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Index
Adams, Charles F., 20, 77f., 228
Adams, Henry, 6, 28
Adams, John, 46
agrarianism, 54, 82, 96, 211
Alger, Horatio, 44, 120, 141f.
"Americano" 180f.
Appomattox, 16, 73
bad man, 93, 97, 175, 189f., 198
Beadle and Adams, 87, 95, 108, 212
Beard, Dan, 5767f.
Benet, Stephen V., 79f., 233
Bennett, Harry, 129f., 228
Billard, Jules, 168f., 228
Billy the Kid see Bonney
Bloom, Sol, 43f.
Bonaparte, Napoleon, 9, 43, 231
Bonney, William, 20, 85f., 120, 184
Boone, Daniel, 8, 17, 56f., 104, 109, 125, 166, 174, 203, 232
Boone, Daniel VI, 70
Booth, John W., 16, 190f.
Boy Scouts, 68f.
Broncho Billy, 111, 214
Brown, John, 73, 190
Buffalo Bill see Cody, William F.
Buffalo Jones, 99
"build-up," 89, 158f.
Buntline, Ned see Judson, Edward
Bunyan, Paul, 7, 18, 56, 120, 158f., 177, 221
Burke, John, 20, 100, 228
Burns, Walter N., 89, 94f.
Calvin, John, 144, 208
Cameron, William J., 126f.
Capone, Al, 20, 197f.
Cardiff giant, 14
Carlyle, Thomas, 8, 78, 176, 233
Carnegie, Dale, 155f.
Carson, Kit, 13, 56, 105, 111, 205
Cassidy, Hopalong, 218f.
Chaplin, Charles, 135, 176, 181
Charlemagne, 54, 123
chauvinism, 163
Civil War, 52, 73f., 99, 102, 194f.
code, 55, 204, 222
Cody, William F., 12, 20, 67, 96f., 210
comics, 20f., 184, 218, 231
Conwell, Russell, 151f.
Cooke, John E., 29, 31, 51, 75
Coolidge, Calvin, 52, 135
coonskin hat, 66, 104, 177, 203
Cooper, James F., 51, 57, 63f., 104, 210
Cooperstown, 14, 19, 63
cowboy, 17, 56, 111f., 174, 192, 203f., 229
Crockett, Davy, 13, 17, 20, 56, 70f., 111, 166, 220
cult, 40, 187, 207
dea ex machina, 219
debunkers, 52, 81, 165, 227
demigod, 55, 226
Depression, 82, 116, 154, 170, 199
Disney, Roy, 183f.
Disney, Walt, 167f., 220
Dos Passos, John, 133, 178, 195
Draper, Lyman, 57, 66f.
Edison, Thomas A., 118, 121
Eliot, T. S., 67189
Emerson, Ralph W., 7, 8, 13, 48, 227
Fairbanks, Doug, 21, 174f.
Fairbanks, Doug, Jr., 180f.
feuds, 195f.
"fictitious hero" 207
Filson, John, 56, 60f., 228
Fink, Mike, 166, 220
Flint, Timothy, 57, 62f.
"fog of war" technique, 81
folk hero, 163, 167, 230
folklore, 89, 122, 132, 159f., 167, 170, 183, 229
Ford, Henry, 17, 114f. 148
Ford, Henry11, 117, 124, 132
Francis, Owen, 168f., 228

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