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Celebrate 100 Years of the Calgary Stampede!
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Celebrate 100 Years of the Calgary Stampede!

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Over the past century, the Calgary Stampede has welcomed millions of visitors to The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth. With these books, you can meet and learn about the personalities that helped shape the cowboy culture that is so heavily associated with Calgary in the 21st century.
Celebrating the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede

Celebrating the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede

The Story of the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth
edition:Hardcover

Here is the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth like you've never seen it before. Packed with vibrant photographs and fascinating information, this book is an exciting journey through the history of the Calgary Stampede. This is a complete behind-the-scenes look at everything from the rodeo to the midway, including the incredible staff and volunteers who make it all happen each year.

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Mavericks

Mavericks

An Incorrigible History Of Alberta
edition:Paperback
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The fifth title in our provincial histories series, Mavericks is an idiosyncratic and episodic history of what is arguably Canada's most unconventional province. From mapmakers to ranchers, Stampede Wrestling to Stockwell Day, acclaimed writer Aritha van Herk brings the drama and combative beauty of this irascible province to stunning life.

van Herk's portrait of her home province embraces all its extremes, from deadly and spectacular weather to dinosaur graveyards, and from oil gushers and geys …

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The Bar U and Canadian Ranching History

The Bar U and Canadian Ranching History

edition:Paperback
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For much of its 130-year history, the Bar U Ranch can claim to have been one of the most famous ranches in Canada. Its reputation is firmly based on the historical role that the ranch has played, its size and longevity, and its association with some of the remarkable people who have helped develop the cattle business and build the Canadian West. The long history of the ranch allows the evolution of the cattle business to be traced and can be seen in three distinct historical periods based on the …

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Alberta

Alberta

Images by Daryl Benson
by (photographer) Daryl Benson
edition:Hardcover

Daryl Benson is one of Alberta's finest landscape and nature photographers. Alberta: Images by Daryl Benson is a beautifully bound, hardcover collection of 90 stunning photographs taken all over the province. The book honours Alberta's centennial anniversary.

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The Cowboy Trail

The Cowboy Trail

A Guide to Alberta's historic cowboy country
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This guide to Alberta's historic cowboy country takes readers along the famous Cowboy Trail. Ever wondered about a whangdoodle, a buzzard-wing or an owl hoot? Want to know how Barbed Wire Johnny Speers got his name or where you can still round up some dogies and ride off into the sunset? All the answers are here, as well as details on the best accommodations, restaurants, shopping, attractions and outfitters you'll find on the path of Alberta's famous cowboy culture.

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