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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Wild West Show
After losing the election in November, Hickcock took off the sheriff's star and left Hayes. But this city did not seem to let him go. Wild Bill returned to Haze…

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Brutal beauties in hats
Brutal beauties in hats, with careless cigarettes in the corner of their mouth, hung with rings, a lasso and riding on tamed mustangs - this is how we imagine cowboys,…

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Spanish producers

Wild West

Obviously, many of the white characters in the original Wild West epos were, in a certain sense, outcasts or refugees from “civilization”, but the main thing in their position was, as I see it, not in this. In general, they can be attributed to two types: researchers or visitors in search of something that can not be found anywhere – money plays the last role – and people who have established in these wild places a symbiosis with nature, in its human and non-human form . Continue reading

Real cowboys
There were also the protection of the wagons of immigrants from the attacking Indians, the attack of criminals on the stage coach or the robbery of the train. More than…

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Hackers of the Wild West
Dashing guys who fired from the Colts to the right and left, drunk to pieces and arranging a riot in the saloons - such a screen image of a cowboy…

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Wild riders
Real cowboys have never played the slightest political role in US history - because the cities that featured in the Wild West myths are not real cities or even state…

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Movie heroes and their prototypes: the Hollywood myth about cowboys turned out to be far from reality
Elements of a cowboy image: hat, scarf, plaid shirt The dashing heroes from American Westerns, scorching from two-handed colts, are nothing more than fiction, another Hollywood myth that significantly distorts…

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