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By Bruce A. Glasrud,Cary D. Wintz,Larry P. Knight,Kenneth W. Howell,Rebecca Kosary,Sara R. Massey,Rue Wood,Janice L. Sumler-Edmond,Jennifer Borrer,Edward Byerly,Judith Kaaz Doyle,Rob Fink,David Louzon,Robert A. Goldberg,Jeanette Nyda Passty

The background of South Texas is extra racially and ethnically complicated than many folks notice. As a border region, South Texas has skilled a few particularly fascinating sorts of racial and ethnic intersection, stimulated by means of the quite small variety of blacks (especially in sure counties), the functionality and significance of the South Texas livestock exchange, proximity to Mexico, and the historical past of anti-black violence. The essays in African americans in South Texas historical past give perception into this attention-grabbing history.
The articles during this quantity, written over a span of virtually 3 a long time, have been selected for his or her clarity, scholarship, and basic interest.
Jennifer Borrer
Edward Byerly
Judith Kaaz Doyle
Rob Fink
Robert A. Goldberg
Kenneth Wayne Howell
Larry P. Knight
Rebecca A. Kosary
David Louzon
Sarah R. Massey
Jeanette Nyda Mendelssohn Passty
Janice L. Sumler-Edmond
Cary D. Wintz
Rue Wood

" . . . a precious addition to the literature chronicling the black adventure within the land of the Lone famous person. whereas past reports have targeting areas such a lot reflective of Dixie origins, this assortment examines the tri-ethnic sector of Texas adjacent Mexico in which cotton was once scarce and livestock ample. Glasrud has assembled an very good team of essays from which readers will examine much."-L. Patrick Hughes, professor of background, Austin group College

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