All About History is a British history magazine published by Imagine Publishing. The Book of the Wild West is a one-off special edition focused on America’s Old West era from 1865 to 1900.
This 116-page book explores the myth and realities of the frontier, presenting a thorough overview of the period. It features articles on cowboys, Native Americans, women pioneers, the Gold Rush, Wild West shows, famous outlaws, legendary lawmen, boomtowns, railroads, range wars, and more.
Vivid illustrations, contemporary photographs, maps, and timelines supplement the informative, accessible text. Sidebars highlight little-known facts and folklore. The special issue includes a pull-out poster and ten-page comic chronicling frontier life.
All About History prides itself on factual accuracy and dispelling myths. The Book of the Wild West covers both famous figures like Billy the Kid and Wyatt Earp as well as the ordinary people that settled the frontier. It provides insightful background on the technology, politics, and societal change that shaped the era. For anyone interested in America’s western expansion and frontier living, this one-off issue offers an engaging overview.
All About History: Book of the Wild West – 12th Edition 2023
English | 148 pages | PDF | 214.3 MB