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Spanish Texas, 1519–1821 by Donald E. Chipman

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Spanish Texas, 1519–1821 the book on early Texas It is without peer David J Weber Robert and Nancy Dedman Professor of History Southern Methodist University Modern Texas like Mexico to the south traces its beginning to sixteenth century encounters between Spaniards Native American peoples and a vast land unexplored by Europeans Unlike Mexico however Texas eventually received the stamp of Anglo American culture so that Spanish contributions to present day Texas tend to be obscured or even unknown In this pathfinding study Donald E Chipman draws on archival and secondary sources to write the story of Spain s three hundred year presence and continuing influence in the land that has become Texas .

Chipman begins with the first European sighting of Texas shores in He goes on to chronicle the exploits of Cabeza de Vaca Francisco Va zquez de Coronado Luis Moscoso and other sixteenth century explorers before devoting extensive attention to the eighteenth century a time of active Spanish colonization .

Although Mexican independence ended the Spanish era in Chipman finds that Spain has left a substantial legacy in modern Texas Spanish precedents have shaped modern Texas law in the areas of judicial procedure land and water law and family law Spanish influences abound in Texas art architecture music and theater not to mention the widely spoken Spanish language And the Roman Catholic religion introduced by the Spaniards continues to have many adherents in Texas .

In short the rich history of Spain in Texas deserves to be widely known by Texana buffs and professional historians alike and Spanish Texas is the one volume source toconsult

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b Winner Presidio La Bahia Award Sons of the Republic of Texas br Texas Old Missions and Forts Restoration Association Book Award the Texas Old Missions and Fort Restoration Association and the Texas Catholic Historical Society b br br The Spanish colonial era in Texas continues to emerge from the shadowy past with every new archaeological and historical discovery In this book years of archival sleuthing by Donald E Chipman and Harriett Denise Joseph now reveal the real human beings behind the legendary figures who discovered explored and settled Spanish Texas br br By combining dramatic real life incidents biographical sketches and historical background the authors bring to life these famous and sometimes infamous men of Spanish Texas br br br Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca br Alonso de Leon br Francisco Hidalgo br Louis Juchereau de St Denis br Antonio Margil br The Marques de Aguayo br Pedro de Rivera br Felipe de Rabago br Jose de Escandon br Athanase de Mezieres br The Marques de Rubi br Antonio Gil Ibarvo br Domingo Cabello br Jose Bernardo Gutierrez de Lara br Joaquin de Arredondo br The authors also devote a chapter to the women of Spanish Texas drawing on scarce historical clues to tell the stories of both well known and previously unknown Tejana Indian and African women, the book on early Texas It is without peer David J Weber Robert and Nancy Dedman Professor of History Southern Methodist University Modern Texas like Mexico to the south traces its beginning to sixteenth century encounters between Spaniards Native American peoples and a vast land unexplored by Europeans Unlike Mexico however Texas eventually received the stamp of Anglo American culture so that Spanish contributions to present day Texas tend to be obscured or even unknown In this pathfinding study Donald E Chipman draws on archival and secondary sources to write the story of Spain s three hundred year presence and continuing influence in the land that has become Texas br br Chipman begins with the first European sighting of Texas shores in He goes on to chronicle the exploits of Cabeza de Vaca Francisco Va zquez de Coronado Luis Moscoso and other sixteenth century explorers before devoting extensive attention to the eighteenth century a time of active Spanish colonization br br Although Mexican independence ended the Spanish era in Chipman finds that Spain has left a substantial legacy in modern Texas Spanish precedents have shaped modern Texas law in the areas of judicial procedure land and water law and family law Spanish influences abound in Texas art architecture music and theater not to mention the widely spoken Spanish language And the Roman Catholic religion introduced by the Spaniards continues to have many adherents in Texas br br In short the rich history of Spain in Texas deserves to be widely known by Texana buffs and professional historians alike and Spanish Texas is the one volume source toconsult, The surprising story of how the children of the vanquished retained their rights and privileges in colonial Mexico, No description available