Cowboys Past, Present and Future by Jack Brainard


In this equally entertaining and educational book, Jack Brainard takes readers back in time to the Great Plains, where cattle, mustangs, trail drives, and sprawling ranches painted the backdrop for the development of the cowboys of the west as we know them today. Starting from the Westward expansion of the United States, Brainard describes the factors and elements that molded being a cowboy into a way of life. This book is perfect for anyone who has ever wanted to know more about the history of the cowboy, how the cowboy has adapted to changing times, and what the future may hold.