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José Antonio Navarro : In Search of the American Dream in Nineteenth-Century Texas

By: McDonald, David R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Watson Caufield and Mary Maxwell Arnold Republic of Texas Series: Publisher: College Station : Texas State Historical Assn Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (597 p.).ISBN: 9780876112922.Subject(s): Businessmen -- Texas -- Biography | Freedmen -- Texas -- Biography | Garza Navarro, Margarita de la, 1795-1861 | Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Biography | Navarro, Henry | Navarro, Jose´ Antonio, 1795-1871 | Statesmen -- Texas -- Biography | Statesmen’s spouses -- Texas -- Biography | Texas -- History -- Republic, 1836-1846 | Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: José Antonio Navarro : In Search of the American Dream in Nineteenth-Century TexasDDC classification: 976.4/03092 | 976.403092 LOC classification: F390.N38 M34Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Book Patrons; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; Chapter One: Roots, 1762-1816; Chapter Two: Emerging Leader, 1816-22; Chapter Three: The Making of a Legislator, 1822-28; Chapter Four: Businessman, Land Commissioner, and Politician, 1828-35; Chapter Five: Mexican-Texan, 1835-40; Chapter Six: Statesman and Prisoner, 1840-45; Chapter Seven: Tejano Spokesman, 1845-53; Chapter Eight: Elder Statesman, 1853-71; Appendix One: Margarita de la Garza; Appendix Two: Henry Navarro; Appendix Three: José Antonio Navarro's Will; Notes; Index
Summary: The first biography to appear in more than a generation on the most influential Tejano leader of the nineteenth century, José Antonio Navarro: In Search of the American Dream in Nineteenth-Century Texas fills one of the most glaring gaps in the current historical literature on Texas. The product of a lifetime of research by author David McDonald, this volume is sure to stand as the definitive treatment of Navarro's life for decades to come. McDonald corrects many long-standing misconceptions concerning Navarro and fleshes out the details of his life in a way no author has don
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Cover; Book Patrons; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; Chapter One: Roots, 1762-1816; Chapter Two: Emerging Leader, 1816-22; Chapter Three: The Making of a Legislator, 1822-28; Chapter Four: Businessman, Land Commissioner, and Politician, 1828-35; Chapter Five: Mexican-Texan, 1835-40; Chapter Six: Statesman and Prisoner, 1840-45; Chapter Seven: Tejano Spokesman, 1845-53; Chapter Eight: Elder Statesman, 1853-71; Appendix One: Margarita de la Garza; Appendix Two: Henry Navarro; Appendix Three: José Antonio Navarro's Will; Notes; Index

The first biography to appear in more than a generation on the most influential Tejano leader of the nineteenth century, José Antonio Navarro: In Search of the American Dream in Nineteenth-Century Texas fills one of the most glaring gaps in the current historical literature on Texas. The product of a lifetime of research by author David McDonald, this volume is sure to stand as the definitive treatment of Navarro's life for decades to come. McDonald corrects many long-standing misconceptions concerning Navarro and fleshes out the details of his life in a way no author has don

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