The Cattlemen: From the Rio Grande across the Far Marias, Second Edition by Mari SandozThe Cattlemen: From the Rio Grande across the Far Marias, Second Edition by Mari Sandoz

The Cattlemen: From the Rio Grande across the Far Marias, Second Edition

byMari SandozIntroduction byRon Hull

Paperback | May 1, 2010

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The Cattlemen is the story of the cattle industry in America and of the men whose ranches reached from the Rio Grande into Montana, from the early Spanish days to Mari Sandoz’s contemporary times. It is the second in Sandoz’s trilogy of books narrating the history of the American West in relation to animal species.
Mari Sandoz (1896–1966) is the noted author of Old Jules, The Buffalo Hunters, and The Beaver Men: Spearheads of Empire, all available in Bison Books editions. Ron Hull, president emeritus of the Mari Sandoz Heritage Society, is senior advisor to Nebraska Educational Telecommunications and professor emeritus of broadcasting at the Univ...
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Title:The Cattlemen: From the Rio Grande across the Far Marias, Second EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:552 pages, 8 × 5.3 × 1.05 inPublished:May 1, 2010Publisher:UNP - Bison BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0803229836

ISBN - 13:9780803229839

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgments
Foreword
Book I. The Reluctant Immigrant
1. First Cow upon the Plains
2. Noble Ancestry
3. The Cow Walks Again
Book II. Individual Ranch Spreads
1. Some Dedicated Men
2. Pulling for New Grass
3. The Moving Trails
4. The Indian Summer of Old Dodge
5. Deepening Dedication
Book III. Organizations, Corporations, and Buggy Bosses
1. Desciples under the Oak and the Cottonwood
2. The Bonanza
3. The Big Die-Ups
4. The National Trail
5. Of the Giants -- The XIT
Book IV. Private Empire
1. The Threat
2. Stetsoned Crusaders
3. Scattered to the Winds
4. Cow Horse and Betting Blood
5. Kings of the Fenced Range
Book V. Beef Factories and Festivals
1. New Breed--
2. Ritual and Restoration
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Editorial Reviews

"[The Cattlemen] is full of colorful anecdotes, many from the 19th Century, and holds fascination for anyone interested in cattle drives, cattle ranching, or the Wild West."—Kirk Zebolsky, Omaha Literature Examiner
- Omaha Literature Examiner - 20110923