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Juan Bautista Sancho: Tracing the Mallorcan Connection

Craig H. Russell

in From Serra to Sancho: Music and Pageantry in the California Missions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343274
eISBN:
9780199867745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343274.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western, History, American

Among the friars, few rival Juan Bautista Sancho (1772?–1830) in musical expertise. This chapter maps out Sancho's family tree and his early life in Artà, Mallorca. It explores his development as a ... More


The Texas Borderlands on the Eve of Mexican Independence

Andrew J. Torget

in Seeds of Empire: Cotton, Slavery, and the Transformation of the Texas Borderlands, 1800-1850

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624242
eISBN:
9781469624266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624242.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses how Spanish authorities' neglect and mismanagement of Texas and the forces unleashed by cotton combined to overwhelm Spain's presence in the Texas borderlands. In 1819, floods ... More


A View from the Twenty‐First Century

Daisy L. Machado

in Of Borders and Margins: Hispanic Disciples in Texas, 1888-1945

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195152234
eISBN:
9780199834426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152239.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The very scant and meager records that tell about Disciples work among the Mexican‐Texans point to San Antonio as the site for the first mission, which met for the first time in 1899. However, when ... More


Chicano Labor and Multiracial Politics in Post-World War II Texas: Two Case Studies

Max Krochmal

in Life and Labor in the New New South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037950
eISBN:
9780813043111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037950.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Focusing on two ordinary Chicano workers who became prominent labor, civil rights, and political organizers, this chapter demonstrates that workplace struggles and multiracial alliances with whites ... More


The Politics of Depression

John Weber

in From South Texas To the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625232
eISBN:
9781469625256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625232.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter illustrates the conditions of the Great Depression in the region and the failure of local and state governments to deal with the worst consequences of the international economic crisis. ... More


In the Aftermath of Rebellion

Cameron D. Jones

in In Service of Two Masters: The Missionaries of Ocopa, Indigenous Resistance, and Spanish Governance in Bourbon Peru

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604315
eISBN:
9781503608382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604315.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter three examines the aftermath of the viceroy’s decision to cede most of Ocopa’s missions to the Juan Santos Atahualpa rebels. Ocopa successfully lobbied Madrid into ordering the viceregal ... More


“Seminary of Discord”

Margaret Chowning

in Rebellious Nuns: The Troubled History of a Mexican Convent, 1752-1863

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182217
eISBN:
9780199850532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182217.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The second phase of the convent crisis involves how Phelipa de San Antonio, one of the three founder nuns who were defended by Vicar Villegas when they requested to leave the convent, was reported as ... More


San Antonio Farmer

Jonathan Beecher

in Victor Considerant and the Rise and Fall of French Romantic Socialism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222977
eISBN:
9780520924727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222977.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the life of Victor Considerant as a farmer in San Antonio, Texas. It explains that during the 1860s Considerant lived in greater isolated than at any other time of his life. ... More


“To live happily and in peace within…their enclosure”: Changing Relationships among Bishops, Abbesses, and Nuns, 1772–1792

Margaret Chowning

in Rebellious Nuns: The Troubled History of a Mexican Convent, 1752-1863

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182217
eISBN:
9780199850532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182217.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

After Phelipa de San Antonio and her allies' power within the convent had been minimized, abbesses and bishops attempted to find ways for the nuns in the La Purísima convent to be content or at least ... More


People Are Power: The Mass Uprising and the Maverick Coalition

Max Krochmal

in Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469626758
eISBN:
9781469628035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626758.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes efforts to organize a union of pecan-shelling workers in San Antonio in the late 1930s. After the success of that effort, a maverick New Dealer rode the wave of the insurgency ... More


Minorities Combine: G. J. Sutton, Albert Peña, and the Democrats of Texas

Max Krochmal

in Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469626758
eISBN:
9781469628035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626758.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the formation of a coalition between African Americans and Mexican Americans in San Antonio. The experiments in San Antonio in the fifteen years after World War II laid the ... More


Return to the States

Timothy K. Nenninger and Charles Pelot Summerall

in The Way of Duty, Honor, Country: The Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126180
eISBN:
9780813135649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126180.003.0026
Subject:
History, Military History

After three years in the islands, the War Department issued orders relieving Charles Summerall of command of the Hawaiian Department and ordering him to assume command of the Eighth Corps Area with ... More


To Carry That Burden: The Texas Cart War and the Place of Mexican Laborers in the Southern Landscape, 1854–1857

Maria Angela Diaz

in Reconsidering Southern Labor History: Race, Class, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056975
eISBN:
9780813053752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056975.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In chapter 4 Maria Angela Diaz focuses on a short-lived incident called the Cart War of 1857, which took place in Central Texas. The war consisted of a series of attacks on Mexican-Texan cart drivers ... More


San Antonio

Mario T. García

in Father Luis Olivares a Biography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643311
eISBN:
9781469643335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643311.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter One concerns the family background of Fr. Olivares.Both of his parents’ families were exiles from the Mexican Revolution of 1910.They crossed the border and settled in San Antonio where Luis ... More


From South Texas To the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century

John Weber

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625232
eISBN:
9781469625256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625232.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the early years of the twentieth century, newcomer farmers and migrant Mexicans forged a new world in South Texas. In just a decade, this vast region, previously considered too isolated and ... More


The Rich Richer and the Poor Poorer: Intersectional Claims

Camille Walsh

in Racial Taxation: Schools, Segregation, and Taxpayer Citizenship, 1869-1973

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469638942
eISBN:
9781469638959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638942.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Seven illustrates the culmination of the tendencies toward combining demands for recognition of class and race based discrimination in the early 1970s. Among a series of other similar cases, ... More


A Typology of Mission Pottery: Drawings and Descriptions of Low-Fire Earthenwares from Mission San Antonio de Padua, California

Russell K. Skowronek, M. James Blackman, and Ronald L. Bishop

in Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic California: Craft, Economy, and Trade on the Frontier of New Spain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049816
eISBN:
9780813050232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049816.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Excavations into the kitchen refuse dump at Mission San Antonio de Padua by Don Howard in 1972 produced the richest collection of locally made ceramics from any of the California missions. In 1977 ... More


Ceramic Firing Technology in Alta California

Russell K. Skowronek, M. James Blackman, and Ronald L. Bishop

in Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic California: Craft, Economy, and Trade on the Frontier of New Spain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049816
eISBN:
9780813050232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049816.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Prior to European contact, ceramic technology was nonexistent among Native American groups in California north of the Los Angeles basin. Fired clay roof tiles, floor tiles, and water pipes were a ... More


Final Days

Mariusz Kotowski

in Pola Negri: Hollywood's First Femme Fatale

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144887
eISBN:
9780813145105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144887.003.0023
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Living in San Antonio, the retired Negri is very active despite her age. As she continues donating to charities and offering encouragement to young actors at various film screenings and festivals, we ... More


Historical Attempts to Advance a Right to Education

Anne Newman

in Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 3 addresses a likely challenge to arguments for a right to education as a matter of equal citizenship: that they are just utopian musings. In response, the chapter focuses on select moments ... More


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