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Buffalo Bill

Performance Artist, Military (26-Feb-1846 — 10-Jan-1917)


Robert A. Carter. Buffalo Bill Cody: The Man Behind the Legend. New York: John Wiley & Sons. 2000.

Joy S. Kasson. Buffalo Bill's Wild West: Celebrity, Memory, and Popular History. New York: Hill and Wang. 2000. 319pp.

Frank Kolars. The Long Trail: The Story of Buffalo Bill. New York: Benziger Brothers. 1960. 182pp.

Larry McMurtry. The Colonel and Little Missie: Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, and the Beginnings of Superstardom in America. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2005. 245pp.

Louis S. Warren. Buffalo Bill's America: William Cody and the Wild West Show. Knopf. 2005. 672pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.220)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.327)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.210)

  9. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.152)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.214)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.142)

  12. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.177)

  13. Legends in Their Own Time (p.36)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.159)

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