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Vocabulario Vaquero/Cowboy Talk

A Dictionary of Spanish Terms from the American West
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University of Oklahoma Press
Dialectology, Spanish, Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase Books, American English, Reference, USA, United States - 19th Century, Linguistics, United States - State & Local - West, Dictionaries - Ge
ContributionsRichard W. Slatta (Foreword), Ronald Kil (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7940063M
ISBN 100806136316
ISBN 139780806136318
OCLC/WorldCa474802063

Vocabulario Vaquero/Cowboy Talk is the first book to list all Spanish-language terms pertaining to two important activities in the American West―ranching and cowboying―with special reference to American Indian terms that have come through Spanish.

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In addition to presenting the most accurate definitions available, this A-to-Z lexicon traces Brand: University of Oklahoma Press. Spanish is an important source for terms and expressions that have made their way into the English of the southwestern United States.

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Vocabulario Vaquero/Cowboy Talk is the first book to list all Spanish-language terms pertaining to two important activities in the American West-ranching and cowboying-with special reference to American Indian terms that have come through Spanish. Reviewed by Rochelle Caviness - March 2, The lingua franca of the American cowboy was primarily a mix of English and Spanish.

In Vocabulario Vaquero / Cowboy Talk, Robert N. Smead has compiled a dictionary of Spanish terms that were commonly used throughout the American mentioned in the book's introduction: " This dictionary is unique because it focuses solely on the.

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Smead University of Oklahoma Press Hardcover pages January If you have ever wondered about a Spanish-sounding cowboy or Western word, it might be in this book.

Smead has entries in this small A-Z dictionary with entries of varying. Cowboy vocabulary: howdy = hi. howdy partner = hi there friend. ya’ll = all of you ya = you giddy up = let’s go (often said while riding to a horse). Vocabulario Vaquero/Cowboy Talk book Head ’em up, move ’em out.

= Let’s go. (Let’s move these cattle.) a dude = a person who tries to dress like and talk like a cowboy, but really is a city person wet your whistle = have a drink (usually alcohol). Vocabulario Vaquero/Cowboy Talk: A Dictionary of Spanish Terms from the American West. by Robert N Smead. A great book.

An amazing documentation of shifting language, with gorgeous illustrations. Highly reccommend for anyone who is the least bit interested in the constantly shifting world of lingistics.

California Cowboy Inventions is an interesting combination of handy “cowboy” inventions and ideas, horsemanship information and picture creation thoughts and techniques from vaquero artist Ernest Morris.

Like all of Ernie’s books, it includes numerous pen & ink drawings of horses, cattle and cowboys involved in several types of cowboy action. Vocabulario Vaquero Cowboy Talk.

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$ In stock on December 1, Vaquero: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy Bill Wittliff. out of 5 stars 4. Hardcover. 14 offers from $Reviews: 6. COWMAN: A ranch owner that makes a living raising cattle. COW-PUNCHER: Also called Buckaroo, Cow Poke, Waddie, Cowboy, and in Spanish a "Vaquero".

Terms for cowboy vary with the region. The term cow puncher or "puncher" is more commonly used in the southwest. DROVER: Term commonly used in the s and 80s for a working cowboy engaged in trailing longhorns to market or a new.

While researching the page "Vocabulario Vaquero/Cowboy Talk," Robert Smead, an associate professor of Spanish at Brigham Young University, found that a definitive dictionary linking the vaqueros to the American cowboy didn't exist.

Vocabulario Vaquero/Cowboy Talk is the first book to list all Spanish-language terms pertaining to two important activities in the American West-ranching and cowboying-with special reference to American Indian terms that have come through Spanish. Start studying Vaqueros Vocabulary.

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Richard W. Slatta, Penn Publishing Ltd. (Produced by), Vocabulario Vaquero/Cowboy Talk: A Dictionary of Spanish Terms from the American West by. Robert N. Smead,/5(6). The hub of the vaquero's life in the chaparral is his campo.

It is here that he takes his meals from battered tin plates; here that he makes his bed. It is here that he catches his horses from the remuda to begin his day's work; here, too, that he will stand or sit before the campfire as the world grows dark to smoke and sing and talk of good.

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The unsung hero of the American West is the Mexican-American "vaquero", literally translated as "cowboy" in the Spanish language. Today there are only a handful of these descendants of American's first cowboys since a rapidly changing industry has quickly made this lifestyle obsolete.

Shot on location in South Texas, this documentary pays Reviews: 1. This book describes the Mexican vaquero (cowboy) and contrasts them to the American cowboy. The vaquero was never a culture hero in Mexico, so the vaquero was a marginal figure in Mexican literature and film.

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This book pays tribute to the vaquero and describes their life, recreation, and clothing. The book has sketches, along with colorful /5(13). For a 19th century vaquero, it was a close call as to what was most important: a horse or a rope. With a good horse, a vaquero was efficient. With a good reata, he was invincible.

The reata was a vaquero's greatest source of pride. He made both his living and his reputation by how well he could throw it from the back of a galloping horse. Discount prices on books by Richard W.

Slatta, including titles like Comparing Cowboys & Frontiers. Click here for the lowest price. El cowboy y el español La Fiesta de los Vaqueros se celebra en febrero en Tucson, Arizona. Muchas palabras del vocabulario del cowboy, como rodeo, lasso y bronco, vienen del español.

El pastor Este pastor peruano vive en los altiplanos (high plains) andinos y cuida llamas y alpacas. "In research, writing, and interpretation, High Noon in Lincoln is a superb book.

It is one of the best books (maybe the best) ever written on a violent episode in the West."--Richard Maxwell Brown author of Strain of Violence: Historical Studies of American Violence and Vigilantism.

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Here’s a book as big and beautiful as the West itself, dedicated to the larger-than-life figure who symbolizes the American spirit.

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Whether the straight-shooting hero from a John Wayne movie or the lawless gunslinger spreading mayhem, the cowboy lassos the imagination and just won’t let go.

On these magnificently illustrated pages unfold cowboy life and legend, cowboys around the world. The popular Old West Cowboy is joined by the gaucho, llanero, vaquero, and charro as Slatta compares and contrasts their work techniques, forms of entertainment, equipment, diets, lingo, and vices The cowboy: an unconventional history of civilization on the old-time cattle range by Philip Ashton Rollins (Book).

The vaquero (Spanish pronunciation: Portuguese: vaqueiro Portuguese pronunciation:) is a horse-mounted livestock herder of a tradition that originated on the Iberian Peninsula and extensively developed in Mexico from a methodology brought to Latin America from vaquero became the foundation for the North American vaqueros of the Americas were the horsemen and cattle.Vocabulario Vaquero/Cowboy Talk: A Dictionary of Spanish Terms from the American.

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$ Free date: Articles included are: Explaining Reining, The A-Fork Saddle, Swinging in the Rein, Starting Horses – Vaquero Style, Cowboy Talk, Ground-Pulling with the Hackamore, Teaching the Stop & Turn, and many more. This book is an ″ X 11″, pages, including photos and illustrations.