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October 2009

SHQ October 2009
Vol No.: 
112

Cover: Les costes aux environs de la Rivière de Misisipi : découvertes par Mr. de la Salle en 1683 et reconnues par Mr. le Chevallier d'Iberville en 1698 et 1699
(1701) by Nicolas de Fer

Table of Contents: 

MARTIN PARMER: SOME HISTORY AND SOME STORIES ABOUT THE RING-TAILED PANTHER
     By Frances B. Vick 150

TARNISHED HERO: A LASALLE OVERVIEW
     By Robert S. Weddle

BURDENS OF LANDHOLDING IN A FREED SLAVE SETTLEMENT: THE CASE OF BRAZOS COUNTY’S “HALL’S TOWN”
     By Dale Baum

Notes and Documents

TOUCHED WITH A SUNSET: THE LETTERS OF TERRELL MAVERICK AND WALTER PRESCOTT WEBB (PART 2)
Edited By Betty Hannstein Adams

Southwestern Collection

Book Reviews

William J. Chermerka and Allen J. Wiener, Music of the Alamo: From 19th-Century Ballads to Big-Screen Soundtracks.
BY GARY HARTMAN

Carl Abbott, How Cities Won the West: Four Centuries of Urban Change in Western North America.
BY LINDA ENGLISH

John L. Kessell, Pueblos, Spaniards, and the Kingdom of New Mexico.
BY MARTINA WILL DE CHAPARRO

Pekka Hämäläinen, The Comanche Empire.
BY JOAQUÍN RIVAYA-MARTÍNEZ

Sheri Marie Shuck-Hall, Journey to the West: The Alabama & Coushatta Indians.
BY GARY CLAYTON ANDERSON

Gregg J. Dimmick, General Vicente Filisola’s Analysis of José Urrea’s Military Diary: A Forgotten 1838 Publication by an Eyewitness to the Texas Revolution.
BY STEPHEN L. HARDIN

Stephen L. Hardin, Texian Macabre: The Melancholy Tale of a Hanging in Early Houston.
BY OWEN L. ROBERTS

Reginald Horsman, Feast or Famine: Food and Drink in American Westward Expansion.
BY JAMES MCWILLIAMS

Jeanne Dixon and Marlene Richardson, The Settlement of Leon Springs, Texas: From Prussia to Persia.
BY DAN K. UTLEY

John A. Sells, Stagecoaches ccross the American West, 1850 to 1920.
BY GLEN SAMPLE ELY

Michael L. Collins, Texas Devils: Rangers and Regulars on the Lower Rio Grande, 1846–1861.
BY JERRY THOMPSON

James M. Smallwood, The Feud that Wasn’t: The Taylor Ring, Bill Sutton, John Wesley Hardin, and Violence in Texas.
BY MITCHEL P. ROTH

James M. Gillespie, Andersonvilles of the North: The Myths and Realities of Northern Treatment of Civil War Confederate Prisoners.
BY ANDREW F. LANG

Erika Marie Bsumek, Indian-Made: Navajo Culture in the Marketplace, 1868–1940.
BY PETER B. DEDEK

Paul Cool, Salt Warriors: Insurgency on the Rio Grande Grande.
BY MANUEL CALLAHAN

David Johnson, John Ringo: King of the Cowboys: His Life and Times from the Hoo Doo War to Tombstone. 2nd ed.
BY JAMES A. WILSON

Charles M. Robinson III, The Fall of a Black Army Officer: Racism and the Myth of Henry O. Flipper.
BY JASON J. MCDONALD

Bill Neal, From Guns to Gavels: How Justice Grew Up in the Outlaw West.
BY ALFREDO E. CARDENAS

Rossana Taylor Herndon, The Line from Here to There: A Storyteller’s Scottish West Texas.
BY FREDERICK W. RATHJEN

Laura Hernández-Ehrisman, Inventing the Fiesta City: Heritage and Carnival in San Antonio.
BY LEWIS F. FISHER

Hollace Ava Weiner, Jewish “Junior League:” The Rise and Demise of the Fort Worth Council of Jewish Women.
BY KEVIN C. MOTL

Vicki L. Ruiz and John R. Chávez, eds., Memories and Migrations: Mapping Boricua and Chicana Histories.
BY DARIUS V. ECHEVERRÍA

Arlene Sánchez-Walsh, Latino Pentecostal Identity: Evangelical Faith, Self, and Society.
BY JOSEPH WILLIAMS

Thomas W. Kavanagh, comp. and ed., Comanche Ethnography: Field Notes of E. Adamson Hoebel, Waldo R. Wedel, Gustav G. Carlson, and Robert H. Lowie.
BY R. MICHAEL BARNETT

Patsy Pittman Light, Capturing Nature: The Cement Sculpture of Dionicio Rodríguez.
BY CHAR MILLER

W. Eugene George, Lost Architecture of the Rio Grande Borderlands.
BY ADÁN BENAVIDES

L. Boyd Finch, Legacies of Camelot: Stewart and Lee Udall, American Culture, and the Arts.
BY HEATHER MICHON

Mario T. García, Católicos: Resistance and Affirmation in Chicano Catholic History.
BY GILBERTO HINOJOSA

Marco G. Prouty, César Chávez, the Catholic Bishops, and the Farmworkers’ Struggle for Social Justice.
BY JAMES B. BARRERA

Judith Garrett Segura, Belo: From Newspapers to New Media.
BY JEFFREY OWENS

Douglas Monroy, The Borders Within: Encounters Between Mexico and the U.S.
BY RAÚL A. RAMOS

Marie Theresa Hernández, Cemeteries of Ambivalent Desire: Unearthing Deep South Narratives from a Texas Graveyard.
BY CHRIS STONE

Harvey J. Graff, The Dallas Myth: The Making and Unmaking of an American City.
BY DAVID G. MCCOMB