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Title Big Bend's ancient and modern past / edited by Bruce A. Glasrud and Robert J. Mallouf ; foreword by Lonn Taylor
Edition First edition
Published College Station, Tex. : Texas A & M University Press, 2013
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Contents Introduction: Big Bend history and prehistory / Bruce A. Glasrud and Robert J. Mallouf -- Prehistory meets history -- Cradles, cribs, and mattresses: prehistoric sleeping accommodations in the Chihuahuan Desert / Solveig A. Turpin -- Comments on the prehistory of far northeastern Chihuahua, the La Junta District, and the Cielo Complex / Robert J. Mallouf -- The rough run burial: a semisubterranean cairn burial from Brewster County, Texas / William A. Cloud -- The Río Conchos drainage: history, archaeology, significance / J. Charles Kelley -- History meets Native Americans -- Native American and Mestizo farming at La Junta de los Ríos / Enrique R. Madrid -- The Peyote religion and Mescalero Apaches: an ethnohistorical view from West Texas / Stacy B. Schaefer -- Spanish-Indian relations in the Big Bend Region during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries / Elizabeth A.H. John -- New light on Chisos Apache Indian Chief Alsate / Franklin W. Daugherty and Luis López Elizondo -- Settlers and settlements -- Settlements and settlers at La Junta de los Ríos, 1759-1822 / Oakah L. Jones -- Mexican American traditional foodways at La Junta de los Ríos / Joe S. Graham -- Naming practices among the Black Seminole of the Texas-Mexico border region / Mischa B. Adams -- Transient clergy in the Trans-Pecos area, 1848-1892 / Robert E. Wright -- William Rufus Shafter with the frontier army in the Big Bend / Paul H. Carlson -- Acculturation on the Rio Grande frontier: the founding of San José del Polvo and the family of Lucia Rede Madrid / Earl H. Elam -- Glossary of archaeological terms / Robert J. Mallouf -- Suggested readings / Bruce A. Glasrud and Robert J. Mallouf
Summary The Big Bend region of Texas-variously referred to as "El Despoblado" (the uninhabited land), "a land of contrasts," "Texas' last frontier," or simply as part of the Trans-Pecos-enjoys a long, colorful, and eventful history, a history that began before written records were maintained. With Big Bend's Ancient and Modern Past, editors Bruce A. Glasrud and Robert J. Mallouf provide a helpful compilation of articles originally published in the Journal of Big Bend Studies, reviewing the unique past of the Big Bend area from the earliest habitation to 1900. Scholars of th
Notes Compilation of articles originally published in the Journal of Big Bend studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Ethnology -- Texas -- Big Bend Region.
Prehistoric peoples -- Texas -- Big Bend Region.
Big Bend Region (Tex.) -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Glasrud, Bruce A.
Mallouf, Robert J.
ISBN 129993871X
1461944562 (electronic bk.)
1623491053 (electronic bk.)
9781461944560 (electronic bk.)
9781623491055 (electronic bk.)