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Author Martínez, Juan Francisco, 1957-

Title Sea la luz [electronic resource] : the making of Mexican Protestantism in the American Southwest, 1829-1900 / Juan Francisco Martínez.

Imprint Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, c2006.


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Description xii, 196 p. : ill., maps.
Series Al filo ; no. 4
Al filo ; no. 4.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 176-187) and index.
Contents "Planting the institutions of freedom" -- Protestant attitudes toward the conquest of the Southwest -- "Unfit for the duties and privileges of citizens" -- Anglo American Protestant attitudes toward the Mexicans of the Southwest -- "Making good citizens out of the Mexicans" -- Motivations for Protestant mission work among Mexican Americans -- "Yet many do not declare themselves for fear" -- Protestant mission efforts prior to the Civil War -- "Teaching them to be law-abiding, industrious and thrifty citizens" -- Mexican American Protestantism in Texas -- "A slumbering people" -- Mexican American Protestantism in the territory of New Mexico -- "Doing what he could" -- Mexican American Protestantism in Colorado, the territory of Arizona, and California -- "A power for the uplifting of the Mexican race" -- Characteristics of the nineteenth-century Mexican American Protestant community -- Conclusion : beginnings of a new subculture.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Mexican American Protestants -- Southwest, New -- History -- 19th century.
Southwest, New -- Church history -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 1574412221 (cloth : alk. paper)

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