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Chronicling the West

Western novelists and historians keep the Old West alive through hard work and their dedication to the crafts of writing and research.

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A War to Remember

Review of Mark Santiago’s A Bad Peace and a Good War: Spain and the Mescalero Apache Uprising of 1795-1799.

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Western Art Treasure Trove

For collectors and aficionados of Western art and Western art books, the publishing year of 2019 is shaping up to be one of the best.

Blood, Love and Brotherhood

W.K. Stratton’s The Wild Bunch sets a new standard for film-biography, and new biographies of an Army scout and Estaban, the diary of pioneer John Benton Hart and a novelized memoir of outlaw Cole Younger.