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5. Masculine

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Unit Overview: Bibliography & Resources

Selected Bibliography
Allmendinger, Blake. The Cowboy: Representations of Labor in an American Work Culture. New York: Oxford UP, 1992.

Chudacoff, Howard P. The Age of the Bachelor: Creating an American Subculture. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1999.

Herrera-Sobek, Maria. Northward Bound: The Mexican Immigrant Experience in Ballad and Song. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1993.

Johnson, Susan Lee. Roaring Camp: The Social World of the California Gold Rush. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 2000.

Leverenz, David. Manhood and the American Renaissance. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1989.

Limerick, Patricia Nelson. "The Adventures of the Frontier in the Twentieth Century." In The Frontier in American Culture, ed. James R. Grossman. Berkeley: U of California P, 1994.

Matsumoto, Valerie J., and Blake Allmendinger, eds. Over the Edge: Remapping the American West. Berkeley: U of California P, 1999.

Nelson, Dana D. National Manhood: Capitalist Citizenship and the Imagined Fraternity of White Men. Durham: Duke UP, 1998.

Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky. Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire. New York: Columbia UP, 1985.

Slotkin, Richard. Regeneration through Violence: The Mythology of the American Frontier, 1600-1860. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan UP, 1973.

Yin, Xiao-huang. Chinese American Literature since the 1850s. Chicago: U of Illinois P, 2000.

Further Resources
The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez [videorecording]. Moctesuma Esparza Productions, Inc.; screenplay by Victor Villaseñor; produced by Moctesuma Esparza and Michael Hausman; directed by Robert M. Young. Santa Monica, CA: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment, 2000.

Carved in Silence [videorecording on Angel Island]. Produced and directed by Felicia Lowe; written by Felicia Lowe and Charlie Pearson. San Francisco, CA: Felicia Lowe Productions: distributed by Cross Current Media, 1987.

Corridos Sin Fronteras: A Traveling Exhibition and Educational Web Site Celebrating the Narrative Songs Known as Corridos. Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES). Smithsonian Institution, PO Box 37012, QUAD Room 3146, MRC 706. Washington, DC 20013-7012. Phone (202) 357-3168; Fax (202) 357-4324.

Cowboy Songs, Ballads, and Cattle Calls from Texas [sound recording]. Cambridge: Rounder, 1999.

George Catlin and His Indian Gallery [virtual and actual exhibit]. Renwick Gallery. Smithsonian American Art Museum. 750 Ninth Street, N.W., Suite 3100. Washington, DC 20001-4505. Phone (202) 275-1500.

Grossman, James R., ed. The Frontier in American Culture: An Exhibition at the Newberry Library, August 26, 1994-January 7, 1995, Essays by Richard White, Patricia Nelson Limerick. Berkeley: U of California P, 1994.

Herbst, Toby, and Joel Kopp. The Flag in American Indian Art. Seattle: U of Washington P, 1993.

Johns, Joshua Scott. All Aboard: The Role of the Railroads in Protecting, Promoting, and Selling Yellowstone and Yosemite National Parks. Aug. 1, 1996 xroads.virginia.edu/~MA96/railroad/home.html.

Minks, Louise. The Hudson River School. New York: Knickerbocker Press, 1998.

Paredes, Amèrico. A Texas-Mexican Cancionero: Folksongs of the Lower Border. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1976.

Phillips, Sandra S., et al. Crossing the Frontier: Photographs of the Developing West, 1849 to the Present. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1996.

Wald, Elijah. Narcocorrido: A Journey into the Music of Drugs, Guns, and Guerrillas. New York: Harper Collins, 2002.

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