A Wilder West: Rodeo in Western Canada

A Wilder West: Rodeo in Western Canada

By: Mary-Ellen Kelm (author)Hardback

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Historians, anthropologists, and those with an interest in the history of sport, Aboriginal studies, and the West will welcome this creative history of rodeo.

About Author

Mary-Ellen Kelm is a Canada Research Chair in the Department of History at Simon Fraser University. Her previous books include Colonizing Bodies: Aboriginal Health and Healing in British Columbia. She is an avid animal trainer, competing in agility and obedience with her dog, Rusty. She lives in North Vancouver with her husband, Don, and spends her summers outdoors, hiking and paddling in British Columbia.


Introduction 1 An Old-Timers' Town: Western Communities, Performance, and Contact Zones 2 Truly Western in Its Character: Identities, Affinities, and Intimacies at Western Canadian Rodeo 3 A Sport, Not a Carnival Act: Transforming Rodeo from Performance to Sport 4 Heavens No! Let's Keep It Rodeo! Pro Rodeo and the Making of the Modern Cowboy 5 Going Pro: Community Rodeo in the Era of Professionalization 6 Where the Cowboys Are Indians: Indian and Reserve Rodeo in the Canadian West Conclusion Glossary; Notes; Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774820295
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9780774820295
  • weight: 560
  • ISBN10: 0774820292

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