Deborah A. Carmichael is associate editor of Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Film and Television Studies. She has published on film exhibition history, Depression-era film, and documentaries.
"The saga of the Western motion picture continues to attract scores
of readers and this book will appeal to film enthusiasts who seek
out new information about a mythic period that seems embedded in
the psyche of countless Americans."— Robert Fyne, Kean
"This volume encourages teachers and students, the professional and non-professional, to reconsider the Hollywood Western as a valid and respectable subject on ecological and environmental concerns."— Michael K. Schoenecke, Texas Tech University "A superb anthology that scrutinizes the importance of nature and countryside in popular feature-length photodramas. Represents some new ideas about the Hollywood Western, a genre that traces its roots back to 1903."—Film & History