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Cowboy Politics: Myths and Discourses in Popular Westerns … by John S. Nelson (2018)

Cowboy Politics: Myths and Discourses in Popular Westerns … by John S. Nelson (2018)

The popularity of the American western is still unbroken. This has to do with the story lines, great landscapes, good soundtracks and mostly with the deeds of some heroic men (and sometimes women) who did “the right thing” in times of distress and usually – as portrayed – in very rough and dangerous times. However, […]

Cowboys and Gangsters: Stories of an Untamed Southwest by Samuel K. Dolan (2016)

Cowboys and Gangsters: Stories of an Untamed Southwest by Samuel K. Dolan (2016)

While most American historical books concentrate on just one period of time, one group of individuals or precisely one cultural event in American history, in Cowboys and Gangsters, we encounter quite a gripping set of bygone and cultural crossroads. Author Samuel K. Dolan, a movie director, documentary writer and producer, tells of both the last […]