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Great River
The Rio Grande in North American History. Vol. 1, Indians and Spain. Vol. 2, Mexico and the United States. 2 vols. in one
Paul Horgan

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

• Prologue: Riverscape
• Creation
• Gazeteer
• Cycle
• Book One: The Indian Rio Grande
• The Ancients
• The Cliffs
• To the River
• The Stuff of Life
• i. Creation and Prayer
• ii. Forms
• iii. Community
• iv. Dwelling
• v. Garments
• vi. Man, Woman and Child
• vii. Farmer and Hunter
• viii. Travel and Trade
• ix. Personality and Death
• On the Edge of Change
• Book Two: The Spanish Rio Grande
• The River of Palms
• Rivals
• Upland River
• The Travelers’ Tales
• Destiny and the Future
• Faith and Bad Faith
• Facing Battle
• Battle Piece
• The Garrison
• Siege
• The Eastern Plains
• Prophecy and Retreat
• Lords and Victims
• The River of May
• Four Enterprises
• Possession
• The River Capital
• Collective Memory
• i. Sources
• ii. Belief
• iii. The Ocean Masters
• iv. The King and Father
• v. Arts
• vi. Style and Hunger
• vii. The Swords
• viii. Soul and Body
• Duties
• A Dark Day in Winter
• The Battle of Acoma
• Afterthoughts
• Exchange
• The Promises
• The Desert Fathers
• The Two Majestics
• The Hungry
• “This Miserable Kingdom”
• The Terror
• Limit of Vision
• A Way to the Texas
• The Great Captain
• Fort. St. John Baptist
• Early Towns
• Colonial Texas
• Mexico Bay
• Forgotten Lessons
• Hacienda and Village
• i. Land and House
• ii. Fashion
• iii. Family and Work
• iv. Mischance
• v. Feast Days
• vi. Wedding Feast
• vii. Morality
• viii. The Saints
• ix Provincials
• The World Intrudes
• The Shout
• The Broken Grasp of Spain
• Appendix A: Sources for Volume one, by chapter
• Maps

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