Premiers voyageurs italiens à la frontière americaine

Translated title of the contribution: Early Italian Travellers in the American Frontier

Alessandra Magrin

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This chapter discusses the first Italian travelers to the North American Frontier, little-known sources in the creation of the Wild West myth.
Translated title of the contributionEarly Italian Travellers in the American Frontier
Original languageFrench
Title of host publicationL' Ouest et les Amériques
Subtitle of host publicationentre arts et réalités
EditorsMarie-Christine Michaud, Eliane Elmaleh
Place of PublicationRennes, France
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 9 Jun 2016


  • travel writing
  • Italy
  • American West
  • proliferation of the western genre


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