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Wild West
From Western culture, and especially American culture in the First Century BT to First Century AT (19th century to mid-21st century AD). The romanticized image of lawlessness and heroism on the frontier. Eventually displaced and superseded in the popular imagination by the by the equally romanticized concepts of the High Frontier or Wild Frontier.
 
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    Popular atomic through to early interplanetary age fabulist genre, featuring a romanticised interpretation of 19th century America. It remained an important archetypal narratives until being superseded by the space frontier epic.
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Text by M. Alan Kazlev; amended by Stephen Inniss
Initially published on 12 December 2001.

 
 
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