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Circle the wagons! : attacks on wagon trains in history and Hollywood films

Author: Gregory Michno; Susan Michno
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines actual and fictional wagon-train battles and compares them for realism. It also describes how Hollywood portrayed the concept of westward migration, but as the evolving industry became more accurate in historical detail, how filmmakers lost sight of the big picture"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Michno; Susan Michno
ISBN: 9780786439973 0786439971
OCLC Number: 231671302
Description: vi, 239 p. : ill., map ; 27 cm.
Responsibility: Gregory F. Michno and Susan J. Michno.
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It's a cinematic image as familiar as John Wayne's face: a wagon train circling as a defensive maneuver against Indian attacks. This book examines actual and fictional wagon-train battles and  Read more...

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