The popular frontier : Buffalo Bill's Wild West and transnational mass culture (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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The popular frontier : Buffalo Bill's Wild West and transnational mass culture

Author: Frank Christianson
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press. C 2017
Series: William F. Cody Series on the History and Culture of the American West., 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Présentation de l'éditeur: "When William F. Cody introduced his Wild West exhibition to European audiences in 1887, the show soared to new heights of popularity and success. With its colorful portrayal of cowboys, Indians, and the taming of the North American frontier, Buffalo Bill's Wild West popularized a myth of American national identity and shaped European perceptions of the United States. The Popular  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Buffalo Bill; Buffalo Bill; Buffalo Bill
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Christianson
ISBN: 9780806158945 0806158948
OCLC Number: 1088510613
Description: 1 v. (X-252 p.) : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Title: William F. Cody Series on the History and Culture of the American West., 4.
Responsibility: edited by Frank Christianson.

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An informative and thought-provoking examination of the Wild West's foreign tours, The Popular Frontier offers new insight into late-nineteenth-century gender politics and ethnicity, the development  Read more...

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In these concise, accessible essays, eleven scholars direct our gaze through an unlikely window upon the transatlantic travels of Buffalo Bill's Wild West. In showing how Europeans transformed Read more...

 
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