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The Resource The Lincoln County War : a documentary history, by Frederick Nolan

The Lincoln County War : a documentary history, by Frederick Nolan

Label
The Lincoln County War : a documentary history
Title
The Lincoln County War
Title remainder
a documentary history
Statement of responsibility
by Frederick Nolan
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The legend of the Lincoln County War in New Mexico and its most romantic figure, Billy the Kid, holds a special place in the history of the American West. Fueled by greed, propelled by religious and racial prejudice, inflamed by liquor and firearms, the war was a struggle to the death for the economic domination of a region where both sides saw enormous opportunity for acquiring wealth. In the end, neither side won and both suffered tremendous losses, human and financial. John Tunstall, the McSweens, Jimmy Dolan, Billy the Kid, the Hispanic townspeople of Lincoln, the outsiders who tried to understand what was happening and restore law and order to the strife-torn territory--all speak out, and Frederick Nolan weaves their stories and opinions together with his own insightful commentary to produce a seamless, immensely readable account enlivened with eighty-three photographs and three maps. Selected by True West magazine as one of its Fifty Greatest Western Books of the 20th Century, acknowledged to be the fullest and most carefully researched study of perhaps the most famous feud in the history of the American West, Frederick Nolan's masterwork, The Lincoln County War, A Documentary History, the result of fifty years of research, is now presented in a new edition which includes an addendum with corrections and additions, together with a new foreword by the author.
Assigning source
Amazon
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
978.9/64
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F802.L7
LC item number
N65 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The Lincoln County War : a documentary history, by Frederick Nolan
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0601/91022210.html
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 577-588) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
24010838
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 607 pages
Isbn
9780806123776
Lccn
91022210
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. Author's inscribed presentation copy to Marc Simmons. Items laid in: 1 copied newspaper clipping; 1 copied Marc Simmons, El Palacio book review (in 2 parts); 1 typed Marc Simmons book review (draft of El Palacio version); 2 letter and 1 accompanying envelope addressed to Marc Simmons; 1 event announcement. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)24010838
Label
The Lincoln County War : a documentary history, by Frederick Nolan
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0601/91022210.html
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 577-588) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
24010838
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 607 pages
Isbn
9780806123776
Lccn
91022210
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. Author's inscribed presentation copy to Marc Simmons. Items laid in: 1 copied newspaper clipping; 1 copied Marc Simmons, El Palacio book review (in 2 parts); 1 typed Marc Simmons book review (draft of El Palacio version); 2 letter and 1 accompanying envelope addressed to Marc Simmons; 1 event announcement. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)24010838

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