This article investigates how printed material and visual arts helped create the image of the cowboy in American popular culture. This perception did much to influence the popular memory of the American West and had significant consequences for the development of American identity.
Gehman, Mitchell A.
"Knights of the Round Table Mesa: A Brief Study in the Paintings and Books on the American West,"
Bound Away: The Liberty Journal of History: Vol. 3
, Article 4.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.liberty.edu/ljh/vol3/iss2/4