Edward Everett Dale gives a first-hand account of the way pioneer families and cowboys of the frontier lived. Dr. Dale has lived in a sod house, and he once rode the range as cook to a group of cowboys. In this book he draws on his varied experiences to describe all aspects of frontier life—the building of a home, the problems of finding wood and water, the procuring and cooking of food, medical practices, and the cultural, social, and religious life of pioneer families.
This edition is a digital facsimile of the 1959 edition.
Edward Everett Dale (1879–1972) was Research Professor of History at the University of Oklahoma.
I. The Romance of the Range
II. Cowboy Cookery
III. American Frontier Culture
IV. From Log Cabin to Sod House
V. Wood and Water: Twin Problems of the Prairie Plains …
VI. Food of the Frontier
VII. The Social Homesteader
VIII. Teaching on the Prairie Plains, 1890–1900
IX. The Frontier Literary Society
X. Frontier Medical Practices
XI. The Old-Time Religion
XII. Old Navajoe: A Typical Frontier Town
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