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Published by Texas A & M University Press in College Station .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Texas

Subjects:

  • African American cowboys -- Texas -- History.,
  • African American cowboys -- Texas -- Biography.,
  • Ranch life -- Texas -- History.,
  • Cattle trade -- Texas -- History.,
  • Texas -- History -- 1846-1950.,
  • Texas -- Race relations.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-342) and index.

Statementedited by Sara R. Massey ; introduction by Alwyn Barr.
GenreBiography.
SeriesCentennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University ;, no. 86
ContributionsMassey, Sara R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF391 .B58 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 361 p. :
Number of Pages361
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL50666M
ISBN 100890969345
LC Control Number99055339

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“Black Cowboys of the Old West has a special place in my heart because these trailblazing cowboys of the Old West paved the way and helped make me the black cowboy I am today. This strongly written, proud saga is more than just a great book; it brings to life the quiet, unmapped stories of extraordinary men who have been omitted from s: In the early days of Texas, the work of the cowhand was essential to the newly arrived settlers building a life on the frontier. The story of the Anglo cowboys who worked the ranches of Texas is well known, but much more remains to be discovered about the African American cowhands who worked side-by-side with the vaqueros and Anglo cowboy learned his craft from the vaqueros of New. In the early days of Texas, the work of the cowhand was essential to the newly arrived settlers building a life on the frontier. The story of the Anglo cowboys who worked the ranches of Texas is well known, but much more remains to be discovered about the African American cowhands who worked side-by-side with the vaqueros and Anglo cowboys. The. Black Cowboys of Texas, edited by Sara R. Massey, Texas A&M University Press, College Station, , $ Cowboys and Texas go together like well, Longhorns and Texas. The rise of the cowboy in the Lone Star State is a familiar story to most readers of Wild West Magazine and Western history books. Judging from early .