Cowboys: A Vanishing World


The cowboy remains one of America's enduring myths. Representing freedom, strength, and individuality, set against the backdrop of the etched red earth and the shifting, dust-smudged horizon, the cowboy has come to be a dying breed. The twentieth century has thrown up new, seemingly insurmountable obstacles: environmentalists, technology, and economic pressures. The cowboy of the Wild West, so well depicted in Hollywood movies and pop culture, has been forced to adapt his life to cope with the inevitable advances of a new ...

Cowboys: A Vanishing World 2001, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312286774

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