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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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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Woe to the cowboys. Cowboy boots and toadstools.
I continue a series of articles on how to figure out and dress correctly in a cowboy style, while not getting caught in the pseudo-cowboy fashion hook. This time the…

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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 instilled in us from childhood. But the real picture looks different. The farm laborers of the Wild West Cowboys (“cow” – cow and “boy” – boy) are modest prairie workers – farm laborers from large American cattle producers. Their history dates back to the mid-1860s, when fighting between the North and the South ceased. 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 a thousand real cowboys, Indians and Mexicans represented the action, accompanied by shooting, horse racing, rodeo and hunting scenes, which also involved many animals, horses and bison. Over the years, Buffalo Bill and his show have successfully toured not only in the USA, but throughout Europe, cultivating in every way the image of a strong, determined, fearless and invincible rider. Continue reading

Cowboy clothes

But it became later, and at the beginning each group was actually a pioneer, for the first time laying trails, determining parking places and water availability. The most famous among them were Charles Goodnight and Oliver Loving, with a group of 19 cowboys. They independently organized the transfer of livestock and mastered the track, later called the Goodway-Loving Pathway (from Fort Belknap to Fort Sumner). Continue reading

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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Cowboy: The History of the American Symbol
The word cowboy, consisting of two words - cow (cow) and boy (boy), literally translated as "cow boy." In our understanding, something like a shepherd. It is known that it…

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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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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,…

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