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Joe Truett

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780520258396

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520258396.001.0001

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Cowboy

Cowboy

Chapter:
(p.138) Sixteen Cowboy
Source:
Grass
Author(s):

JOE C. TRUETT

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520258396.003.0016

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

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