ISBN-10:
0195154444
ISBN-13:
9780195154443
Pub. Date:
02/28/2007
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Lone Star Lawmen: The Second Century of the Texas Rangers

Lone Star Lawmen: The Second Century of the Texas Rangers

by Robert M. Utley
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ISBN-13: 9780195154443
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 02/28/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Robert M. Utley, former chief historian of the National Park Service, is a founding member and former president of the Western History Association, and the author of twelve acclaimed books on Western history.

 

Table of Contents

Preface     ix
Prologue     1
The Border, 1910-1915     8
The "Bandit War," 1915     26
The Big Bend, 1913-1919     48
Austin, 1918-1919     68
Pat Neff's "Battles of Peace," 1921-1925     85
Ma and Pa Ferguson, 1925-1927     109
Dan Moody, 1927-1931     119
Ross and Bill Sterling, 1931-1933     142
Return of the Fergusons, 1933-1935     152
The Department of Public Safety, 1935     166
DPS Birth Pangs, 1935-1938     179
Homer Garrison, 1938-1968     192
Gambling ... and Other Distractions     216
Latino Uprising     235
Change, 1965-1985     254
Highs and Lows, 1970s     265
Highs and Lows, 1980s     282
Highs and Lows, 1990s     303
A Summing-Up     329
Abbreviations     342
Notes     344
Sources     381
Index     391
Maps
Texas     xvi
The Upper Border in 1915     36
The Lower Border in 1915     37
Oil Boomtowns, 1920-1933     89
Texas Rangers Field Organization 2000     305

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