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We Fed Them Cactus

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ISBN-10: 0826315038

ISBN-13: 9780826315038

Edition: 2nd 1994

Authors: Fabiola Cabeza de Baca

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Description:

Prior to statehood, the Llano Estacado, the great plains of northeastern New Mexico and northwestern Texas, were colonized by Hispanic ranchers. Cabeza de Baca's beloved memoir of the era has been reissued as part of the Pas Por Aqu Series on Nuevomexicano Literature. A member of an old Hispanic family, Cabeza de Baca celebrates her Spanish heritage rather than the Mestizo culture embraced by later writers. She portrays the erosion of Hispanic folkways under American influence, but by recording a combination of oral narrative, autobiography, family history, recipes, and poetry, she has helped to preserve these unique expressions of Hispanic culture.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publication date: 4/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 218
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
the Llano
El Cuate
Fiesta at San Hilario
Buffalo Hunters
Comancheros
Places& People
Sheep on a Thousand Hills
Las Vegas Grandes
Bad Men& Bold
the Field Of Burdocks
Incidents
Within Our Boundaries
"Milo Maizes"
a Country School
Glossary
Index