Download and read online The Texas Rangers in PDF and EPUB The Texas Ranger law enforcement agency features so prominently in Texan and Wild West folklore that its accomplishments have been featured in everything from pulp novels to popular television. After a brief overview of the Texas Rangers' formation, this book provides an exhaustive account of every known Ranger unit from 1823 to present. Each chapter provides a brief contextual explanation of the time period covered and features entries on each unit's commanders, periods of service, activities, and supervising authorities. Appendices include an account of the Rangers' battle record, a history of the illustrious badge, documents relating to the Rangers, and lists of Rangers who have died in service, been inducted into the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame, or received the Texas Department of Public Safety's Medal of Valor.
Download and read online Es geht fast t glich auf den Brocken in PDF and EPUB Bei der Erfüllung der Aufgaben von Nationalparks und Schutzgebieten sind in hohem Maße die Ranger beteiligt, die nicht nur in den USA oder anderen Schutzgebieten weltweit anzutreffen sind, sondern auch in Deutschland. Gemeint sind damit die ständigen Außendienstmitarbeiter eines Nationalparks, die Kontroll- und Informationsfunktionen übernehmen. Dadurch sind sie auch diejenigen, die für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung wie den Erhalt von Ökosystemen eine zentrale Rolle spielen. Eine ethnografische Feldstudie, die sich den Erfolgen und Schwierigkeiten dieses Berufes, den Naturschutzmotiven der Ranger oder ihren Werthaltungen widmet, existiert aber noch nicht. Die vorliegende Arbeit ist als volkskundliche Mikrostudie konzipiert, d.h., sie behandelt ein festgelegtes Gebiet, den Nationalpark Hochharz in Sachsen-Anhalt, und gibt den spezifischen und facettenreichen Arbeitsalltag der hier arbeitenden Ranger wieder. Peter Genath studierte Volkskunde, Politische Wissenschaft und Ethnologie an der Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. 2001 war er als wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft am Volkskundlichen Seminar der Universität Bonn tätig und arbeitet seit 2002 als wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter des Volkskundlichen Seminars Bonn, jetzt Institut für Germanistik, Vergleichende Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft. Seine Forschungsschwerpunkte liegen u.a. auf kulturwissenschaftlicher Natur- und Umweltforschung, Arbeitskulturenforschung und den neuen Medien. 2005 promovierte er an der Philosophischen Fakultät der Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn im Fach Volkskunde/Kulturanthropologie.
Download and read online Ranger s Law in PDF and EPUB Written by the most honored Western writer of all time, Ranger's Law presents three novels from Elmer Kelton's acclaimed saga of the formative years of the Texas Rangers. In Ranger's Trail, set in the decade following the Civil War, young David "Rusty" Shannon hopes to join the "ranging companies" being formed to curb depredations by Indian bands and renegade outlaws. Waiting will give him time to find and kill the man who murdered his fiancée - but the trail Rusty is following may lead to the wrong man. Texas Vendetta pairs Rusty Shannon, now a Ranger private, with Farley Brackett, a Civil War veteran, to deliver a prisoner, Jayce Landon, to a sheriff of a distant county. The mission won't be easy. Landon killed a member of a rival clan and Rusty and his partner are riding into the middle of a blood feud. In Jericho's Road, Ranger Andy Pickard, who as a child was taken captive by the Comanche and called 'Badger Boy,' is assigned to ride patrol on the Texas-Mexico border and finds his few miles along the Rio Grande in the center of a range war. Two of the most recognizable Texas symbols – the Rangers and Elmer Kelton – come together in these unforgettable adventures in Ranger's Law. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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Download and read online California State Park Rangers in PDF and EPUB The first park ranger in the world was appointed in California in 1866. Galen Clark was chosen as "Guardian of Yosemite," at what was then Yosemite State Park, and the concept of rangers to protect and administer America's great nature parks was born. The tradition continued in 1872 with the establishment of the first national park at Yellowstone. From the earliest days, park rangers have been romanticized; they are explorers, outdoorsmen, tree lovers, animal protectors, police officers, nature guides, and park administrators. The park ranger has become an American icon, whose revered image has maintained itself to this very day.
Download and read online The Texas Rangers in PDF and EPUB The Texas Rangers presents one of the most picturesque phases of Texas history, capturing the spirit of a fabled institution.
Download and read online Time of the Rangers in PDF and EPUB Following up on his magnificent history of the 19th century Texas Rangers, Mike Cox now takes us from 1900 through the present. From horseback to helicopters, from the frontier cattle days through the crime-ridden boom-or-bust oil field era, from Prohibition to World War II espionage to the violent ethnic turbulence of the ‘50s and ‘60s--which sometimes led to demands that the Texas Rangers be disbanded. Cox takes readers through the modern history of the famed Texas lawmen. Cox's position as a spokesperson for the Texas department of Public Safety allowed him to comb the archives and conduct extensive personal interviews to give us this remarkable account of how a tough group of horse-borne lawmen--too prone to hand out roadside justice, critics complained--to one of the world's premier investigative agencies, respected and admired worldwide. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Download and read online The Texas Rangers in PDF and EPUB The Texas Rangers. The words evoke exciting images of daring, courage, high adventure. The Rangers began as a handful of men protecting their homes from savage raiding parties; now in their third century of existence, they are a highly sophisticated crime-fighting organization. Yet at times even today the Texas Ranger mounts his horse to track fugitives through dense chaparral, depending on his wits more than technology. The iconic image of the Texas Ranger is of a man who is tall, unflinching, and dedicated to doing a difficult job no matter what the odds. The Rangers of the 21st century are different sizes, colors, and genders, but remain as vital and real today as when they were created in the horseback days of 1823, when what is today Texas was part of Mexico, a wild and untamed land.
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Download and read online Tracking the Texas Rangers in PDF and EPUB Tracking the Texas Rangers: The Twentieth Century is an anthology of fifteen previously published articles and chapter excerpts covering key topics of the Texas Rangers during the twentieth century. The task of determining the role of the Rangers as the state evolved and what they actually accomplished for the benefit of the state is a difficult challenge. The actions of the Rangers fit no easy description. There is a dark side to the story of the Rangers; during the Mexican Revolution, for example, some murdered with impunity. Others sought to restore order in the border communities as well as in the remainder of Texas. It is not lack of interest that complicates the unveiling of the mythical force. With the possible exception of the Alamo, probably more has been written about the Texas Rangers than any other aspect of Texas history. Tracking the Texas Rangers covers leaders such as Captains Bill McDonald, “Lone Wolf” Gonzaullas, and Barry Caver, accomplished Rangers like Joaquin Jackson and Arthur Hill, and the use of Rangers in the Mexican Revolution. Chapters discuss their role in the oil fields, in riots, and in capturing outlaws. Most important, the Rangers of the twentieth century experienced changes in investigative techniques, strategy, and intelligence gathering. Tracking looks at the use of Rangers in labor disputes, in race issues, and in the Tejano civil rights movement. The selections cover critical aspects of those experiences—organization, leadership, cultural implications, rural and urban life, and violence. In their introduction, editors Bruce A. Glasrud and Harold J. Weiss, Jr., discuss various themes and controversies surrounding the twentieth-century Rangers and their treatment by historians over the years. They also have added annotations to the essays to explain where new research has shed additional light on an event to update or correct the original article text.
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Download and read online Historical Dictionary of Law Enforcement in PDF and EPUB Covers the history of law enforcement from policing under Caesar Augustus to such present-day events as Rodney King and the LAPD.
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