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When the early Spanish and Mexican colonists came to settle Texas, they brought with them a rich culture, the diversity of which is nowhere more evident than in the folk art, folk craft, architecture. This first book-length publication to focus on Texas-Mexican material culture shows the richness of Tejano folk arts and crafts traditions.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
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  1. Title Page
  2. pp. i-ii
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  1. Copyright Page
  2. p. iv
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  1. Dedication Page
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. Hecho a Mano en Tejas
  2. pp. 1-47
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  1. Art Among Us/Arte Entre Nosotros: Mexican-American Folk Art in San Antonio
  2. pp. 48-76
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  1. The Mexican-American Quilting Traditions of Laredo, San Ygnacio and Zapata
  2. pp. 77-92
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  1. Vaquero Folk Arts and Crafts in South Texas
  2. pp. 93-116
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  1. Costume as Cultural Resistance and Affirmation: The Case of a South Texas Community
  2. pp. 117-130
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  1. Coronas para los Muertos: The Fine Art of Making Paper Flowers
  2. pp. 131-145
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  1. Homages in Clay: The Figural Ceramics of José Varela
  2. pp. 146-171
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  1. Miguel Acosta, Instrumentista
  2. pp. 172-187
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  1. The Piñata-Making Tradition in Laredo
  2. pp. 188-203
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  1. Tejano Saddlemakers and the Running W Saddle Shop
  2. pp. 204-221
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  1. Texas-Mexican Religious Folk Art in Robstown, Texas
  2. pp. 222-249
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  1. Mexican-American Yard Art in Kingsville
  2. pp. 250-262
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  1. Grutas in the Spanish Southwest
  2. pp. 263-277
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  1. Mexican-American Roadside Crosses in Starr County
  2. pp. 278-292
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  1. The Jacal in South Texas: The Origins and Form of a Folk House
  2. pp. 293-308
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  1. Randado: The Built Environment of a Texas-Mexican Ranch
  2. pp. 309-334
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  1. Bibliography of Texas-Mexican Material Culture
  2. pp. 335-343
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  1. Contributors
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  1. Index
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  1. National Endowment for the Humanities Funding Information
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  1. Back Cover
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781574410389
Related ISBN
9781574410389
MARC Record
OCLC
1048165477
Launched on MUSE
2019-12-20
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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