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BOB HERZBERG. Hang ’Em High: Law and Disorder in Western Cinema and Literature

BOB HERZBERG. Hang ’Em High: Law and Disorder in Western Cinema and Literature. McFarland. Paperback, 254 pages, $45, www.mcfarlandpub.com.

Hang ’Em High is a knowledgeable examination of frontier law and its abuses, starting with Owen Wister’s 1902 novel The Virginian and continuing

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HENRYK HOFFMANN. Western Movie References in American Literature

HENRYK HOFFMANN. Western Movie References in American Literature. McFarland Books. 224 pages; paperback, $25, mcfarlandpub.com.

References to western movies scattered over some 250 works by more than 130 authors constitute the subject of this book, arranged in an encyclopedic format. The entries are

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SHIRLEY AYN LINDER. Doc Holliday in Film and Literature

SHIRLEY AYN LINDER. Doc Holliday in Film and Literature. McFarland Publishing. 187 pages, paperback, $40, mcfarlandpub.com.

Doc Holliday in Film and Literature contains newspaper and court records, journals, private and personal insight, together with reviews of television, Hollywood/BBC documentaries and films

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FREDERIC C. WAGNER III. The Strategy of Defeat at the Little Big Horn

FREDERIC C. WAGNER III. The Strategy of Defeat at the Little Big Horn. McFarland Publishing. 283 pages, softcover, $55, mcfarlandpub.com.

The author of Participants in the Battle of the Little Big Horn continues his detailed diagnosis of the most famous cavalry-Indian clash in U.S. history.

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R. MICHAEL WILSON. Legal Executions in Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma Including the Indian Territory – A Comprehensive Registry

R. MICHAEL WILSON. Legal Executions in Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma Including the Indian Territory – A Comprehensive Registry. McFarland. Trade Paperback, $125, www.mcfarlandpub.com.

Provides the researcher with a plethora of easy to find information. The introduction explains each type of execution process (firing squad, hanging, electrocution,

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R. MICHAEL WILSON. Stagecoach Robberies in California: A Complete Record, 1856-1913.

R. MICHAEL WILSON. Stagecoach Robberies in California: A Complete Record, 1856-1913. McFarland. Paperback, 282 pages, $55, mcfarlandpub.com.

Robberies are listed by county with corresponding date and fascinating stories of how they occurred.