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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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  • 7 Currently reading

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.)

  • 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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