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Buffalo Bill from Prairie to Palace

Burke, John M. (2012) Buffalo Bill from Prairie to Palace. University of Nebraska Press, Cody Papers Series, Lincoln, Nebraska. ISBN 978-0-8032-4072-8 (In Press)

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Abstract

dvance man, press agent, and publicist extraordinaire, John M. Burke (1842–1917) was instrumental in turning William F. Cody into the iconic persona of Buffalo Bill. And with this biography, published in 1893, Burke put the finishing touches on the legend that persists to this day. This new, definitive edition includes the full text and all the photographs and line drawings of Burke’s original, while providing critical background on the literary sources, historical characters, and events that figure in the work.

Item type: Book
ID code: 36114
Notes: The Introduction and annotations (30,000 words approximately) are based on original research and provide important new insights into the life of John M. Burke.
Keywords: Cody papers, Buffalo Bill, history, United States, Canada, Latin America
Subjects: History United States, Canada, Latin America
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Humanities > History
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Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2011 10:00
Last modified: 04 Sep 2013 12:16
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/36114

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