The Resource Texas Gunslingers, Bill O'Neal, (electronic resource)

Texas Gunslingers, Bill O'Neal, (electronic resource)

Label
Texas Gunslingers
Title
Texas Gunslingers
Statement of responsibility
Bill O'Neal
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Images of America: Texas Gunslingers presents the concept of Texas as the Gunfighter Capital of the West. Indeed, after the cowboy-a Texas creation-the most colorful and romanticized frontier figure is the gunfighter. Nothing is more dramatic than life and death conflict, and the image of men in big hats and boots brandishing six-shooters and Winchesters has been portrayed in countless Western novels, movies, and television shows. Texas made an enormous contribution to gunfighter lore. Texas Rangers were responsible for the evolution of Sam Colt's revolving pistol, key weapon of gunfighters. More shoot-outs occurred in Texas than in any other state or territory. More gunfighters were from Texas, including kill-crazy Wes Hardin and Killin' Jim Miller, the West's premier assassin. There were more blood feuds in Texas than in any other state. Frequently, gunplay erupted in towns such as Tascosa, El Paso, Fort Worth, and Lampasas, where four lawmen were killed in an 1873 saloon battle
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Neal, Bill
Dewey number
976.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
hoopla digital
Series statement
Images of America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shooters of firearms
  • Gunfights
  • Electronic books
  • Texas
  • Texas
Target audience
adult
Label
Texas Gunslingers, Bill O'Neal, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781439648926
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11454813
Publisher number
MWT11454813
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Texas Gunslingers, Bill O'Neal, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781439648926
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11454813
Publisher number
MWT11454813
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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