Arena Legacy: The Heritage of American Rodeo (The Western Legacies Series)
|Rating||:||4.91 (951 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||432 Pages|
“I thought that I knew all there was to know about rodeo until I read Arena Legacy”—Larry Mahan
Showcasing the unrivaled collections of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, this lavishly illustrated volume is the first to depict rodeo s material and graphic heritage. Here the reader will discover lavish artistry in leather and silver, flamboyant expression in western dress, and the interpretive work of both fine artists and commercial illustrators. Now the long trajectory of rodeo culture comes fully alive in Arena Legacy. From its roots in cowboy and vaquero culture to the big-business excitement of today s National Finals competitions, rodeo has embodi
"WONDERFUL" according to Kindle Customer. For Christmas we gave this book to our 97 year old dad who grew up in Texas and Oklahoma. He LOVES it! He was especially thrilled to find he had known many of the rodeo people who are featured in the book.. Father is very pleased I purchased this book as a request from my dad. He was pleased with the price compared to what he could find it for elsewhere. He has spent much of his time pouring over its content and photos!. Book of Rodeo history and legacy This is a great book that describes how rodeo got it's start and all the people that helped. Great pictures of saddles, boots, spurs, and chaps from the past. Very enjoyable.