to capture them by force. An appeal for help convinces President Benjamin Harrison to call out the army from nearby Fort McKinley, and after an all-night ride the soldiers arrive just in time to stave off the invaders’ annihilation. Though taken prisoner, they later avoid prosecution.

The cattle barons’ powers of persuasion in justifying their deeds have colored accounts of the war for more than a century. Wyoming Range War tells a compelling story that redraws the lines between heroes and villains.

The History of Wyoming from the Earliest known Discoveries

By C. G. Coutant

BiblioBazaar
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The History of Wyoming from the Earliest known Discoveries
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

Roadside History of Wyoming (Paperback)

By Candy Moulton

Mountain Press Publishing Company
Released: 1995-09-01
Paperback (440 pages)

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In Roadside History of Wyoming readers will learn about Native Americans who struggled to adapt to many sudden changes, mountain men who braved the wilderness, emigrants who suffered untold hardships, cattle and sheep drovers who took advantage of the open range, miners who sought wealth below the ground, and many others whose deeds help define the state's rich history.

History of Wyoming (Volume 2)

By Ichabod S. Bartlett

Released: 2013-11-07
Kindle Edition (847 pages)

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History of Wyoming (Volume 2)

History of Wyoming (Second Edition)

By T. A. Larson

Brand: University of Nebraska Press
Paperback (695 pages)

History of Wyoming (Second Edition)
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Reviewers hailed the original edition of T.A. Larson’s History of Wyoming (Winner of an Award of Merit of the American Association for State and Local History) as “a refreshing new look at the most western of the Western States,” “an excellent model of what a state history should be.” In that first comprehensive, critical history of Wyoming, the author was not concerned to recapitulate the familiar tales of fast guns and renegades associated with the pre-territorial years; his focus was on the men, women, and events which have shaped the state’s history since 18965, when the name Wyoming was first applied to the area.

Although dramatic incidents and changes occurred in Wyoming from time to time during its territorial and statehood years into the 1960’s, the state remained preeminently a cattlemen’s domain and tourist mecca. Then the world energy crisis greatly enhanced the value of these state’s vast reserves of oil, gas, uranium, and coal. Unprecedented growth resulted (the state was losing population in 1965, when the first edition of this book was published), bringing expanded payrolls and wealth on the one hand and serious problems on the other as developers and environmentalists competed for control of Wyoming’s future.

Incorporating new chapters on the state’s abrupt turnaround from “the lonesome land” to an important national center of energy development, this edition continues to emphasize political, economic, and social history and to offer new interpretations and information. Examining the great changes of the 1970’s, Larson concludes that trade-offs and compromises are inevitable, major decisions lie ahead, and it’s an exciting and challenging era for Wyoming citizens.

Wyoming Total Eclipse Guide: Commemorative Official Keepsake Guidebook

By Aaron Linsdau

Sastrugi Press
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Wyoming Total Eclipse Guide: Commemorative Official Keepsake Guidebook
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On August 21, a remarkable event will occur over Wyoming. A rare total eclipse will pass directly over the Cowboy State. If you are planning to view the total eclipse in Wyoming, you need the Wyoming Total Eclipse Guide.

This book has everything you need to know about viewing and photographing the eclipse across the state. In it, you will find some of the secret locations locals know.

Why Buy the Wyoming Total Eclipse Guide?

Where should you watch the eclipse from? How will you find these locations? If you have never been to Wyoming before, you might get lost. You don't want to be lost on the big day of the eclipse! The book even will tell you exactly where to stand if you want to see the eclipse directly over the Wyoming.

This commemorative official guide has information on lodging, travel and local secrets.

Photography

The book contains photography exposure settings for your camera. If you’re interested in creating a stunning photo of the sun’s corona, the book tells you the aperture, shutter speed, and ISO settings you’ll need. You will find a wealth of information about how to safely and successfully photograph this rare total eclipse that will traverse the United States.

Guides for the Twelve States Under the Main Part of the Totality

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Wyoming's Historic Ranches (Images of America)

By Nancy Weidel

Arcadia Publishing
Released: 2014-10-20
Paperback (128 pages)

Wyoming s Historic Ranches (Images of America)
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Wyoming is so closely identified with ranching that it is often known as “the Cowboy State.” The prosperity associated with the cattle industry drew wealthy investors to Wyoming Territory in the 1870s and early 1880s. They stocked the range with thousands of cows and made considerable fortunes until the harsh winter of 1886–1887, when the cattle market collapsed. Many of those early ranchers left Wyoming, which opened the door for the establishment of what would become a huge sheep business. During the 1890s and the early decades of the 20th century, the various Homestead Acts drew others to Wyoming in search of a brighter future. As most of Wyoming’s land was suited for grazing, not farming, smaller ranches began to play a more important role in the state’s growth. Wyoming’s Historic Ranches provides a rare glimpse of the cattle baron ranches as well as the more modest operations that are tucked away along remote valleys and streams, not visible to the average visitor or resident of the state.

The Light in High Places: A Naturalist Looks at Wyoming Wilderness, Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep, Cowboys, and Other Rare Species

By Joe Hutto

Skyhorse Publishing
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The Light in High Places: A Naturalist Looks at Wyoming Wilderness, Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep, Cowboys, and Other Rare Species
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Hutto is living in a tent at twelve thousand feet, where blizzards occur in July and where human wants become irrelevant and human needs can become a matter of life and death—to study the Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep. The population of these rare alpine sheep is in decline. The lambs are dying in unprecedented numbers. Hutto’s job is to find out why.

For months at a time, he follows the bighorn herds, meets mountain lions and bears, weathers injury and storms, and beautifully observes the incredible splendor of the Rocky Mountains.

Hutto has a deep connection to Wyoming, having managed a large cattle ranch in his past. He weaves Wyoming’s history of the cowboy, mountain ecology, and the lives of the bighorn sheep into a beautiful flowing narrative. Ultimately, he discovers that the lambs are dying of cystic fibrosis due to selenium deficiency, which is caused by acid rain—a grim ecological disaster caused by human pollution. Here is a new twist on a cautionary tale, and a new voice, eloquently expressing the urgency that we mend our ways.

History of Wyoming Vol: 1 1918 [Hardcover]

By Ichabod S. , ed Bartlett

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Lang:- eng, Vol:- 1, Pages 686. Reprinted in 2015 with the help of original edition published long back[1918]. This book is in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Title: History of Wyoming Vol: 1 1918 [Hardcover], Author: Bartlett, Ichabod S. , ed


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