Collins, Michael L., 1950-

Texas devils : Rangers and regulars on the lower Rio Grande, 1846-1861 / Michael L. Collins. - Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c2008. - xi, 316 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-302) and index.

A comprehensive history of the Texas Rangers on the lower Rio Grande between 1846 and 1861, that examines the violence and brutality against Spanish-speaking people of the region.

9780806139395 (hardcover : alk. paper) 0806139390 (hardcover : alk. paper)


Texas Rangers--History--19th century.
Texas. Militia --History--19th century.

Mexicans--History--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley--19th century.
Culture conflict--History--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley--19th century.
Frontier and pioneer life--Texas, South.
Frontier and pioneer life--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley.

Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.)--History--19th century.
Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.)--Ethnic relations--History--19th century.
Texas, South--Relations--Mexico.
Mexico--Relations--Texas, South.

F392.R5 / C65 2008