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Hollywood westerns and American myth : the importance of Howard Hawks and John Ford for political philosophy / Robert B. Pippin.

Author/Creator:
Pippin, Robert B., 1948-
Publication:
New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 198 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
Series:
Castle lectures in ethics, politics, and economics.
The Castle lectures in ethics, politics, and economics
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Subjects:
Western films -- History and criticism.
National characteristics, American, in motion pictures.
Politics in motion pictures.
Hawks, Howard, 1896-1977 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Ford, John, 1894-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Contents:
Introduction
Red River and the right to rule
Who cares who shot Liberty Valance? : the heroic and the prosaic in The man who shot Liberty Valance
Politics and self-knowledge in The searchers
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780300145779 (cloth : alk. paper)
0300145772 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
429750100