The Road to Spindletop1

The Road to Spindletop1 - VII Buffalo Bill Cody’s “Wild...

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The Road to Spindletop: Economic Development In Gilded Age Texas (Lecture 1) I. The Cattle Kingdom (T.R. Fehrenback) A. II. The American Cowboy: The Myth and the Reality *** A. (“Deadwood Dick”) III. Black Cowboys *** A. IV.Nat Love, Bose Ikard, Bill Pickett A. V. The Cattle Culture’s Decline / Barbed Wire / Longhorn Breed on Brink of Extinction A. VI. The Lonely Cowboy Becomes America’s Major Mythical Figure *** A.
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Unformatted text preview: VII. Buffalo Bill Cody’s “Wild West Show”, Larry McMurty’s Novel Buffalo Girls (1990) A. VIII. Colonel Theodore Rossevelt’s “Rough Riders” in the Spanish American War, Owen Wister’s The Virginian (1902), The Western Movie/TV, Gary Willis A. IX.Accurate Accounts of the Cowboy Tended to be Ignored A. Andy Adams – Log of Cowboy – dubbed by critics “too true to be good”...
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