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Gunfighter nation

the myth of the frontier in twentieth-century America

by Richard Slotkin

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Published by Atheneum, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.),
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- United States,
    • Frontier thesis,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
    • Western films -- Political aspects,
    • West (U.S.) -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 767-828) and index.

      StatementRichard Slotkin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.12 .S57 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 850 p. ;
      Number of Pages850
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1703344M
      ISBN 100689121636
      LC Control Number92004446

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