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Law and Order in Buffalo Bill's Country

Legal Culture and Community on the Great Plains, 1867-1910

Law and Order in Buffalo Bill's Country( )
Author: Ellis, Mark R.
Series title:Law in the American West Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8032-5802-0
Publication Date:Nov 2007
Publisher:University of Nebraska Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Celebrated accounts of lawless towns that relied on the extra-legal justice of armed citizens and hired gunmen are part of the enduring cultural legacy of the American West. This image of the frontier has been fueled for more than a century by historians--both amateur and academic--and by various popular images. In the twenty-first century, Great Plains communities continue to perpetuate this image with tourist attractions and events that pay homage to their "lawless" past. But...
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