Download e-book for iPad: Cortina: Defending the Mexican Name in Texas (Fronteras by Dr. Jerry Thompson

By Dr. Jerry Thompson

“Thompson’s booklet presents not just a powerfully written background of a Mexican American who symbolizes ‘resistance to oppression and intolerance,’ but in addition a transparent, cogent rationalization of the connection among the us and Mexico as they face one another around the Texas border.”—Journal of yankee History

“Jerry Thompson has produced the definitive paintings on probably the most arguable and influential Mexicano/Tejano figures of Texas and Southwestern background . . . . With beautiful readability and stability, Thompson has supplied a much-needed narrative interpretation that brings to existence one of many extra colourful figures of Texas, Border, and Chicano histories.”—Hispanic Outlook

“Jerry Thompson has played a tough feat: comprehensively studying a existence that had nearly as many turns as a circle.”—Journal of Southern History

“This is the main well-researched and thorough account of Juan Nepomuceno Cortina’s existence that we have got. . . . This booklet definitely indicates that Cortina ‘established his area of interest within the grand sweep of time,’ however it might be left to different students to keep on with the numerous trails hinted at by way of Thompson.”—Western ancient Quarterly

“Jerry Thompson’s sympathetic yet balanced biography is a ‘must learn’ for all scholars of Texas heritage and Anglo-Hispanic relations.”—East Texas historic Journal

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