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  • Series: Clifton and Shirley Caldwell Texas Heritage Series (Book 14)
  • Paperback: 359 pages
  • Publisher: University of Texas Press; 1 edition (1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0292776594
  • ISBN-13: 978-0292776593
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,801,642 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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DONALD E. CHIPMAN is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of North Texas. In 2003 King Juan Carlos I of Spain appointed him as a Knight of the Royal Order of Isabel the Catholic, the highest honor that can be accorded a non-Spaniard.

HARRIETT DENISE JOSEPH is Professor of History at the University of Texas at Brownsville/Texas Southmost College. Both she and Donald Chipman have spent decades researching, writing, and teaching Texas history. This volume is their third collaborative effort, along with the award-winning Notable Men and Women of Spanish Texas and Explorers and Settlers of Spanish Texas. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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17 of 17 people found the following review helpful By David Roth on February 2, 1999
Format: Hardcover
Drawing on vast resources contained in the United States and Spain, this work covers the rich and long early history of the region now known as Texas. Spain controlled this land for over three centuries, before losing it to Americans who moved in to start a new life in the West. Spanish conquistadors, as well as their successes and defeats, make for a fascinating read all by themselves. The book documents their struggles with the French to the east (Louisiana), and how even the early empires feared the newly independent colonies of Great Britain, the United States. The research that went into this book was complete...and it shows. Those interested in the early history of the New World and of Texas are not likely to find a better resource anywhere.
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Fred McGhee on August 19, 2004
Format: Hardcover
Professor (Emeritus) Chipman has written an excellent book that is highly informative, impressively researched, thoughtfully organized, and well written.

Although its approach is in some ways dated, particularly the parts in the last chapter about the effects of Spanish Missions on Indigenous Texans (and in its dated bias about the Spanish, Indigenous AND AFRICAN roots of Tejanos), the strengths of this book far outweigh the shortcomings.

Although this book could not have been written without the pioneering work of people such as Carlos Castaneda, this is the best "single" source available on this subject and will probably not be surpassed for many years to come.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By C. Byrd on October 8, 2012
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Great for history lovers and genealogists alike. This book give a very good description of the area and people and way of life.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By JOSE GERMAN RODRIGUEZ-TORRES on January 29, 2013
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This one of the important books for texas and Mexico borderland history it should be read for those interested in the past of this region.
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