El Mesquite: A Story of the Early Spanish Settlements Between the Nueces and the Rio Grande
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BeschreibungIn 1935, Elena Zamora O'Shea told the story of the open country of South Texas from the perspective of an ancient mesquite tree. She covers the area's political and ethnographic history, with details of daily life such as songs, plants and folk medicines, food and recipes, and ranch vocabulary.
PortraitELENA ZAMORA O'SHEA (1880-1951) was born at Rancho La Noria Cardenena near Penitas, Hidalgo County, Texas. A long-time schoolteacher, whose posts included one on the famous King Ranch, she wrote this book to help Tejano children know and claim their proud heritage.
Untertitel: 'Rio Grande/Rio Bravo'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: TEXAS A & M UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2000
Seitenanzahl: 160 Seiten