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Author Barr, Juliana.

Title Peace came in the form of a woman : Indians and Spaniards in the Texas borderlands / Juliana Barr.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 397 pages) : illustrations, maps
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-388) and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- pt. 1. Turn-of-the-century beginnings, 1680s-1720s -- 1. Diplomatic ritual in the "land of the Tejas" -- 2. Political kinship through settlement and marriage -- pt. 2. From contact to conversion : bridging religion and politics, 1720s-1760s -- 3. Civil alliance and "civility" in mission-presidio complexes -- 4. Negotiating fear with violence : Apaches and Spaniards at midcentury -- pt. 3. New codes of war and peace, 1760s-1780s -- 5. Contests and alliances of norteƱo manhood : the road to truce and treaty -- 6. Womanly "captivation" : political economies of hostage taking and hospitality -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary Revising the standard narrative of European-Indian relations in America, Juliana Barr reconstructs a world in which Indians were the dominant power and Europeans were the ones forced to accommodate, resist, and persevere.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Language English.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Indians of North America -- Texas -- History -- 18th century.
Indian captivities -- Texas -- History -- 18th century.
Spaniards -- Texas -- History -- 18th century.
Missions, Spanish -- Texas -- History -- 18th century.
Women and peace -- Texas -- History -- 18th century.
Women -- Texas -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Diplomacy -- History -- 18th century.
Texas -- History -- To 1846.
Chronological Term To 1846
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Added Author William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies.
Other Form: Print version: Barr, Juliana. Peace came in the form of a woman. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2007 (DLC) 2006027686 (OCoLC)71146367
ISBN 9780807867730 (electronic bk.)
080786773X (electronic bk.)
9781469604701 (electronic bk.)
1469604701 (electronic bk.)
9780807830826 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0807830828 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780807857908 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0807857904 (pbk. ; alk. paper)