The Resource Cowboys as cold warriors : the Western and U.S. history, Stanley Corkin

Cowboys as cold warriors : the Western and U.S. history, Stanley Corkin

Label
Cowboys as cold warriors : the Western and U.S. history
Title
Cowboys as cold warriors
Title remainder
the Western and U.S. history
Statement of responsibility
Stanley Corkin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Though the United States emerged from World War II with superpower status and quickly entered a period of economic prosperity, the stresses and contradictions of the Cold War nevertheless cast a shadow over American life. The same period marked the heyday of the western film. Cowboys as Cold Warriors shows that this was no coincidence. It examines many of the significant westerns released between 1946 and 1962, analyzing how they responded to and influenced the cultural climate of the country. Author Stanley Corkin discusses a dozen films in detail, connecting them to each other and to numerou
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
791.43/6278
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.W4
LC item number
C65 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Culture and the moving image
Label
Cowboys as cold warriors : the Western and U.S. history, Stanley Corkin
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-266) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cowboys, free markets, Wyatt Earp, and Thomas Dunson : My darling Clementine and Red River -- Melodrama and the feminine means to empire : Duel in the sun, Pursued, and Fort Apache -- Cold War westerns and the law of the gun : Broken arrow and The gunfighter -- Korea, containment, and nationalism : High noon, Shane, and The searchers -- Modernization theory, political discord, and intervention : Gunfight at the OK Corral, The magnificent seven, and The Alamo -- Imperialist nostalgia and the road to Vietnam : Lonely are the brave, Ride the high country, and The man who shot Liberty Valance
Control code
ocn719383429
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 273 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781439905685
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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22573/ctt1441jw2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b33121096
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)719383429
  • pebc1439905681

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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