The Crowded Prairie: American National Identity in the Hollywood Western

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The Crowded Prairie examines the interaction of the Hollywood Western with diverse strands of US society, culture and ideology from the end of the Depression to the Bicentennial in 1976. In these years the Western became a vital medium for exploring many tensions which beset modern America, engaging covertly with such thorny issues as intervention in World War II, miscegenation, generational discord, ethnic ascendancy, McCarthyism, Civil Rights, Vietnam, Watergate and, above all, the individual's ever-increasing alienation ...

The Crowded Prairie: American National Identity in the Hollywood Western 1998, I. B. Tauris & Company, London

ISBN-13: 9781860642593

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