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The Frontier Club: Popular Westerns and Cultural Power, 1880-1924
From Hollywood films to novels by Louis L'Amour and television series like Gunsmoke and Deadwood, the Wild West has exerted a powerful hold on the cultural imagination of the United States. Beginning with Theodore Roosevelt's founding of the Boone and Crockett Club in 1887, Christine Bold traces the origins and evolution of the western genre, revealing how a group of promi ...more
Hardcover, 298 pages
Published January 31st 2013 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published January 1st 2013)
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