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Author Pippin, Robert B., 1948-

Title Hollywood westerns and American myth : the importance of Howard Hawks and John Ford for political philosophy / Robert B. Pippin

Publ Info New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2010]
 PC  PN1995.9.W4 P53 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  PN1995.9.W4 P53 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  PN1995.9.W4 P53 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  PN1995.9 W4 P53 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 198 pages : illustrations, (4) pg. of plates ; 22 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Castle lectures in ethics, politics, and economics
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.157-178) and index
Contents Introduction -- Red River and the right to rule -- Who cares who shot Liberty Valance? : the heroic and the prosaic in The man who shot Liberty Valance -- Politics and self-knowledge in The searchers -- Conclusion
LC subject Western films -- History and criticism
National characteristics, American, in motion pictures
Politics in motion pictures
Hawks, Howard, 1896-1977 -- Criticism and interpretation
Ford, John, 1894-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation
ISBN 9780300145779 (cloth : alk. paper)
0300145772 (cloth : alk. paper)