Texas Ranch Women: Three Centuries of Mettle and Moxie

Texas Ranch Women: Three Centuries of Mettle and Moxie

by Carmen Goldthwaite

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Texas would not be Texas without the formidable women of its past. Beneath the sunbonnets, Stetsons or high-fashion couture, the women of the Lone Star State carved out ranches, breathed new life into spreads and expanded acreage when husbands, sons and fathers fell. Throughout the centuries, the women of Texas's ranches defended home and hearth with cannon and shot. They rescued hostages. They nurtured livestock through hard winters and long droughts and drove them up the cattle trails. They built communities and saw to it that faith and education prevailed for their children and for those of others. Join author Carmen Goldthwaite in an inspiring survey of fierce Lone Star ladies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781626195981
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 09/30/2014
Series: American Heritage
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 1,193,760
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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