First edition thus. Trade paperback format. (xii) 385 pp. Illustrations. Epilogue. Notes. Bibliography for the General Reader. Index. An excellent history of the cowboy culture from its beginnings in 15th century New Spain to its great flowering in the American West. Chapters include: The Spanish Roots; Moving North; The Californio Culture; The Texian Culture; The Mixing of Cultures; Texas Trails North; The Civil War and Change; On the Open Range; Trail Herds to Railheads; Where the Trails Ended; On the Northern Ranges; Ranch House Culture; Bunkhouse Culture; and End of the Open Range Culture. Good. Recommended to any cowboy, cattle, or western history buff.
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