Explorers and settlers of Spanish Texas / Donald E. Chipman and Harriett Denise Joseph.

By: Chipman, Donald EContributor(s): Joseph, Harriett Denise | Gale GroupMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Gale virtual reference libraryPublisher: Austin, Tex. : University of Texas Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xii, 258 p.) : ill., mapsISBN: 9780292793156 (electronic book)Subject(s): Explorers -- Texas -- Biography | Pioneers -- Texas -- Biography | Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas | Spaniards -- Texas -- History | Spaniards -- Texas -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Explorers and settlers of Spanish Texas.DDC classification: 920.0764 LOC classification: F389Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca: Ragged castaway -- Francisco Vazquez de Coronado: Golden conquistador -- Maria de Agreda: The lady in blue -- Alonso de Leon: Texas pathfinder -- Domingo Teran de los Rios/Francisco Hidalgo: Angry governor and man with a mission -- Louis St. Denis/Manuela Sanchez: Cavalier and his bride -- Antonio Margil de Jesus: God's donkey -- Marques de San Miguel de Aguayo: Chicken War redeemer -- Felipe de Rabago y Teran: Sinful captain -- Jose de Escandon y Elguera: Father of South Texas -- Athanase de Mezieres: Troubled Indian agent -- Domingo Cabello: Comanche peacemaker -- Marques de Rubi/Antonio Gil Ibarvo: Harsh inspector and father of East Texas -- Bernardo Gutierrez de Lara/Joaquin de Arredondo: Rebel captain and vengeful royalist -- Women in colonial Texas: Pioneer settlers -- Women and the law: Rights and responsibilities.
Summary: Combines dramatic, real-life incidents, biographical sketches, and historical background to reveal the real human beings behind the legendary figures who discovered, explored, and settled Spanish Texas from 1528 to 1821.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca: Ragged castaway -- Francisco Vazquez de Coronado: Golden conquistador -- Maria de Agreda: The lady in blue -- Alonso de Leon: Texas pathfinder -- Domingo Teran de los Rios/Francisco Hidalgo: Angry governor and man with a mission -- Louis St. Denis/Manuela Sanchez: Cavalier and his bride -- Antonio Margil de Jesus: God's donkey -- Marques de San Miguel de Aguayo: Chicken War redeemer -- Felipe de Rabago y Teran: Sinful captain -- Jose de Escandon y Elguera: Father of South Texas -- Athanase de Mezieres: Troubled Indian agent -- Domingo Cabello: Comanche peacemaker -- Marques de Rubi/Antonio Gil Ibarvo: Harsh inspector and father of East Texas -- Bernardo Gutierrez de Lara/Joaquin de Arredondo: Rebel captain and vengeful royalist -- Women in colonial Texas: Pioneer settlers -- Women and the law: Rights and responsibilities.

Combines dramatic, real-life incidents, biographical sketches, and historical background to reveal the real human beings behind the legendary figures who discovered, explored, and settled Spanish Texas from 1528 to 1821.

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