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The Texas Rangers

Author: Mike Cox
Publisher: New York : Forge, 2008-
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Texas writer/historian Mike Cox explores the inception and rise of the famed Texas Rangers. Starting in 1821 with just a handful of men, the Rangers' first purpose was to keep settlers safe from the feared and gruesome Karankawa Indians, a cannibalistic tribe that wandered the Texas territory. As the influx of settlers grew, the attacks increased and it became clear that a much larger, better trained force was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Cox
ISBN: 0312873867 9780312873868 9780765318923 076531892X 0765318156 9780765318152
OCLC Number: 180989439
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: volumes <1-> : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: v. 1. Wearing the cinco peso, 1821-1900 --
v. 2. Time of the rangers : from 1900 to the present.
Other Titles: Wearing the cinco peso, 1821-1900.
Time of the rangers : from 1900 to the present.
Responsibility: Mike Cox.


From their small beginning to their decades of fighting outlaws, Comanche, Mexican soldados and banditos, as well as Union soldiers, the Texas Rangers became one of the fiercest law enforcement  Read more...
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"Mike Cox has a unique background for presenting the checkered history of the Rangers. During several years as a spokesman for the Texas Department of Safety, he had access to detailed records and Read more...

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