Volume 117, Number 4, April 2014

Table of Contents

Articles

Marvelous, Maligned, and Misunderstood: The Strange History of the Mesquite Tree in Texas

pp. 346-370
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The Captivity of Macario Leal: A Tejano among the Comanches, 1847–1854

pp. 372-402
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Notes and Documents

Sam Houston Returns?: Two Letters from Texas Secessionists in 1863

pp. 404-409
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Southwestern Collection

pp. 410-426
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Book Reviews

Crude Reality: Petroleum in World History by Brian C. Black (review)

pp. 427-428
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Writing the Story of Texas ed. by Patrick L. Cox, Kenneth E. Hendrickson (review)

pp. 428-429
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Texas Labor History ed. by Bruce Glasrud, James C. Maroney (review)

pp. 429-430
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The Texas Supreme Court: A Narrative History, 1836–1986 by James L. Haley (review)

pp. 430-431
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Oysters, Macaroni, and Beer: Thurber, Texas, and the Company Store by Gene Rhea Tucker (review)

pp. 431-432
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Stamford by James Collett and the Cowboy Country Museum, and: Gillespie County by Gillespie County Historical Society (review)

pp. 432-433
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St. Philip’s College: A Point of Pride on San Antonio’s Eastside by Marie Pennell Thurston (review)

p. 434
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New Mexico’s Spanish Livestock Heritage: Four Centuries of Animals, Land, and People by William W. Dunmire (review)

p. 435
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Came Men on Horses: The Conquistador Expeditions of Francisco Vázquez de Coronado and Don Juan de Oñate by Stan Hoig (review)

pp. 435-436
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River of Hope: Forging Identity and Nation in the Rio Grande Borderlands by Omar S. Valerio-Jiménez (review)

pp. 436-437
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From the Republic of the Rio Grande: A Personal History of the Place and the People by Beatriz de la Garza (review)

pp. 437-438
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Remembering the Forgotten War: The Enduring Legacies of the U.S.-Mexican War by Michael Scott Van Wagenen (review)

pp. 438-439
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Dragoons in Apacheland: Conquest and Resistance in Southern New Mexico, 1846–1861 by William S. Kiser (review)

pp. 439-440
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The Civil War in Photographs: New Perspectives From the Robin Stanford Collection by Anne Peterson (review)

p. 441
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Civil War General and Indian Fighter James M. Williams: Leader of the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry and the 8th U.S. Cavalry by Robert W. Lull (review)

pp. 442-443
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By All Accounts: General Stores and Community Life in Texas and Indian Territory by Linda English (review)

pp. 443-444
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In the Shadow of Billy the Kid: Susan McSween and the Lincoln County War by Kathleen P. Chamberlain (review)

p. 444
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Pregnancy, Motherhood, and Choice in Twentieth-Century Arizona by Mary S. Melcher (review)

pp. 445-446
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Mapping Wonderlands: Illustrated Cartography of Arizona, 1912–1962 by Dori Griffin (review)

pp. 446-447
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Winifred Sanford: The Life and Times of a Texas Writer by Betty Holland Wiesepape (review)

pp. 447-448
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KD: A Jazz Biography by Dave Oliphant (review)

pp. 448-449
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Cowboy Stuntman: From Olympic Gold to the Silver Screen by Dean Smith, Mike Cox (review)

pp. 449-450
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Jane’s Window: My Spirited Life in West Texas and Austin by Jane Dunn Sibley (review)

pp. 450-451
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Index

pp. 453-466
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