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Author Corkin, Stanley
Title Cowboys as cold warriors : the Western and U.S. history / Stanley Corkin
Imprint Philadelphia : Temple University Press, c2004
book jacket
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  791.43 C8133 2004    AVAILABLE    30500101269390
Descript viii, 273 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Culture and the moving image
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-266) and index
Cowboys, free markets, Wyatt Earp, and Thomas Dunson : My darling Clementine and Red River -- Melodrama and the feminine means to empire : Duel in the sun, Pursued, and Fort Apache -- Cold War westerns and the law of the gun : Broken arrow and The gunfighter -- Korea, containment, and nationalism : High noon, Shane, and The searchers -- Modernization theory, political discord, and intervention : Gunfight at the OK Corral, The magnificent seven, and The Alamo -- Imperialist nostalgia and the road to Vietnam : Lonely are the brave, Ride the high country, and The man who shot Liberty Valance
Subject Western films -- United States -- History and criticism
Cold War in motion pictures
Westerns -- États-Unis -- Histoire et critique
Guerre froide au cinéma
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