Author:de la Garza, Beatriz

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From the Republic of the Rio Grande: A Personal History of the Place and the People (Jack and Doris Smothers Series in Texas History, Life, and Culture)

By: de la Garza, Beatriz

Price: $100.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 2013-03-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-4-902

ISBN: 029271453X

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. Stated first edition.The Republic of the Rio Grande had a brief and tenuous existence (1838-1840) before most of it was reabsorbed by Mexico and the remainder annexed by the United States, yet this region that straddles the Rio Grande has retained its distinctive cultural identity to the present day. Born on one side of the Rio Grande and raised on the other, Beatriz de la Garza is a product of this region. Her birthplace and its people are the subjects of this work, which fuses family memoir and borderlands history.From the Republic of the R... View more info