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The river has never divided us : a border history of La Junta de Los Rios

Author: George J Morgenthaler
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2004.
Series: Jack and Doris Smothers series in Texas history, life, and culture, no. 13.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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History, life and culture along the Rio Grande River. History of the border of the United States and Mexico in Texas covering the land, the settlements, and the people from before 1830 to the present.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morgenthaler, George J.
River has never divided us.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607371679
Online version:
Morgenthaler, George J.
River has never divided us.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607749300
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George J Morgenthaler
ISBN: 0292701667 9780292701663 0292702833 9780292702837
OCLC Number: 53900126
Awards: Winner of William P. Clements Prize, Best Non-Fiction Book on Southwestern America 2004 (United States)
Winner of William P. Clements Prize for the Best Non-Fiction Book on Southwestern America 2004
Description: 317 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Forgotten --
Junie --
The Land --
La Junta --
Before 1830 --
The Promised Land --
Anglos Arrive --
In Doniphan's Wake --
Jack Hays Gets Lost --
Whiting Draws the Line --
Forty-Niners --
Scalp Hunting Redux --
A Sudden Death --
The End of Isolation --
Railroads and Ranches --
The Armies --
Skillman's Raiders --
The Rise and Fall of John Burgess --
The End of the Mescaleros --
Victor Ochoa --
Toribio Ortega's Rebellion --
Orozco and Huerta --
Pancho Villa --
Punitive Expeditions --
The Spencers --
Pablo Acosta --
Rick Thompson --
River and Border --
Gilbert Spencer --
An Afternoon with Enrique.
Series Title: Jack and Doris Smothers series in Texas history, life, and culture, no. 13.
Responsibility: Jefferson Morgenthaler.
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Traces the history of La Junta de los Rios from the formation of the Mexico-Texas border in the mid-19th century to the 1997 ambush shooting of teenage goatherd Esquiel Hernandez by US Marines. This  Read more...

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