Vaqueros: America 's First Cowmen

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Vaqueros: America 's First Cowmen

by Martin W Sandler

First Release:

April 2001

ISBN: 0805060197

The word "vaquero" comes from the Spanish vaca, for cow, and means cowman. Vaqueros tended cattle in Mexico as early as the sixteenth century, yet their influence on American cowboy culture has been widely ignored. Some of the clothing and skills we commonly associate with cowboys actually originated with vaqueros. Black-and-white photographs, prints, and maps. Source list. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.

 
  • ISBN: 0805060197
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: -
    Publisher: Henry Holt
    Page Count: 128
    Trim Size: 6" x 9"
    Dewey Classification: 973.0
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 7.4, Points: 2
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