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Author Barr, Juliana.

Title Peace came in the form of a woman [electronic resource] : Indians and Spaniards in the Texas borderlands / Juliana Barr.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 397 p. : ill., maps.
Note "Published in association with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-388) and index.
Contents Diplomatic ritual in the "land of the Tejas" -- Political kinship through settlement and marriage -- Civil alliance and "civility" in mission-presidio complexes -- Negotiating fear with violence : Apaches and Spaniards at midcentury -- Contests and alliances of norteņo manhood : the road to truce and treaty -- Womanly "captivation" : political economies of hostage taking and hospitality.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Indians of North America -- Texas -- History -- 18th century.
Indian captivities -- Texas -- History -- 18th century.
Spaniards -- Texas -- History -- 18th century.
Missions, Spanish -- Texas -- History -- 18th century.
Women and peace -- Texas -- History -- 18th century.
Women -- Texas -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Diplomacy -- Texas -- History -- 18th century.
Texas -- History -- To 1846.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780807830826 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807857908 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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