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July 2014

Vol No.: 
CXVIII

Cover : A group of late twentieth-century pioneers in the midst of a multiday trek on horseback and by wagon to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, c. 1970. Photo by Geoff Winningham and from William C. Martin and Geoff Winningham, Going Texan: The Days of the Houston livestock Show and Rodeo (Toronto: Herzig-Somerville, 1972), 30. In this issue, Andrew C. Baker explores the ways suburban Texans such as these riders chose to emphasize western tropes that downplayed the region’s southern heritage in “From Rural South to Metropolitan Sunbelt: Creating a Cowboy Identity in the Shadow of Houston.”

Table of Contents: 

From Rural South to Metropolitan Sunbelt: Creating a Cowboy Identity in the Shadow of Houston
       By Andrew C. Baker

United States Regulars in Gray: Edward Ingraham and Company A, 1st Regular Confederate Cavalry
       By Richard B. McCaslin

Notes and Documents
A Second French Thorn: The Scholarly Search for La Salle
       By Robert S. Weddle

Southwestern Collection

Book Reviews

Affairs of the Association

Book Reviews

Albert Hurtado, Herbert Eugene Bolton: Historian of the American Borderlands.
By Jay T. Harrison

Richard B. McCaslin, Donald E. Chipman, and Andrew J. Torget, eds., This Corner of Canaan: Essays on Texas in Honor of Randolph B. Campbell.
By Diana Davids Hinton

Sally E. Hadden and Patricia Hagler Minter, eds., Signposts: New Directions in Southern Legal History.
By Steven Harmon Wilson

Clay Mathers, Jeffrey M. Mitchem, and Charles M. Haecker, eds., Native and Spanish New Worlds: Sixteenth-Century Entradas in the American Southwest and Southeast.
By Elinore Barrett

Albrecht Classen, Early History of the Southwest through the Eyes of German- Speaking Jesuit Missionaries: A Transcultural Experience in the Eighteenth Century.
By David Rex Galindo

Bruce A. Glasrud, ed., African American History in New Mexico: Portraits from Five Hundred Years.
By Roger D. Hardaway

Sherry Robinson, I Fought a Good Fight: A History of the Lipan Apaches.
By Gary Clayton Anderson

Joseph Luther, Fort Martin Scott: Guardian of the Treaty
By Antonio L. Vásquez

David C. Keehn, Knights of the Golden Circle: Secret Empire, Southern Secession, Civil War.
By Matthew Karp

Douglas C. McChristian, ed., Frontier Cavalry Trooper: The Letters of Private Eddie Matthews, 1869–1874.
By Gary L. Cheatham

Chuck Parsons, “Pidge,” Texas Ranger.
By Harold J. Weiss Jr.

Bob Alexander, Riding Lucifer’s Line: Ranger Deaths along the Texas-Mexico Border.
By Richard Duncan

José Angel Hernández, Mexican American Colonization during the Nineteenth Century: A History of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands.
By John McKiernan-González

William D. Carrigan and Clive Webb, Forgotten Dead: Mob Violence against Mexicans in the United States, 1848–1928.
By Brandon Jett

Charles H. Harris III and Louis R. Sadler, The Plan de San Diego: Tejano Rebellion, Mexican Intrigue.
By Trinidad Gonzales

Gregory W. Ball, They Called Them Soldier Boys: A Texas Infantry Regiment in World War I.
By Melanie Kirkland

Elizabeth R. Escobedo, From Coveralls to Zoot Suits: The Lives of Mexican American Women on the World War II Home Front.
By Alexander Mendoza

Michael A. Olivas, ed., In Defense of My People: Alonso S. Perales and the Development of Mexican-American Public Intellectuals.
By Juan R. Buriel

James J. Lorence, Palomino: Clinton Jencks and Mexican-American Unionism in the American Southwest.
By Jeffrey Helgeson

Glenn Frankel, The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend.
By James E. Crisp

Bob Thompson, Born on a Mountaintop: On the Road with Davy Crockett and the Ghosts of the Wild Frontier.
By Paul Andrew Hutton

Robert W. Larson and Carole B. Larson, Ernest L. Blumenschein: The Life of an American Artist.
By Jeffrey Owens

Karen Kossie-Chernyshev, ed., Recovering Five Generations Hence: The Life and Writing of Lillian Jones Horace.
By Michael Phillips