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The Resource Lone Star justice : the first century of the Texas Rangers, Robert M. Utley

Lone Star justice : the first century of the Texas Rangers, Robert M. Utley

Label
Lone Star justice : the first century of the Texas Rangers
Title
Lone Star justice
Title remainder
the first century of the Texas Rangers
Statement of responsibility
Robert M. Utley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From The Lone Ranger to Lonesome Dove, the Texas Rangers have been celebrated in fact and fiction for their daring exploits in bringing justice to the Old West. In Lone Star Justice, best-selling author Robert M. Utley captures the first hundred years of Ranger history, in a narrative packed with adventures worthy of Zane Grey or Larry McMurtry. The Rangers began in the 1820s as loose groups of citizen soldiers, banding together to chase Indians and Mexicans on the raw Texas frontier. Utley shows how, under the leadership of men like Jack Hays and Ben McCulloch, these fiercely independent fighters were transformed into a well-trained, cohesive team. Armed with a revolutionary new weapon, Samuel Colt's repeating revolver, they became a deadly fighting force, whether battling Comanches on the plains or storming the city of Monterey in the Mexican-American War. As the Rangers evolved from part-time warriors to full-time lawmen by 1874, they learned to face new dangers, including homicidal feuds, labor strikes, and vigilantes turned mobs.; They battled train robbers, cattle thieves and other outlaws-it was Rangers, for example, who captured John Wesley Hardin, the most feared gunman in the West. Based on exhaustive research in Texas archives, this is the most authoritative history of the Texas Rangers in over half a century. It will stand alongside other classics of Western history by Robert M. Utley-a vivid portrait of the Old West and of the legendary men who kept the law on the lawless frontier
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
MT4IT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1929-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Utley, Robert M.
Dewey number
976.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F391
LC item number
.U9 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Texas Rangers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Texas
  • Texas
  • Texas Rangers
  • Texas
  • HISTORY
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Texas
  • Texas Rangers
  • Geschichte 1846-1950
Label
Lone Star justice : the first century of the Texas Rangers, Robert M. Utley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 346-360) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The tradition established : Jack Hays and Walker Creek -- The tradition evolves : Indians -- The tradition evolves : Mexicans -- The tradition nationalized : war with Mexico -- "Give us rangers in Texas" -- Last days of the Old Lion : Mexicans and Indians -- Chaos in frontier defense, 1861-1874 -- Institutionalizing the Rangers, 1874 -- McNelly and Hall : border adventures -- The adventures of Major Jones -- The El Paso Salt War -- "That Far Wild Country" : the Trans-Pecos and the Panhandle -- The King era, 1881-1891 -- The four captains -- End of an era -- A summing up
Control code
252573995
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 370 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423760825
Lccn
2001036405
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252573995
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Lone Star justice : the first century of the Texas Rangers, Robert M. Utley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 346-360) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The tradition established : Jack Hays and Walker Creek -- The tradition evolves : Indians -- The tradition evolves : Mexicans -- The tradition nationalized : war with Mexico -- "Give us rangers in Texas" -- Last days of the Old Lion : Mexicans and Indians -- Chaos in frontier defense, 1861-1874 -- Institutionalizing the Rangers, 1874 -- McNelly and Hall : border adventures -- The adventures of Major Jones -- The El Paso Salt War -- "That Far Wild Country" : the Trans-Pecos and the Panhandle -- The King era, 1881-1891 -- The four captains -- End of an era -- A summing up
Control code
252573995
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 370 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423760825
Lccn
2001036405
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252573995
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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