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Author Bingmann, Melissa.

Title Prep school cowboys : ranch schools in the American West / Melissa Bingmann
Edition First edition
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, [2015]
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Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Men-in-the-Making in the American West; 1: The Problem of the Rich Man's Son; 2: Private School Education in the West; 3: Constructing the West; 4: The West as Moral Space: Character, Citizenship, and Masculinity; 5: Ranch School Families; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover
Summary "An engaging, well-researched account of the private schools that proliferated in the interwar years in the American Southwest. Bingmann does an excellent job of situating these schools in the context of the history of American education.""--Lynn Dumenil, author of The Modern Temper: American Culture and Society in the 1920s
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cowboys -- West (U.S.) -- Social life and customs.
Education -- Social aspects -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Preparatory schools -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Private schools -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Ranch life -- West (U.S.)
Ranchers -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0826355447 (electronic bk.)
9780826355447 (electronic bk.)