Policing the Great Plains: rangers, mounties and the North American frontier, 1875 - 1910

Introduction: "similar organizations in other parts" -- Instruments of incorporation -- Subjugating indigenous groups -- Dispossessing peoples of mixed ancestry -- Defending the cattleman's empire -- Policing the industrial frontier -- Epilogue: "deeds, real and imagined"

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Main Author: Graybill, Andrew R.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Lincoln [u.a.] University of Nebraska Press 2007
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Summary:Introduction: "similar organizations in other parts" -- Instruments of incorporation -- Subjugating indigenous groups -- Dispossessing peoples of mixed ancestry -- Defending the cattleman's empire -- Policing the industrial frontier -- Epilogue: "deeds, real and imagined"
Item Description:"An earlier version of chapter 2 appeared as "Rangers, Mounties, and the Subjugation of Indigenous Peoples, 1870-1885," Great Plains Quarterly 24, no. 2 (Spring 2004): 85-99. Reprinted by permission. An earlier version of chapter 4 appeared as "Rural Police and the Defense of the Cattleman's Empire in Texas and Canada, 1875-1900," Agricultural History 75, no. 3 (Summer 2005): 253-80. Copyright 2005 by the Agricultural History Society. Reprinted by permission. An earlier version of chapter 5 appeared as "Texas Rangers, Canadian Mounties, and the Policing of the Transnational Industrial Frontier, 1885-1910," Western Historical Quarterly 35 (Summer 2004): 167-91. Copyright by the Western History Association. Reprinted by permission.". - Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XIII, 277 S. Ill.
ISBN:9780803260023