Glasrud, Bruce A.

Tracking the Texas Rangers : The Nineteenth Century - Denton : University of North Texas Press, 2012. - 1 online resource (382 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Contents; Timeline: 19th Century Texas Ranger History; Acknowledgments; In Pursuit of the Texas Rangers: The Nineteenth Century; Encomium: Bad Day at Round Rock; The Texas Rangers Revisited: Old Themes and New Viewpoints; "Valor, Wisdom, and Experience": Early Texas Rangers and the Nature of Frontier Leadership; The Great Comanche Raid of 1840; The Deadly Colts on Walker's Creek; Los Diablos Tejanos!; The Callahan Expedition; "Rip" Ford's Indian Fight on the Canadian; Photo Gallery; Rangers, "Rip" Ford, and the Cortina War Hispanic Texas Rangers Contribute to Peace On the Texas Frontier, 1838 to 1880The "Battle" at Pease River and the Question of Reliable Sources in the Recapture of Cynthia Ann Parker; Capturing the Grand Mogul (John Wesley Hardin); Rangers and Mounties Defending the Cattleman's Empire; Rangers of the Last Frontier of Texas; The Jesse Evans Gang and the Death of Texas Ranger George R. Bingham; The Struggle for the Individual and the Union, 1888-1903; A Selected Bibliography; Contributors; Source Credits; Index

9781574414790 29.95 (NL)


Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas.
Law enforcement -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Texas -- History -- 1846-1950.
Texas -- History -- Republic, 1836-1846.
Texas Rangers -- History -- 19th century.


Electronic books.

F391 .T73 2012

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