Rodriguez... Texas Ranger!: The True Story of the First Mexican American Texas Ranger Rick Harper

ISBN: 9781491705056

Published: December 3rd 2013

Hardcover

278 pages


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Rodriguez... Texas Ranger!: The True Story of the First Mexican American Texas Ranger  by  Rick Harper

Rodriguez... Texas Ranger!: The True Story of the First Mexican American Texas Ranger by Rick Harper
December 3rd 2013 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 278 pages | ISBN: 9781491705056 | 6.38 Mb

As a young man, Arturo Rodriguez was always the guardian of the underdog. This theme carried through to his adult life when he became the first Mexican-American Texas Ranger, an intense and dramatic event in South Texas history. In Rodriguez...MoreAs a young man, Arturo Rodriguez was always the guardian of the underdog. This theme carried through to his adult life when he became the first Mexican-American Texas Ranger, an intense and dramatic event in South Texas history.

In Rodriguez... Texas Ranger! author Rick Harper recounts Rodriguezs life and law enforcement career.As Harper tells Rodriguezs story, he also chronicles many of Texas and Mexicos significant historical events and their corresponding sociocultural, economic, and racial developmental patterns to demonstrate not only their immediate impact, but also the ways in which these events and patterns framed the regions present state.Providing insight into the dynamic nature of Texas during the 1960s and 70s, Rodriguez...

Texas Ranger! tells a tale of Gringos and Chicanos, justice and vengeance, the law and the lawless, pistoleros and politics, sharpshooters and shopkeepers, ranchers and farmers, cowboys and cattle drives, governors and goat headers, and Texas Rangers. Its about the passing of a frontier system and the emergence of modern times.



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