Thursday, July 21, 2005

Book Review: "The Not So Wild, Wild West"

"The portrayals of the 'wild' west in the new HBO TV series, 'Deadwood' and Steven Spielberg's epic, 'Into the West,' are little like the real West, says New York Times writer John Tierney.

In fact, economists Terry Anderson and Peter Hill of the Property and Environment Research Center in Montana document a tamer version of the west in their book, 'The Not So Wild, Wild West[: Property Rights on the Frontier by Terry L. Anderson, Peter J. Hill, Peter Jensen Hill, Stanford University Press] ... "