Date of Final Oral Examination (Defense)
Type of Culminating Activity
Master of Arts in History
Jill Gill, Ph.D.
David M. Walker, Ph.D.
Raymond J. Krohn, Ph.D.
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This thesis explores the way the Aryan Nations from Northern Idaho used the Wild West mythology of independent cowboys and color-coded rhetoric popularized by Conservative politicians to form a unique white separatist group that has influenced current racist groups.
Graefe, Alisha, "American Hatred: Wild West Myths, Color-Coded Rhetoric, and the Shaping of the Aryan Nations" (2018). Boise State University Theses and Dissertations. 1470.