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Lone star lawmen : the second century of the Texas Rangers

Author: Robert M Utley
Publisher: New York, NY : Berkley Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive study of the legendary Texas Rangers throughout the twentieth century including their role in the Mexican Revolution and pursuing bank robbers, rustlers, and bootleggers.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Utley
ISBN: 0425219380 9780425219386
OCLC Number: 166360063
Description: xv, 400 pages [32] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue --
The border, 1910-1915 --
The "bandit war," 1915 --
The Big Bend, 1913-1919 --
Austin, 1918-1919 --
Pat Neff's "battles of peace," 1921-1925 --
Ma and Pa Ferguson, 1925-1927 --
Dan Moody, 1927-1931 --
Ross and Bill Sterling, 1931-1933 --
Return of the Fergusons, 1933-1935 --
The Department of Public Safety, 1935 --
DPS birth pangs, 1935-1938 --
Homer Garrison, 1938-1968 --
Gambling--
and other distractions --
Latino uprising --
Change, 1965-1985 --
Highs and lows, 1970s --
Highs and lows, 1980s --
Highs and lows, 1990s --
A summing-up.
Responsibility: Robert M. Utley.

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A comprehensive study of the legendary Texas Rangers throughout the twentieth century including their role in the Mexican Revolution and pursuing bank robbers, rustlers, and bootleggers.

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