Book Discussion on In the Days of the Vaqueros

At the Park Slope Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library Mr. Freedman talked about his book, In the Days of the Vaqueros:… read more

At the Park Slope Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library Mr. Freedman talked about his book, In the Days of the Vaqueros: America’s First True Cowboys, published by Clarion Books. He explained that the original cowboys were Native American vaqueros conscripted by Spanish conquistadors in the 1700s to manage their herds of cattle on the Mexican plains. In the 19th century, the vaqueros taught techniques such as cow herding and taming wild horses to the settlers who populated the western United States. close

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Book Discussion on In the Days of the Vaqueros

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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Mar 16, 2002

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  • Mar 16, 2002 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 16, 2002 | 11:58am EST | C-SPAN 2
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