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Imagining Wild Bill

James Butler Hickok in War, Media, and Memory

Imagining Wild Bill( )
Author: Ashdown, Paul
Caudill, Edward
Series title:Engaging the Civil War Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2020
Publisher:Southern Illinois University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $26.50
Book Description:

Wild Bill's ever-evolving legend When it came to the Wild West, the nineteenth-century press rarely let truth get in the way of a good story. James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok's story was no exception. Mythologized and sensationalized, Hickok was turned into the deadliest gunfighter of all, a so-called moral killer, a national phenomenon even while he was alive. Rather than attempt to tease truth from fiction, coauthors Paul Ashdown and Edward Caudill...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.675 Inches

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