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Tejano Origins in Eighteenth-Century San Antonio

Tejano Origins in Eighteenth-Century San Antonio
Illustrated by José Cisneros

A social history of the peoples of early San Antonio and their interactions and interrelationships.

January 1991
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$25.00
222 pages | 5.5 x 8.5 | 8 line drawings, 3 maps |
ISBN: 
978-0-292-76566-5
Description: 

Since its first publication in 1991, this history of early San Antonio has won a 1992 Citation from the San Antonio Conservation Society and a Presidio La Bahía Award from the Sons of the Republic of Texas.

Awards: 

1992 Citation
San Antonio Conservation Society

 

Presidio La Bahía Award
Sons of the Republic of Texas.

Contents: 
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • I. Béxar: Profile of a Tejano Community, 1820-1832, by Jesús F. de la Teja and John Wheat
  • II. Forgotten Founders: The Military Settlers of Eighteenth-Century San Antonio de Béxar, by Jesús F. de la Teja
  • III. The Canary Islands Immigrants of San Antonio: From Ethnic Exclusivity to Community in Eighteenth-Century Béxar, by Gerald E. Poyo
  • IV. The Religious-Indian Communities: The Goals of the Friars, by Gilberto M. Hinojosa
  • V. Immigrants and Integration in Late Eighteenth-Century Béxar, by Gerald E. Poyo
  • VI. Indians and Their Culture in San Fernando de Béxar, by Gilberto M. Hinojosa and Anne A. Fox
  • VII. Independent Indians and the San Antonio Community, by Elizabeth A.H. John
  • Conclusion: The Emergence of a Tejano Community
  • Notes
  • Selective Bibliography on Spanish Texas, 1685-1821
  • Index