From homemade horsewhips to fancy carriage whips, braided leather straps have worked to move our country (and our livestock) forward. Author, in his new book, Whips of the West, An Illustrated History of American Whipmaking, shows how whipmaking and the industrial revolution intertwined. Morgan illustrates inventions that have revolutionized the whipmaking industry and analyzes important points in American history including the crowning of whips city of the world. With more than four decades of whipmaking experience, including creating the famous Indiana Jones whips, David W. Morgan is a whipmaking expert. Whips of the West, An Illustrated History of American Whipmaking is a valuable addition to your leathercraft and American History book collections.