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Author Sherow, James Earl, author

Title The Chisholm Trail : Joseph McCoy's great gamble / James E. Sherow ; foreword by James P. Ronda
Published Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 338 pages)
Series Public lands history ; volume 3
Public lands history ; v. 3
Contents The smell of money: Texas cattle down Fifth Avenue, New York City, in 1866 -- Trails' ends -- Why Abilene, Kansas? -- A trail is formed -- The seasonal round -- Tick, tick, tick -- Confronting fire and ice -- Indian cattle travails -- The end of the trail
Summary The Chisholm Trail follows McCoy's vision and the effects of the Chisholm Trail from post-Civil War Texas and Kansas to the multimillion-dollar beef industry that remade the Great Plains, the American diet, and the national and international beef trade
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 31, 2018)
Subject McCoy, Joseph G. (Joseph Geiting), 1837-1915
McCoy, Joseph G. (Joseph Geiting), 1837-1915.
Cattle trade -- United States -- History
Cattle trails -- United States -- History
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Marketing / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Sales & Selling / General
Cattle trade.
Cattle trails.
Chisholm Trail -- History
United States -- Chisholm Trail.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Ronda, James P., 1943- writer of foreword
ISBN 0806162945 electronic book
9780806162942 electronic book