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Selected Books - Drovers

Abbott, E.C. ("Teddy Blue") and Helena Huntington Smith. 1939. We Pointed Them
North: recollections of a cowpuncher.
Univ. of Oklahoma Press.

Adams, Andy. 1964 (orig. 1903).The Log of a Cowboy: a narrative of the Old Trail Days. Univ. of Nebraska Press.

Adams, Ramon F. 1952. Come an' Get It: The Story of the Old Cowboy Cook. Univ. of Oklahoma Press.

Adams, Ramon F. 2000 (orig. 1936). Cowboy Lingo: a dictionary of the Slack-Jaw
words and Whangdoodle ways of the American West.
New York: Houghton- Mifflin Co.

Crow, Jefferson Brim, and Jack H. Smith. 1988. The cowboy and the kid. Irving, Tex: WindRiver Pub. Co. [the cowboy in movies]

Dary, David. 1981, 1989. Cowboy Culture: A Saga of Five Centuries. Univ. Press of

Forbis, William. 1973. The Cowboys. Time-Life Books. [part of The Old West series]

Freedman, Russell. 1985. Cowboys of the Wild West. New York: Clarion Books.

Haley, J. Evetts.1949 (orig. 1936). Charles Goodnight: Cowman and Plainsman. Univ. of Oklahoma Press.

Hoig, Stan. 1958. The Humor of the American Cowboy. Univ. of Nebraska Press.

Hunter, J. Marvin, ed. 1985 (orig.1924). The Trail Drivers of Texas. Univ. of Texas

Logsdon, Guy L., ed. 1989. The Whorehouse Bells were Ringing and other songs
cowboys sing.
Univ. of Illinois Press.

Love, Nat. 1995 (orig. 1907). The Life and Adventures of Nat Love. Univ. of Nebraska Press.

Martin, Russell. 1983. Cowboy-the Enduring Myth of the Wild West. New York:
Stewart, Tabori & Chang.

Massey, Sara, ed. 2006. Texas Women on the Cattle Trails. Texas A&M Univ. Press.

Morris, Michele.1993. The Cowboy Life: a saddlebag guide for dudes, tenderfeet, and cowpunchers everywhere. New York, Simon & Schuster.

Paul, Virginia. 1973. This Was Cattle Ranching: Yesterday and Today. New York:
Bonanza Books (copyright by Superior Publ. Co.).

Pirtle, Caleb. 1975. XIT: the American Cowboy: being a new and original exploration, in art and words,into the life and times. Texas Cowboy Artists Association. Birmingham, AL: Oxmoor House.

Sandler, Martin W. 1994. Cowboys: a Library of Congress Book. New York:

Stanley, Jerry. 2003. Cowboys and Longhorns: a portrait of the Long Drive. New York: Crown Publishers.

Thybony, Scott. 2001. Cowboys & Cattle Drives: Westward Expansion Series, No. 3.
St. Louis, MO: Jefferson National Parks Assoc.

Toulson, Shirley. 2005. The Drovers. Shire Publ. Ltd. (first publ. & copyright 1980 by
Shirley Toulson). [History of droving in Scotland and Wales for a historical perspective.]

Ward, Fay E. 1958. The Cowboy at Work: all about his job and how he does it. Univ. of Oklahoma Press.

Zauner, Phyllis. 1998. The Cowboy: an American Legend: a western pictorial history.
Sonoma, CA: Zanel Publ.