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Cowboy

JOE C. TRUETT

in Grass

Published by University of California Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780520258396
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520944527 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520258396.003.0016
Cowboy

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This chapter discusses western ranching business from its inception onward. It discusses traditional ranching, ranch management, and ranching profitability. It highlights Walter Prescott Webb's The Great Plains, which tracks the ups and downs in the ranching industry from the Civil War to 1930.

Keywords: ranching; ranch management; ranching profitability; Walter Prescott Webb; The Great Plains

Chapter.  2271 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases

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