Cortina Defending the Mexican Name in Texas
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Winner, Clotilde P. Garcia Tejano Book Prize and Texas Institute of Letters Most Significant Scholarly Book Award "Thompson's book provides not only a powerfully written history of a Mexican American who symbolizes 'resistance to oppression and intolerance, ' but also a clear, cogent explanation of the relationship between the United States and Mexico as they face each other across the Texas border." -Journal of American History "With stunning research and a crisp narrative, Jerry Thompson takes us beyond Juan Cortina's famous 'war' against Anglo-controlled Brownsville and into Cortina's tumultuous life as a war lord on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande. At last we have a full-scale…
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
Publication date: 10/7/2013
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall