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I Would Rather Sleep in Texas: A History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the People of the Santa Anita Land Grant

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The lower Rio Grande and its harsh Texas wilderness lay at the fringe of Spain's North American territorial claims. For centuries empires, colonists, and native inhabitants struggled over this region. It was a land visited by conquistadors, that gave rise to the American cowboy, and where Civil War generals honed their skills in the Mexican War. Steamboats used the inland ...more
Hardcover, 665 pages
Published January 17th 2003 by Texas State Historical Assn
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