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Life Along the Border A Landmark Tejana Thesis (The Elma Dill Russell Spencer Series in the West and Southwest) by Jovita Gonzalez Mireles

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Published by Texas A&M University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history,
  • American studies,
  • Folklore,
  • Mexican Americans,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History: American,
  • Mexico,
  • Texas,
  • Social life and customs,
  • United States - General,
  • Texas, South,
  • Zapata County (Tex.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsMaria Eugenia Cotera (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8816984M
ISBN 101585445649
ISBN 109781585445646
OCLC/WorldCa64208257

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