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Aloha Rodeo

Three Hawaiian Cowboys, the World's Greatest Rodeo, and a Hidden History of the American West

by David Wolman and Julian Smith

Hardcover, 242 pages, HarperCollins, List Price: $27.99 |

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Aloha Rodeo
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Three Hawaiian Cowboys, the World's Greatest Rodeo, and a Hidden History of the American West
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David Wolman and Julian Smith

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Traces the role of three Hawaiian cowboys who became champions at the 1908 Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo, detailing how their careers influenced post-annexation Hawaiian identity, island ranching, and the rodeo culture of Cheyenne.