Richard W. Etulain is a prize-winning historian specializing in the history of the American West and more recently The Life and Legends of Calamity Jane.

He is the author or editor of 50 volumes. His books and essays have won several major prizes.

He has been honored as president of both the Western Literature and Western History Associations.

Engagements Hr Short
Etulain has also made more than 200 presentations on western and US historical, literary, and cultural topics.

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Writings Hr Short
Featured Publication

The Life and Legends of Calamity Jane

University of Oklahoma Press

This is Etulain's most recent book, dealing with the most-written-about woman of the Old West.

It adds information to previous biographical accounts and enlarges discussions of the shifting views of Calamity Jane.

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ISBN 978-0-8061-4632-4

Additional Featured Publications can be found below.







Experience Hr Short
During his long career he has edited nearly 100 volumes in several historical series.

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Featured Publications
Lincoln and Oregon Country Politics in the Civil War Era Lincoln and Oregon Country Politics in the Civil War Era
The American West: A Modern History
The American West: A Modern History
Stegner: Conversations on History and Literature
Stegner: Conversations on History and Literature
Beyond the Missouri: The Story of the American West
Beyond the Missouri: The Story of the American West
Re-Imagining the Modern American West
Re-Imagining the Modern American West
Lincoln Looks West: From the Mississippi to the Pacific
Lincoln Looks West: From the Mississippi to the Pacific
Portraits of Basques in the New World
Portraits of Basques in the New World
Seeking First the Kingdom: Northwest Nazarene University
Seeking First the Kingdom: Northwest Nazarene University