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Faces of Béxar : early San Antonio & Texas / Jesús F. de la Teja.

By: Teja, Jesús F. de la, 1956- [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2016]Edition: First edition.Description: xv, 223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781623494018 (printed case : alk. paper); 162349401X (printed case : alk. paper); 1623494028; 9781623494025.Subject(s): San Antonio (Tex.) -- History | Spanish Americans -- Texas -- San Antonio -- History | Mexican Americans -- Texas -- San Antonio -- History | Texas -- History -- To 1846 | HISTORY -- Historiography | HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX) | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- Hispanic American Studies | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies | Mexican Americans | Spanish Americans | Texas | Texas -- San Antonio | To 1846Genre/Form: History.DDC classification: 976.4/351 LOC classification: F394.S21157 | T44 2016
Contents:
Spanish colonial Texas -- "A fine country with broad plains -- the most beautiful in New Spain": views of land and nature in colonial San Antonio -- Forgotten founders: the military settlers of eighteenth-century San Antonio de Bexar -- "To the last drop of our blood": defending king and empire in San Antonio -- The Saltillo Fair and its San Antonio connections -- Why Urbano and Maria Trinidad can't get married: social relations in late colonial San Antonio -- "Buena gana tenia de ir a jugar": the recreational world of early San Antonio, Texas, 1718-1845 -- Discovering the Tejano community in "early" Texas -- Rebellion on the frontier -- The colonization and independence of Texas: a Tejano perspective -- Bibliographical essay.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Spanish colonial Texas -- "A fine country with broad plains -- the most beautiful in New Spain": views of land and nature in colonial San Antonio -- Forgotten founders: the military settlers of eighteenth-century San Antonio de Bexar -- "To the last drop of our blood": defending king and empire in San Antonio -- The Saltillo Fair and its San Antonio connections -- Why Urbano and Maria Trinidad can't get married: social relations in late colonial San Antonio -- "Buena gana tenia de ir a jugar": the recreational world of early San Antonio, Texas, 1718-1845 -- Discovering the Tejano community in "early" Texas -- Rebellion on the frontier -- The colonization and independence of Texas: a Tejano perspective -- Bibliographical essay.

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Jesus F. De La Teja is the Jerome H. and Catherine E. Supple Professor of Southwestern Studies, Regents' Professor of History, and the director of the Center for the Study of the Southwest at Texas State University. He served as the state historian of Texas from 2007 to 2009 and is the author of numerous books on Texas history, most recently, Texas: Crossroads of North America.

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