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By David Campion,Sandra Shields

ISBN-10: 1926855981

ISBN-13: 9781926855981

Love it or hate it, the Calgary Stampede is a spot the place delusion, heritage and spectacle collide. a hundred years after an American vaudeville cowboy first dreamed it up, the Stampede is still an unrivalled homage to the West.

Cowboy Wild used to be greater than a decade within the making. Photographer David Campion roamed the world’s largest Wild West exhibit and taken again a set of pictures that talk to our fascination with the cowboy. With wry humour, those pictures pull again the curtain and probe the contradictions that lie on the center of a delusion that transforms heritage right into a tale concerning the triumph of guy over nature, nostalgically regretted whilst it truly is celebrated.

As the Stampede marks its a hundredth anniversary, the time is ripe for a publication that is going past the hype. within the accompanying essay, author Sandra Shields makes use of the prism of the Stampede to supply a meditation at the which means of the West and its enduring carry on our collective imagination.

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