Donald E. Chipman is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of North Texas. Chipman is a Fellow of the Texas State Historical Association, and he served as an advisory editor and contributor to the New Handbook of Texas. His previous publications include the award-winning Spanish Texas, 1519–1821.
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