Contents: Gender, History and the West - "He's not a man! He's a sack of money!": Corporatism and the Male Breadwinner - "Back home they think I'm very strange. I'm a feminist": Re-Evaluating the Feminine Other - "You're the party done all the suffering": Representing Stereotypes of Native Americans in the "Pro-Indian" Western Cycle - "A pistol don't make a man": Technology and Masculine Gender Performances - "Who are those guys?": Understanding American Intervention in the "South of the Border" Western - "As unmarked as their place in history": Black Westerns, an Alternative History of Masculinities?
Emma Hamilton is a lecturer in the humanities and history in the English Language and Foundation Studies Centre at the University of Newcastle, Australia. Her research interests include representation studies, especially in relation to issues of historical methodology; gender, sexuality, age and race across time and place; modern American and Australian histories; and gender studies. She is also a passionate open access educator dedicated to widening participation programs, facilitating greater equity in tertiary education and working to find better ways to communicate historical ideas in the classroom.