"Published in association with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University."
Includes bibliographical references (p. -388) and index.
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.
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