Rodeo - U.S. o Cowboy Strong Self-reliant Free o Non-urban...

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"Rodeo" - Mark J. Okrant and Paul F. Starrs Thursday, October 14, 2010 2:46 PM How is rodeo different from most other sports (e.g., football, baseball, golf, stock car racing)? o Contest between a person or a group of people and an animal o Developed in the west Seen as purely American, rough and tumble style of sport o Only sport that involved natural work skills What are the origins of rodeo? o Partnership between man and animals o Originated from "cowboy" stereotype, type of landscape that exists in the western
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Unformatted text preview: U.S. o Cowboy Strong Self-reliant Free o Non-urban What are the distinctive characteristics of rodeo? o Performance rather than a competition o Costumes and players intend to entertain the crown How did the purpose of each original source of the rodeo "idea" change over times? How do these origins define the sport's present-day theater?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course GEOG 125 taught by Professor Birdsall during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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