WELCOME TO THE HOMEPAGE OF THE FOLLOWING ORGANISATIONS WHOSE COMMON INTEREST IS TO PROMOTE THE AMERICAN WEST

 

 

ENGLISH WESTERNERS' SOCIETY

Book Reviews added for November and  December 2015, January, February, March and April 2016.

 

A reminder that the EWS Annual General Meeting will take place at Doggett's Coat & Badge on Saturday, 1st October, 2016

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CUSTER ASSOCIATION OF GREAT BRITAIN

Next Gathering will take place on Saturday, 19 November 2016 in London

 

 

 

 

'THE PEOPLE OF THE BUFFALO'

STUDIES IN HONOUR OF

DR. JOHN C. EWERS

Coordinated and Edited by the late Colin F. Taylor and Hugh Dempsey

Contact English Westerners' Society to order Volume 1 and 2 in the UK.

 

'Ravenous Monsters in Society'

A reprint, with notes, of “A Terrible Quintette” by John Newman Edwards, originally published in the St. Louis Dispatch in November 1873 and represents the beginning of the manufactured ‘Robin Hood’ legend that attached itself to Jesse James.

Hook of Rorke's Drift: The Life of Henry Hook V.C.

Barry C. Johnson, is well-known within the English Westerners' Society for his outstanding biographical works on the lives of people who made their mark in the American West but here he provides a fascinating account of the life of Henry Hook whose participation at the battle of Rorke's Drift, where he was awarded his V.C. for his gallant conduct, was made famous in the film Zulu.  This book tells the real story of the life of this Gloucestershire born working man.