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The Texas Sheriff: Lord of the County Line

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The Texas Sheriff takes a fresh, colorful, and insightful look at Texas law enforcement during the decades before 1960. In the first half of the twentieth century, rural Texas was a strange, often violent, and complicated place. Nineteenth-century lifestyles persisted, blood relationships made a difference, and racial apartheid was still rigidly enforced. Citizens expected their county sheriff to uphold local customs as well as state laws. He had to help constituents with their personal problems, which often had little ...

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The Texas Sheriff: Lord of the County Line
2006, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806134710

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The Texas Sheriff: Lord of the County Line
2000, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806132167

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