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The Wild West [electronic resource] : the mythical cowboy and social theory / Will Wright.

Author/Creator:
Wright, Will.
Publication:
London : SAGE, 2001.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource ([vi], 205 pages).
Series:
Sage knowledge.
Core cultural icons.
Core cultural icons
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Subjects:
Individualism.
Individualism -- West (U.S.).
Social contract.
Civil society -- West (U.S.).
West (U.S.) -- Social conditions.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
Will Wright explores the continuing popularity of the myth of the Wild West, demonstrating how, as a cultural icon, it speaks deeply to a desire for individualism and liberty. The author discusses the myth through market and social theory.
Notes:
Part of the SAGE Knowledge collection.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Other format:
Print version
ISBN:
9781446217177 (ebook)
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.