African Americans in South Texas History (Perspectives on by Bruce A. Glasrud,Cary D. Wintz,Larry P. Knight,Kenneth W.

By Bruce A. Glasrud,Cary D. Wintz,Larry P. Knight,Kenneth W. Howell,Rebecca Kosary,Sara R. Massey,Rue Wood,Janice L. Sumler-Edmond,Jennifer Borrer,Edward Byerly,Judith Kaaz Doyle,Rob Fink,David Louzon,Robert A. Goldberg,Jeanette Nyda Passty

The heritage of South Texas is extra racially and ethnically advanced than many of us become aware of. As a border sector, South Texas has skilled a few particularly attention-grabbing different types of racial and ethnic intersection, motivated by way of the rather small variety of blacks (especially in yes counties), the functionality and significance of the South Texas livestock alternate, proximity to Mexico, and the background of anti-black violence. The essays in African americans in South Texas historical past give perception into this attention-grabbing history.
The articles during this quantity, written over a span of virtually 3 many years, have been selected for his or her clarity, scholarship, and basic interest.
Contributors:
Jennifer Borrer
Edward Byerly
Judith Kaaz Doyle
Rob Fink
Robert A. Goldberg
Kenneth Wayne Howell
Larry P. Knight
Rebecca A. Kosary
David Louzon
Sarah R. Massey
Jeanette Nyda Mendelssohn Passty
Janice L. Sumler-Edmond
Cary D. Wintz
Rue Wood

" . . . a worthy addition to the literature chronicling the black event within the land of the Lone celebrity. whereas past reviews have targeting areas so much reflective of Dixie origins, this assortment examines the tri-ethnic sector of Texas adjacent Mexico in which cotton was once scarce and farm animals considerable. Glasrud has assembled an first-class team of essays from which readers will research much."-L. Patrick Hughes, professor of historical past, Austin neighborhood College

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