The Vaquero origins of the Texas Cowboy


Article written by Richard W. Slatta is professor of history at North Carolina State University. He is author of eight books, including COWBOY: THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY (2006), THE MYTHICAL WEST (2001), COMPARING COWBOYS AND FRONTIERS (2001), and COWBOYS OF THE AMERICAS (1990).
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