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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
  • Based on exhaustive research in Texas archives, this reference is a vividly written, action-packed history of the most fabled lawmen of the American West. 40 haftones. 11 maps. Texas book tour
  • "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, Robert M. Utley, one of the premier historians of the American West, captures the first hundred years of Ranger history in a narrative packed with adventures worthy of Zane Grey or Larry McMurtry." "Based on 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."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1929-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Utley, Robert M.
Dewey number
976.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F391
LC item number
.U9 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Texas Rangers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Texas
  • Texas
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
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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
47283344
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 370 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780195127423
Lccn
2001036405
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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
47283344
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 370 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780195127423
Lccn
2001036405
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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