Southwestern Historical Quarterly: Vol. CXXIV, No. 4, April 2021

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Southwestern Historical Quarterly

Front Cover: Michelle Huang, Karankawa-Spanish War, 2020. Oil on panel,11x14 in., In this issue of the Southwestern Historical Quarterly, historian Tim Seiter details an overlooked episode in colonial Texas history with his article “The Karankawa-Spanish War from 1778 to 1789: Attempted Genocide and Karankawa Power.”


The Karankawa-Spanish War from 1778 to 1789: Attempted Genocide and Karankawa Power
By Tim Seiter

German Midwives of Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Texas: Women's Work, Culture, and Fighting “Death in the Room”
By Kathleen A. Huston

“Sail Ho!”: A Civil War Surgeon and the Texas Blockade
By Walter E. Wilson

Book Reviews

Snapshots and Short Notes: Images and Messages of Early Twentieth-Century Photo Postcards by Kenneth Wilson
By Richard Selcer

Bob Bilyeu Camblin: An Iconoclast in Houston's Emerging Art Scene by Sandra Jensen Rowland
By Caleb Bell

Crossroads of Change: The People and the Land of Pecos by Cori Knudten and Maren Bzdek
By Jen Corrinne Brown

From Presidio to the Pecos River: Surveying the United States–Mexico Boundary along the Rio Grande, 1852 and 1853 by Orville B. Shelburne .
By Andrew J. Milson

Tejano Patriot: The Revolutionary Life of José Francisco Ruiz, 1783–1840 by Art Martínez de Vara
By Gerald Poyo

Border Policing: A History of Enforcement and Evasion in North America ed. by Holly M. Karibo and George T. Díaz
By Iván Chaar López

War and Peace on the Rio Grande Frontier, 1830–1880 by Miguel Ángel González-Quiroga
By Sonia Hernández

The Three-Cornered War: The Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight for the West by Megan Kate Nelson
By Robert Wooster

Thunder in the West: The Life and Legends of Billy the Kid by Richard W. Etulain
By Bob Cavendish

Gender, Race, and Power in the Indian Reform Movement: Revisiting the History of the WNIA ed. by Valerie Sherer Mathes
By Sarah Eppler Janda

A Marriage Out West: Theresa and Frank Russell's Explorations in Arizona, 1900–1903 by Theresa Russell, Nancy J. Parezo and Don D. Fowler
By Heidi J. Osselaer

Risking Immeasurable Harm: Immigration Restriction and U.S.–Mexican Diplomatic Relations, 1924–1932 by Benjamin C. Montoya
By Aaron W. Navarro

Migrant Citizenship: Race, Rights, and Reform in the U.S. Farm Labor Camp Program by Verónica Martínez-Matsuda
By Julie M. Weise

Barrio America: How Latino Immigrants Saved the American City by A. K. Sandoval-Strausz
By Monica Perales

Donald Seldin: The Maestro of Medicine by Raymond S. Greenberg
By Megan Seaholm

That Woman: The Making of a Texas Feminist by Nikki R. Van Hightower
By Mary Beth Rogers

Tiny You: A Western History of the Anti-Abortion Movement by Jennifer L. Holland
By Nancy Elizabeth Baker

Nuevo South: Latinas/os, Asians, and the Remaking of Place by Perla M. Guerrero
By Uzma Quraishi

Voice of the Tribes: A History of the National Tribal Chairmen's Association by Thomas A. Britten
By Mark E. DeGiovanni Miller

Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All by Martha S. Jones
By Dwonna Naomi Goldstone

Published: April 2021