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Vaquero : genesis of the Texas cowboy

Author: William D Wittliff
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Wittliff, a gifted photographer and Texas country boy, traveled to a big ranch in Coahuila, Mexico where he photographed vaqueros working and living the history of ranching, cattle and horses.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William D Wittliff
ISBN: 0292705573 9780292705579
OCLC Number: 52218294
Description: 175 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 22 x 32 cm
Contents: El Campo --
La Remuda --
La Junta de Las Vacas --
La Caballada --
Los Brutos.
Responsibility: Bill Wittliff ; introduction by John Graves.
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In the early 1970s, Texas historian Joe Frantz offered Bill Wittliff an opportunity to visit a ranch in northern Mexico where the vaqueros still worked cattle in the traditional ways. This book  Read more...

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"It would almost certainly be impossible to find such a group of traditional vaqueros [now] ... doing their beautiful, strenuous work with horses and cattle in the old, old ways. But at least they Read more...

 
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