American West: Fact, Fiction, Film

How the new Americans affected the native americans

Articles about the film as a medium,with film reviews

Examples of the Art of the American West, with explanatory notes on the artists and context

Myths of the American West explored and explained

Reviews of fiction about the American West

Reviews of non fiction about the American West

Activities to develop your understanding of the American West

Resources to help you teach the American West

Westerns
on UK TV
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John Wayne's Alamo
Christopher M Smallbone,
January 2014



What excites me about history is that when you scratch beneath the surface you often come up with surprising conclusions. The history of the Myth of the Alamo is no exception. My book is now available from the Amazon store.


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Navaho Fight Comanche and Kiowa Heap Big Fight, 1875 Drawing by Koba, exile at Fort Marion

Welcome to the website about the American West.
It is best viewed as a whole screen.
The website is updated and increased regularly.
I welcome feedback, just click on the envelope to send me an e mail.If you would like me to let you know when I update the website just ask. The following sections are the latest to be added, just click to access them directly.

Non Fiction

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John Wayne's Alamo
Christopher M Smallbone,
January 2014
History

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Massacre on the
Bend of the
Marias River 1870
Film

Comanche Station
Little Big Man

Arthur Penn,
1970
Fiction

 Fools Crow
Fools Crow

James Welch,
1986




History

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The Allotment Act 1887
(Dawes Act)
and Assimilation
Film

The Ride Back
The Ride Back

Allen H Miner,
1957
Non Fiction

 Sleuthing the Alamo

Sleuthing the Alamo
James E Crisp,
2005
Non Fiction

 Injuns
Native Americans
in the Movies
Edward Buscombe,
2006




Film

Fort Apache
Fort Apache

John Ford,
1948
Film

 My Darling Clementine
My Darling
Clementine
John Ford,
1946
Film

Comanche Station
Comanche Station

Budd Boetticher,
1960
Non Fiction

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Killing Custer
James Welch
with Paul Stekler, 1994


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