skip to content
The Texas Rangers : a century of frontier defense Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

The Texas Rangers : a century of frontier defense

Author: Walter Prescott Webb; Lyndon B Johnson
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1989, ©1965.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., pbk. edView all editions and formats

Webb's classic history of the Texas Rangers has been popular ever since its first publication in 1935. This edition is a reproduction of the original Houghton Mifflin edition.


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this


Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Prescott Webb; Lyndon B Johnson
ISBN: 0292781105 9780292781108
OCLC Number: 21256129
Description: xx, 583 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword Acknowledgments They Rode Straight Up to Death: A Preface I. Texas: A Conflict of Civilizations II. Out of the Revolution III. The Rangers and the Republic IV. From Cherokee to Comanche V. The Captain Comes: John C. Hays VI. The Texas Rangers in the Mexican War VII. First Years in the Union VIII. The Bloody Years, 1858-1859 IX. The Cortinas War on the Rio Grande X. Sam Houston's Grand Plan XI. The State Police XII. McNelly and His Men in Southwest Texas XIII. McNelly and the War of Las Cuevas XIV. McNelly's Successors: Lee Hall and John Armstrong XV. The Frontier Battalion: Major John B. Jones XVI. The El Paso Salt War XVII. Sam Bass: Texas's Beloved Bandit XVIII. The End of the Indian Trail: The Rangers in the Far West XIX. The Closed Frontier: Last Services of the Frontier Battalion XX. The Texas Rangers in the Twentieth Century XXI. Revolution, World War, and Prohibition XXII. Frank Hamer: Modern Texas Ranger XXIII. Some Adventures of a Ranger Historian Bibliography Index
Responsibility: by Walter Prescott Webb ; illustrated with drawings by Lonnie Rees and with photographs ; foreword by Lyndon B. Johnson.


User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data

Primary Entity

<> # The Texas Rangers : a century of frontier defense
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "21256129" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <> ; # Austin
   schema:about <> ; # Texas Rangers.
   schema:about <> ; # Texas.
   schema:about <> ; # Texas
   schema:about <> ; # Frontier and pioneer life
   schema:about <> ;
   schema:about <> ; # Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
   schema:bookEdition "2nd ed., pbk. ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <> ; # Lyndon Baines Johnson
   schema:creator <> ; # Walter Prescott Webb
   schema:datePublished "1989" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The Texas Rangers : a century of frontier defense"@en ;
   schema:productID "21256129" ;
   schema:publication <> ;
   schema:publisher <> ; # University of Texas Press
   schema:workExample <> ;
   wdrs:describedby <> ;

Related Entities

<> # University of Texas Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "University of Texas Press" ;

<> # Frontier and pioneer life--Texas
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Frontier and pioneer life--Texas"@en ;

<> # Texas.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Texas." ;

<> # Frontier and pioneer life
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Frontier and pioneer life"@en ;

<> # Walter Prescott Webb
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1888" ;
   schema:deathDate "1963" ;
   schema:familyName "Webb" ;
   schema:givenName "Walter Prescott" ;
   schema:name "Walter Prescott Webb" ;

<> # Lyndon Baines Johnson
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1908" ;
   schema:deathDate "1973" ;
   schema:familyName "Johnson" ;
   schema:givenName "Lyndon Baines" ;
   schema:givenName "Lyndon B." ;
   schema:name "Lyndon Baines Johnson" ;

    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0292781105" ;
   schema:isbn "9780292781108" ;

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.