Table of contents for The American frontier in film, television, and history / edited by Peter C. Rollins and John E. O'Connor.

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 Ray Merlock 
Introduction. The West, Westerns, and American Character
 John E. O'Connor and Peter C. Rollins 
<b>Part One. Early Sound Era Westerns, 1931-1939</b>
Chapter 1. The New Western History in 1931: RKO and the Challenge of Cimarron
 J. E. Smyth 
Chapter 2. Tradition, Parody, and Adaptation: Jed Buell's Unconventional West
 Cynthia J. Miller 
Chapter 3. The Lone Ranger: Adult Legacies of a Juvenile Western
 John Shelton Lawrence 
<b>Part Two. The Post-World War II Western, 1945-1956</b>
Chapter 4. Wee Willie Winkie Goes West: The Influence of the British Empire Genre on Ford's Cavalry Trilogy
 Kathleen A. McDonough 
Chapter 5. Beyond the River: Women and the Role of the Feminine in Howard Hawks's Red River
 John Parris Springer 
Chapter 6. The "Ache for Home": Assimilation and Separatism in Anthony Mann's Devil's Doorway
 Joanna Hearne 
Chapter 7. Giant Helps America Recognize the Cost of Discrimination: A Lesson of World War II
 Monique James Baxter 
<b>Part Three. The Cold War Western, 1950-1981</b>
Chapter 8. Rewriting High Noon: Transformations in American Popular Political Culture during the Cold War, 1952-1968.
 Matthew J. Costello 
Chapter 9. Almost Angels, Almost Feminists: Women in The Professionals
 Winona Howe 
Chapter 10. Cowboys and Comedy: The Simultaneous Deconstruction and Reinforcement of Generic Conventions in the Western Parody
 Matthew R. Turner 
<b>Part Four. The Postmodernist Western, 1980-2000</b>
Chapter 11. Historical Discourse and American Identity in Westerns since the Reagan Era
 Alexandra Keller 
Chapter 12. Challenging Legends, Complicating Border Lines: The Concept of "Frontera" in John Sayles's Lone Star
 Kimberly Sultze 
Chapter 13. Turner Network Television's Made-for-TV Western Films: Engaging Audiences through Genre and Themes
 David Pierson 
 John Shelton Lawrence 
 Jack Nachbar and Ray Merlock 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Western films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Western television programs -- United States.