The new cowboy tradition
The new cowboy tradition made its way into the big world in two directions: Western films and heavily undervalued Western novels, which for many foreigners were the same as detectives…

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Сowboy tradition
It so happened that the unprecedented popularity of Winnethe (the first volume of the trilogy was written in 1893) coincided with the discovery (or creation) of the idealized cowboy of…

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Mastering the Wild West
An advertisement with a cowboy smoking a cigarette with a filter and claiming that the cigarette filter does not affect the taste of tobacco was presented to the clients. This…

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Finest hour

At first, the horse was the prerogative of only new settlers and no one, not even the friendliest Indians and their leaders, was allowed to approach it. Until 1528, a royal decree was generally in effect, forbidding them to mount a horse. But time passed. The horses began to steal or beat in battle. Sometimes, when entire colonial settlements were slaughtered, the horses panicked into the forest. Soon the Indians mastered horse riding and firearms. Continue reading

Cowboy

Cowboy (cowboy) (English cowboy, from cow – “cow” and boy – “guy”) – the name used in the Wild West of the United States in relation to the herdsmen of cattle. The era of the cowboys began in 1865, when it was necessary to drive into the hijacking of the gigantic wild herds of bulls, mainly in the territory of Texas. This era ended about twenty years later. About a third of the cowboys were non-blacks who had been freed after the civil war, but had neither work nor property. Another third of the cowboys were Mexicans and a third – the descendants of immigrants from Europe. Continue reading

Lincoln War
When in August 1877 they again collided in one of the saloons, Cahill behaved as usual. Quite a bit of a grin, he called Billy bad words, to which he…

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Wild West Saloons
A winged door saloon is a traditional interior element of saloons that existed in the Wild West and are now pleasing to the eye on the territory of western films.…

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Wild West Saloons
A winged door saloon is a traditional interior element of saloons that existed in the Wild West and are now pleasing to the eye on the territory of western films.…

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The Jesse Myth
At the end of the war, Edwards chose not to give up the Yankees and fled to Mexico, from where he returned only after the passions had subsided. Having become…

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