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Cover : A group of late twentieth-century pioneers in the midst of a multiday trek on horseback and by wagon to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, c. 1970. Photo by Geoff Winningham and from William C. Martin and Geoff Winningham, Going Texan: The Days of the Houston livestock Show and Rodeo (Toronto: Herzig-Somerville, 1972), 30. In this issue, Andrew C. Baker explores the ways suburban Texans such as these riders chose to emphasize western tropes that downplayed the region’s southern heritage in “From Rural South to Metropolitan Sunbelt: Creating a Cowboy Identity in the Shadow of Houston.”
Table of Contents:
From Rural South to Metropolitan Sunbelt: Creating a Cowboy Identity in the Shadow of Houston
By Andrew C. Baker
United States Regulars in Gray: Edward Ingraham and Company A, 1st Regular Confederate Cavalry
By Richard B. McCaslin
Notes and Documents
A Second French Thorn: The Scholarly Search for La Salle
By Robert S. Weddle
Affairs of the Association
Albert Hurtado, Herbert Eugene Bolton: Historian of the American Borderlands.
By Jay T. Harrison
Richard B. McCaslin, Donald E. Chipman, and Andrew J. Torget, eds., This Corner of Canaan: Essays on Texas in Honor of Randolph B. Campbell.
By Diana Davids Hinton
Sally E. Hadden and Patricia Hagler Minter, eds., Signposts: New Directions in Southern Legal History.
By Steven Harmon Wilson
Clay Mathers, Jeffrey M. Mitchem, and Charles M. Haecker, eds., Native and Spanish New Worlds: Sixteenth-Century Entradas in the American Southwest and Southeast.
By Elinore Barrett
Albrecht Classen, Early History of the Southwest through the Eyes of German- Speaking Jesuit Missionaries: A Transcultural Experience in the Eighteenth Century.
By David Rex Galindo
Bruce A. Glasrud, ed., African American History in New Mexico: Portraits from Five Hundred Years.
By Roger D. Hardaway
Sherry Robinson, I Fought a Good Fight: A History of the Lipan Apaches.
By Gary Clayton Anderson
Joseph Luther, Fort Martin Scott: Guardian of the Treaty
By Antonio L. Vásquez
David C. Keehn, Knights of the Golden Circle: Secret Empire, Southern Secession, Civil War.
By Matthew Karp
Douglas C. McChristian, ed., Frontier Cavalry Trooper: The Letters of Private Eddie Matthews, 1869–1874.
By Gary L. Cheatham
Chuck Parsons, “Pidge,” Texas Ranger.
By Harold J. Weiss Jr.
Bob Alexander, Riding Lucifer’s Line: Ranger Deaths along the Texas-Mexico Border.
By Richard Duncan
José Angel Hernández, Mexican American Colonization during the Nineteenth Century: A History of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands.
By John McKiernan-González
William D. Carrigan and Clive Webb, Forgotten Dead: Mob Violence against Mexicans in the United States, 1848–1928.
By Brandon Jett
Charles H. Harris III and Louis R. Sadler, The Plan de San Diego: Tejano Rebellion, Mexican Intrigue.
By Trinidad Gonzales
Gregory W. Ball, They Called Them Soldier Boys: A Texas Infantry Regiment in World War I.
By Melanie Kirkland
Elizabeth R. Escobedo, From Coveralls to Zoot Suits: The Lives of Mexican American Women on the World War II Home Front.
By Alexander Mendoza
Michael A. Olivas, ed., In Defense of My People: Alonso S. Perales and the Development of Mexican-American Public Intellectuals.
By Juan R. Buriel
James J. Lorence, Palomino: Clinton Jencks and Mexican-American Unionism in the American Southwest.
By Jeffrey Helgeson
Glenn Frankel, The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend.
By James E. Crisp
Bob Thompson, Born on a Mountaintop: On the Road with Davy Crockett and the Ghosts of the Wild Frontier.
By Paul Andrew Hutton
Robert W. Larson and Carole B. Larson, Ernest L. Blumenschein: The Life of an American Artist.
By Jeffrey Owens
Karen Kossie-Chernyshev, ed., Recovering Five Generations Hence: The Life and Writing of Lillian Jones Horace.
By Michael Phillips