J. Frank Dobie?s history of the ?mustang??from the Spanish meste_a, an animal belonging to (but strayed from) the Mesta, a medieval association of Spanish farmers?tells of its impact on the Spanish, English, and Native cultures of the West.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
This is a well written book about the mustang, the feral horses of North America. Mr. Dobie, was a Texas liberal Democrat who was fired from his job at the University of Texas for being aghast at the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dchaikin - LibraryThing
This is one of several books Dobie wrote about Texas during the times of the open range, before the fences came. It’s rich in folklore, marked by some wonderful language, and somehow, without a time ... Read full review