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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American cowboy
Corpus has published a book by the British historian Eric Hobsbaum. Analyzing the most diverse trends in art and social thought, from classical music to the artistic avant-garde of the…

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Experienced cowboy
So why did it take a dramatic increase in the number of shepherds? The fact is that grass grew on the endless plains of the West, which easily tolerated not…

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The birth of a legend

But the most expensive part of the toilet was the boots. As a rule, they were made of cowhide, and were made to order. They had a high sloping heel, which did not allow the foot to slip in the stirrups, and a high bootleg. In addition, there were still a lot of different cowboy accessories: gauntlets with leggings, spurs, whips, lasso, tapas – leather cases that were put on stirrups, and of course the weapon. All this should be put in order after the haul, or replaced with new products. Say underwear, or Long Johns (long johns) – a sort of special jumpsuit made of pure wool, usually just thrown away. Continue reading

Millstones of fate of Billy Kid
If the famous sheriff Pat Garrett and some other people who knew him would not have left their written memories of him, we would never have known that in childhood…

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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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The story of Joaquin Murieta
The story of Joaquin Murieta and his fellow criminals began, later glorified as heroes of resistance to American expansion. Arrows of the Wild West. Sheriffs, bandits, cowboys, gunfighters California gangster.…

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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…

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