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Friday, April 11, 2008

From the Hills of Scotland to the American Wild West

Fans of cowboy films, books and history will love this fascinating and well researched insignt into the link between the Scottish droving tradition and American Cowboys. Highland Cowboy presents a social history of cattle droving, an established profession fron the 16th century in Scotland that migrants took with them when they became cowboys in the American West. This unique account of songs, stories, and cattle routes that crossed the Highlands and the Wild West includes turn-of-the-century photographs depicting the life of drovers, cowboys and cattle, and research showing how songs shared by cowboys and cattlemen linked Scotland and the American West. Highland Cowboys: From the Hills of Scotland to the American Wild West.

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