ISBN-10:
019507243X
ISBN-13:
9780195072433
Pub. Date:
06/28/1992
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
The Cowboy: Representations of Labor in an American Work Culture

The Cowboy: Representations of Labor in an American Work Culture

by Blake Allmendinger

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195072433
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 06/28/1992
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.56(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction3
1.Skin Grammar: Cattle Branding and Symbolic Wounds15
2.Frontier Gender: Livestock Castration and Square Dancing48
3.Dual/Dueling Identities: Rustlers and Cowboy Detectives83
4.Where Seldom is Heard a Discouraging Word: Orphanhood and Orality at Home on the Range121
Notes159
Bibliography185
Index195

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