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Horse & Rider in Australian Legend: A Cultural History Nanette Mantle

Horse & Rider in Australian Legend: A Cultural History

Nanette Mantle

Published August 1st 2005
ISBN : 9780522850895
Hardcover
272 pages
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Lavishly illustrated with beautiful images of horses and riders, this study explores the myth of the stockman, the boundary rider, and other heroic horseback figures in 19th century Australian literature and art and argues that images of theMoreLavishly illustrated with beautiful images of horses and riders, this study explores the myth of the stockman, the boundary rider, and other heroic horseback figures in 19th century Australian literature and art and argues that images of the Australian stockman preceded those of the American cowboy by at least 50 years.