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Author Moulton, Candy Vyvey, 1955-

Title The writer's guide to everyday life in the wild west / Candy Moulton
Edition First edition
Published Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, 1999


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Description 9 unnumbered pages, 326 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. 1. The Land, Government and War. 1. The Land Itself. 2. Land Ownership. 3. Native American Territories, Leadership and Lifestyle. 4. United States/Indian Treaties. 5. Western Wars -- Pt. 2. Everyday Life. 6. Clothes and Accessories. 7. Food and Drink. 8. Architecture. 9. Furnishing a Home. 10. Marriage and Family. 11. Doctors, Dentists and Medicine -- Pt. 3. Wild West Society. 12. Education. 13. Employment. 14. Entertainment. 15. Language. 16. Travel and Communications. 17. Crime and Punishment. 18. Coins/Money and How Much Things Cost
Summary The Writer's Guide to Everyday Life in the Wild West shows you firsthand what it was like to tame the prairies, fight the battles and build the boom towns. From things people ate (including boudins and buffalo humps) to what they wore (such as linsey-woolsey, calico and duck), this book is packed with historical accounts, maps and photographs to give you a complete perspective on this fascinating era. More than a reference book, this guide is like a trip back to the Old West
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page) and index
Subject Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Historical fiction -- Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Western stories -- Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
SUBJECT West (U.S.) -- Social life and customs -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
LC no. 98048127
ISBN 0898798701 (alk. paper)
Other Titles Everyday life in the Wild West